Pitchfork Ranch had champion ram. Choosing champion ram from the top of the classes. Margaret VanCamp with Pitchfork Ranch's champion ewe Top ewes judged for champion placement.
Farms all over the US are reporting lambs on the ground. Lambing will continue through the spring months. The Chapins of Smiling Sheep in New Hampshire welcome this brand new lamb from a Pitchfork ewe and a TerraMia ram. Look for this youngster in the showring, handled by Ellora this year! Kathy Koning-Mcclure of Frivolous … Continue reading LAMBS LAMBS LAMBS!
BLU member Kyle McCleary of Rock Jim Farm reports a win at the Mason Dixon Fair in Delta PA Had a great weekend at the Mason Dixon Fair with my Bluefaced Leicester's. We went home with a champion ram lamb as well as champion and reserve champion ewe lambs. (ram is still for sale;) ) … Continue reading News from Pennsylvania
Maggie, donor Brenda Lelli of Beechtree Farm, and Greystone By Maggie Hoffman Hi, my name is Maggie Hoffman and this year I won a Bluefaced Leicester yearling ram through the Youth Conservation Program. The Youth Conservation Program's mission is to encourage the youth to raise and show heritage breeds of sheep such as the Bluefaced … Continue reading My Day with the YCP
An exciting weekend for BFL exhibitors at the MS&W festival! Shown are: Brenda Lelli with her champion white longwool BFL ewe; Hannah Vezzetti with reserve champion ewe; and Margaret Van Camp with champion white longwool BFL ram.
The sheep show rules and entry forms are now available. Please read over carefully, and if you have any questions, email or call the contact number. Sheep+Show+Entries+&+Rules
We are holding a meeting for those interested in hearing about the Bluefaced Leicester Association Performance Recording Scheme and our new “Performance Mule” initiative for the promotion of Mules sired by high index Bluefaced Leicester sires. The “Performance Mule” initiative will help us supply the ever growing market for commercial ewes sired by high index … Continue reading Of interest from the British BFL association
BLU board member Jared Lloyd was recently interviewed for a Sheep Industry News article. The article focuses on his flock expansion using Shetland and BFL genetics in a large western commercial flock. http://sheepindustrynews.org/?page=site%2Ftext&nav_id=3b79b0fae814183646395f41f85dc25e&archive_id
From Robina Koenig, Bend Oregon Deschutes County Fair(Oregon), held Aug 2-7, 2011. There were 12 champion rams in the class from long, medium and fine fleeced with both natural colored and whites represented. Theo won the Supreme Ram under judge Pat Arias from Manteca, California. Robina's yearling BFL ewe also won reserve champion ewe overall. … Continue reading Another well deserved show win
Shown is Wes Limesand, judging for overall champion. In the foreground is Robina Koenig with the champion BFL ram, and her daughter, Callie, with the champion ewe.