Black Sheep Gathering

  • Dreaming……….

    Dreaming of attending the 2018 BFL National show, held during the Black Sheep Gathering in Albany, OR on June 29th!!! Check recent posts on this site for sheep and fleece classes and information on judging. The deadline to enter is June 1st.

  • Class listing for the 2018 BFL national show

    The classes for the BFL National Show, held during the Black Sheep Gathering in Albany, OR in June are as follows: Yearling Ram Ram Lamb Pair of Ram Lambs Yearling ewe Ewe lamb Pair of ewe lambs Breeders young flock (1 ram lamb, 2 ewe lambs) You may enter 2 white and 2 natural colored…

  • Announcing the judge for the BFL National Show

    Zane Bone • College Station, Texas I am a 4th generation sheep and goat raiser from the Texas Hill Country. My father was a state winning sheep and goat vocational agricultural teacher; my mom was also from a ranching background. My mom’s brother was one of the best known sheep and goat 4-H agents this…

  • BSG Youth Show Results

    The Grand Champion Ram Lamb during the Youth show at the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene OR is Terra Mia Arthur, owned and shown by Isabelle Pierre. Isabelle is a new youth member, and Arthur is her first lamb in her BFL flock. The Reserve Champion Ram Lamb is owned by Rhiannon Curley, also a…

  • People’s Choice Award!

    Winning the People’s Choice award in the Black Sheep Gathering fiber arts competition for the third year in a row was BLU board member Karen Szewc’s entry in the Felting:humanoid or critter category.

  • Bluefaced Leicester classes full at the recent BSG

    There was a great turnout for the BFL classes at the recent Black Sheep Gathering, held in Eugene, OR on June 23-25th. The BSG is the site of next year’s BFL National Show. Here are the class standings for the sheep show. Yearling Ram 1) Liongate 2) Terra Mia 3) Liongate Ram Lamb – 11…

  • Good News from the Black Sheep Gathering

    From BLU board member Karen Szewc, with her champion natural colored ewe, Corina. Be sure to read the attached file and enjoy all the photos from the Black Sheep Gathering! 2015 bsg report (2)

  • Black Sheep Gathering Report

    From Robina Koenig The Black Sheep Gathering was held in Eugene, OR, last weekend. As usual, we all had a great time in the mild weather. My daughter Callie went with me this year and Jared Lloyd stopped by but didn’t show. I missed Nancy Gilkeson but her granddaughter Brooke was representing the family. This…

  • The 2011 Black Sheep Gathering Report

    Submitted by Jared Lloyd -Eugene, Oregon. There was quite a turn out for the Bluefaced Leicester breed and breeders at this year’s event. It was exciting to see many familiar friends and to meet new ones. Breeders and buyers in attendance (I may have forgotten someone) were Robina and Callie Koenig (OR), Mike and Margaret Fryatt…

  • Black Sheep Gathering news

    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.