• MS&W show results

    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…

  • Hello from Oregon

    BLU board member Karen Szewc shares a photo of her flock enjoying the cold, snowy Oregon weather. Lots of big lamb bellies in the group.

  • Champions at Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

    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.

  • 2012 National Show Sheep entry forms and rules

    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[1]

  • BLU board member makes national sheep news

    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

  • At the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, youth rule!

    From Jill Johnson, Boyd, WI My boys, Blake(age 11) and Tyler(age 9), have 15 BFLs.   BLU members LeeAnne & Weldon Richert (Cable, WI)  have helped them get started with a nice little flock. The boys make management decisions for their flock with a little help from us. They are also involved with the care and…

  • Another well deserved show win

    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.…

  • BLU Junior Members Excel!

    Originally published in the newsletter BLU Print; October 2010 issue, Vol. 1, No. 3 The Fraley girls of Running Briar Farm did well at the Ohio Stark County fair in September. They entered Bluefaced Leicesters in both the youth 4-H and open classes. Shown in the photo are Maddie (left with Babydoll), BLU president Lisa Rodenfels…

  • Using the Classifieds

    A message for BLU members We have changed some things from how they were organized on the old site. There is now a separate piece of software that is being used to run our Membership Directory; we are using this area only for membership information and membership status, and have eliminated the “classified ad info”…