Gransden Show

Gransden Show – 25th September 2021 – Show Field, Caxton Road, Great Gransden, Cambs. Soay and Boreray classes – only open to sheep registered through Grassroots. Lambs need to be birth notified. Registration and birth notification numbers to be written on the entry form. Entrants to be members of the Soay and Boreray Breed Society. […]


The Soay and Boreray Sheep Society AGM is being held on the 9th October 2021 at Tatton Park at 11am. We look forward to seeing you there. https://www.tattonpark.org.uk/home.aspx Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN (Sat Nav WA16 6SG) Would you like to join our committee? If you are interested please email Philip Mapson before the […]

AGM 2021

  The Soay & Boreray committee members invite members to attend the AGM on 30th January at 11am via Zoom. It is has been certainly a difficult year for us all and given us thought on how to do things differently. We embrace the virtual opportunity to let our society AGM to take place via […]


Despite the last newsletter saying the AGM would be on 10th October at Tatton Park, it has of course been cancelled.  New date is January 30th 2021 at the same venue. A copy of the Chairman’s letter to this effect: 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Julie Suffolk

Julie Suffolk, our enthusiastic member and highly efficient Secretary for many years, died this morning. She has been ill for five years, and modern  medicine has given her extra time from the initial diagnosis.  I am sure all our members will join me in sending our heartfelt sympathy to her husband John, and also to […]

Proposed list of sheep for sale

Further to various posts on our FaceBook page, it has been agreed that The Soay and Boreray Breed Society will not back the Melton Mowbray vet inspected multi-breed sale of sheep being held on Saturday, 12th September 2020. We are happy to put together a list of sheep that would have been entered in the […]

The Kinship programme – from Suzannah Long

  Just a reminder to birth notify all your lambs before 31st October in the year of birth, the earlier you can do it the better. This keeps a record of the progeny each ewe produces. Birth notifying is free. Please don’t register all your lambs at vast expense, the system allows you to register […]

AGM and Members’ Visit 12th October 2019

The Soay and Boreray Sheep Society AGM, this year, is being held at the Natureland Seal Sanctuary, North Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 1DB – on 12th October. The AGM will be held in the cafe at 3pm, to enable members and their families time to look around beforehand. Lunch and drinks can be purchased in […]

Post Show and Sale message from Libby

  Melton Mowbray Traditional Native Breeds National Show & Sale 2019 RESULTS AND WASH UP Huge thank you to all of you for helping to make this event such a great success.  Show and Sale results for each breed have now been published on our website and can be downloaded from:   home.grassroots.co.uk Click on For Farmers,  click on […]

Traditional Breeds Show and Sale Melton Mowbray Sept 13th/14th

  Melton Mowbray Traditional Native Breeds National Show & Sale 13th & 14th September 2019 Copies of the catalogue General Information and sections for each breed are now available to download from www.grassroots.co.uk/melton.html Printed catalogues will be available direct from the auctioneers, before the sale. The 2019 National Show and Sale of Traditional and Native Breeds on 13th & 14th […]