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Benridge Woolworks

Benridge Woolworks  are looking to increase their supplies of Soay and Boreray wool. Please contact Lucinda Bird if you can help. info@benridgewoolworks.co.uk  

Great article about the Lost Flock Boreray sheep in Orkney

Great article about the Lost Flock Boreray sheep in Orkney, but also about Boreray sheep throughout the UK since the genetic study showing that Boreray sheep are almost pure “extinct” Dunface of course applies to ALL Boreray sheep – primarily those of registered lines and therefore guaranteed provenance. https://www.heraldscotland.com/…/24044433.burns-nights…/ I’ve also been getting, as a […]

Bluetongue

APHA: There are 86 bluetongue cases in England on 48 premises in 3 counties. There is still no evidence that bluetongue virus is currently circulating in midges in Great Britain. Surveillance is ongoing. Bluetongue affects: sheep cattle other ruminants such as deer and goats camelids such as llamas and alpacas Rarely, bluetongue can affect dogs […]

Boreray article

Boreray article   (click to read) We are in the process of trying to increase the coverage of our two breeds.  We hope you find it interesting. We are planning on sending it for publication in newspapers and magazines and are open to ideas for places to send it to.

Soay article

Soay article  (click to read) We are in the process of trying to increase the coverage of our two breeds.  We hope you find it interesting. We are planning on sending it for publication in newspapers and magazines and are open to ideas for places to send it to.

Veterinary Attestations

From the online RBST newsletter The Livestock Auctioneers’ Association Limited (LAA) Veterinary Attestations – FAQs for livestock markets and producers 9th October 2023 Effective from 13th December 2023 What’s changing? Changes in EU legislation, as from 13th December 2023, will require all producers selling livestock for slaughter to have had an annual on-farm veterinary visit […]

CountryFile – about Soays

Here is a link to the interesting ’75th Anniversary of the RBST’ edition of CountryFile https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001n9qb?fbclid=IwAR1mrhgvK8-aDPUh3j6UWjVDUf0_dG4Wp4m6U3EKdjRQPB9wJe37ZSj0CTg