The Suffolk is one of our oldest, native British breeds and has been in existence since the late 1700’s and is still the leading domestic terminal sire breed in the UK and Ireland. The breed Society was originally formed in 1886.

The Suffolk remains No 1 for growth rate as proven by numerous independent scientific studies. This ability to grow and finish quickly is essential in today's market and Suffolk lambs can also be taken to heavier carcase weights, if required. Increasing numbers of commercial producers now include Suffolk genetics in their ewe flocks as the breed has high milk output, hard hooves and wide pelvic dimensions for easy lambing.

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Female Sales

Burnview and Lakeview   4th November 

Beeston   4th November

Carlisle   10th November

Stirling  11th November

Ballymena  13th November

Three Nations  17th November

Dark Diamonds  1st December



Council Meetings

27th February 2017

11th May 2017

30th August 2017

8th December 2017

Please contact the Suffolk Sheep Society Office or your Society Branch should you wish to put forward any suggestions or matters for discussion.