News

2018 SOCIETY FLOCK COMPETITION OPEN FOR ENTRIES 13th April, 2018 - News Entries are now invited for the 2018 National Flock Competition. The South of Ireland Branch Competition will run concurrently with the Society Competition so any Irish flocks will be automatically entered in both competitions! This year's judge is Andrew Wilson (Castleisle Flock) Donegal, with judging planned for the week beginning 2nd July. Just contact the Office and we will either post or email an application form, whichever suits!
Passing of JP Screene 15th March, 2018 - News It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the passing of J P Screene - Windfield Flock. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Screene family at this sad time. Funeral arrangements will be announced when available.
COUNCIL UPDATE February 2018 13th March, 2018 - News As you can appreciate, there are a wide range of issues and matters discussed at Society Council meetings, many of which are either confidential or commercially sensitive. The following is an update of relevant matters and discussions arising from the February 2018 Council Meeting which can be shared on a public forum.
Passing of Lavinia (Ina) McIlrath 19th February, 2018 - News
SOCIETY DATABASE MOVE TO GRASSROOTS 2nd February, 2018 - News The Suffolk Sheep Society is delighted to report that we are migrating our full database onto the Grassroots System. From 20th February members will be able to access the on line registry via the Society web site, notify and register lambs, report sales and flag animals available for sale. Our pedigree auctioneers will be able to access the site to create sale catalogues and the Society office will have far better access to a whole range of new tools.
Great Discount Deal for Suffolk Members and Friends with Awards Winning 4x4 Distributor 30th January, 2018 - News As one of the leading suppliers of 4x4s, cars and quads, Wilsons of Rathkenny and the Suffolk Sheep Society are working together to deliver excellent value to all our members and friends with an exclusive discount offer on all new and used cars, and new and used quads.
REQUEST FOR HELP IN RESEARCH PROJECT 8th January, 2018 - News Harry Madin is currently studying a BSc Hons. degree at Askham Bryan College and has asked that we help him with his dissertation. He is conducting a survey into the worming practices of sheep farmers within the UK.
TAIL DOCKING 8th January, 2018 - News As we come into lambing season, members are reminded of tail docking and castration regulations.
SCOTTISH AREA BRANCH Secretary Vacancy 3rd January, 2018 - News We have received a request from the Scottish Area Branch to place the following notice on the Society Website.