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125 Anniversary Arrangements
07/07/2021
Our exciting plans to celebrate 125 years of the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders. All these events will take place on Saturday 7th August in Borderway Auction Mart by kind permission of Harrison & Hetherington. Our exciting plans to celebrate 125 years of the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders. All these events will take place on Saturday 7th August in Borderway Auction Mart by kind permission of Harrison & Hetherington. Soc...
Welsh Section Open Day
02/07/2021
Welsh Section are having an open day to celebrate 125years of The Border Leicester Society on SUNDAY  22nd AUGUST by kind invitation of John & Jill Watkins (Millend) and Roddy & Libby Jones (Atok). It starts at Millend - 12-30pm with complimentary light refreshments and a flock visit and then moving to Atok - Highfield, The Bage, Dorstone, Hereford, HR3 5SU for a flock visit and further complimentary drinks & buffet at around 5pm. Please confir...
Arthur George
23/11/2020
The Border Leicester first came to the attention of the great showman Arthur George of Llanidloes, who has recently passed away the age of 91, when he was an early enthusiast of the Welsh Halfbred ewe. Since the 1960s he was a regular exhibitor of Welsh Halfbreds throughout Wales and with great success at the Royal Welsh Show and Royal Welsh Winter Fair. In 2013 Arthurs pair of Welsh Halfbred lambs won the Longwool Championship at the Royal Wels...
John Bell
11/10/2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the recent death of John Bell of the famous Knowsie flock from Milton of Philorth, Fraserburgh. John and Sally bred many champions and top prices at the Aberdeen, Huntly and Lanark sales as well as numerous national shows and Knowsie tups have had a huge influence throughout the breed.Our thoughts are with Sally and daughter Aimee at this very sad time. ...
Welcome To Our New Website!
15/08/2020
We have upgraded our site, feel free to have a look around! New features include a new interactive map which shows the location of our members to help you locate breeders near you! We also have a "Meet the council" section to let you learn a bit more about the team.  we are always looking for new content and features for our website and facebook site so if you have anything interesting you wish to share please feel free to forward to us. ...
Borders on TV
13/08/2020
Members Frank and Georgia Hunter from Piperhole flock in Cumbria will be featuring on the BBC programme This Farming Life over the next few weeks. Be sure to tune in to see if you can spot their Borders.  ...
New Secretary Details
16/03/2020
Please note that Colin Douglas has taken over from Bronwyn Campbell as Secretary of the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders from Monday 16th March.  As many of you already know Colin was Secretary from 1986 to 1998 and he knows many of you very well.  He was delighted to be asked to take the position on again and well remembers you all as a friendly happy group. Colin is aware of just how far the Society has come in terms of its record k...