MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

The Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders’ Association offers the following to members

  • Pedigree Hampshire Downs: only sheep bred and registered by members of the HDSBA may be described as Pedigree.
  • Annual Flock Book: all members listed with flock details and sheep registered. 
  • Pedigree Certificates: five generation certificate for registered sheep showing breeder and current owner. 
  • Group breed performance recording and Sire Reference schemes run by Signet. 
  • Area clubs offering a range of social and practical activities.
  • ‘hampshir-e-news’ – an update of news and reports six times per year.
  • Export inspection - official quality control inspection of all sheep intended for export. 
  • Cups and trophies offered countrywide at agricultural shows, and HDSBA national flock competition.
  • Annual General Meeting weekend away in different regions, including the annual dinner, flock visits, informative speakers and the AGM.
  • A friendly club of people with a common interest.