NATIONAL TRAINING DAY & FARM WALKS 22/23 APRIL

We are looking forward to the first ever NATIONAL TRAINING WEEKEND - this weekend!  A good number of members have already booked their place, but if you have forgotten to do so or find yourself available to come along, there are spaces for just a few more.  Contact Janet (details below) - you would be very welcome.

(and Eastern Counties Spring Meeting)

HOSTED BY THE EASTERN REGION CLUB

22nd/23rd April 2017

WORKSHOPS, DISCUSSIONS, DEMOS - Nut Tree Farm, Fotherby, Lincolnshire home of the LINDSEY FLOCK, by kind invitation of Tim & Judith Hunter   -   10.00 am START

PREPARING YOUR SHEEP FOR SALE — Jim Cresswell,  Selection (Shape, growth, condition, skin),   Presentation & Trimming

MARKETING & SELLING YOUR SHEEP

PRODUCING FIT FOR PURPOSE SHEEP—Judith Galbraith, Nutrition & Feeding, Condition Scoring

JUDGING, What the Judge is looking for, Stock Judging Competition

(HDSBA Panel of Judges will also be meeting this weekend, so it will be a good opportunity to meet and talk)

CARCASE QUALITY— A view of our sheep from the inside. Discussion and demonstration by Master Butcher

SUNDAY:  FARM VISITS to the Brant family to see their Normanby Flock, Limousin Cattle and Lleyn Sheep, and to Karen Hames’ Rennisons Flock—a young flock making early progress.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE, CONTACT JANET NOW! 01700 831652janet@hampshiredown.org.uk