Membership Benefits and Fees

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 and recorded on the database and annual flockbook.
  • Annual Flock Book: all members listed with flock details and sheep registered giving a comprehensive database of current breeding and award winners.
  • 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 educational activities.
  • ‘hampshire-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.
  • Breed marketing programme to support all aspects of the membership
  • Young members group
  • Advice and mentor programme
  • Annual General Meeting weekend away in different regions, including the annual dinner, flock visits, informative speakers and the AGM.