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    Broken Mouth BF Ewes

    Noted thanks, will they start to eat silage once in for a few days? Will see what the weather is like but will hopefully lamb outside middle of March
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    Broken Mouth BF Ewes

    Start feeding a few weeks before they come then by the sound of it? I assume molasses would be a good idea too
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    Broken Mouth BF Ewes

    Have bought some broken mouth Lanark ewes (straight off the hill) this year to breed some mule replacements for myself. Was planning on grazing them on good grass till around Christmas then putting them on slats till they lamb. Is this a good idea putting BF ewes on slats? Or will they die for...
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    Border Leicesters, Halfbreds, greyfaces

    Similar enough I’d have thought then, nothing gets any creep here. Did you keep the ewe lambs or sell them?
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    Border Leicesters, Halfbreds, greyfaces

    Cracking lambs. Would the border wether lamb sell better than the mule?
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    Tipping NC Cheviots

    What time do people usually tip NC Cheviots? Using them for the first time this year and put the teaser out last Saturday and they won’t let him come near them. Am I too early putting him out? They are all hoggets too so factoring that in.
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    Sheep bolus

    Im going to use a drench this year instead of bolus for first time. Anyone have any opinions on this?
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    Yes, my intentions would be to keep them in my own flock... however the intention in the long run would be to cross these with a Suffolk and sell ewe lambs. What would that make them? Suffolk Cheviot mule/scotch half bred? I wonder would there be a market for them?
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    Most important thing!!
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    Such as the problem with all cross breeding I suppose, it’s always a gamble at the beginning. Oh yes that goes without saying, crossing type has enough problems without creating more. Im thinking of trying this cross and throwing him into a few draft nc Cheviots next year. What’s the worst can...
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    Interesting, I would love to have seen those. For 2 popular breeds it’s strange that it hasn’t been tried out much.
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    I was more meaning has anyone tried to create a hybrid blue faced/border ram. Surely would pick up characteristics from both?
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    Blue-faced/Border Leicester hybrid

    Just out of curiosity.... has anyone ever crossed a trad blue faced Leicester ram with border Leicester ewe, or vice versa?
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    Carlisle Roussin Sale 26th Sept

    Is it an export sale?
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    Importing sheep from Scotland to Northern Ireland

    Does being in a field next to ewes count as isolating? I’ve 40 coming from Scotland next week and I was planning to put them in a field next to my neighbours flock
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