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Congratulations to Mr & Mrs D & J Churchill

Joy & David had great success at Melplash Show in August with Rouge cross sheep: Champion and 1st in the Cross Bred Section with a pair of ewes. 3rd with pair of Cross Bred ewes lambs. 1st Live pairs (light) sired by continental ram. 1st & 2nd Live pairs (heavy) sired by continental ram. Well […]

KIRKBY STEPHEN PRIME SHEEP SALE August 26, 2014

Well done Messrs Dodd topping price per Kg. Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart, held their weekly sale of Prime Sheep on the night when an entry of 2471 sheep were forward consisting of 1684 Prime Lambs and 787 Cast Ewes and Rams. Topping the sale at 279p/kg was a pair of RougeX Lambs from […]

News SMS Scheme Update

      Information for Scrapie Monitoring Scheme Members and those intending to join the scheme Dear SMS member You may have heard that changes are taking place with the Scrapie Monitoring Scheme as a result of amended EU regulations. I would also like to take this opportunity to inform you that there have been […]

Dungannon Sale 2012 sets a red hot pace

Michael and Alison Graham, Tullyvallen flock were awarded the Supreme Championship at Dungannon by the Judge Mr Alistair Christie  for their Gimmer Tullyvallen Looks-a-Gem born in February 2011 and selling to  700gns. They also took the  reserve Championship ticket with their signet recorded lamb Tullyvallen Muscleman born in February 2012 making top ram lamb price of 880gn and averaging 492gns for 9 lambs forward. George […]

ScotSheep 2012

Mrs Pat Imlah, Chairman of the British Rouge Society ran a  ‘guess the combined weight of three Rouge xTexelgimmers’ at the event recently.  First prize being a £100 voucher towards the purchase of a Rouge ram at a society sale in 2012. The winner of the competition was Laura Campbell, Succoth Farm, Strachur, Cairndow PA27 […]

Red Hot Rouge at Dungannon 2011

Friday 5th of August saw the twentieth annual Premier Sale of the Northern Ireland Rouge Club in Dungannon Farmers Market become a red hot trade! This sale was kindly sponsored by Volac. Judge Sam Smyth, Randalstown, found his Champion in a Shearling ewe from the Sunrise flock of Pollock and Tannahill, Coleraine.

Builth Ram sale 2011

Builth Ram Sale Monday 19th September 2011 There was a lot of interest around the pens pre sale on the day and DJ & GA Watkins of Craswell,Herefordsold their home bred shearling ram Champion judged by Mr D Davies of Brecon to the top price of 780 gns.  They also took the second highest priced […]

Carlisle Sale 12th August 2011

Carlisle Sale Friday 12th August 2011 A bid of 1,000gns secured the top price for DJ & GA Watkins of Craswell,Herefordselling their home bred lamb ram at the Rouge Sheep Society annual show and sale held at Borderway. More sheep were sold on the previous years sale and the overall sale averages also saw a […]