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...Read More
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...Read More
Heading up the Rouge Sheep Society show and sale held at Borderway, Carlisle was the pre-sale Supreme Champion a shearling ram selling for 1,700gns shown by first time exhibitor John Harbinson of Co.Londonderry, N.Ireland, Glenkeen Nimrod, a February 2013 born triplet son sired by Tullyvallen Golden Box and out of a Kinsella Jackpot bred mother,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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.Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
The British Rouge is an exceptional breed, having taken Championship titles at the Royal Show, Royal Highland, Royal Welsh and Balmoral.
The Rouge Sheep Society was formed in 1986 with a view to maintaining the breeds purity and promoting its improvement.