Members of the Society

The Shropshire Sheep Breeders' Association has members throughout the UK. The breed society can arrange flock visits for potential buyers and will endeavour to match up buyers with sellers in their locality.


Members with stock for sale and buyers can contact the breed society's Sales Officer Claire Jakeman on 07766 238346 or if unavailable society Secretary Simon Mackay on 01744 811124 for help and advice.


National Shows and Sales
The SSBA hold two National Shows and Sales, the Western Sale is at Shrewsbury Market on Saturday 25th July, and the Eastern Show is on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th September. All stock at both these venues will be inspected by the breed society before being offered for sale to ensure breed standards are maintained.

Please click on one of the different coloured sections and this will take you direct to 'Members' in this cluster of counties.

 

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Export Prices


Each year, the SSBA sets prices for exports from the UK. The prices for 2015 are shown in the table below.

 

Export Price 2015

English Pounds

Shearling Ewe
280
Breeding Ewe (up to 3 yrs)
240
Ewe Lamb
200
Shearling Ram
500 (Scrapie genotype unspecified) 630 (ARR/ARR)
Ram Lamb
400 (Scrapie genotype unspecified) 480 (ARR/ARR)
Aged Ram
N/A

 

Animals from flocks that are recorded by Signet will have a full set of Estimated Breeding Values (EBV's) for growth, carcase and maternal traits. These should be available from June onwards for lambs, and can be compared with the current breed average figures (available from here)

If you are interested in Shropshire Sheep then please contact our -
Sales Officer - Claire Jakeman on 07766 238346 or Secretary - Simon Mackay on 01744 811124.

 

Shropshire Sheep Breeders Association -

Record Prices from National Shows and Sales

  Highest Price achieved to date Date of record price and venue Name of Animal Breeder( Vendor, if different from Breeder) Buyer
Senior Ram
780gns
2014 Shrewsbury
Hayne Oak Napoleon II
Liz Bowles and Mike Bray (Stonegrove Livestock)
Crows (Agricultural) Ltd
Shearling Ram
800 gns
2011 Shrewsbury
Morley Malik
Claire Jakeman
Richard Spencer
Ram Lamb
820gns
2013 Shrewsbury
Brereton Nairn
Sue and Mark Shimwell
Sue Farquhar
Breeding Ewe
400gns
2014 Shrewsbury
Hayne Oak Flock
Liz Bowles and Mike Bray
Crows (Agricultural) Ltd
Shearling Ewe
450gns
2014 Shrewsbury
Sidedowns Flock
JH and PA Bowles
Crows (Agricultural) Ltd
Ewe Lamb
440gns
2013 Shrewsbury
Millenheath Flock
Jeanette Hares
MA Brooksbank

Halls Trophy Record

820gns
2013 Shrewsbury
Brereton Nairn
Sue and Mark Shimwell
Sue Farquhar