Useful Links


Shropshire Sheep Breeders Association – Breed Recording System
Online Recording System Link – Click Here
The above link will take you directly to the society ‘Breed Recording System’ so you can – birth notify, register, transfer and complete your records online. Click here for instructions on using the system.

Sell My Livestock
Online Livestock Marketplace – Facility for you to advertise your livestock for sale

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Defra Helpline – Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm 08459 33 55 77
Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs

National Sheep Association (NSA)
Tel 01684 892661
This specialist organisation is dedicated to safeguarding the interests and future of sheep farmers throughout the UK.

AHDB Beef and Lamb (formerly known as Eblex)
Tel 024 7669 2051

AHDB Beef & Lamb, a division of the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) is the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England. We exist to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the English beef and lamb sectors.

There are also levy boards in Scotland and Wales that fulfil the same functions –



British Wool Marketing Board
Tel 01274 688666
The British Wool Marketing Board operates a central marketing system for UK fleece wool with the aim of achieving the best possible net returns for farmers.

Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST)
Tel 024 7669 6551
Throughout the world one breed of farm animal becomes extinct every month. RBST is working to make sure that this does not happen in the UK

Natural England
Tel 0845 600 3078
Natural England is the governments advisor on the natural environment. We provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best to safeguard Englands natural wealth for the benefit of everyone.

SAC Premium Sheep & Goat Health Scheme
Tel 01463 226995
SAC Premium Sheep & Goat Health Scheme launch a new website which is great value to both sellers and buyers of stock. On this website you can search for accredited stock by breed or by county. You can also log in to your own flock and print off health declerations.

Tithebarn Ltd
Tel 01606 595000
We operate on a very simple principle. We produce the best quality supplements to help make your enterprise more profitable. That’s why farmers have trusted us for over 75 years.

First Pastures
Our comprehensive range of quality titles, many of which are discounted, include those on tractors and farm machinery, livestock husbandry, sheepdogs, beekeeping, smallholding and self-sufficiency,farming archive,rural nostalgia and archive films of British life.


Shropshire Sheep Breeders on Facebook –