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Royal Welsh Winter Fair 2018
This year's Royal Welsh Winter was well supported by BWMSBA members as ever with a good number of pairs forward for judging. The judge, Mr Ian Davies, Bedlwyn Farm, New Tredegar sorted through the entries a picked a pair of ewe lambs from Miss Eryn Stephens as his winners.  Eryn (pictured above with her Dad) was delighted with her sucess, but decided not to offer the lambs for sale, opting inste...
29th November 2018
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Gaer Award 2019
Correction from the Autumn Newsletter: Qualifying Shows for the 2019 Gaer Award will be: RWAS Spring Festival, 18—19 May Royal Three Counties Show, 14—16th June Monmouth Show - 6th July Royal Welsh Show, 22nd—25th July New Forest Show, 30th July—1st August Eglwysbach Show, 10th August Llandeilo Show, 17th August. NO DOUBLE POINTS SHOW IN 2019 ALSO NOTE THAT IN 2019, POINTS FROM GROUP CLASSES W...
15th November 2018
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BWMSBA Centenary - 100 Years in 2020.
As many of you will know 2020 will see the BWMSBA celebrate 100 years since it's inception. The Association is planning several special events to mark this significant milestone.  The finale to the year of celebrations will be a gala dinner to be held on the 3rd October 2020, at the Celtic Royal Hotel in Caernarfon, just a short distance from the venue of Association's first ever meeting at Plas...
18th October 2018
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Scrapie Genotyped Rams Needed.
Black Welsh Mountain Breeders on the island of Ireland are looking to bring in new bloodlines from mainland UK, but current import rules dictate that any animals entering have to be from scapie monitored flocks or must've been individually genotyped and found to be Group 1 ARR/ARR.  If anyone is testing their rams for scrapie genotypes, or may be interested in doing so, please contact the office...
18th October 2018
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Annual Sale Report
Annual BWMSBA Sale- 24th August 2018 Report   The annual sale of pedigree Black Welsh Mountain Sheep took place at Monmouthshire Auction Centre on the 24th August. Trade was rather up and down, but the best quality stock sold fairly well, although the high prices of last year were lacking.   The top price of the day was for a 3 shear ram from the Gaer flock of D & R Rowlands, Gaerwen.  Their ...
7th September 2018
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Anglesely Show Results
Anglesey Show Results: Aged Ram: 1 - D & R Rowlands Shearling Ram: 1 - Gwawr Hughes 2 - Glenda Hughes 3 - D & R Rowlands Ram Lamb: 1 - D & R Rowlands 2 - D & R Rowlands 3 - Gwawr Hughes 4 - Glenda Hughes Breeding Ewe: 1 - D & R Rowlands 2 - Gwawr Hughes Shearling Ewe: 1 - Glenda Hughes 2 - Gwawr Hughes 3 - D & R Rowlands 4 - D & R Rowlands Ewe Lamb: 1 - Glenda Hughes 2 - D &...
30th August 2018
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