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Inaugural BWMSBA sale at Ruthin
BWMSBA Sale – Ruthin, 1st October. A strong start for a new sale. The Black Welsh Mountain Sheep Breeders’ Association’s first sale in North Wales took place at Ruthin Market on the 1st October. The entry of 63 lots was of good quality and that was largely recognised by the purchasers. The top price of the day was for a two year old ram from I & J Jones, Tai’n y Waen, Corwen. Awarded the male ...
7th October 2021
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BWMSBA Sale 2021 - New Breed Record Set
Photo: New Breed Record - Cefn Checkmate: Bred by Matt & Donna Evans. The Annual Show & Sale of Black Welsh Mountain Sheep took place at Monmouthshire Livestock Centre on Friday 27th August and attracted a superb entry from breeders across the country. Quality sold to a fierce trade throughout, with top lot selling for 2600gns, a new breed record for the 3rd prize shearling ram from MD & DL Evan...
2nd September 2021
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BWMSBA 2021 Flock Competition
Due to the lack of events recently, BWMSBA has decided to run a national flock competition.   Entries will be accepted from breeders wherever they are within the UK until 31st August. One of the aims was to keep this as inclusive as possible to allow as many members as possible to enter so the entry fee has been kept to only £10. There will also a special class for  members aged 16 and under, fo...
5th August 2021
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Obituary - Thomas Wyman
I heard this week that Mr Thomas G. Wyman passed away recently. For those that are not aware, he was the original importer of Black Welsh Mountain sheep into the USA and then to Canada. Without him, none of breeders in North America would have Black Welsh Mountains. Will Workman visited Tom’s flock in 2004, as did Margaret Brain and Ted Williams (although separately). American breeders owe Tom ...
25th February 2021
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Annual Sale Report
Excellent Demand for Quality Black Welsh Mountain Sheep The Annual Sale on behalf of the Black Welsh Mountain Sheep Breeders Association, held at Monmouthshire Livestock Market on 28th August, saw a tremendous trade for females with a slightly more selective demand for rams, resulting in good clearance rates and solid averages. Topping the sale at 1800gns was a shearling ram from the Gaer flock...
3rd September 2020
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2020 Annual Sale Catalogue
The 2020 Annual Sale of pedigree Black Welsh Mountain Sheep will take place on 28th August at Monmouthshire Livestock Market, near Raglan.  There's a great entry of both males and females and there's likely to be sheep there to suit all requirements and budgets.  If you'd like to come and have any concerns realting to Covid-19 guidance, please contact J Straker Chadwick directly using the conta...
20th August 2020
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