North East Youth Sheep Show: July 19-22, 2012

by Site Admin on March 16, 2012

The 2012 North East Youth Sheep Show will be taking place July 19-22, 2012, is held in the Mallary Complex at the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The youth show is open to all youth 21 years old and younger as of January 1st with all breeds of sheep being eligible. The sheep and exhibitors should arrive by Thursday, July 19th; with animals being penned by 11:00 p.m. Activities begin on Thursday evening and continue right through the weekend with the finale being the selection of the Supreme Champions on Sunday afternoon. Anyone interested in sponsoring a t-shirt please visit our website to download the form; they are due by May 1, 2012. The youth show also needs items and volunteers for the food booth and the Fiber Nook at The Big E please visit our website for more information. Donations are also appreciated and help fund the show for the youth. For more information please visit the NES&WG website.

See this flyer for more details: North East Youth Sheep Show Poster (1.35 MB PDF)



Cotswold Santa Beard by Debbie Trantham

New Page: Cotswold Wool

by Site Admin on December 23, 2011

Cotswold Santa Beard by Debbie Trantham

Cotswold Santa Beard by Debbie Trantham

We’ve just added a new page to our site: Cotswold Wool.

Here’s a brief excerpt:

Cotswold wool has many valuable characteristics unique to the breed. Care should be taken to consider proper fleece traits appropriate to the breed when selecting replacements or offering breeding stock for sale so that these attributes remain strong in the population.

Take a look at the new page here.