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Flock visit Saturday 14 May 2016

You are warmly invited to attend the President’s Open Day at Bradden, Near Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8EE

Bradden Flock (226)

David Henson founded the Bradden Flock of Llanwenogs in 1994 with six Charndon yearling ewes by Alltrodyn A25. He has always bred them pure and now keeps a closed flock of 34 ewes and followers. The rams used this year are Alltgoch S304, a son of the Royal Welsh Champion in 2011, and Coed-y-Foel U317, who goes back to Brynsegur breeding.

Anna Henson has a small flock of Balwen Welsh Mountain sheep.

bradden line of ewes









Slapton Flocks of Texels and Blue Texels

Barbara and Rob Smith together with their two daughters have a mixed farm in the adjoining village of Slapton. They have a well known flock of Texels, founded in 1997, and Blue Texels together with a commercial flock. They currently breed about 180 ewes pure and sell 70 rams annually at Builth Wells, Worcester and other major outlets.

They have a suckler herd of cattle finishing all the calves.

They also have a thriving Bed & Breakfast business and Rob runs the New Inn at Abthorpe.

Please notify the Secretary of numbers attending by Tuesday 10 May, for catering purposes

Programme

11.00 – 11.15 am Arrival . Meet in Bradden Village Hall, adjacent to Village Green

11.30 am Inspect Bradden Flock

1.00 pm Lunch (provided) in Village Hall

2.30 pm Inspect Slapton Flocks at Slapton Manor Farm

4.00 pm Tea in Village Hall & depart


Please park vehicles in field where signed in Main Road

Please notify the Secretary of numbers attending by Tuesday 10 May , for catering purposes

*** POST CODE NN12 8EE FOR SAT NAV’S ***

© 2017 Llanwenog Sheep Society. All rights reserved.
Secretary, Delyth Williams, Neuaddlwyd Uchaf, Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron, Ceredigion SA48 7RE Tel: 01545 570501

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