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Welcome to the official page of the Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders’ Society. ┬áThe Society was established in 1923 to encourage the breeding and maintenance of the characteristics of the Devon Closewool sheep at home and abroad, and the maintenence of the purity of the breed.

Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders' Society shared Somerset Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers's photo. ...

Our Fleece Fair on 17th June will have 13 different types of fleece available as well as lovely tops and yarns. Great learning day for anyone with lots of demonstrations and food all day

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Results from Devon County Show yesterday:

Devon Closewool - Yearling Ram, to be shown shorn after 1st April.
1st - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
2nd - Wallace, D L & E L - DULVERTON
3rd - Clark, Mr R F - SOUTH MOLTON
4th - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE

Devon Closewool - Two-Shear Ram, and upwards in wool or shorn after 1st April.
1st - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE
2nd - Clark, Mr R F - SOUTH MOLTON
3rd - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET

Devon Closewool - Yearling Ewe, to be shown shorn after 1st April.
1st - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
2nd - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
3rd - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE
4th - Clark, Mr R F - SOUTH MOLTON

Devon Closewool - Ram Lamb
1st - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
2nd - Clark, Mr R F - SOUTH MOLTON

Devon Closewool - Ewe Lamb.
1st - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET

Devon Closewool - Group of Three, selected from exhibits in the Breed Classes - one to be of the opposite sex. The Group must be the sole property of one exhibitor. The winning Group will qualify for Inter Breed Award S82.
1st - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
2nd - Clark, Mr R F - SOUTH MOLTON
3rd - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE

Breed Champion
Breed Champion - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE
Res Breed Champion - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET

Opposite Sex Champion
Opposite Sex Champion - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
Opposite Sex Reserve Champion - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET

Champion Pair (Qualifier) - Judge to select the Breed Champion and an animal of the opposite sex to qualify for S83.
Res - Scott, Mr M - WATCHET
Winner - Burge, R J & P - BARNSTAPLE

Congratulations to everyone who took part.
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Reminder, deadline to book for this event is Sunday 21st May!! ...

Open Afternoon

May 29, 2017, 2:00pm - May 29, 2017, 6:00pm

Brendon Hill Farm, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0LJ

A rare opportunity to view the winning flock of the 2015 Flock Competition. Maurice Scott and his family have one of the largest flocks of Devon Closewools and are regulars in the show ring. Brendon Hill Farm is also host to a flock of Exmoor Horn sheep, suckler cattle and Brendon Hill Stallions. Our hosts have generously offered to provide refreshments so booking is essential (Please book via the Secretary). This is a free event, however donations would be welcomed. There will also be a draw.

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Good luck to all the exhibitors at Devon County Show tomorrow. Unfortunately I won't be there however look forward to receiving the results. Please feel free to share any pictures on here. ...

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These are just a selection of the items available to order with the Society logo embroidered on them (as well as your flock name if desired). They are available in a choice of colours and mens, ladies, childrens and unisex sizes. If you would like anything please get in touch for further information. ...

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David Verney was President and Albert Cook's ram won Champion at Devon County and Bath & West shows for the third year in a row - but what was the year? ...

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SAVE THE DATE - Details to follow ...

Open Afternoon

May 29, 2017, 2:00pm - May 29, 2017, 6:00pm

Brendon Hill Farm, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0LJ

A rare opportunity to view the winning flock of the 2015 Flock Competition. Maurice Scott and his family have one of the largest flocks of Devon Closewools and are regulars in the show ring. Brendon Hill Farm is also host to a flock of Exmoor Horn sheep, suckler cattle and Brendon Hill Stallions. Our hosts have generously offered to provide refreshments so booking is essential (Please book via the Secretary). This is a free event, however donations would be welcomed. There will also be a draw.

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A rare opportunity to view the winning flock of the 2015 Flock Competition. Maurice Scott and his family have one of the largest flocks of Devon Closewools and are regulars in the show ring. Brendon Hill Farm is also host to a flock of Exmoor Horn sheep, suckler cattle and Brendon Hill Stallions.

Our hosts have generously offered to provide refreshments so booking is essential (Please book via the Secretary).

This is a free event, however donations would be welcomed. There will also be a draw.
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Open Afternoon

May 29, 2017, 2:00pm - May 29, 2017, 6:00pm

Brendon Hill Farm, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0LJ

A rare opportunity to view the winning flock of the 2015 Flock Competition. Maurice Scott and his family have one of the largest flocks of Devon Closewools and are regulars in the show ring. Brendon Hill Farm is also host to a flock of Exmoor Horn sheep, suckler cattle and Brendon Hill Stallions. Our hosts have generously offered to provide refreshments so booking is essential (Please book via the Secretary). This is a free event, however donations would be welcomed. There will also be a draw.

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New banners have been ordered, fingers crossed they are here in time for Devon County Show. If anyone would like any leaflets to distribute during the show season please message or comment below. ...

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