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Welcome to the official page of the Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders’ Society.  The 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.

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Congratulations to Richard and Heather Clark with the GE & EJ Nicholls, Woodlands Flock at the Royal Cornwall Show. Champion any other breed native and continental and three sheep winning their any other native breed classes. #devonclosewool #rarebreed #nativebreed #royalcornwallshow ...

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Congratulations to everyone taking part in Devon County Show last week. The results were as follows:

Old Ram
1st RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls)
2nd R & P Burge
3rd M Scott & Son

Shearling Ram
1st R & P Burge
2nd D & E Wallace
3rd RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls)

Ram Lamb
1st M Scott & Son
2nd M Scott & Son

Shearling Ewe
1st RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls)
2nd R & P Burge
3rd M Scott & Son

Ewe Lamb
1st M Scott & Son
2nd M Scott & Son

Group of Three
1st R & P Burge
2nd D & E Wallace
3rd RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls)

Champion Male R & P Burge (Shearling Ram)
Reserve Champion Male RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls) (Old Ram)

Champion Female RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls) (Shearling Ewe)
Reserve Champion Female M Scott & Son (Ewe Lamb)

Breed Champion R & P Burge (Shearling Ram)
Reserve Breed Champion RF Clark (GE & EJ Nicholls) (Shearling Ewe)
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Hi everyone, entries for Bath and West show close soon and at the moment the Devon Closewool classes are extremely low on numbers. If you are yet to put in your entries would you comment below or send me a message so that I have an idea of who is going and whether I need to chase anyone.
www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-and-west-show/competitions
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4 months ago

Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders' Society

Happy Valentines day from British Wool! 🐑 ❤️

📸 Carys Mair Evans
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Please note that the next Council meeting will be 12th February.

Many thanks
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Wanted: Pedigree Devon Closewool ram for hire/buy. West Dorset area however willing to travel. Required ASAP. Telephone 07484 608191. ...

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The results of the Annual Flock Competition were announced at the Dinner last night. This year we welcomed entries from flocks outside of the area and the judges were pleased to consider a video entry from a flock in Cumbria. The results were as follows:

Ram Lambs:
1st Mr Ian Vigus
2nd Amanda & Stephanie Taylor (Coombe Martin Flock)

Small Flock:
1st Mr Sam Hutchings (Meldon Flock)
2nd Amanda & Stephanie Taylor (Combe Martin Flock)
3rd Mr Richmond Harding (Torreway Flock)
4th Sally & Andrew Meikle

Large Flock:
1st Mr Ian Vigus
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