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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.

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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We're hoping to be live with the Cup Presentations (technology depending) from the Annual Dinner tomorrow evening. Check back tomorrow night, when we will be announcing the Flock Competition results. ...

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FINAL REMINDER: Food for both the Annual Dinner and Skittles Evening MUST be booked by Friday. Please note we will need your menu choices for the dinner. If you need a copy of the menu, please get in touch. ...

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Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders' Society

Rams for sale, Ishmael born 2016 and Julian born 2017 both proven, Julian is halter trained and home bred (Caswell House Flock), Ishmael is from the Downwood Flock. Please message for more details. ...

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A few reminders:

Refreshments for the skittles evening at Sportsmans Inn need to be booked by 4th October.

Booking forms for the Annual Dinner were in the July/August mailing and have also been emailed today. You must book/order your food by the 5th October. The dinner is taking place on the 19th October at Portmore Golf Park.

Finally, there's still time to enter the Flock Competition. The deadline is this Sunday!
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