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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.

Despite chasing, there are still a number of Flock Returns outstanding. If you were sent a return along with your last newsletter you need to return it by the end of the week please. You are holding up the printing of the Flockbook! ...

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Reminder: entries for the 2017 flock competition need to be in by the 23rd September. ...

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Top price ram at the Annual Show & Sale yesterday - a Champson shearling ram bred by G Dart & Sons out of a Champson ewe and sired by a ram from GE & EJ Nicholls. The shearling ram was purchased by D & M Elliott for 920 guineas ...

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Top price female at the Annual Show and Sale yesterday was the Champion female, a shearling ewe bred by MR Scott selling to Mr & Mrs Meikle for 175 guineas ...

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Entries of over 30 males and 30 females ...

Annual Show & Sale

September 11, 2017, 10:00am - September 11, 2017, 3:00pm

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From producing the show catalogue it would seem that the Grassroots system produces more useful information where a Flock Name is in place. If you are yet to give your Closewool flock a name please give it some thought and perhaps comment below or send me a message with your choice. ...

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Brian Kent-Smith (Exmoor Horn) and Bill Dallyn (Devon Closewool), any ideas of the year or the show? ...

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Reminder, if you have not already done so, please return your Flock Census, a copy would of been in your last mailing if you have not already done it. Many thanks. ...

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