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Welcome to the website for the Castlemilk Moorit Sheep Society.

We are an active society working with the Rare Breed Survival Trust to protect, increase and promote our rare sheep.This site is intended to provide useful and interesting background information about our breed and also provide a resource for communication between the Society and Members.
 


****  LATEST NEWS ******
 
Spring Newsletter
Your spring newsletter should have arrived in your in-box or letter box by now with more information about the AGM on 28th September so why not put the date in your diary now?
 
The latest ARK mentions Society Research
If you haven't seen our research into getting Value from Primitive Sheep the report is still available for download scroll to the bottom of the news list for the link.
 
2014 show and sale calendars
are now available see under events and useful dates. Thinking about showing this year? check the dates for a show near you with primitive sheep classes.
 
Have you still got stock for sale?
We are still getting some enquiries for ewes and ram lambs so please let us know if you still have stock available.
 
You should have received your latest newsletter by now with a full report on our 30th event
Do you have any interesting articles or pictures we could include in future newsletters? we would love to hear from you whether it is about a special sheep, showing or other events, or just general Castlemilk matters. The AGM 2013 minutes are now available for download here
 
KInship reports available
The average in-breeding has dropped from 5.6% last year to 5.0% this year . If you are concerned about how related a potential ram is to your ewes email us and we will send you a KInship Report. See the kinship page for more details
 
Do you have a blog or website where you post about your Castlemilk sheep and would like to share it with other members?There is a new section under links for members blogs/sites we have a few links here already but would love to hear form more members with websites.
 
Forum for society members
At the 2012 AGM we were asked to create a forum where members can chat to each other and exchange information. We have created a basic forum that is only open to society members but is unmoderated and members can open their own topics at any time. More details can be found under the menu option on the left including how to join.
 
Combined Flock Book
The latest volume of the CFB is available in the new form of a PDF download. Go to the online flock book and select manage your flock and there is a new link to download the Castlemilk Moorit pages
If you want a paper copy go to 'other fees' section and you can order there..
 
Other information available on this site
There is a wide range of information on the site why not check it out:

 * Download the Getting Value from your sheep

   research report here

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

HOW TO FIND INFORMATION ON THIS SITE

 

The information on this site is divided into:

 

THE SOCIETY

 

Covering all issues about the society including membership, contact details, newsletter and promotion and research projects. If you want to know what we do or are interesting in joining please start here!

 

OUR SHEEP

 

Covering all matters to do with our sheep including breed descriptions, a list of breeders, a picture gallery and our marketplace for selling and buying all things Castlemilk.

 

EVENTS and USEFUL DATES

 

Covering all the events in the year that involve Castlemilks from Society AGM to shows and rare breed sales. This section also has a page of useful links to sites outside are control that may be of interest to members.

 

***** Click on the links on the left hand side of the page to explore further ******