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Founded in 1983 by Mr Joe Henson MBE. A society dedicated to supporting these rare breed sheep and their owners

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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 ******
 
New RBST show at Countryside LIVE
There will be a RBST rare breed show on Saturday 22nd October at the Great Yorkshire Show Ground. This is a show for ewes and ewe lambs only. Click on the link on the show page for more details.

Pictures on THE MARKET PLACE
We can now include a link to download a picture of your sheep for sale when you advertise on the Market Place. Just attach the picture to your email request with the advert details and we will upload for you.


2016 AGM do you have the date in your diary?
Our AGM will be at Aireyholme Farm, Hovingham, York on Sunday September 25th 2016 we look forward to seeing you there.

Flock Census - have you completed yours?
The flock census is a really valuable tool for our breed you can complete online(the easiest way) or send details to grassroots on paper or email. Please help maintain our breed records of near 100% returns by doing yours now.

Tradtional and Rare Breeds National Show and Sale entries now open!
Schedules can be downloaded and entries made on the web site www.grassroots.co.uk/melton.html

On line entries close on 7th AugustOr schedules can be ordered and entries made by post direct with the market:  Melton Market Auctioneers, Scalford Road,  Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 1JYPaper entries close  1st August


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 from 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

* 2013 AGM minutes are 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 ******