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Founded in 1983 by Mr Joe Henson MBE. A society dedicated to supporting this rare breed 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 ******
 
Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year
Hopefully all your tups are now working and everyone will have a lamb filled 2015. 
 
We are delighted to announce our first Honorary President is Ms Bridget Parke
Bridget, who with her Redoak flock was one of the early Castlemilk breeders, will serve as President till 2016.
 
Thank you to all the members who came to the AGM

There was a good turnout for the AGM and the weather was wonderful, especial thanks go to George and Gill Browning our hosts this year. Full details and the minutes will be available in the next newsletter and on the CMSS events page once approved.

 

Buying a ram? - KInship reports available
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
 
Melton Show results
There were some very nice sheep on offer at Melton Mowbray this year. Prices were good and the results for the show and average prices can be downloaded as a PDF here
 
Have you got stock for sale?
We are still getting enquiries for ewes and rams so please let us know if you still have stock available.
 
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

* 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 ******