Welcome to the Welsh Halfbred website for information about one of Britain’s most successful crossbred ewes

 

General Secretary:Mr David Holmes,
      c/o Jones Peckover, Britannia House, Four Crosses, Menai Bridge, Anglesey      
LL59 5RW
Tel 01248 362524
menaibridge@jonespeckover.com
 
Treasurer: Mr Gareth Jones
Ty Nant, Eglwys Bach, Colwyn Bay LL28 5UL
Tel: 01492 650375
teulutynant@hotmail.com
 
 
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THE WELSH HALFBRED

 Records show Welsh ewes have been crossed with Border Leicester rams since the early 1900s but it was not until the 1950s that the cross was given the name Welsh Halfbred and the Welsh Halfbred Sheep Breeders Association was formedto market the ewes and ewe lambs.

The standards the founder members set for their Welsh Halfbred sales were an innovation in the 1950s but they began to be copied and are now taken for granted at all commercial ewe sales.

The Welsh Halfbred is not the biggest ewe, nor does she boast the highest lambing percentages. But she has proved herself over many years to be an economical producer of quality lambs on both upland and lowland farms.

 
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SECONDARY EAR TAG COLOURS FOR BREEDING SHEEP IN WALES -

2021 - GREEN

2022 - BLUE

2023 - ORANGE

2024 - WHITE

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2021 EVENTS

   

MEMBERS’ UP-DATE DUE TO

COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

AS AT 3RD JUNE 2021

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

As you will be aware, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the date for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) has not been finalised to date this year. This Site will be updated again as soon as possible to keep members informed of a possible future date for the Annual General Meeting to take place. 

 

THE WELSH HALFBRED SHEEP BREEDERS ANNUAL SALE

The Annual Sale at Ruthin has been arranged for the 1st September 2021. Due to some restrictions still applying with Covid, notification of the requirements for those attending the sale will be on our website closer to the date. Entry Forms for the Sale will be sent out as usual at the beginning of July. 

ALL MEMBERS ARE WISHED THE BEST OF HEALTH; STAY SAFE 

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2021 ANNUAL ASSOCIATION SALE

WEDNESDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 2021

at

VALE OF CLWYD AGRICULTURAL CENTRE, PARC GLASTIR, RUTHIN, LL15 1PB 

Comprising of Yearling Ewes & Ewe Lambs 

SALE STARTS AT 11.00 AM PROMPT

Jones Peckover 01978 364283  Ruthin Farmers 01824 700500

 
Click here for catalogue  Catalogue available nearer the sale date 

SECONDARY EAR TAG COLOURS FOR BREEDING SHEEP IN WALES -

2021 - GREEN

2022 - BLUE

2023 - ORANGE

2024 - WHITE 

 

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2013 / 2014 / 2015 /2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 SALES:

GO TO SALES/NEWS PAGE FOR SALES' REPORTS & PICTURES

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