Breeder Adverts

GREENLANDS - Flock No 1232 Est 2010

We have a quality flock of 50 Oxford Down ewes based on foundation stock purchased from Barley Park,
Delmur and Langrigg. Stud rams from Langrigg, Monkstone, Fleetham, Barley Park and Netherby have been used. 



Please contact:

J R Williams, Aneddle, Capel Seion, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23


Tel (07979) 856281 Fax (01970) 615166



Greenlands shearling ram 700gns champ Wo

Greenlands shearling ram champion at the Worcester Show & Sale 2019.  Sold to J W S Brown, Monkstone for the top price of 700gns.
(Photo copyright of J R Williams)


HIGHTRIP - Flock No 1185 Est 2006

Foundation stock from Barley Park, Blackden and Applewick flocks.

We have a small, quality flock of Oxfords which we run alongside commercial sheep. 
We have great results crossing our Oxford rams onto Cheviot, Beulah and Jacob ewes, producing large, tasty lambs with good conformation.

Our aim is always to produce healthy, hardy Oxfords reared outdoors and primarily on grass. 


We only keep the best for breeding and sale.

Stock usually available for sale. enquiries are always welcome.


G R & J R Furse, Penarth, Higher Downgate, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 8HL
Tel (01579) 370326 e-mail

High trip flock females

Hightrip Oxford Down Females


THISTLEDOWN -  Flock No 1097 Est 1993

                          MV Accredited

Celebrating 25 years of Prize winning sheep

Visitors welcome.


R G T & S A Banks, Holly Croft Farm, Bow Street, Great Ellingham, Norfolk, NR17 1JB 

Tel (01953) 455178 e-mail

Thistledown rosettes Nov 18.jpg

Thistledown prizes


YEW TREE - Flock No 1251 Est 2012

The Yew Tree flock is a growing flock of carefully selected and home bred quality sheep. Bred from award winning bloodlines with the emphasis on maintaining true Oxford breed characteristics, a breed excellent for both meat and wool.


Alongside stock, raw fleeces and wool are sometimes available.


Mrs M L French, Yew Tree Barn, Abingdon Road, Standlake, Oxon, OX29 7QH

Email: Tel (0777) 475 3166

Ewe and Lamb from the Yew Tree flock

Ram, Ewe and lamb in the Yew Tree flock
(Photo copyright of M L French)


BANBURYHILL - Flock No. 1210 Est 2008

The Banburyhill Flock now comprises 11 ewes and our female line is entirely descended from the noted Barley Park flock. Our aim is to produce quality Oxford Down breeding stock from the home of the breed here in Oxfordshire.

Rams used have been from Barley Park, Greenlands and New House as well as using some home-bred stock.

Richard Ford, Banbury Hill Farm, Enstone Road, Charlbury, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 3JH Tel (01608) 810314 Mob (07801) 208326

Banburyhill shearling ewe

Banburyhill shearling ewe
(Photo copyright of R Ford)


MONKSTONE - Flock No. 985 Est 1987

Males and limited numbers of females for sale.

Enquiries and visitors welcome


J W & M F S Brown, The New Bungalow, The Rise, Redberth, Tenby,

Pembrokeshire, SA70 8RY

Tel (01646) 651482 e-mail

Monkstone Ram Lamb

Redhouse ram lamb
1st prize AOB Royal Welsh Show 2016
(Photo copyright of J W S Brown)


GORSE - Flock No 831 Est 1971

Closed flock with ewe lambs from Adderbury (H C Stilgoe) and Southolme (R W Farnell), since when no females have been introduced.

Rams used from Adderbury, Eastfield (T H Brewis), Nawton (A Harper), Lochee (K Willox), Sulgrave (G C Watson), Applewick (P R Quick), Criccin (R D Williams), Longfriday (M G Johnson), Redhill (M C Hackling), Jeddah (G & T Barker), Barley Park (J W Hook), Fleetham (C R Lamb & Sons), Redhouse (J W S Brown) and New House (R Vincent)

Current flock sire Greenlands Roland

J S Brigg, Bishops Gorse, Lighthorne, Warwick, CV35 0BB
Tel (01926) 651273 e-mail


Gorse ewes and Greenlands Roland Sept 19

Gorse ewes with Greenlands Roland      (Photo copyright of J S Brigg)


APPLEWICK - Flock No 931 Est 1985

Flock consists of 40 females. Main bloodlines from Denhead, Moorpark and Gorse Flocks.

Rams used 2019:

Barley Park Lincoln – The last Royal Show champion.  Now 10 years old and still working.

Horsley Leo – Bred by Bob & Jean Richardson.  Sired by Fleetham Gabe.  A big, upstanding ram, with a pleasing first crop of lambs.

Ram and ewes available from the above rams. Visitors are always welcome with no obligation.

P R & J Quick & Sons, Upper Bearfield Farm, Ashley Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1RT
Tel/Fax (01225) 865472

Barley Park Lincoln

Barley Park Lincoln - last Royal Show champion and 
winner of many other prizes. Bought for 840gns top price Worcester 2010


HORSLEY - Flock No. 660 Est 1945

MV Accredited

The flock was founded in 1898 by Samuel Richardson, Bob's grandfather. 

No females brought in since 1959.


Enquiries welcome. 


Bob & Jean Richardson, Lamploughs Farm, West Street, Leven, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 5LR


Tel (01964) 542234

Horsley shearling rams

Horsley shearling rams on the farm
(Photo copyright R J & J Richardson)

WEETON - Flock No 1225 Est 2010
MV Accredited & Signet Recorded

Flock consists of 20 ewes

(Some to lambing to Finnish bloodlines)



Weeton Targaryen, Breed Champion, Driffield 2017

Weeton Wanderer, Breed Champion, Worcester 2016

Weeton Ewe Lamb, Female Champion, Melton Mowbray 2015

Weeton Ewe Lamb, Breed Champion, Melton Mowbray 2014




Enquiries always welcome

Mrs R J Steele

Redhouse Farm, Weeton, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU12 0TA

Tel 07794 313 491


Facebook  Weeton Oxfords

Weeton Targaryen champion Driffield 2017

Weeton Targaryen

champion Driffield 2017


BESWICKHALL - Flock No 1255 Est 2012

The flock now numbers 18 ewes and was founded using similar bloodlines to

Nicola’s great-grandfather’s Cherry Flock No 645 which was established in 1944.


Current stock rams: Duntarvie Farewell (18975) and Fleetham Siegfried (18670)


Successfully shown at the Great Yorkshire and Driffield Shows




Visitors always welcome.



Hinds House, Low Farm, Beswick Road, Beswick, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9AX

Tel (07818) 169025   e-mail

2 shear ewe champion at Driffield 2013


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