April 13, 2020

in these unprecedented times it is important to keep our mind sound. With all the shows being cancelled please join us in doing what you do best and sign up for the online show - follow the link

https://www.facebook.com/TheOnlineSheepShow/?__tn__=kCH-R&eid=ARAeqfpyeL9BP...

November 20, 2019

Oxfordshire breeder Harry Bishop (Astlebury Flock No 925) and Emily South had a great result for the Oxford Down breed yesterday at the South of England Winter Fair.

Their Oxford x Beltex carcass won the champion carcass in the native class, with a 49kg live lamb, kil...

September 9, 2019

The catalogue for the Melton Mowbray Show & Sale on Saturday, 14th September is available here Melton Catalogue.  There is an entry of 37 head comprising:

14 shearling ewes (1 MV acc, 13 non acc)

4 ewe lambs (MV acc)

1 two-shear ram (MV acc)

16 shearling rams (5 MV acc, 11...

June 17, 2019

Entries are now open for the Oxford Down Show & Sale to be held at Melton Mowbray market on Saturday 14th September.

Entries can be submitted online at home.grassroots.co.uk  

(Click on ‘For Farmers’ then 'Melton Show and Sale’ and then ‘Melton Entries’)

For postal...

August 20, 2018

TRADE FOR Oxford Downs peaked at 420gns at the breed’s annual show and sale at Worcester market.

Leading the sale was the male champion from the pre-sale show, a shearling ram from James Brown’s Monkstone flock at Redberth, Tenby, Pembrokeshire which went to Northumber...

July 30, 2018

What an amazing turnout of Oxfords at this year's show

Congratulations go to Lesley Parry for winning Breed Champion with her Ewe lamb and to The Brown Family for their fantastic win of Interbreed Ram lamb!

President Martin Johnson was judge at this years show and here's...

July 18, 2018

The Oxford Down Sheep Breeders Association had a stand at the NSA Sheep event in Malvern.

2 Pens of Oxford Sired lambs were kindly provided by Mr and Mrs Sturgess, Leicestershire to show any potential tup customers what an Oxford can produce commercially.

May 26, 2018

We welcomed 20 keen breeders who are interested in helping progress the Oxford Breed.
We had a very interesting talk from AHDB Beef and Lamb about the use of EBV's and also heard from breeders of performance recorded polled Dorsets and Shropshire who wish they started...

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