Oxford Down Sheep Breeders’ Association
Private Sales Register



  • Members of the ODSBA can place an advert by e-mailing registrations@oxforddownsheep.org.uk or phoning (01698) 824839 (evenings).

  • All stock must be earmarked as per ODSBA rules and must be registered or eligible for registration.

  • Breeders must only offer quality breeding stock that is correct and has good breed type.

  • Adverts will be removed by default after 3 months.  Breeders should notify us if stock is sold before then.



  • Potential pedigree buyers must ensure that the stock are individually ear marked.

  • Pedigree certificates should be available from the seller for registered stock.

  • For eligible stock, the buyer must ensure that the breeder has full pedigree details available.

  • It is the responsibility of buyers to ensure that stock is sound and of a quality suitable for breeding.



  • The ODSBA accepts no responsibility for private sales transactions or liability for the soundness or quality of stock purchased thereby.  Adverts are placed in good faith and buyers should ensure that the stock is fit for purpose prior to purchase.  Any dispute that may arise will remain solely between the seller and buyer.              

Name: J A Porter (Sundown Flock No 1242)

Stock for sale: Shearling ram

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Health status: Non-accredited

Tel: (07825) 046350

Reg status: Eligible for registration


Ear mark 1242/20/00203

Sire Duntarvie Tommy (18956)

Dam Sundown 120986 by Barley Park Pegasus (18691)           

Born 22 January 2020 (single)

A nice, wide, correct ram, highly thought of here, and with some growth left in him. 

Ad placed:


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Name: Miss M Camilleri (Ox Lea Flock No 1322)

Stock for sale: Two Shear ram

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Health status: Non-accredited

Tel: (01793) 814446 (07961) 537172

Reg status: Registered


Registered as Ox Lea Elvis (19042)

Sire Horsley Leo (18921)

Dam Applewick 121950 by Barley Park Lincoln (18448)           

Born January 2019. Untested.

Correct in teeth and testicles. Good feet.

Halter and bucket trained. Very biddable.


Price: £295

Ad placed:


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Name: Mrs J A Blyth (Highcliffe Flock No 1161)

Stock for sale: Shearling ram

Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk

Health status: Non-accredited

Tel: (01473) 737424 (07934) 285869

Reg status: Eligible for registration.


Born 9 March 2020 (Single)

Ear mark 1161/20/00068

Sire Thistledown Bruno (18982)

Dam Highcliffe 120247 by  Thistledown Thomas (18060)           


We offer a shearling ram from our Highcliffe flock.  The ram has a good head, correct mouth and strong back legs. He has always been very easy to handle and has a good temperament.  His sire Thistledown Thomas has produced some excellent offspring for us.

Ad placed:


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Established 1971

We now have available one shearling ram and two ram lambs, all by GREENLANDS ROLAND out of GORSE ewes. One of the lambs is a full brother to the shearling. For sale now on an ex-farm, first-come-first-served basis so, if interested, please give us a call to arrange a visit.

For those interested in buying females, we draw your attention to the forthcoming ODSBA official sales. The main sale at Worcester Market on 7th August, Melton Mowbray Market on 11th September and Carlisle Market on 18th September. Details, catalogues etc. in due course via ODSBA website www.oxforddownsheep.org.uk

With best wishes

John & Joshua

Enquiries to:


Bishops Gorse Farm  Lighthorne  Warwick  CV35 0BB
Tel: (01926) 651273

Email: bishopsgorse@btconnect.com

Website: www.bishopsgorse.com