2018 Flock Competition

Entries for our annual flock competition  are now open and judging will take place week commencing 18th June 2018.  Our judges this year are Kevin Goodfellow and his daughter in law, Jo from Bridport, Philip Brooks from Yeovil and Martin Stanbury from Launceston.  Entry to the competition is free and is an opportunity for farmers to be rewarded for their shepherding skills […] Continue Reading

2017 Flock Competition Results

The annual Melplash Agricultural Society’s flock competition rewards farmers in the area for their shepherding and flock management skills.   It is open to sheep farmers with large, medium and small flocks who keep sheep for breeding whether commercial, pedigree or rare breed, and live within 12 miles of Melplash village church.    The results this year are as follows:   Small […] Continue Reading

2015 Flock Competition

Every year the Melplash Agricultural Society holds a Flock competition to reward local farmers for their shepherding skills and flock management.  There are three classes: Large Flocks – 301 ewes and over Medium Flocks – 51 – 300 ewes Small Flocks – 15 – 30 ewes The Judge this year for the large flocks was Mr Mark Blakeney from Mere, […] Continue Reading