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Highland Show

Although it feels like winter is just getting started, here at Hoteligent we are already thinking about the summer show season, sunny days and all your hard work coming to fruition with rosettes aplenty. For those of you that don’t know us, Hoteligent has been providing accommodation and travel solutions for people attending the Highland Show since 2000. We also work with sports teams, corporate clients and individual customers offering an unrivalled service with some of the best accommodation rates in the industry. Whether it’s a hotel near the show ground, a small B&B or something a little more luxurious you can be assured that the rate we can negotiate for you is the very best around. For further information and to have a chat through your hotel requirements for either the Highland Show or another show around the UK and Ireland please give us a call on 016977 46921. Alternatively, you can email us on info@hoteligent.co.uk. We look forward to helping you. Kind regards The Hoteligent Team

Kirkby in Lamb sale

A Show and Sale of female sheep will take place at Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart on the afternoon of Wednesday 6th March 2019. This will be followed by a sale of Association flockbooks. For further information or entry forms please contact John Stephenson or the Auction Mart.

Hawes in Lamb sale

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Lambing time worker.

Chris Clark, live nr Leyburn and is a member of the Swaledale Association. Is looking for lambing work for the 2019 season, ideally close to Leyburn but would be happy to travel through the area.

Outdoor and indoor lambing experience and experience of managing busy lambing sheds.

Proficient in all associated tasks such as marking, castrating, tagging and tailing of lambs. Compentent with all routine shepherding tasks including vaccinating, dosing, drenching, bolosing.

Also grazing management, fencing and measuring of grazing areas. Relevant Qualifications:
• Farm Skills – Practical lambing course.
• Farm Skills – Sheep diseases course.
• Farm Skills – Sheep parasite control course.
• NPTC – ATV sit-astride, experienced operator course.
• B + E Driving licence with trailer entitlement.
• NPTC Level 2 award – Transport of animals by road.

Please send an email to jstephenson@swaledale-sheep.com to be put in touch.

Photo gallery updated

with 2018 Ram sale photos and a selection of shows, here are champion tups from various sales.

Champion shearling Middleton

A District champion shearling from J C White

Champion lamb at Middleton

A District champion tup lamb from R Nelson

Champion old tup

A District champion aged ram from P Walton

champion ram hawes

B District champion shearling Wednesday from C Rukin

champion shearling hawes thursday

B District champion shearling Thursday from P Ewbank

champion aged ram

B District champion aged ram from J W Porter

champion lamb

B District champion ram lamb from S E Hunter

champion shearling Kirkby Stephen

C District champion Thursday from M Ewbank

swaledale ram

C District champion Friday from P Sowerby

champion aged ram

C District champion aged ram from J H Pedley

champion aged ram

D District champion shearling from D Humble

 

The 2019 Swaledale Social Event

The 2019 Swaledale Social Event will be held in the Derwent Manor Hotel, Allensford.  DH8 9BB on Saturday 6th July 2019.

For further information please contact either Mrs Muriel Hennessy (D District secretary) on 01388517109 or Trevor Golightly on 07713 588210

SSBA Secretary position

The position of association secretary is open for application. More info here: Job Advert

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Hawes Swaledale Gimmer Lambs and Shearlings

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Hawes B District Aged and Ram Lambs

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Kirkby Stephen Swaledale Ewes and Gimmer Lambs

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Gimmer Report

Middleton Swaledale Ewes and Gimmer Lambs

Ewe Report

Champion pen from Stanhope Gate

champion pen ewes

Gimmer Report

Champion pen from West Briscoe

champion pen from west briscoe

Show reports

Champion at Langdon Beck and Bowes from R Hutchinson

r hutchinson champion gimmer shearling

Nidderdale
Westmoreland
Langdon Beck
Hesket
Eggleston
Bentham
Bowes
Muker
Wolsingham
Wensleydale
Kentmere
Moorcock
Hope
Hornby

 

New data protection laws

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Ram Sale Dates and Catalogues 2019

 

Special Sale Reports 2019

Hawes in lamb

2019 Swaledale Ewe & Lamb Sales

21st September at Middleton-in-Teesdale
        EWE LAMBS

28th September at Ruswarp, N. Yorkshire
EWES & SHEARLINGS

28th September at NWA, Junction 36, Cumbria
EWES & EWE LAMBS

28th September at Clitheroe, Lancashire
EWES & SHEARLINGS

29th September at St. John’s Chapel, Co. Durham
EWES, SHEARLINGS & EWE LAMBS

1st October at Middleton-in-Teesdale
EWES & SHEARLINGS

2nd October at Bentham, Lancashire
EWES, SHEARLINGS & EWE LAMBS

4TH October at Hexham, Northumberland
(Hexham, Bellingham & Tow Law sale)
EWES

5th October at Kirkby Stephen
EWES & SHEARLINGS

6th October at Kirkby Stephen
EWE LAMBS

6th October at Skipton, N. Yorkshire
EWES & SHEARLINGS

8th October at Hawes
EWES & SHEARLINGS

9th October at Cockermouth, Cumbria
EWES & EWE LAMBS

11th  October at Penrith, Cumbria
EWES & SHEARLINGS

13th October at Hawes
SHEARLINGS & EWE LAMBS

13th October at Lazonby, Cumbria
EWES, SHEARLINGS & EWE LAMBS

16th October at Hawes
EWES

27th October at Kirkby Stephen
ALL CLASSES OF BREEDING SHEEP

 

Show Champions 2018

NidderdaleP Ewebank Gimmer Shearling
Langdon Beck R Hutchinsons & Son's Gimmer Shearling
Hope J Bland's Ewe
St Johns D HUmble's Tup Shearling
Eggleston Bentley/Mallon Ewe
Kilnsey
Hesket
Haltcliffe
Wolsingham
J Scorer's ewe
Bowes
R Hutchinsons & Son's Gimmer Shearling
Muker W Richardson & Son's Tup
Bentham G. J & L Taylor (Aged Ram)
Horton
Moorcock SA Raine & J&SJ Bland
Reeth
Kentmere C Alderson's Ewe
Mottram
Farndale
Hornby G. J & L Taylor (Aged Ram)
Ravenstonedale
Wensleydale M & S Sunter Ewe
Plumridge
Gilsland
Antrim
Mrs J Loughridge' Shearling Ewe
Ryedale
GYS
T W Hutchinson's Ewe
Omagh
North Yorkshire A Fawbert Ewe
RHS
Messers Brogden -Ewe
Northumberland -
Buckden
StainmoreS & P Brogden
Eastgate
Tan Hill - B Thomas Gimmer Shearling.
Otley - JH Ryder Ram
Middleton - Bentley/Mallon Ewe
Mungrisedale
- B Thomas gimmer shearling
Balmoral

Show Champions 2017

Nidderdale - B Thomas Gimmer Shearling
Langdon Beck - D Allinson's ewe
Eggleston - P Dixon Ewe
Kilnsey - J & E Addyman Ewe
Wolsingham
- I Collinson Aged Tup
Bowes
- R Hutchinson & Son Gimmer Shearling
Muker - E Coates Ewe
Bentham - A & M Brennand & Sons (Aged Ram)
Horton - B Thomas
Moorcock - S Pratt Ewe
Reeth - I Bell Ewe
Mottram - S Bolton
Farndale - Breck House Gimmer Shearling
Hornby - M Staley (Gimmer Shearling)
Ravenstonedale - AM Skidmore Gimmer Shearling
Wensleydale - AM Skidmore Gimmer Shearling
Plumridge - Mrs Loughridge Aged Ram
Gilsland -
J Thomson
Antrim -
Mrs Loughridge Aged Ram
Ryedale -
Breck House Tup Shearling
GYS -
TW Hutchinson - Ewe
Omagh - Mrs J Loghridge - Ewe
North Yorkshire - A&L Fawbert
RHS
- S&P Brogden - Tup Hog
Northumberland -
Buckden - M & I Close - Tup Hog
Stainmore - S&L Pratt - Ewe
Eastgate - Will Porter - Tup Hog
Tan Hill - B Thornborrow - Gimmer shearling
Otley - A Caton - Ram any age
Middleton - M Watson - Gimmer Hog
Mungrisedale
M Emmott Tup Hog
Balmoral
E Haughey ewe

Show Champions 2016

Langdon Beck R Hutchinson & Son's ewe
Nidderdale -
P Ewbank gimmer shearling
Westmoreland -
A Lancaster ewe
Eggleston -
P Walton's ewe
Bowes -
R Hutchinson & Son's ewe
Muker
- Skidmore/Coates 2 shear tup
Horton
- B Thomas ewe
Alston -
B Richardson Ewe
Wolsingham
- JR Dalton
Reeth -
Ian Bell Ewe
Wensleydale -
SL Pratt Ewe
Weardale
- J White Tup
Malham
- TW Cowperthwaite Tup Lamb
Ravenstonedale
- MW Skidmore gim shearling
Motram
- N Richardson
Brough -
S&P Brogden ewe
Hornby -
M Staley ewe
Lunesdale
- GJ & L Taylor
Oakehampton - J Garthwaite ewe lamb
Plumridge -
E Haughey Aged Ram
Gilsland -
L Smith
Antrim -
Mrs Loughridge Ewe
Ryedale -
J Allison
GYS -
TW Hutchinson - Ewe
RHS
- A Slack - Aged Ram
Northumberland - K & SM Johnson
Buckden - M & I Close
Eastgate -  Harrison/Prescott tup shearling
Tan Hill - J Richardson's gimmer shearling
Otley - J H Ryder & Sons
Middleton - P & K Sowerby - Tup Hog
Mungrisdale - Cockbain - Gimmer Hog
RUAS - Haughey - Ewe

Show Champions 2015


Bentham
WH & M Hutchinson's Ewe
Langdon Beck J Richardson's Gimmer Shearling
Eggleston
R Walton's Gimmer Shearling
Nidderdale
M Ewebank's Gimmer Shearling
Hodder Valley Arnold Lancaster 's Gimmer Shearling 
Horton
Bowes
R Hutchinson & Son's Gimmer Shearling
Moorcock
IS Bell's Ewe
Wolsingham
P Dixon's aged tup
Muker
JW Porter & Sons & T Robinson & Sons 2 shear tup
Wensleydale B Dixon and J Dixon's 2 shear tup
Weardale
JR Dalton's Gimmer Shearling
Ravenstonedale
P Capstick
Hornby
JW Gorst aged tup
Brough
S & P Brogden's Ewe
Lunesdale
GJ & L Taylor
Okehampton
P Heard's tup lamb
Gilsland
W Watson
Cleveland A Fawbert's Gimmer Shearling
Antrim
Mrs Loughridge's Aged Ram
Great Yorkshire
TW Hutchinson's gimmer shearling
Buckden Gala
Royal Highland
- Messers Brogden's shearling ewe
Stainmore
- P Walton's Ewe
Eastgate - MW Skidmore Ltd's Tup Hog
Tan Hill
- P Hallam's Gimmer Shearling
Northumberland
- JR Dalton - Tup Hog
Balmoral
-Mrs J Loughridge's aged ram
Mungrisdale - P Morris-Eyton Gimmer hog
Otley - JH Ryder & Sons - Ewe
High Force - P Walton Ewe