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NSC 2018 Report

NATIONAL SHEEP BREEDERS ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIPS The 1st NSBA Championships was the chosen venue for the South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society’s National championships 2018. Blessed with celestial sunshine over 80 of the highest quality Suffolks were lined out before Judge Iain Barbour from the “Solwaybank” Flock. Some classes boasted Suffolks from over  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame Awardee 2018

Vera Roche, Suffolk Hall of Fame Awardee 2018. The Roundwood Flock was established in 1962 when my late husband Tom, bought two aged ewes from Mrs. Sean T O’Kelly, they produced four lambs, 3 ewe lambs and 1 ram lamb.
The first ram that we bred from was bought from Herbert Stanley. We then joined The Suffolk  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame 2018: Vera Roche

The Roundwood Flock was established in 1962 when my late husband Tom, bought two aged ewes from Mrs. Sean T O’Kelly, they produced four lambs, 3 ewe lambs and 1 ram lamb. The first ram that we bred from was bought from Herbert Stanley. We then joined The Suffolk Society and this opened new avenues  Continue Reading »Read More

2017 Ploughing Championships

The Suffolk Sheep is a dual purpose breed, excelling in Terminal and Maternal traits. Suffolks finish quickly and efficiently and get lambs to factory or butchers weights sooner than any other breed.  The Suffolk Cross Ewe has always been recognised as a top class mother and will cross with any other breed to produce a  Continue Reading »Read More

Champion Flock 2017

Eamonn Duffy’s success as a pedigree Suffolk breeder over the past three decades is testament to his commitment to the breed…. Read More


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