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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

Roscrea Show & Sale 2017

Top Price €11,000 gns. The day’s top price was reached towards the end of the sale when Suffolk Breeder, Jimmy Douglas paid Philip Byrne from Windgap in Co. Kilkenny €11,000gns for his ram lamb sired by Cairness Achievement out of a ewe sired by Errigal Simply The Best.  Philip is a new Suffolk Breeder having  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame 2017: PJ Howard

I established my “Fermoyle Flock” in 1976 by the purchase of three ewe hoggets and three in lamb ewes from the late John Nelly. Over the years ewes have been purchased from leading flocks at Society Sales.  I am a believer in “small is efficient and profitable” therefore I keep my flock small staving to  Continue Reading »Read More

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