Signet Recorded Southdowns
2 Ravensden Road Wilden Bedfordshire MK44 2QS
Flock was established with initial purchases from the Nightingale, Birch Hoe and East Dean flocks.
Ewes put to tup
1 Feb -20 Mar
The flock is rotationally grazed on permanent pasture in conjunction with cattle grazing and hay aftermath. Ewes are housed and fed concentrate 4 weeks prior to lambing, aiming to turn out 4 weeks after lambing. Lambs have had ad lib access to a total of 40kg creep feed per head after which they are kept on a forage only diet.
Sires at work
The flock is aiming to increase in size and quality over the next 2 years, so it is likely only 1-2 ram lambs maybe available