Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society

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Breed Promotion

The Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society actively promote the Gritstone breed and encourage membership of the Society by various means. These include:

 

  • Staging breed promotion stands at major agricultural shows and events to promote the qualities of the breed and to advise prospective Derbyshire Gritstone flock owners.

 

  • Shows include National Sheep Associaton events such as Northsheep where the Society had a breed trade stand and various pieces of literature promoting the breed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Producing articles for publication in the agricultural and smallholding press to promote Gritstone sheep and their breed qualities both as a pure or crossing sheep.

 

  • Advertisements are also placed in the Farmers Guardian and other publications.

 

  • The Society also produce promotional literature and other documentation, which is distrubuted to members new, old and prospective to promote the Gritstone breed.

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