Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society


In the News...

March 2016

Rob Evans exported 1 ram and 5 ewes to Bavaria and they've started to lamb for their new owners.  To find out more click on the story below from Derbyshire Life Magazine:


Gritstones head to Germany

February 2016


Listen to one of our breeders John Terry talking about his work to inspire first generation farmers on Radio 4's On Your Farm programme.  Click here to listen to a great interview:


Well done John!!

August 2016


Key sale dates are confirmed as follows:


  • Bakewell 15/10/16 - High Peak Livestock Society Hill Ram & Breeding Sheep (including Derbyshire Gritstone Society sale)

  • Clitheroe 17/10/16 - Show & Sale of Horned & Hill Going Rams. Plus Show & Sale of Blue Faced Leicesters  

March 2016

Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society invited to present at Derby College to 60 level three students.


Eli Tattersall and John Eggleton attended and presented on:


The Derbyshire Gritstone breed, breed characteristics and the role of the Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society.


"Thank you for the informative presentation about the Derbyshire Gritstone breed, I am sure you will have inspired some of the learners to take a greater interest in the breed and also the topics covered will help them greatly with upcoming projects"


Amy May - Lecturer in Animal Management, Derby College

October 2016


The Derbyshire Gritstone record price has been smashed for the 2nd year running with Tim Harding's Spittle 69 making 4,000gns at Clitheroe on October 8th 2016!  Read more HERE


Congratulations to Tim.  

September 2016


Please read the recent Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society Newsletter HERE