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British Registered Soay sheep

Primitive Sheep and Fiber
Events and Shows
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Selected schedule of events
in the US for 2015
British Soay Sheep will be exhibited

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival*
 May 2 and 3, 2015
 Howard County Fairgrounds
 2210 Fairground Road
 West Friendship, MD

Black Sheep Gathering
June 19-21, 2015

Lane County Fairgrounds
Eugene, Oregon

Wisconsin State Fair

August 6- August 16, 2015

Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S. 84th Street, West Allis, WI

Midwest British Soay Breeders*
Fifth Annual Gathering

has been postponed until
the fall of 2015
details will be posted when they become available

LaFour Ranch
Paradise Valley, Nevada

for information and RSVP e-mail Becky Riersgard

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival
early September 2015
exact dates not yet posted

Jefferson Fair Park
503 N. Jackson Street
Jefferson, WI 53549


Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival
end of Sept  2015

exact dates not yet posted

Clackamas County Fairgrounds,
 Canby, Oregon


NYS Sheep and Wool Festival
October 17-18, 2015

The Dutchess City Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Avenue
Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572


For a comprehensive list of upcoming 2015 events for all
rare breeds
in the United states

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

For a comprehensive list of upcoming 2014 events for all
rare breeds in the UK

Rare Breeds Survival Trust

of Soay Sheep on St. Kilda
Only film available of the Sheep on St. Kilda
SOAY Sheep on the Island at
the Edge of the World

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22 minutes packed with pictures and facts about the oldest type of sheep in the world and the remote, stunningly beautiful North Atlantic islands they come from – St Kilda.

Soay sheep date back to the late Neolithic Period, the time when man first started to tend plants and keep animals.  Today these fascinating animals are providing scientists with fresh insights into the on-going operation of Darwinian natural selection and evolutionary genetics.

St Kilda is one of only twenty-four places in the world designated a World Heritage Site twice over – as a Site of Outstanding Historic Importance and as A Nature Reserve of World Stature.

Directed and written by winner of many international programme awards – Michael Darlow.

kathiem@soayfarms.com   (US)
for licensed US copies


Sam's Soay Sheep Book

Sam's Soay Sheep Book  
Stories, facts and lots of pictures about the most mysterious
and lovable of all sheep. A book for children that grown-ups love.

Published in October 2005,
Sam's Soay Sheep Book
is available for 6.00
(5.50 for each additional copy) including p&p.

We are now able to accept PayPal payments from customers worldwide.   If you would like to buy copies of Sam's Book online, please email sales@boams.co.uk with your order and we will send you an invoice, payment instructions and an estimated delivery time.

Scrapie in the UK

Will the UK Plan to eliminate scrapie risk the elimination of pure Soay Sheep?

"The Case for Exempting Primitive Sheep from the National Scrapie Plan"
by June Morris, PhD

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