Zwartbles All Ireland Flock Competition

Zwartbles All Ireland Flock Competition

The All Ireland Flock competition is taking place right now, a judge from Wales John Rowlands and driver Judy Maxwell are going all over Ireland looking and judging flocks both North and South of the border. I think this is a wonderful competition as it is the only...
Toxo & Enzo Vaccines

Toxo & Enzo Vaccines

This year I seem to have been vaccinating the sheep every other week. I know that is an exaggeration but up until this year there was only 1 pre breeding vaccine which was for Toxoplasmosis and then the pre lambing vaccine for Clostridial plus Pasteurella called...
Going to London Design Festivel 2013

Going to London Design Festivel 2013

I’m going to the London Design Festival where our Zwartbles Travel rug will be displayed on a plinth like a piece of sculpture. In Ireland have only photographed it on old stone steps or in the fields with the previous owners of the wool. I have taken...
Tornado Moves To a Commercial Flock

Tornado Moves To a Commercial Flock

Tornado one of my Zwartbles rams has just been bought by a commercial sheep farmer. So I had to get him out of the field where he was living with the horses and Bosco the wether sheep Once I shake the food bucket he follows like a pet lamb leaving behind his friend...

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