Summer Symposium

9-11 August 2019

Kindly arranged by Emily Gasgoigne and Adam Smith, Hutton Flock

To be held at
Whitecliff Farm,
Swanage
BH19 1RL

The Hutton flock was originally founded in Lancashire but moved to Dorset in 2017. The flock now has 45 ewes plus followers alongside a Pedigree Poll Dorset flock and began performance recording in 2018 with SIGNET. The flock is also in the process of pursuing higher health status with the SAC. Hutton Hebrideans is approximately 50:50 2Hs and 4Hs and includes topknots and polls.

Planned activities include:

  • EID and weighing demonstration.
  • Worming/footcare
  • Four horns and split eyes and top knots
  • Poll Dorset crossbred lambs
  • How to assess Hebs for Signet recording of mothering/lambing traits.
  • Flock Health planning for your flock and what it covers.
  • National Trust contact guided walk on the Sunday

There will be a meal in a local restaurant on the Saturday evening (final details TBC)

The cost will be £10 for HSS members/£12.50 for non-members. Dinner cost and details TBC

Please Note It is the holiday season and a very popular area, so booking accommodation straight away is advised.
For accommodation, the usual sites should bring up bed & breakfasts or hotels, or for camping, try:

https://www.ulwellcottagepark.co.uk/
http://www.knitsonfarm.co.uk/index.php
http://www.knaveswellfarm.co.uk/
(glamping)

Please bring clean trousers and boots for bio-security

To confirm attendance and for more information please contact us (choose 'shows and sales' from dropdown list)

Charity Registration Number: 1158095
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