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Charollais Flock BK established 1980 ,reared at grass @ 750' Easily Fleshed correct sheep for commercial and pedigree use,
Zwartbles flock 009 Both flocks MV accredited
Mendip Charollais and Zwartbles Flocks have both been in existance since the very start of each breed , The flocks were started through personal importations from the best commercial and pedigree lines in both France and Holland , All sheep are reared at grass only in the first year (mostly old permanent pasture) almost without exception , and most of the following selling year as well , to build proper rumens for long life , and to allow lambs to develop natural immunity to common environmental issues and to allow us to make future female selections based on actual performance at grass only , All lambs are assessed at killing weight and beyond and graded any not meeting good commercial specification are sent on .
We used to show both breeds with great success at larger county/ national shows like the Royal of England ,Bath and west , Three counties , Royal cornwall etc but felt this was not really the way forward for developing flocks of hard ,commercial producing animals that lasted a long time and who's offspring flesh easily from pasture only ,
We sell in excess of 80 rams every year ,usually to regular buyers straight off the farm with only a few offered for sale usually through local traditional type sale rings like Wilton , where we have quite a regular following .
We dont tend to sell at society events these days due to the amount of hard feeding required to compete with the rest , along with costs and time involved .
So if your looking for animals that dont fade away bred specifically for the commercial market and give excellent finished lambs give us a call