Are you a sheep farmer who would be interested in learning more about the Hampshire Down breed and potentially developing your own flock?
Would you like to be part of an innovative network of breeders who support and learn from each other?
The Hampshire Down is ‘The Modern Terminal Sire’ – a ram that provides the right genetics to maximise lamb growth and feed efficiency. It produces a high quality carcass which is low in fat with just the right amount of marbling to meet the demands of discerning customers.
The benefits of farming the Hampshire Down breed include:
We’ve developed the Hampshire Down lamb marketing scheme to enable sheep farmers to achieve a premium price for their lambs, whilst providing local retailers and consumers with high quality and delicious lamb products.
Lambs purchased through the scheme will be delivered to our processor and distributed to our network of butchers and retailers for purchase by local consumers.
The following requirements must be met to enable your lambs to become part of our scheme:
“Hampshire Downs are a true heritage breed prized for its naturally sweet and tender meat. This makes their meat the first choice for our customers”
24 Holywood Road
“Customers are commenting on the better taste they are finding in the Hampshire cross meat we are selling”
3 Cross Street, Killyleagh