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Tuesday
Mar122019

WOW - WHAT AN AMAZING AND MEMORABLE DAY AT CRUFTS

Foster - Sh Ch Oakberrow WotzinanameThis year we only entered the Hungarian Wirehaired Vizslas at Crufts and they did really well under breed specialist judge Chris Guest.  Our new girl on the block - Sloane - Oakberrow Let the Fun be Gin was placed 2nd in puppy bitch class and her Grannie Breeze - Oakberrow Gintastic - won the open bitch class.  However Tilly - Ginger Lillie Around Oakberrow - who is owned by Yvonne Aldridge won Best Veteran in Breed and also the Reserve Champion Bitch.  So our lovely girl Gin - Mum to Tilly and Breeze was very proud of her girls.

Photo of Gin with Breeze as a wee puppy.

EVEN BETTER - the Best of Breed German Shorthaired Pointer Navigaremor Hard to Port - HP to his friends - is a son of my handsome boy Foster - Sh Ch Oakberrow Wotzinaname.

So TEAM OAKBERROW had a brilliant Crufts.  In 2020 I am judge at Crufts so looking forward to this with great excitement.

Gin and Breeze

Wednesday
Dec192018

2019 LAMBING COURSE DATES ANNOUNCED AT OAKBERROW

Greyface Dartmoor ewe and her twinsFor 2019 our girls have a really tight lambing.  Courses will commence on 18 February and run straight through to 2nd March 2019.  

STOP PRESS - We have spaces for 28th Feb, 1st, 2nd and 3rd March 2019.  

Booked up from 18th Feb to 26th Feb.

This gives us the flexibility to fit in with your busy diary.

The day commences at 10am and finishes at approx 4pm dependent on whether there may be a ewe on lambing.  Lunch is provided.  Please ensure that you come dressed for working with sheep, even although all the lambing does take place indoors.

We will be lambing Ryeland Sheep and Greyface Dartmoors and at the end of March our commercial sheep.

Comments from previous pupils who have attended the course

'Feel confident to lamb my own and all my questions answered'

Please contact Doreen on any of the following - email dsg.oakberrow@gmail.com; 07971675162 or landline 01531 640102.Ryeland ewe and lamb

Monday
Oct152018

WANT TO GET SHEEP - SHEEP HUSBANDRY FOR THE BEGINNER

Steve supervising foot trimmingHere at Oakberrow we specialise in one to one courses ensuring that you go home feeling confident about looking after your sheep.

Or it may be that you are keen to own sheep but want to learn about how to look after them and able to talk the same language as your local farmers, we can help.

As we are at home this gives us the opportunity to be flexible on dates to fit in with your diary.  Maximum on a day would be four.

Lambing course bookings can be made, lambing will be February 2019.

Interested then get in touch - 01531 640102 or 07971675162 or dsg.oakberrow@gmail.com

Saturday
Jul282018

HUNGARIAN WIREHAIRED PUPPIES - show quality and working

Boy puppy for sale

THIS LOVELY BOY HAS BEEN SOLD TO A LOVELY HOME.  ALL THE LITTER ARE SOLD.

Due to a change in circumstances a show quality dog puppy has become available, a show home would be great but a good home is the number one priority. 

We also have bitch puppies available.

Oakberrow have chosen to breed from Brandy as she is the beautiful daughter of Breeze and they will be the 3rd generation of Oakberrow HWVS.  Our dogs are bred number one for temperament and type also brains as well as beauty.

DO NOT MISS THE OPPORTUNITY to purchase from Oakberrow.

Contact Doreen on 01531 640102 or 07971675162 or dsg.oakberrow@gmail.com

Tuesday
May292018

OFF TO ROYAL BATH AND WEST SHOW WE GO

Oakberrow VinnieSteve and the show team of Ryelands, Coloured Ryelands and Greyface Dartmoors are all off to the Royal Bath and West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-and-west-show.

Do come along and introduce yourself to Steve or myself and talk sheep!! 

Thursday is judging day for the breeds and we have fingers crossed.  The handsome Cagedale Windfall will be competing again as well as the equally handsome Oakberrow Xplorer our Coloured Ryeland Ram.  The Greyfaces are being headed up by Oakberrow William, this will be the first outing this year for the Dartmoors.

We have lambs available for sale from all the breeds and if interested please do get in touch.  Please use this email dsg.oakberrow@gmail.com (the web email is out of action at the moment so do not use Contact details), or phone 01531 640102 or 07971675162.