Useful Links to Other sites

We've put together a list of links that you may find useful.

Please note, we have provided these as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Hebridean Sheep Society of any of the products, services or opinions provided within these sites.

The Hebridean Sheep Society bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site nor for that of subsequent links. Please contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

The HSS online Flock Book (Grassroots) - you will need you Membership Number and password to enter the site.

DEFRA - UK Government, Department of Farming and Rural Affairs.

Scottish Government (Agriculture)

Welsh Assembly (Environment and countryside)

Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Animal and Plant Health Agency

The National Sheep Association (NSA)

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) -Beef and Lamb

- although this site is primarily directed towards commercial livestock keepers, they provide the "Better Returns Programme" (BRP) which has a number of useful informational leaflets and other resources. They also run practical, free events across the England - some of these may also be of interest to the smaller scale sheep owner.

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust

Moredun -  Committed to promoting animal health and wlfare through research and education.

SCOPS (Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep)

NADIS (National Animal Disease Information Service)

Responsible use of Antimicrobials in Sheep Production

Grazing Animals Project - partnership of farmers, land-managers and organisations that are committed to promoting the benefits of grazing with the natural environment

SheepKeep - free database of graziers and landowners

The Wildlife Trusts

BigBarn - help people find good, safe and accountable food from local sources. 

Mutton Renaissance - dedicated to promArdalanish- Isle of Mull Weaversoting mutton

FARMA - Not-for-profit association of real farm shops

The British Wool Marketing Board

Griffiths Mill - specialise in processing small batches of fleece. Based in Derbyshire

The Natural Fibre Company - based in Cornwall

The Halifax Spinning Mill - based in Yorkshire

The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

The Guild of Machine Knitters

International Feltmakers Association

The Campaign for Wool

Devonia Sheepskins and Tannery Ltd - Tannery in Devon

Organic Sheepskins - Tannery in Herefordshire

Tannery Organic Traditional - Tannery courses using traditional methods based in the Forest of Dean

Hebridean Woolhouse - provide woollen sweaters, waistcoats, cardigans and pullovers from Hebridean sheep

Ardalanish. Isle of Mull Weavers - produce textiles from British native breed wool

International Sheepdog Society

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