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.
- 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.
Moredun - Committed to promoting animal health and wlfare through research and education.
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
BigBarn - help people find good, safe and accountable food from local sources.
FARMA - Not-for-profit association of real farm shops
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
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