Joining the society
In this website the Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society has endeavoured to give help to the members and potential members of the Society. Also to give guidance and information on the breed, it's past, its present and its future.
Whether it be the wetter regions of Britain or the drier parts with little grass at times; on the hills of Wales and the North or the lowlands of the South; in the wide open spaces or intensive indoor systems; wherever you go you'll find Cluns.
These sheep are indomitable, profitable, unassailable and quietly produces quality lambs year in and year out and continue to build a reputation as great mothers and 'easy care' animals.
We are proud of our sheep and if you'd like to visit a flock near you then just visitors our Breeders Map and find a flock near you.
Any flock master wishing to become a member of the society should contact the secretary. You'll be required to supply the details of your flock including number of breeding ewes and the stock rams being used along which the rams unique Flockbook Number.
All new members need to choose a flock Prefix and the membership runs from 1st January to 31st December each year.
A full member is entitled to:
A free copy of the Society Flockbook
Twice yearly news letters in the Spring and Autumn
Attend all Annual General Meetings of the Society
Enter any Competition run by the Society
Enter any Official Sales
Be a member of the Council if nominated and elected
An AGM is held each year at which the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson (2 year tenure); President and Vice President (3 Year tenure) are elected. Also at the AGM the Audited Statement of Accounts are presented to the meeting. The agenda of the AGM and a copy of the Statement of Accounts are sent out to each member at least 7 days before the meeting.
Council members must be re-elected every 3 years and are required to attend at least 25% of the meetings or they will cease to be Council Members.
The society will organise an Annual Show & Sale each Autumn and a National Flock Competition every 4 years (2017, 2021 & 2025)
A Secretary is employed by the Society and should be contacted for any further details. Our interim Secretary is Steph Thackery - email@example.com or Tel; 01584 861221
The Two-part membership form can be downloaded in Word here and here (forms currently being updated, please check back soon or contact our secretary)