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Aug 2019 – Understanding ram breeding traits to suit your production system and improve target market specification – North Yorkshire

May 2019 – RamCompare Third Year Results and Press Release now available

December 2018 – RamCompare breed updates: Texel, Hampshire Down, Suffolk, Charollais, Meatlinc, Beltex, Bleu du Maine, Blue Texel, Poll Dorset

17th December 2018 – RamCompare Winter Update

15 August 2018 – Updated results from RamCompare sees some rams re-ranked…read more.

29 June 2018 – RamCompare Update – Free semen available to pedigree breeding flocks.  Further details can be found here..

21st June 2018 – On Farm Event at Thornton Farm, Norham, Berwick on Tweed. Contact [email protected] to book a place

21st May 2018 – On Farm Event at Bradley Farm, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire. Contact [email protected] to book a place

1st May 2018 – RamCompare Update, May 2018

22nd January 2018 – RamCompare Phase1 final report

9th January 2018 – RamCompare nominations now open! (Deadline 5th March 2018).

17th November 2017 – RamCompare preliminary results released at Sheep Breeders Round Table. Find the press release here

28th June 2017 – On Farm Event at Moat Farm, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire. Contact [email protected] to book a place

19th June 2017 – On Farm Event at Bowhill Estate, Selkirk. Contact [email protected] by Monday 12th June to book a place

13th June 2017 – On Farm Event at Beili Ficer Farm, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. Contact [email protected] by Friday 9th June to book a place

May 2017 – Ram and Semen Nominations open for Phase II (Deadline 26th June 2017)

April 2017 – RamCompare Phase II: New Flock Nominations (Deadline 29th May 2017)

April 2017 – Year 1 Ram Progeny Summary

March 2017 – Click here for the latest from the second year of the RamCompare project

January 2017 – RamCompare breed updates listed below

3rd November 2016 – On farm event at Thistleyhaugh, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 8RG. Contact [email protected] to book a place Thistleyhaugh Farm Event

October 2016 – Click here to read the latest newsletter from RamCompare

September 2016 – Press Release “Analysis of data from ground-breaking project begins

August 2016 – New natural service sires joining the farm teams

August 2016 – On farm event at Chawton Park, Alton, Hampshire, 3rd August 2016

July 2016 – Semen released to industry. Free semen enables breeders to get involved – read leaflet

July 2016 – New RamCompare AI Sires announced – read more

May 2016 – On farm event at Bradley Farm, Gloucestershire, 18th May 2016

May 2016 – The RamCompare Spring Newsletter is now available

February 2016- The RamCompare project is looking for top quality tups – read more here

October 2015 – First RamCompare Newsletter – Download your RamCompare Newsletter Winter 15 here

August 2015 – Ram profiles updated – read more here

28th May 2015. Farm profiles updated – read more here

28th April 2015. The project team are currently visiting potential trial farms and collating lists of rams that may be of interest to the project

14th April 2015. Press release issued “RamCompare project to boost sheep industry genetic improvement