First Hampshire Down Consignment to Spain

The first ever consignment of Hampshire Down sheep from the UK to set foot on Spanish soil has arrived in Valencia, reports the Farmers Guardian on 15.09.2017. The sheep were part of a larger shipment of 17 Hampshire Downs, most of which were exported to France, from the Pembrokeshire-based Maes-Glas flock. Established by Eirlys & Barry Jones and their son, Stuart, in 1995, purchaser was Pablo Torres Domingo.

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Generic Hampshire Down photo courtesy of the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association