Southdown Sheep Society, NZ

"The sheep with an illustrious past and a very bright future"

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Welcome to the Southdown Sheep Society website.

The Southdown sheep breed should be your first stop when looking for top performing mutton breeds and terminal sires to use with commercial flocks.

While our website will always be a work in progress we hope to add more and more information to support our members, our commercial partners, and the livestock farming industry in general. So have a look around our website, contact any of the Council or Breeders for more information, or if you have questions, we will only be to pleased to help.

The latest news items can be read by clicking on ‘Southdown News’ in the left column or at the top of each page, or for the latest three news items click a red headline below.

Latest Southdown News

Canterbury A&P Association Elite Ram and Ewe Sale - Quality rams proving hard to sell

Canterbury A&P Association Elite Ram and Ewe Sale - Quality rams proving hard to sell

"Good rams"' remain unsold after last Friday's Canterbury A&P Association elite ram and ewe sale[read more]
Canterbury A&P Show Results 2019

Canterbury A&P Show Results 2019

Southdown 3740 Ram, over 18 months, shorn. 1st Place Stuart W Brannigan 2nd Place A C & L [read more]
Southdown ewe wins all breeds champion meat breed at Rangiora Show

Southdown ewe wins all breeds champion meat breed at Rangiora Show

Cattle classes might have been cancelled, but all ages flocked to see the sheep at the Rangiora Show[read more]
First new-season lambs fetch up to $165

First new-season lambs fetch up to $165

Buyers from Hawke's Bay, Manawatu and Taupo paid up to $165 for the first of the new-season's lamb[read more]
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2019 Southdown NZ AGM & Tour

Southdown NZ 2019 Marlborough/Nelson Tour May 13th – 15th (Please note all times are appr[read more]
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FEILDING STUD RAM AND EWE SALE 11TH DECEMBER, 2018

SOUTHDOWN RESULTS.   Lot 26  Mt.Annan  474/17 $3300.00 Harding Farming Lot 2[read more]
All about taking Southdown ‘to next level’

All about taking Southdown ‘to next level’

By Sally Rae, Rural Life, ODT Dec 3 2018  Southdown sheep might be a breed steeped in hi[read more]
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Canterbury A&P Association Elite Ram and Ewe Sale - Friday 30 November 2018

45 Southdown rams for sale. More information & catalogues online at  www.theshow.co.nz[read more]
Canterbury A&P Show Results 2018

Canterbury A&P Show Results 2018

Southdown Section 3740 Ram, over 18 months, shorn. 1st Place I M & C A Jordan 2nd Place I[read more]
Buyers gather for new season lambs

Buyers gather for new season lambs

THE first decent entry of new season lambs at any sale yard nationwide was presented at Stortford &n[read more]