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Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« on: October 07, 2010, 11:45:48 pm »
Hi, I bought a tup today....not a very pretty tup, quite ugly infact.
No-one came in the ring with him, and no-one knew anything about him.
I'd seen him in the pens, looking odd against the others, and thought I'd have him.
He was among the Texels. When I read the sale paper it gave his breed as TEXEL BSR.
He has a slight blue tinge to his head, around eyes and cheeks, Texel shaped head, but not Texel colour.
I haven't any idea what he is at all, and didn't pay a great deal for him...he was the cheapest tup in the sale !
Being some 30 years since I had much to do with sheep I am wondering if I've missed something here.
Whatever he is he was showing great interest in my ewes as soon as I put him in with them, and thats what I want....I'd just like to know what the BSR stands for.
Anyone ??


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Re: Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2010, 11:54:06 pm »
There are Blue Texels so perhaps that's what it refers to.  I have a lovely blue texel fleece hanging in the barn waiting to be spun for a rug.  If it's that, then that would be why he would not be popular, as most breeders shun the blues.
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Re: Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010, 12:10:31 am »
Ever heard the phrase 'a good horse is never a bad colour'?  Hope he is happy now somebody loves him.  Poor wee man!
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Re: Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 07:08:47 am »
well i bet he's happy now he's got some ewe's to love!!!!


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Re: Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010, 08:24:19 pm »
Well nice story, but where is his photo? I think we need to see the frog face that will turn into a prince!! so if you can please post us a photo

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Re: Anyone any idea what BSR would mean ??
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2010, 09:55:11 pm »
Might it be Breed Society Registered?

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