Wensleydale (Black) "Chilton Silvester" (7875B) (UK0280574-01978) - in UK/AI Centre for early 2024 import


Note: (see Interest Form & News for details)

= $115.00 per straw [includes importation fee*], 5 straws minimum order can be a mixture of rams & breeds
[importation fee* = Codon Scrapie Genotype testing to source ARR/ARR (highest resistance) rams, UK Gov Sign-off, transport to London, non-stop flight to USA, tank fully insured, USDA/APHIS Customs inspection, shipment from Customs to Great Lakes Sire Service (GLSS) Bronson, Michigan, in-inventory at GLSS, return tank to UK for next shipment] + plus any cost overrun

Born: 8 March 2022, twin, natural service

Pedigree [click on images to ENLARGE & scroll]

       G Sire: West End Starling 7507B
Sire: West End Baba 7722B
       G Dam: West End 694/16/578B

       G Sire: Wassicks Dancer 7602B
Dam: Millhouse 660/19/389B
       G Dam: Millhouse 660/16/285B

Scrapie Genotype: ARR/ARR


"Chilton Silvester: Born in 2022, he won Wensleydale and Rare Breed Champion at the Suffolk County Show and 3rd in the Interbreed this year as a shearling. Chilton Silvester also won Interbreed and Longwool Champion at the South Suffolk Show.

Chilton Grounds Farm: Once part of Chilton Park medieval manor, our 150 acre farm has been grazing livestock for centuries, and has been in the Parker family since 1926. Now in its fourth generation, the farm is currently run by Duncan and Diana with their son. 

Wensleydales, a native breed of English sheep originating from Yorkshire, are known for their wool. Their longwool fibre is of the finest quality and perfect for knitting, felting and dyeing and this, along with their great character, is why we love them so much! We want our wool to be as natural as possible and so do not use artificial fertilizers or spray fields with chemicals. Our fleeces are washed in collected rainwater.

Chilton Silvester_front & side with ribbons
Chilton Silvester_side curls and more curls
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Brimham Moussa (closest) & Chilton Silvester (behind)_both Embryo Transfer sires
Chilton Wensleydales_yarn

UK ram breeder/owner:  Duncan Parker & Diana Bird, Chilton Grounds Farm Website, Ayesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, UK Chilton Grounds Farm Facebook

To order UK ram semen fill out Interest Form (required)

USA/Canada Wensleydale Breed Coordinator
Cory Simpson