Combined Flock Book

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust acts as the registration authority for eight sheep breeds:

We record the births of these purebred sheep in the Combined Flock Book which is published annually.

Register as a Combined Flock Book Member

To access the Combined Flock Book you will need to register as a member and receive a Combined Flock Book number and a password. To apply please email cfb@grassroots.co.uk or call 01392 437788.

On Line Access to the Combined Flock Book

Members can search for animals, look at progeny lists, extended pedigrees and owner details. Ownership records are dependent upon members notifying the registry of all changes. Members can notify deaths, transfers, new births and register previously birth-notified animals 'on line'.

When you have your Combined Flock Book membership number and password, click here to enter the 'on line' Flock Book.

Once in the Flock Book site, click on 'Manage Your Own Flock'.

If you forget your password or wish to change it, please email cfb@grassroots.co.uk.

Postal Applications

To complete an application by hand, download the application form by downloading the application form attached to this page. The completed form should be sent to Grassroots Systems Ltd, PO Box 251, Exeter, EX2 8WX - remember to enclose your payment - cheques to be made payable to Grassroots Systems Ltd.

Registration Fees

Fees for applications completed 'on line' will be charged in accordance with the scale below. Once you have completed and submitted the application 'on line', you can either follow the links to pay over the web using a credit or debit card via PayPal or print off the report offered and send it to Grassroots with the appropriate fee. Cheques should be made payable to Grassroots Systems Ltd.

Combined flock book pedigree register members Online fee members postal fee non members fee 
Initial Flock Registration  n/a £9.20 £15.35 

Birth Notification

All lambs MUST be birth notified in the year of birth

Free Free Free

Female Registration:

Boreray, Castlemilk Moorit, North Ronaldsay, Whitefaced Woodland

Manx Loaghtan, Norfolk Horn, Portland, Soay

Soay USA and Canada

 

£3.60

 

£4.60

 

£5.10

£5.10


 

£10.70 
Late Female Registration (all breeds) after 2 years £7.70 £10.70 £21.45
Male Registration (all breeds) £9.70 £10.70 £21.45
Late Male Registrations (all breeds) after 3 years £15.30 £15.30 £30.65
Transfer Free Free Free

Replacement certificates (each) 

first 10 

additional copies ordered at the same time

 

n/a

n/a
 

 

£1.00

£0.50
 

 

£2.00

£21.45
 

 

Whitefaced Woodland Hill Register 

Female Registration

Male Registration 

 

£1.50

£10.70

£3.25

£21.45


Soay Parkland Register

Female Registration

Male Registration

 

£1.50

£10.70

£3.25

£21.45


Fees for applications completed by hand and submitted by post, on the existing forms, will continue to be charged at the existing rates. Cheques should be made payable to Grassroots Systems Ltd.

Printed Flock Book

A printed copy of the 2013 Flock Book is available to order from RBST for £10 (£12 for overseas orders). Orders should be placed with the annual survey returns.