The Joint Breed Liaison Committee

JBLC - Bearded Collie Breed Strategy

The JBLC met on 29th July 2017 to finalise the Breed Strategy following the workshop which took place on May 13th 2017, an event at which breed enthusiasts were invited to give their feedback on the proposed Breed Strategy and hear input from the KC Geneticist Tom Lewis.

On this page you can find links to information about the strategy and its development. Links to information about events and useful resources produced as part of the strategy action plans will be added as the plans are implemented.

Events and Initiatives

  1. The Bearded Collie 'Buddy Scheme'
    An initiative to provide 'hands on' or local advice to encourage and support both new and repeat owners of Beardies. See the Buddy Scheme page for details. (Breed Promotion &: Next Generation Strategy)

Previous Events and Initiatives

  1. Canine Reproduction Seminar - Saturday 14th October 2017, starting at 10 am. See the JBLC Seminars and Events page for details. (Breeders and Breeding Strategy)

Useful Resources

  1. Breeders and Stud Dog Owners - Checklist for Exchange of Health Information (Breed Community Development Strategy)
    Produced by the JBLC as part of the Breed Strategy following the request from breeders to produce a checklist with guidance for the exchange of health information between breeders and stud dog owners when planning a mating. Available in two versions:
  2. Popular Sires analysis for the Breed Strategy - an analysis of popular sire usage in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2011 - 2016 (summarised).

Development of the Strategy

  1. JBLC Meeting, 29 July 2017 - a summary of the meeting to finalise the Breed Strategy
  2. Draft Strategy (April 2017) - the proposed Breed Strategy as discussed at the workshop in May 2017.   (PDF 271 Kb).
  3. The Breeders Regional Workshops 2016 - 2017 - a report on the issues raised in the Breeders Workshops, which provided the basis for the strategy - choose either the shorter version of the report (PDF) circulated to all participants (6 pages), or the longer version produced for the JBLC (13 pages; includes participant feedback and an expanded version of the content).



Last Updated: 29 November 2017