Board of directors

GEODE (Génétique Ovine et Développement - Sheep Genetics and Development), a cooperative structure for selective breeding of sheep genetics. It keeps the flockbook records  of the breeds and has set up a commercial breeding programme. Created in Montmorillon in 1977 for the breeding of the Charmoise, it became GEODE in 1990, a sheep breeding organisation. With 250 members, it stretches from Montmorillon across the whole of France and manages 13 sheep breeds.

OS. GEODE  is run by a Board of Directors made up of members of each breed society and representatives from the sheep industry. The President is Mr Merlande, the Vice-President is M. POTARD.

Board of directors
Nos représentants de Race

Nos représentants de Race

The OS GEODE  is composed of 12 racial sections. Each of these sections is autonomous in the management of its selection scheme and GEODE is responsible for the implementation of the whole. Each section is composed of a board whose representation is as follows

The representatives from the different breeds are:

BERRICHON DE L’INDRE – represented by Mme PARRY
BERRICHON DU CHER – represented by Mr AUBAILLY
CHARMOISE  – represented by Mr SALVAT
CLUN FOREST  – represented by Mme LEFEVRE
DORSET DOWN  – represented by Mme PASQUINET
EST A LAINE MERINOS  – represented by Mr REMILLON
FINN AND ROMANOV  – represented by Mr BATAILLE
HAMPSHIRE  – represented by Mr PEGHEON
ROUGE DE L’OUEST  – represented by Mr PROUST
SOLOGNOT  – represented by Mr CRECHE
SUFFOLK  – represented by Mr PASSET
ROMANE  – represented by Mme BRODIN

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