Beltex Sheep Society

Beltex Sheep Society

Beltex Events

November   2015

Date:  30th November - 1st December.    Name of Show:  Welsh Winter Fair .   Where:  Royal Welsh Showground, Powys .

Welsh Winter Fair (30 November & 1 December).

Pembrokshire farming family Tom & Kate Coney and their son, Robert, from Lampeter Velfrey, near Narberth took the Welsh Winter fair supreme single lamb carcase championship.

The E3L graded Beltex cross carcass weighed 42.5kg alive and 23.5kg dead with a killing out of 55%.


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Date:  21st & 22nd November.    Name of Show:  English Winter Fair .   Where:  Staffordshire County Showground .

English Winter Fair 21st & 22nd November.

Taking the Supreme sheep championship at the English Winter Fair for the first time was John Hall & family, Dalston, Cumbria with the pedigree champion pair of home-bred Beltex by a Northcrop sire, weighing 80kg shown by Johnny Aiken & David MacTaggart. The Hall team also won the single l ...

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Date:  26th & 27th November.    Name of Show:  East of England Smithfield.   Where:  Peterborough.

East of England Smithfield (26 & 27 November) Peterborough.

David & Linda Wadland, Aston le Walls, took the Supreme championship for the fourth time in five years. their winning pair of home-bred Beltex ewe lambs weighing 96kg by a Freckleton ram they were also champions at Countryside Live and won the ewe lamb class at the English Winter Fair and wen ...

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Date:  29th November.    Name of Show:  Craven Cattle Marts Skipton Christmas Primestock Show.   Where:  Skipton.

Craven Cattle Marts Skipton Christmas Primestock Show (29 November).

An outstanding run of Beltex-x lambs from Martin & Valerie Brown of Leyburn won the major prizes with each of the four classes for Continental sired lambs. Their heavy trimmed pen weighing 48kg/head by a Northern Beltex sire purchased at Carlisle for 2100gns in 2012 were awarded the Lowland C ...

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Date:  30th November.    Name of Show:  LiveScot Lanark.   Where:  Lanark.

LiveScot Lanark (30 November).

The sheep section saw Jim & Wallace Kennedy, Ayrshire, triumph with a pair of pure Beltex ewe lambs these being sired by Lyonpark Woodward and out of home-bred ewes, they weighed 86kg and sold for £460 per head to the judge Jim Craig, of Ballards Butchers, Castle Douglas.

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Date:  3 December.    Name of Show:  Thainstone Christmas Classic .   Where:  Thainstone .

Thainstone Christmas Classic (3 December).

Beltex dominated the lamb show, with Caithness breeder Callum Angus, West Mey, Thurso, enjoying a triple win when Judge Harry Wood, Bowland Foods, Preston, declared him winner of the open champion pen of lambs, best presented pen of lambs and the special prize for best pen of Beltex-sired lambs. The ...

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October   2015

Date:  17th - 18th October.    Name of Show:  Countryside Live.   Where:  Harrogate.

Countryside Live (17 & 18 October).

Adrian Roberts, St Clears, Carmarthenshire, judged the supreme sheep championship awarding the Overall accolade to David & Linda Wadland from near Daventry, with their pair of home-bred trimmed Beltex cross ewe lambs these weighed 88kg apiece also being continental champions with one of the p ...

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Date:  30th October.    Name of Show:  Borderway Agri-Expo.   Where:  Carlisle, Cumbria.

Borderway Agri - Expo (30 October).

Overall championship was awarded to James & Gillian Whteford, Tercrosset, Brampton, with a pair of Beltex-x lambs sired by the farms stock tup Airyolland Nailer purchased from the Carlisle premier sale for 10,000gns. Judge Richard Henderson said they were a very matching pair and suitable for both t ...

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September   2017

Date:  30.09.2017.    Name of Show:  New sheep information.   Where:  .


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Date:  30.09.2017.    Name of Show:  New sheep information.   Where:  New sheep information.

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May   2016

Date:  11 - 13 May.    Name of Show:  Balmoral Show.   Where:  Balmoral Park, Belfast.

NSA Sheep Centre at Balmoral Show.

Once again the Society will have a stand in the Sheep Centre at the Show, please drop by


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