Quality Beltex cross lambs are in great demand in the live ring with both export and home buyers competing to procure the best lambs available. By selling through the live ring producers can receive the optimum price for their produce as compete to purchaser top quality Beltex Lambs looking to fulfil their orders for the best carcase lambs.
Brian Ross – Lawrie & Symington, Lanark.
The Beltex has become a popular choice of terminal sire in Craven and surrounding area as producers look to react to the requirements of primestock customers. There is strong demand for not only the premium Beltex cross lambs from Continental Ewes, but also from Mule and Half-bred ewes has significantly increased as exporters, wholesalers and retail butchers compete strongly for the premium “E” grade types. Processors supplying supermarkets and regional retailers are also keen to purchase commercially bred Beltex sired lambs.
Ted Ogden – Prime Sheep Auctioneer, Skipton Mart, North Yorkshire.