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Virtual show season 2021

Tuesday 13th April 2021
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Following on from the success of the 2020 virtual show season and coupled with the ongoing show season uncertainty, the Society has decided to run its virtual show season again for 2021. Although some events have been cancelled and others hope

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RamCompare nominations open until 14 May

Friday 9th April 2021
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Improving efficiency and reducing costs are both key drivers for any business. But for sheep breeders involved with the RamCompare project, investing in a ram with the right genetic merit for their system has proved to tick both boxes. After

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Grassroots Online Registry Update

Thursday 18th March 2021
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Grassroots Online Registry replacing the old Pedeweb and introduction of the Grassroots Mobile App

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Roadblocks for breeding sheep exports

Wednesday 24th February 2021
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The UK’s exit from the EU on 1 January has created some (largely unexpected) roadblocks for moving breeding stock from Great Britain to Northern Ireland and the EU. The immediate problem is the lack of physical infrastructure at ferry ports

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Show/event cancellations in 2021

Friday 29th January 2021
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Covid-19 is already having an impact on the 2021 summer calendar with many shows and events making the decision  to cancel or postpone this year. See below a list of amendments to the large show calendar that will continually be

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Covid – National Lockdown

Tuesday 22nd December 2020
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COVID Office Hours & AGM

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Christmas Shopping 2021

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
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Christmas Shopping 2021 New in for 2021 Beltex Calendar, available to pre-order for collection at the In-Lamb sales email the office on beltex.sheep@btconnect.com     Other items available on the Merchandise page Beltex Travel Mug and Cufflinks new for 2020

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MV Scheme Covid Extension

Wednesday 25th November 2020
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A statement from SRUC regarding Maedi Visna testing reads as follows: “As we outlined in previous correspondence, the current situation is that members who are overdue a routine MV test will have their status lapse at the end of December

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Beltex breeders donate to charity

Monday 9th November 2020
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Between the Beltex Sheep Society and its members, £1700 has been donated to charities supporting the rural community.

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Livestock auction markets to continue trading following new guidelines

Wednesday 4th November 2020
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Following the announcement from the Prime Minister of another full lockdown for England, starting on Thursday 5 November, the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (LAA) has confirmed that its member markets will remain open, and has set out updated guidance.

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