News

Mairs focus on Beltex breed

Thursday 10th October 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Scotland,  Features

A FAMILY renowned for producing quality stock in the North-east of Scotland has backed the Beltex breed for many years, reaping the rewards at shows and sales to put the breed on the map. Known for breeding pedigree Texels and

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Changes to Society Sale Inspections and Substitutes for 2019

Friday 9th August 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Central,  Beltex Ireland,  Beltex Northern,  Beltex Scotland,  Beltex South West,  Beltex Wales

As per information already given out in the Society Newsletter and in the Sale Catalogues Carlisle Premier will be the first of five sales including Welshpool, Skipton, Worcester and Lanark to include the presence of veterinary officers during pre-sale inspections

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Beeston Sale Moves to Leek

Tuesday 23rd July 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Central,  Beltex Ireland,  Beltex Northern,  Beltex Scotland,  Beltex South West,  Beltex Wales

Beeston Castle Sale moves to Leek Livestock Market for 2019

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Producing quality prime lambs from hill ewes

Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Category: All News,  Features

Rough hill ground in the south of Scotland may not be where you’d typically find Beltex sheep, but the Cavers family is making a name for itself by producing winning Beltex-sired lambs out of South Country Cheviot stock females. The

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Paul Bartholomew, Vivers

Sunday 30th June 2019
Category: All News,  Features

A word from Paul Bartholomew, Livestock Buyer for Vivers Scotlamb Ltd. “I’ve been very privileged to work for Vivers Scotlamb Ltd for the past 10 years, working alongside Livestock manager John Gibson, procuring around 5000 lambs per week, sold mainly

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Improving quality and income at Low West House

Thursday 27th June 2019
Category: All News,  Features

Producing improved lambs to meet market demands that sell sooner and for a better price was the reason for the switch to Beltex-sired lambs at Low West House Farm for the Beveridge and Cowton family. Gerard Beveridge bought the 227-acre

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Meeting the McQuistins and the Airyolland flock

Wednesday 5th June 2019
Category: All News,  Features

It is a name that hit the headlines in the last year by setting a new breed record of 65,000gns for a shearling ram named Airyolland Castro, but the Airyolland flock of Beltex has long established a reputation for breeding

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Raising awareness with the Esme Hope Flock

Thursday 30th May 2019
Category: All News,  Features

Two newcomers to the Beltex breed have been touched by the support they have received from fellow breeders while setting up a new flock in memory of their daughters. Having sadly lost their two daughters, Esme and Lilly, at just

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Beltex in focus at NSA North Sheep

Thursday 30th May 2019
Category: All News,  Features

Beltex genetics play a strong role in the breeding programme at Frankland Farms, the host farm of this year’s NorthSheep event run by the National Sheep Association. The biennial event, which will this year take place on Wednesday, 5th June,

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Birth Notifications & DNA Testing

Thursday 23rd May 2019
Category: All News

Reminder to all members that 2019 Birth Notifications must be received at the office by the 31 May.

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