News

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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Trimming Days 2019

Tuesday 9th April 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Central,  Beltex Northern

The Society has had notification of two Trimming Days organised already, bit like buses none happening then two in less than a month! Both days are led by Geoff & Carol Watson, where you can watch, learn listen and practice!

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Beltex setting records in New Zealand

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Category: All News

BREEDERS in New Zealand have been flying the Beltex flag and welcomed two new ram lamb record prices at its second sale held at the Gallagher family’s Rangiatea property in Mid Canterbury at the start of the month. With many

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E names for 2019

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Category: All News

A few suggestions for those struggling to come up with names beginning with E…

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2019 Secondary Tag Colour – Northern Ireland

Thursday 14th February 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Ireland

2019 Secondary Tag Colour – Northern Ireland  It has recently come to the Society’s attention that the colour Blue for this year’s secondary Tag Number is not allowed in Northern Ireland.  See extract below from DAERA’s Guidance for Keepers on

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Beltex remain involved in RamCompare – Winter update 2018

Thursday 20th December 2018
Category: All News,  Beltex Central,  Beltex Ireland,  Beltex Northern,  Beltex Scotland,  Beltex South West,  Beltex Wales

Beltex remain involved in RamCompare – winter update 2018. See how you can get involved.

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Beltex lambs dominate at LiveScot

Thursday 29th November 2018
Category: All News

It was a good day for Beltex breeders at LiveScot when they secured the majority of the top awards on offer at Scotland’s winter primestock show at Lawrie and Symington’s Lanark centre.

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