News

Return of NI sheep from approved show or sale in GB

Friday 31st December 2021
Category: Uncategorised

A new Export Health Certificate (EHC) is now available which permits, subject to certain conditions, the return to Northern Ireland (NI) of cattle, sheep and goats which originate in NI and are moved to Great Britain (GB) for an approved

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NI sheep imports from GB

Friday 31st December 2021
Category: All News

Breeding and production sheep and goats Importing any new animals into your herd or flock obviously increases the risk for introducing disease – these include: Maedi Visna Complex which affects Goats and Sheep.  The disease is an infectious, incurable, very

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Christmas & New Year Office Closure

Wednesday 22nd December 2021
Category: All News

The Society Office will be closed from 12noon Thursday 23 December 2021 until Tuesday 4 January 2022

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Scrapie monitoring for export

Monday 20th December 2021
Category: All News

Flock masters wishing to export breeding sheep and goats throughout the EU may have their flock or herd monitored under the provisions of the Scrapie Monitoring Scheme administered by SRUC Veterinary Services. Registered flocks and herds undergo an annual flock

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Kevin takes on Chairman role

Tuesday 14th December 2021
Category: All News

As reported at the Beltex Sheep Society’s recent Annual General Meeting, which took place at the Pinegrove Hotel, Carlisle, on Thursday, 9 December, the Society remains in a strong position despite a challenging couple of years for the agricultural industry.

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Scrapie monitoring for export

Thursday 28th October 2021
Category: All News

Flock masters wishing to export breeding sheep and goats throughout the EU may have their flock or herd monitored under the provisions of the Scrapie Monitoring Scheme administered by SRUC Veterinary Services. Registered flocks and herds undergo an annual flock

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Sheep scab survey

Tuesday 12th October 2021
Category: All News

The team at Flock Health is inviting British sheep farmers to participate in the sheep scab survey 2021 whether or not their have experienced sheep scab in their flock before. The survey aims to understand opinions, experiences and decisions made

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AGM 2021 update

Thursday 7th October 2021
Category: All News

The Society’s AGM will be held on the evening of Thursday, 9 December, at the Pinegrove Hotel, Carlisle. The meeting will commence at 7pm and will be followed by a buffet supper subsidised by the Society. Please could members advise

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Jim Kennedy

Tuesday 17th August 2021
Category: All News

It is with an extremely heavy heart that the Beltex Sheep Society notifies its members and Beltex breeders of the sudden passing of the Society’s Chairman, Jim Kennedy, on Sunday. A well-known and respected breeder of Beltex and other breeds

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New addition to Virtual Show Season

Monday 5th July 2021
Category: All News

As part of the Beltex Sheep Society’s 2021 Virtual Show Season, there will be special sections this year for groups of pedigree and commercial sheep, as well as young handlers classes. Such was the demand from exhibitors during the 2020

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