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RamCompare update

Thursday 19th December 2019
Category: All News

By Bridget Lloyd, on behalf of the RamCompare team With 18,500 lambs recorded over four years, RamCompare is one of the UK’s largest and most high profile sheep research projects. Established to find the most profitable terminal sires for UK

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Beltex beat all at Premier Meat Exhibition

Tuesday 10th December 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Scotland

Beltex lambs reigned supreme in both the live and carcase classes at the Premier Meat Exhibition on 13 and 16 November, winning the Supreme Championship in both sections. An entry from John Hall and daughter Joanne, from Inglewood Edge, claimed

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Two wins from two for the Jerman brothers

Wednesday 20th November 2019
Category: All News

Young brothers, Richard and Jamie Jerman, made it two from two when they followed up their Championship win at the Borderway Agri-Expo to claim the Supreme Championship at the English Winter Fair on Saturday and Sunday, 16 and 17 November,

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Young breeders take top spot at Borderway AgriExpo

Wednesday 6th November 2019
Category: All News

Claiming the Continental/Down Championship before going on to stand Supreme Champion at the Borderway Agri-Expo on Friday, 1 November, 2019, was a pair of 49.5kg lambs from Jamie and Richard Jerman, from near Brilley, Herefordshire. The duo were both by

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Beltex secure top honours at Countryside Live

Monday 21st October 2019
Category: All News

A pair of ewe lambs from Ian, Mary and Richard Lancaster claimed the Supreme Championship at Countryside Live.

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Annual General Meeting & Beltex Young Breeders Open Day

Friday 18th October 2019
Category: All News,  Beltex Central,  Beltex Ireland,  Beltex Northern,  Beltex Scotland,  Beltex South West,  Beltex Wales

The Society will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Saturday 26 October 2019 at the Preston Marriott Hotel, at 10.00am followed by farm visit to Withy Trees Beltex by kind permission of Andrew & Claire Wood. All Welcome Preston

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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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