News

Information for Carlisle Premier vendors & purchasers

Monday 10th August 2020
Category: All News

As the Government Guidelines will reduce the volume of buyers being able to attend the sale, below are points Harrison & Hetherington ask for your co-operation in order for the running of Live Sales. This information is correct at the

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Beltex Online Show Season

Monday 1st June 2020
Category: All News

Many of our breeders may not only be missing out on the social aspect of show season but also the pre-show preparations so the Beltex Sheep Society will be hosting a number of online shows to allow members to show

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Covid-19 downloads

Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Category: All News

The National Sheep Association has issued some documents for those transporting sheep during lockdown and to remind the public to act responsibly while passing through farmland. Both are available below should you wish to download (click on the document).   

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Update on MV testing

Wednesday 8th April 2020
Category: All News

Following the announcement of a suspension of a flock’s MV status due to no routine blood testing being undertaken by vets, SRUC has announced an extension to the schedule which comes as a welcome relief for pedigree breeders operating under

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Unprecedented times with Covid-19

Tuesday 31st March 2020
Category: All News

While day-to-day farming continues for many across the country, there is no doubt these are unprecedented times for us all as we tackle the coronavirus pandemic and its knock-on effects will be felt for some time.

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Office Temporary Closure

Tuesday 24th March 2020
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Temporary Office Closure – COVID-19

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Shows and Sales 2020

Wednesday 18th March 2020
Category: All News

We are in a challenging and quickly changing climate with the corona virus pandemic, this has now taken hold within the agricultural sector with early summers shows cancelling or rescheduling. The decisions made by those shows that cancel or re-schedule

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David Prince, Stonedge Flock

Friday 31st January 2020
Category: All News

It is with sadness that the Beltex Sheep Society announce the death of David Prince, Highfield House Farm, Ashover, Chesterfield (Stonedge flock) on Thursday 30 January 2020. Matthew informed the Society office on Thursday that David passed away peacefully on

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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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