Great Yorkshire Show 11 – 13 July 2017


Show Judges


Beltex Show Results

Ram, two-shear or over

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st A J Wood Withy Trees
2nd Messrs Buckle Buckles
3rd Tippetts & Williams Wilodge
4th G & H Forsyth Corra
5th H C Jewitt Jewitt
6th Messrs Jewitt Sunnybank

Ram, Shearling

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st Messrs Buckle Buckles
2nd D Thornley Dooley
3rd Tippetts & Williams Wilodge
4th E D Jones Merton Hall
5th J A McGarva Horseclose
6th K C B & D W Shuttleworth Heber Park

Ram Lamb

Placing Breeder Name
1st Tippetts & Williams Wilodge
2nd H J Wood Dean Brow
3rd Messrs Buckle Buckles
4th A Jackson Headlind
5th H C Jewitt Jewitt
6th Messrs Jewitt Sunnybank

Ewe, to have reared a lamb in current year

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st Messrs Buckle Buckles
2nd A O Groucott Swyfford
3rd J A McGarva Horseclose
4th A D Bishop Bishops
5th A Jackson Headlind
6th B Scott Wallingfen

Shearling Ewe

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st H C Jewitt Jewitt
2nd A Jackson Headlind
3rd A D Bishop Bishops
4th H J Wood Dean Brow
5th H J Wood Dean Brow
6th Messrs Buckle Buckles

Ewe Lamb

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st Tippetts & Williams Wildoge
2nd A D Bishop Bishops
3rd Messrs Jewitt Sunnybank
4th A Jackson Headlind
5th H C Jewitt Jewitt
6th Messrs Buckle Buckles

Beltex Champions

Category Breed Breeder Name
Male Champion 1st Prize Aged Ram A J Wood
Reserve Male Champion 1st Prize Ram Lamb Tippetts & Williams
Female Champion 1st Prize Aged Ewe Messrs Buckle
Reserve Female Champion 1st Prize Shearling Ewe H C Jewitt
Supreme Champion Aged Ewe Messrs Buckle
Reserve Champion Aged Ram A J Wood
Group of Three Messrs Buckle
Champion Butchers Lambs Beltex x A M & H V Brown
Reserve Champion Butchers Lambs Beltex x C D Timm & Family
Champion Carcase Beltex x Messrs P & E B Robson
Reserve Champion Carcase Beltex x Messrs P & E B Robson

Great Yorkshire Show July 11 2017

Judge Hefin Hughes

Hefin Hughes travelled from Tynohir, Derwenlas, Machynlleth and was honoured to judge the excellent classes of Beltex at the Great Yorkshire Show he commented that “there was a great show of Beltex through all the classes and his champions were true to type and an excellent example of the breed”

Overall champion was the female champion and first prize aged ewe from the Buckle family and described by the judge “as a true Beltex with great conformation” this was College Adele sired by a Kingledores tup and bred by EJ and AM Fox being purchased from the College flock sale at Carlisle in December 2016. The Buckle family were delighted when their Beltex champion went on to take the supreme interbreed championship at the Great Yorkshire.

Reserve overall champion went to the male champion from Andrew Wood the first prize aged ram Cree Action Man purchased from Carlisle in 2016 and sired by Clary Prankster.

Reserve champion male was awarded to the first prize ram lamb from Paul Tippetts and Christine Williams out of a homebred ewe and sired by the record breed price ram Topflite Al Pacino purchased at Carlisle in 2016 from Grant and Gemma Anderson.

Reserve female champion and first prize shearling ewe was from Henry Jewitt this was sired by a Belvoir tup and out of a homebred ewe.

First prize shearling ram was Buckles Bonkers from the Buckle family sired by an Ardstewart tup and out of a homebred female.

First prize ewe lamb from Paul Tippetts and Christine Williams was again sired by the breed record price ram Topflite Al Pacino.

The commercial section at the Great Yorkshire was dominated by Beltex crosses with champion butcher’s lambs awarded to A M & H V Brown, reserve champion butchers Lambs went to C D Timm & Family.

Beltex won the champion and reserve carcase with both coming from Messrs P & E B Robson. Middle Horsley Hope, Consett, Durham. Champion carcass weighed 38 kg live and 21.5 kg deadweight killing out at 56.5% and grading E3L – Reserve Champion weighed 44 kg live and 26 kg deadweight killing out at 59% and grading E3H