Royal Highland Show 22-25 June 2017

Beltex Show Results (Judge: Elizabeth McAllister)

Aged Ram

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st Procters Farm Procters
2nd H C Jewitt Jewitt
3rd D Lawrie Grangehall
4th K & R Buckle Buckles
5th J Watson Tweeddale
6th A Jackson Tiptop

Shearling Ram

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st A Baillie Callacrag
2nd J L McMillan Clary
3rd R Wood Kingledores
4th A Jackson Tiptop
5th A Maclean Tiree
6th S Wood Woodies

Ram Lamb

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st TIppetts & Williams Wildoge
2nd R Wood Kingledores
3rd S Wood Woodies
4th H Jewitt Jewitt
1st Procters Farms Procters
1st A Morton Mortons

Aged Ewe

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st Procters Farms Procters
2nd A Groucott Swyffryd
3rd J Watson Tweeddale
4th J McGarva Horseclose
5th K & R Buckle Buckles
6th A Taylor Heatheryhall

Shearling Ewe

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st R Wood Kingledores
2nd S Wood Woodies
3rd J Little Skiddaw View
4th J Cowan Brickrow
5th Procters Farm Procters
6th A Baillie Callacrag

Ewe Lamb

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix
1st S Wood Woodies
2nd J L McMillan Clary
3rd A Baillie Callacrag
4th TIppetts & Williams Wilodge
5th A Jackson Tiptop
6th A Maclean Tiree

Beltex Champions

Category Breed Breeder Name
Champion Group of Three A Baillie
Male Champion 1st Prize Ram Lamb Tippetts & Williams
Reserve Male Champion 2nd Prize Ram Lamb R Wood
Female Champion 1st Prize Shearling Ewe R Wood
Reserve Female Champion 1st Prize Aged Ewe Procters Farms
Supreme Champion Shearling Ewe R Wood
Reserve Supreme Champion Ram Lamb Tippetts & Williams

Royal Highland Show – June 23 2017
Judge – Elizabeth McAllister

Friday 23rd June 2017 saw Elizabeth McAllister from the well known Artnagullion Flock in Ireland took centre stage at The Royal Highland Show, Ingliston, Edinburgh to judge the Beltex section, which once again was by far the largest breed section at the show.

Leading the way again and taking the overall championship for the third year in a row was Richard & John Wood, Kingledores, Broughton owners of the Kingledores flock. Their overall champion this year was the first prize gimmer and overall female champion Kingledores Betty Boo sired by Clary Ablaze out of Kingledores Starlight a previous scottish national show champion.

Standing reserve overall this year and making their debut at The Royal Highland Show was the winner of the tup Lamb class from Christine Williams & Paul Tippets who made the long journey from Lodge Hill Farm, Shifnall, Shropshire. Their leader was sired by the breed record priced ram Topflite Al Pacino bred by Grant and Gemma Anderson which they purchased from Carlisle in 2016 for 60,000gns out of a homebred ewe by an imported Ram.

Reserve female champion this year went to the winner of the ewe class from Proctors Farm, Sladeburn, Lancs and shown by 10 year old Katy Aitken. This followed on from winning the reserve overall last year with their gimmer, Proctors also won the aged ram class.

Reserve male champion went to the second prize tup lamb Kingledores Captian which was second to the reserve overall champion from the Wilodge flock, this was from Richard & John Wood, Kingledores, Broughton.

Stuart Wood took the strongly contested ewe lamb class with a lamb sired by a Glenkeen tup and out of an imported ewe.
Andrew Baillie won the impressive shearling ram class with a tup by a Quarrymount sire and out of a homebred ewe. The Callacrag Flock also took the best group of three prize.
Andrew Baillie also showcased the commercial qualities of the Beltex breed winning overall commercial championship with a Millennium Blue ewe and a pair of Beltex sired lambs and winning a strongly contested butchers lamb championship with a pair of Beltex x lambs.

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