Welcome to the website of the Beltex Sheep Society. On our site you can find information relating to the breed, latest news,  details of shows and sales, stock for sale and information from  breeder’s groups around the regions.


January 2016: Massive crowd at Chelford’s New Year pedigree female sheep sale

BELTEX Ewe Lamb Escapes Aberdeen Floods to lead Chelford sale at 4300 gns. 140 Beltex females were entered from all over the UK, including a Reduction Sale from the Northern Ireland based Ballydown flock of Miss M McNeill. Read more >>>

December 2015: Smart Ass Shine at the Clwb Beltex Cymru Show and Sale

Welshpool Livestock Sales are delighted to report a highly successful sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes on behalf of the Welsh Beltex Club. With a packed ring side and a number of new visitors to the market. Read more >>>

December 2015: Munreary Aphrodite ET brings home early Christmas joy for Claudy Beltex breeder

A ewe lamb, Munreary Aphrodite ET, (Lot 51) brought early Christmas joy for Claudy Beltex breeder, PLJ Brolly as it was named Champion at the Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club's Christmas Show of females and in lamb export sale staged at Dungannon Farmers Mart on December 18. Read more >>>

December 2015: Beltex females sell to 2500gns peak

Topping trade at the Beltex Sheep Society’s in-lamb female sale at Carlisle on Friday (11 December) was a 2500gns call for an in-lamb gimmer from Allan Jackson’s Headlind flock. Read more >>>

December 2015: Beltex Scotland Female Sale at Livescot, Lanark

A Callacrag gimmer and a Heatheryhall ewe lamb were the star attractions at the Beltex sheep show and sale at LiveScot, Lanark, securing the champion and reserve honours and the top two prices at 1500gns and 1600gns respectively. Read more >>>

November 2015: Winter Warmers 2015

Saturday’s Beltex consignment in the Winter Warmers sale of in-lamb females and ewe lambs at Newark saw a solid demand throughout, with well bred, well presented sheep eagerly sought after by established and new breeders alike. Read more >>>

September 2015: Stirling Sale

A small entry of Beltex tups saw an almost total clearance and sold to 1150gns at the Beltex Scotland club sale at United Auctions, Stirling. Read more >>>

September 2015: Beltex reach 1300gns at Kendal

This year’s Kendal Beltex sale saw a top price of 1300gns achieved for a shearling ram from the Bailey family’s Ivanhoe flock. This was Ivanhoe Watabootie, a son of Ballydown Renegade out of a dam by Rathbone Linton. He sold to R B Fitton. Read more >>>

September 2015: Beltex sell to 680gns at Wigton

The inaugural sale of Beltex at Wigton saw a solid trade for good quality commercial sheep, with prices peaking at 680gns for the first prize shearling ram from the pre-sale show, Buckles Wotsit, an Ardstewart Super Mario son out of a dam by Luggsmill Lamech. He sold to S W Mawson, Bassenthwaite. Read more >>>

September 2015: Munreary American Hustle is star of Beltex Show and Sale earning Supreme Champion stripes

A well-shaped Ram Lamb (Lot42) Munreary American Hustle from Claudy Beltex breeder, Patrick Brolly, earned his stripes at the Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club Show and Sale at Omagh Auction Mart taking the Supreme Champion title. Read more >>>

September 2015: Beltex hit 980gns at Newark

The inaugural Beltex sale at Newark on Saturday 19 September saw trade peak at 980gns for the pre-sale champion, a shearling ram from Andrew and Becky Bishop. Read more >>>

September 2015: Lanark Beltex Sale

A buoyant commercial demand marked the Beltex Scotland club sale at Lanark where increased averages across the board were the order of the day. Read more >>>

September 2015: Bishops take crown at Skipton pedigree Beltex highlight

Gloucestershire husband and wife Andrew and Becky Bishop, of Pitfield Farm, Eldersfield, were supreme champions with a ram lamb at the Beltex Sheep Society’s 15th annual show and sale of pedigree rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Sept 5) Read more >>>

September 2015: Shearling ewe leads Worcester Beltex at 1800gns

Beltex trade peaked at 1800gns at Worcester on Friday, with a solid trade throughout the sale largely driven by local commercial buyers. Read more >>>

September 2015: Beltex sell to 4000gns at Welshpool

Beltex trade at Welshpool was led at 4000gns by shearling ram Freckleto Wolverine from Colin and Vernon Roots. This son of Freckleton Socket is out of Freckleton Rioja, a Freckleton Kerron daughter, and sold to J D R and J L Corbett, Newent, Gloucestershire. View report >>>

August 2015: Lagyveagh Weather Girl shines at Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club Dungannon Show and Sale

The “Weather” was very much the topic of conversation at this year’s Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club Show and Export Sale at Dungannon Mart with Lagyveagh Weather Girl from H & E O’Neill, Glenarm, lifting the Supreme Champion title. View report >>>

August 2015: Bristering trade for top quality at Chelford Beltex Sale

Beltex breeders, and commercial sheep producers, descended upon Chelford from the far and wide to produce a trade described as “blistering” for top quality sheep, at last Thursday’s Annual Summer Show and Sale held on behalf of the Beltex Sheep Society, by Auctioneers Wright Marshall. View report >>>

August 2015: Strong demand drives trade at Carlisel Beltex Sale

The Beltex Sheep Society’s opening and largest sale of the season at Carlisle saw strong demand from both pedigree and commercial breeders, with an increase in the number of sheep sold on last year in all sections. View report >>>


Society Tags - As you may be aware the Society has been in discussion with Caisley Tags in regard to a move to using them as our Society Tags. The Council met on Tuesday 12 January 2016 and have made the decision to move to Caisley Tags, however if members wish to stay with Allflex that is fine, take up for each company will be reviewed after a year.

2016 tag forms will be done asap and available from the office.

Tag letter: B  Tag Colour: White


Year letter for 2016 born lambs is 'B’, e.g. Bernie, Bertha etc. Beltex Society secondary tags for 2016 are WHITE

Don’t forget .....Birth Notification deadline is the 31 May in the year of birth. 2016 tag letter B, secondary tag colour White.

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