first introduced into the U.K. from Belgium in 1989. Beltex is primarily
a terminal sire to cross with British sheep and half-bred continental
sheep. The breed's main characteristics are double-muscled hindquarters,
coupled with fine bones.
Co Down fisherman Edward Nicholson and his wife Shirley chose Beltex as their preferred terminal sire in 2000 and would not consider any other ram now.
Principals Top Skipton Beltex Winter Highlight2017-Dec-13
Both the champion and the reserve champion went on to head the selling prices,
though in reverse order, at The Northern Beltex Society’s sixth annual
winter show and sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes at Skipton Auction Mart.