The second annual Welsh National Beltex Show took place at the recent Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show, where breeders from all parts of Wales and beyond turned out a show of top quality sheep
Judge Les Hewitt, Penyffordd, Chester, found his supreme breed champion in Fronarth Dynamite, a ram lamb from Sion Jones, Ceredigion.
The February born ET lamb is by Muirton Buchan Loon ET and out of Quarrymount Penney, a ewe which has been the foundation of the Fronarth flock having produced a line of females retained for breeding.
Fronarth Dynamite also took the male interbreed championship and reserve supreme title at the show.
Reserve breed champion and the female championship went to Tywi Classy Girl ET, a home bred Ewe from Ioan Jones, Maesybont.
The shearling ewe is by Carrigans B A Baracus ET and out of his own Tywi Seren.
It later went on to form part of the winning group of three, together with Tywi Catch Me If You Can, a shearling ram from the same breeding lines, and the ewe lamb, Twyi Dam Girl You’re Hot.
This group also took top honours in the interbreed group championship at the show.
The female championship was taken by the shearling ewe, Tywi Classy Girl ET, a home-bred animal from Ioan Jones.
By Carrigans B A Baracus ET and out of his own Tywi Seren, Classy Girl later went on to form part of the winning group of three, together with Tywi Catch Me If You Can, a shearling ram from the same breeding lines, and the ewe lamb Twyi Dam Girl You’re Hot.
This group later took top honours in the Interbreed Group Championship at the show
Standing reserve in the female championship was D. E. Owen, Conwy’s, Smart Ass Delilah, sired by Ardstewart Aristocrat ET and out of Woodies Tweetypie ET.
The male reserve championship went to another of Sion Jones’ show team, Fronarth Casanova. The shearling ram is out of Balbrydie Winston and Fronarth Tiger Lily