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Texels top carcass trait EBVs in RamCompare

Texel rams have topped the rankings in the preliminary results from AHDB Beef and Lamb’s RamCompare trial, with the top five rams for carcass conformation EBVs all being Texels as well as the leading ram…

By Jonathan

November 29, 2017

Texel tops 'Pink Sheep' charity auction

A Texel gimmer from the Foxhill flock of Michael and Melanie Alford topped the charity auction of ‘Pink Sheep’ sold in aid of Cancer Research at Wednesday’s Agrifest South West, Exeter, when it sold for…

By Jonathan

November 10, 2017

Gortin sale sees 1300gns peak

As the NI Texel Club ram sales draw to a close steady trade for rams continued at their recent sale in Gortin.  Judge Liam Donohoe, Derryvore Texels dealt with the challenge of judging the Smyths…

By Jonathan

October 26, 2017

Jean-Pierre Garnier to leave AHDB

The Texel Society is sorry to hear that Jean-Pierre Garnier is leaving his role as AHDB’s head of livestock export trade development. Mr Garnier, known to many throughout the industry as JP, is due to…

By Jonathan

October 12, 2017

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