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North West Club sale hits 3500gns

Females enjoyed the pick of the trade at the North West Texel Breeders Club sale at J36 on Sunday (13 August), with the top call of 3500gns paid for a gimmer from Peter Woof’s Stainton…

By Jonathan

August 15, 2017

Loosebeare leads Worcester collective females at 3300gns

The Quick family’s Loosebeare flock, Crediton, Devon, took a top call of 3300gns at Saturday’s (12th August) collective sale of Texel females at Worcester. The sale which featured drafts from the Loosebreare flock and the…

By Jonathan

August 13, 2017

National sales export requirements

Northern Irish vendors attending either the Scottish National Sale, Lanark, the English National Sale, Worcester, or the Northern Irish National Sale, Ballymena, will need to be aware of the relevant export paperwork required for each…

By Jonathan

August 10, 2017

Averages climb at Builth Early NSA Sale

Texel breeders at the Early NSA Ram Sale, Builth Wells, saw the average climb by £69.98 on the year, with 19 more shearling rams sold and a clearance rate of 80% also up on last…

By Jonathan

August 7, 2017

Texels top Skipton couples trade

Texel cross ewes with lambs at foot were the pick of the trade at Skipton Market’s opening show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot earlier this week, with regular vendor Thomas Boothman, of…

By Jonathan

March 31, 2017

January Gems sell to 3000gns

The January Gems in-lamb ewe sale at Ballymena Mart, on the first Saturday of the New Year, proved to be a real winter warmer with a 98% clearance of sheep forward. Prices held well with a…

By Jonathan

January 12, 2017

Chelford in-lamb sale sees 5000gns peak

Texel trade at the North West Texel Breeders Club sale at Chelford on Saturday (7 January) peaked at 5000gns for the pre-sale champion from the Sportsmans pen of Messrs Boden and Davies. This sale leader…

By Jonathan

January 12, 2017

Shropshire and Borders in-lambers to 3000gns thrice

A strong demand pushed prices to 3000gns three times at the Shropshire and Borders Texel Club in lamb sale at Welshpool, with all three of these coming from Robert Pierce’s Oldford flock, Chester. The first…

By Jonathan

January 6, 2017

Northern Area in-lambers hit 2200gns

James Robinson’s Kaker Mill flock, Carnforth, Lancaster, set the sales ring alight at last weekend’s Northern Area Texel Club in-lamb sale when his second prize shearling ewe, a February, 2015, daughter of Stainton Vigilante, topped the…

By Jonathan

January 1, 2017

Northern Lights sale reaches 3000gns peak

The Northern Lights Sale of pedigree Texel females proved to be an overwhelming success on the run up to Christmas with a clearance rate of more than 90% for the ewes forward to a sale…

By Jonathan

December 31, 2016

Christmas Lights Sale hits 900gns high

Taking the top price at the South Wales Texel Club’s Christmas Lights in-lamb ewe sale was the champion from the pre-sale show, a gimmer from the Quick family’s Loosebeare flock. This is a Whitehart Spot On daughter…

By Jonathan

December 21, 2016

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