December’s Shropshire and Borders Texel Club’s in-lamb sale saw a top bid of 3000gns for a gimmer from Robert Bennett’s Plasucha flock.
Heading the prices was BFE1707068, an Eden Valley Wiz Kid daughter out of a dam by Garngour Upperclass and going back to Tamnamoney Lynbrook. She sold carrying to Donhro Aristocrac and was bought by Robert Evans for the Hope Valley flock.
Following that at 1700gns was Cefyn Pryce’s Caereinion gimmer PEC1700543, an ET bred gimmer by Kimbolton Venturer and out of a dam by Caereinion Number One. She goes back to the noted Summerwood Grand Union and sold in-lamb to Kitrob Bangor with an index of 413. Buying this one was James Ruggeri.
Then leading the older ewes was William McCaffrey’s 2015-born ewe from the Scholars flock, YWM1500345. This one is by Kauri Vesuvius and out of a Baltier Panther-sired dam, with the winning bid here made by P A Barnes.
And selling at 1000gns was the pre-sale champion from the Draper family’s Claybury flock. This gimmer, DHL1701173, is by Scholars Yahoo and goes back to Glensiden Royal Male. Sold with an index of 351, she is in-lamb to Fachell Bulldozer and was bought by the Wheeler family, Hereford.
And leading the ewe lambs was a 750gns call for one from Ben Lowe’s Rue Wood flock, This was LWE 1800071, an Anglezarke Aries daughter out f a Millar’s Who’s The Boy dam. She sold to K N Wheat.
Averages;115 gimmers £518.04, nine ewes £451.50, seven ewe lambs £538.13 (Welshpool Livestock Sales).