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Lanark – Texels & Beltex

Texel and Beltex sheep sold well at Lanark on Thursday. At the Scottish Texel Club show and sale, trade peaked at 2600gns for the pre-sale champion, Craig Douglas VIP, from Steven Renwick, selling to Meikle Jackson, Wolfclyde, Biggar. A son of the 18,000gns Sportsmans Unbeatable, he is out of a ewe by Teiglum Nevada.

Texel averages: 11 shearling rams, £551.73; 212 ram lambs, £489.29; 11 gimmers, £297.40; 20 Swaites gimmers, £596.40; 11 Kypeview gimmers, £352.23.

Beltex sheep sold to 2300gns for Airyolland Waltzer, a ram lamb from Neale and Janet McQuistin’s Airyolland flock from New Luce, Newton Stewart. Sired by Airyolland Pagan and out of Airyolland Shimmy, an Airyolland Pirate daughter, he sold in a two way split to Neil Caul, Balkello, Angus, and David Thornley, of the Dooley flock in Hartshorne, Derbyshire.

Beltex averages: 125 shearling rams, £599.76; 58 ram lambs, £549.98; five ewes, £264.60; 31 gimmers, £412.89; four ewe lambs, £682.50.

Below are the top priced lots that we took on the day. To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.


Craig Douglas VIP, from Steven Renwick, sold at 2600gns to Wolfclyde


The Campbells’ Cowal Volkswagon made 2400gns to Sam and Alastair Gordon, Linstair


This Milnbank lamb, by Tullagh Saracen, made 1400gns to H McCulloch, Bute


Also at 1400gns was this Milnbank lamb by Tullagh Saracen, which sold to Cairnam and Duncryne


Top price Texel female was this Swaites gimmer at 1200gns, which sold to Malcolm Coubrough, Hartside


Top price Beltex was this ram lamb, Airyolland Waltzer from Neale and Janet McQuistin, which made 2300gns to Neil Caul and David Thornley


Heatheryhall Wizard from Tommy and Alan Taylor, made 2000gns to Walkerdyke and Avondale


Selling at 1850gns, the McQuistins’ Airyolland Wee Jimmy, which went to the Orkney and Aviemore flocks


The shearling, Clary Transformer, from Jock McMillan, sold at 1600gns to Ballechin Farms


The Beltex champion, Clary Technical, sold at 1400gns to James McGarva


Alan Sutherland’s shearling, Bardnaheigh Torque, made 1300gns to Peter and Anne Moss, Holmebeck


Top price Beltex female, Stuart Wood’s ewe lamb Woodies Whoops A Daisy sold at 1300gns to Stuart McCormack


Reserve champion, Andrew Baillie’s gimmer, Callacrag Tickle, sold for 950gns to J and L Young, Muirton

To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.

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