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