Lanark – Texel
Texel ram lambs sold to a whopping 70,000gns at the Scottish National show and sale at Lanark yesterday, with a total of 16 lots hitting five-figures.
Sale leader was Teiglum Young Gun, from brothers Alan, Andrew and David Clark, of North Garngour, Lesmahagow. Sired by Teiglum Windfall, he is out of the gimmer that took the breed championship at the Royal Highland and the inter-breed sheep title at the Great Yorkshire, this summer. Buyers were the Procters flock, managed by Jeff Aiken at Wennington, Lancashire and Charlie Boden’s Sportsmans flock at Stockport.
Overall, 351 lambs sold to average £2812.24, an increase of £500 on the year, but for 33 fewer sold.
Gimmers sold to a top of 13,000gns, with the reserve female champion leading the trade for John Mellin, Hull House, Hellifield, Skipton. A Garngour Vodka daughter, out of a ewe by Sportsmans Terrific, this one stood third at the Great Yorkshire last month. She sold to Ayrshire breeders Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, Muirkirk. Overall, 72 gimmers sold to average £1303.31.
Below are pictures of the top price lots, followed by a list of leading prices and buyers. We took PLENTY other pics on the day, so to view the full selection, see our Photosales section.
To view the full gallery from the sale, have a look at the gallery in the Photosales section
Leading prices and buyers:
70,000gns – Teiglum Young Gun (366), to Procters and Sportsmans
60,000gns – Clinterty Yuga Khan (675), to Auldhouseburn, Carlinside, Ettrick, Haddo, Haymount , Knap, Midlock and Scrogtonhead
52,000gns – Clinterty Yogi Bear (673), to Sportsmans
42,000gns – Strathbogie You’re Tupped (483), to Castlecairn and Cowal
35,000gns – Strathbogie Ya Belter (484), to Procters and Uskvale
32,000gns – Arkle Yingyang (310), to Clinterty, Hilltop and Knock
24,000gns – Midlock Yorkie (489), to Arkle and Halbeath
20,000gns – Arkle You Bet (311), to Harestone and Strathbogie
20,000gns – Knap Yeah Ram (648), to Allanfauld, Cairnam, Duncryne, Kaker Mill & Smyllum
16,000gns – Sportsmans You’re A Winner (330), to Cornmore
15,000gns – Knock Yardsman (535), to Breckenridge, Annan, Brackenridge, Garngour, & Mossknowe
14,000gns – Claybury Yosemite (442), to Cowal and Tophill
13,000gns – Milnbank Younique (509), to Nunfield
12,000gns – Knap Yorkie (650), to Clantibuies and Drumbreddan
12,000gns – Strathbogie Yolo (487), to Smyllum
11,000gns – Strathbogie Yabba Dabba Doo (482), to Clara, Larahirl and Urris
9000gns – Tamnamoney Young Willie McBride (572), to Hullhouse
8000gns – Tophill Yankee Boy (337), to Ballynahone, Drumgooland, Forkins, Tamnamoney & Whitepark
8000gns – Fordafourie Young Star (654), to Garngour and Cambwell
7500gns – Ballynahone Yorkie (295), to Hartside and Strawfrank
7000gns – Loosebeare Yahoo (193), to Broomknowes and Whiteheart
7000gns – Stainton You Bet (214), to Fordafourie and Knock
7000gns – Arkle Yahoo (313), to Cosyn Texels
7000gns – Sportsmans Yaya (334), to Alderview
6500gns – Cowal Yogi Bear (344), to Foyleview and Straidarran
6500gns – Scholars Young Gun (392), to Didcot
6000gns – Tullagh Yandel (288), to Orrisdale
6000gns – Sportsmans Yahoo (335), to Coley
6000gns – Fairywater Yellowstone (349), to Kininmonth
6000gns – Tullylagan Yukon Gold (376), to Faughanvale
6000gns – Garngour Yeltsin (472), to Allanfauld and Dyke
5500gns – Cowal Yorkshire Lad (342), to Millar’s
5500gns – Tamnamoney Yeti (573), to Caron
5500gns – Clinterty Yorkie (674), to Crailloch
5500gns – Humeston Yankee (688), to Easterseat
5200gns – Brackenridge Young Gun (523), to Glanllyn and Plasucha
5000gns – Scotsman Yahoo (506), to Nunfield
Visit the Photosales section to see the full gallery of photographs!
Visit the Photosales section to see the full gallery!