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Texel – Worcester

Prices reached 23,000gns at the Texel Society’s English National sale at Worcester, breaking centre records, with 57 shearling rams averaging £1298 and 190 ram lambs levelling at £1194.

Making the top price was Peacehay Ya Belter, a shearling ram from the Chave family’s flock at Wellungton Somerset. He is by the Kelso-bought Scrogtonhead U Stoater, out of a ewe by Sheeoch Tardis. Buyers were Halbeath, Langside and Drayton Farm Partnership.

Best in the ram lambs was a 17,000gns bid for Usk Vale Albatross, from Will Davis. This son of Strathbogie Ya Belter sold to Gordon and David Gray, from their Ettrick and Tima flocks.

Gimmers peaked at 4500gns for one from Robert Cockburn’s Knap flock, which sold to Halbeath. Overall, 92 gimmers averaged out at £967.

Below are pictures of the top priced lots, but to view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.

Peacehay Ya Belter sold at 23,000gns to Halbeath, Langside & Drayton Farm Partnership

Second top shearling was Whitehart Young Gun, which made 5300gns to G Probert, Herefordshire

Best in the ram lambs, Usk Vale Albatross made 17,000gns, to Ettrick & Tima

Ellen Valley Avici sold at 6500gns to Strathbogie

Foreman Hill Apache made 6000gns to the Llangwm, Welsh & Bradleys flocks

Milnbank Axl Rose sold at 5500gns to J Rees, Pont Idda, Abergele

Also making 5500gns, Millar’s Abu Dhabi, sold to Loosebeare & Whitehart

Sportsmans Alabama also made 5500gns, to William Doherty, Donegal

Ettrick Auld Lang Syne sold at 4800gns, to JAD & PM Owens, Woodhouse Farm, Leominster

Top price female, CKP1600768 from Knap, sold at 4500gns to Halbeath

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

Leading ram lamb and shearling prices:

Lot 154 – 23,000gns Peacehay, to Halbeath, Langside and Drayton Farm Partnership

Lot 449 – 17,000gns Usk Vale, to Ettrick and Tima

Lot 227 – 6500gns Ellen Valley, to Strathbogie

Lot 286 – 6000gns Foreman Hill, to Llangwm, Welsh and Bradleys

Lot 218 – 5500gns Milnbank, to J Rees, Pont Idda, Abergele

Lot 365 – 5500gns Millar’s, to Loosebeare and Whitehart

Lot 375 – 5500gns Sportsmans, to William Doherty, Donegal

Lot 182 – 5300gns Whitehart, to G Probert, Covenhope Farm, Leominster

Lot 293 – 4800gns Ettrick, to JAD & PM Owens, Woodhouse Farm, Shobdon

Lot 225 – 4200gns Milnbank, to A Thomas, Gwarllwyn, Glandwr

Lot 376 – 4000gns Sportsmans, to Paul Johnson, Corriecravie


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