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Carlisle – Texels ’20

Solway and Tyne Texel Breeders’ Club enjoyed a strong sale at Carlisle, with trade peaking at 48,000gns for a Sportsmans ram lamb. Overall, 302 ram lambs sold to average £1420.67, with 180 shearling rams levelling out at £1050.88. The 78 shearling gimmers sold to average £764.61, while nine ewe lambs averaged £617.66.

The dispersal of gimmers from Edward Pugh’s Glanllyn flock attracted huge attention, with a breed record price for a female being paid at 50,000gns for PUG1901032. Overall, the 12 Glanllyn gimmers averaged out at a phenomenal £13,300.

Archie Hamilton’s Smyllum dispersal peaked at 3000gns and averaged £1225 for 12 females.

Below are pictures of the top priced lots – click on the animal’s name/number to view its pedigree. To view the full selection of pictures taken, see our Photosales.

Sale topper, Sportsmans Dare Devil, sold at 48,000gns to Rhaeadr

Castlecairn Doodlebug sold at 38,000gns to Lakeview and Sportsmans

Garngour Detroit sold at 32,000gns to Sportsmans

Mattadale Dance Monkey sold at 8000gns to the Aman, Hathren and Teilo flocks

Castlecairn Diamond Vision sold at 6000gns to Knock, Hilltop and Nochnary

One of the top shearlings, Crailloch Chico, sold at 5500gns to the Caebetran flock

The shearling Douganhill Cherokee sold at 5500gns to the Clun flock


Record price female, PUG1901032, sold at 50,000gns to the Knap and Sportsmans flocks

This gimmer, PUG1901067, sold at 18,000gns to Sportsmans

Also selling to Sportsmans, this one, PUG1901025, made 9000gns

To view the full selection of pictures taken, see our Photosales.

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