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Champion Texel realises 5,000gns at Chelford

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CHELFORD hosted its annual sale of pedigree Texel females, with trade peaking at 5,000gns.

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A gimmer from a pen sired by the 145,000gns Knap Vicious Sid from the Sportsmans flock of Boden and Davies, Stockport, took top honours in the pre-sale show.

Judge Richard Wilson, Appleby, chose the daughter of a homebred Milnbank Special One-sired ewe as his champion, before it sold for 5,000gns in-lamb to Strathbogie Whiplash, to the Morrison family, Ayrshire.

 

Its ET sister, also in-lamb to Whiplash, attached a bid of 3,700gns from P. Castle, Peterborough, while a gimmer from the Bradleys flock from Robert and Ryan Bradley, Barnoldswick, was next best at 2,600gns. A daughter of Tophill Union Jack, it sold in-lamb to Bryn-y-Coed Yogi Bear, to Richard Hughes, Anglesey.

 

Gordon and David Gray’s Ettrick flock, Selkirk, saw their consignment peak at 2,400gns, paid by D. Morrison, Ayrshire, for an Ettrick Sir Alan-sired gimmer in-lamb to Hallrig Y Not.

 

The reserve champion came from Peter and Rose Woof, Stainton, with an Anglezarke Uno-sired gimmer, out of a ewe by Sportsmans Tremendous. It later sold in-lamb to Hexel Wildcard, to G. Morrison, Banff, for 1,800gns.

 

See the Beltex report from Chelford:

Lively Beltex trade at Chelford

Averages

 

In-lamb ewes, £422.33; in-lamb shearlings, £798.47; ewe lambs, £523.54.

 

Auctioneers: Wright Marshall.

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The champions ET sister, also in-lamb to Whiplash, sold for 3,700gns.

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