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3,500gns high for Worcester Blue Texels

A top call of 3,500gns led the Southern Supreme show and sale of Blue Texels at Worcester.

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Sale leader, a Whatmore shearling ewe from Sara Gibbons, Brecon, which sold for 3,500gns.
Sale leader, a Whatmore shearling ewe from Sara Gibbons, Brecon, which sold for 3,500gns.

Sale leader was a Whatmore shearling ewe from Sara Gibbons, Brecon. By home-bred tup, Whatmore Wasp, it was purchased by Paul Tippetts, Shifnal.

 

Next, at 2,500gns, was Cary’s Blues Captain, a ram lamb from Caryl Howells, Llangadog. It was sold in a part-share to pre-sale show judge Stasa Moyse and W.J. and M. Hunter, both from Aberdeenshire.

Cary’s Blues Captain, a ram lamb from Caryl Howells, Llangadog, which sold for 2,500gns.
Cary’s Blues Captain, a ram lamb from Caryl Howells, Llangadog, which sold for 2,500gns.

Leading the shearling ram section at 2,000gns was male and overall reserve champion, Glan-Y-Mor Bulldog, from Matthew Jones, Gwynedd, which was purchased by K. Hawkins, Exeter.

 

Females saw a top call of 1,400gns for a shearling ewe from Ayrshire-based David Alexander. By Sams Yoyo, it went home with V. and G. Bowering, Mansfield, Nottingham.

 

Averages - 9 shearling ewes, £416.50; 69 shearling ewes, £646.28; 28 ewe lambs, £427.13; 2 senior rams, £577.50; 25 shearling ewes, £622.86; 17 ram lambs £682.50.

Auctioneers: McCartneys.

 

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