Beltex led the trade at the Rising Stars online timed auction hosted by Harrison and Hetherington selling to £8,300 for Woodies Exquisitor.
The sale leader was a shearling gimmer by Kingledores Demonstrator out of Smart Ass Welshie was consigned by Stuart Wood, Skene, and sold to Messrs Miller, Inverurie.
Next from the same home at £4,000 was Woodies Extravagant, a shearling gimmer by Carrigans Bob Lee Swagger out of Woodies Wild Wind which went to Messrs Lawrie, Lanark.
Hackney Esmie, a shearling gimmer by Airyolland Castro from Paul and Christine Tippetts, Shifnal, then sold for £3,500 to Messrs Morton, Denny.
Texels topped at £5,050 for a shearling gimmer from Robbie Wilson’s Milnbank flock, Turriff. By Auldhouseburn Billy The Kid out of a Strathbogie Untouchable daughter, it sold to Messrs Vaughan, Leominster.
Next in the Texels at £3,250 was a shearling gimmer by Donrho Aristocrat from Robert Bennett’s Plasucha flock, Meifod. The buyer was Messrs Cubitt, Ballymena.
Saltire Blue Diana Ross, a shearling gimmer from Stasha Moyse, Skene, led the Blue Texel trade at £4,650. By Caryl’s Blue Captain out of Saltire Blue Betty, it sold to Messrs McFarland, Co Tyrone.
Saltire Blue Disco Diva, another shearling gimmer by the same sire out of Saltire Blue A Beauty, also from Ms Moyse, made £3,750 to Messrs Shortt, Strabane, Co Tyrone.
Making £3,950 was Derg Esmerelda, a ewe lamb by Saltire Blue Derek out of Derg Coco Channel consigned by S. Allen and A. Shortt, Strabane, which sold to Messrs Phillips, Reading.
In the Dutch Spotted section the top price was £3,550 for Tiptop Denver, a ram lamb by Tiptop Charlie out of an imported ewe from Ali Jackson, Annan. The buyer was Messrs Lofthouse, Harrogate.
Next at £2,800 was Diamond Daffy, a ewe lamb by Challoch Bearskin from E. Allan, Armagh, which sold to Messrs Middleton, Carnforth.
Bluefaced Leicesters sold to £1,600 for a shearing gimmer by K1 Carry House from the MacGregor family’s Allanfauld flock, Kilsyth, which sold to Messrs Proctor, Kirkby Stephen.
Woodies Madonna, a 2014-born ewe from Stuart Wood topped the Badgerface Texels at £1,500 selling to Messrs Hogan, Co Carlow.
Averages – 10 Dutch Spotted, £2,230; 22 Texels, £1,661.36; 6 Bluefaced Leicesters, £1,063.33; 19 Beltex, £1,675.26; 7 Badgerface Texels, £960; 28 Blue Texels, £1,932.14.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.