The Boden family, Stockport, took the top call of 20,000gns at the Christmas Stars sale of Texel females at Carlisle.
Their sale topper by Garngour Alabama out of a dam by Knap Vicious Sid and a full sister to 100,000gns Sportmans Batman, sold in-lamb with twins to 65,000gns Garngour Craftsmans, sire of the 350,000gns Sportsmans Double Diamond.
With an index in the top 5 per cent of the breed, it was knocked down to the Barclay family for the Harestone flock, Aberdeenshire.
Making 18,000gns was a gimmer from the Campbell family’s Cowall flock, Lochgoilhead. The daughter of Plasucha All Star out of a dam by Vicious Sid, sold in-lamb to Hexel Django to the Boden family.
At 8,000gns was the best from the sale of the adult portion of Keith Jamieson’s Annan flock, Dumfriesshire.
This daughter of Teiglum Younggun out of a dam by Knock Yardsman and sold carrying to Procters Crackerjack, to Willy Davis for the Usk Vale flock, Pontypool.
At the same money was another from the Boden family, a Deveronvale Ace of Diamonds daughter out of a dam by Knock Will I.Am and in-lamb to Garngour Craftsman.
It sold carrying twins to P. Castle, Peterborough.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.