Texel & Beltex
Sale Date: Sat 10 January
At the Annual Show and Sale of Texel In Lamb Gimmers and Ewe Lambs for The Scottish Texel Sheep Breeders Club the judge Mr Willie Boyd, Dechmont Flock awarded the championship to a Gimmer from the Craig Douglas Flock of Steven Renwick, she was by Ettrick Tam O’Shanter and sold in lamb to Sportsmans Unbeatable, the judge backed his judgement by purchasing her for 1400gns. The top price of the was 2900gns for a gimmer from the Garngour Flock of Messrs Clark, she was by Strathbogie Smokey Blue and in lamb to Castlecairn Vavavroom..Alton and Vera Copland from the Overhouse Flock in Orkney sold their daughter of Allanfauld Souter Johnny for 1000gns. Robert Cockburn’s Knapp flock sold their best at 950gns for an Ettrick Rainbow Warrior daughter.
The Ewe Lamb section was topped at 400gns from Gordon Grahams Kypeview’s flock
20 Gimmers av £675.42 and 11 Ewe Lambs av £185.23
A small show of females forward were keenly bid for selling to a top of 600gns for Lot 57 a gimmer from J. W. Cowan, Brickrow. The same vendor also had the Champion and Reserve forward with the Champion on the day a ewe sold for 520gns. Reserve was a gimmer that sold for 580gns. Ewe lambs sold to 350gns & 300gns from W. Kennedy, Lyonpark, Maybole.