Sat 9 January [Texel In-lamb Show & Sale]

Texel In-lamb Show & Sale

Sale Date: Sat 9 January

Lawrie & Symington held its Annual Show & Sale of Texel In-lamb females which incorporated the reduction of the Grougfoot Texel Ewes.

The Grougfoot flock met a strong trade with the 25 ewes leveling at £937.50. Top price 1900gns twice firstly for a 2012 born ewe by Baltier Skipper in-lamb to Hexel Wild Bill purchased by R Forsyth for his Baltier flock and secondly A Hamilton, Smyllum purchased a Glenside Rocket ewe also in-lamb to Hexel Wild Bill. At 1800gns P Gray, Scrogtonhead secured a Sportsmans Showman ewe and at the same money R Laird secured a Grougfoot The Power ewe for his Cambwell flock. At the sale on behalf of the Scottish Texel Club a good trade prevailed with a 95% clearance. The Judge Mr Archie Hamilton, Smyllum awarded the Championship to Clark Farms, Teiglum which went on to secure the top price to S McCollam for his Carmavy flock.

Other principal prices

Mitchellhill 900gns, 620gns

Brackenridge 620gns

Knapp 520gns, 480gns

Garngour 500gns x 2