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J36 Crooklands 31/08/13 - Pedigree Texels

Posted Sunday, 01 September 2013, 9.15am

North West Texels to 1700gns at New Sale

The inaugural show & sale of Pedigree Texel Sheep held at NWA J36 Rural Auction Centre attracted a strong entry of sheep from noted breeders with buyers in attendance from throughout the UK.

The championship rosette was awarded to the first prize ram lamb ARKLE UFO from GH & GG Wilkinson of Arkleby, sired by Teiglum Topper, he sold for 800gns to WS Hool, Ulverston. Reserve champion was a ram lamb from Procters Farm Ltd, PROCTERS UTILISE sired by Braehead Touch of Class, which later sold for 500gns to JS Stephenson of Skipton.  Top price ram lamb was GROUGFOOT USHER from J McKerrow which sold for a final bid of 1000gns to Mr J Barton, Walmer Bridge.

First prize shearling ram TEIGLUM TIN TIN from J Robinson of Carnforth, sired by Strathbogie Smokey Blue sold to local breeder JK & BE Townley of Lancaster for 1100gns closely followed by Stainton Tonka from PK Woof at 1000gns.

The sale was topped by the first prize gimmer shearling from REJ Price, sired by Ettrick Sir Alan and she rose to a final bid of 1700gns from Mr C Boden of Stockport. Another gimmer to break the 1000gns barrier was presented by JD Houghton, Tophill, which sold for 1350gns to R & E Ladds of Kendal

Sale Statistics
54 Gimmer Shearlings to 1700gns av. £415
34 Shearling Rams to 1100gns av. £555
90 Ram Lambs to 1000gns av. £380

Show Results
Overall Champion – 1st Prize Ram Lamb ARKLE UFO (lot 119)
Reserve Champion – 2nd Prize Ram Lamb PROCTERS UTILISE (lot 164)

Class 1 – Gimmer Shearlings
1st REJ Pierce ‘OLDFORD’ (lot 2) sold for 1700gns
2nd G Gray ‘ETTRICK’ (lot 22) sold for 650gns
3rd SC Currie ‘BEAUTRY’ (lot 5) sold for 580gns

Class 2 – Shearling Ram
1st J Robinson ‘KAKER MILL’ (lot 79) sold for 1100gns
2nd PK Woof ‘STAINTON’ (lot 73) sold for 1000gns
3rd A Nairey ‘MEINSPRIDE’ (lot 86) sold for 780gns

Class 3 – Ram Lamb
1st GH & GG Wilikinson ‘ARKLE’ (lot 119) sold for 800gns
2nd Procters Farm Ltd ‘PROCTERS’ (lot 164) sold for 500gns
3rd GH & GG Wilkinson ‘ARKLE’ (lot 120) sold for 500gns

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