Texel breeders from the south west were at the forefront of the prices at Saturday’s Gloucester and Border Counties Club sale of in-lamb Texels at Worcester.
Trade hit a peak of 780gns for a Livery Thunderstorm daughter from the Chave family, Somerset.
This was CFP1300685, a gimmer out of a dam by Peacehay Masterpiece and sold carrying to Peacehay Untouchable. She went to G B Renfree, Liskeard.
Following her at 760gns was another from the same home, CFP1300836, a Sheeoch Tardis daughter out of a dam by Cennen Magnum and again in-lamb to Untouchable. She sold to new breeder Phil Loveland, Maidstone.
A 720gns call early in the sale secured the first of the day from the Quicks of Loosebeare. This was QEL1302193, a Whitehart Spot On daughter out of a dam by Douganhill Jeronimo. Sold in-lamb to Loosebeare Show Stopper she was knocked down to S MacPherson, Moreton-in-Marsh.
Then at 710gns was the pre-sale champion, another Peacehay gimmer. This was CFP1300738, a daughter of Scolton Panther out of a dam by Peacehay Masterpiece. She sold in-lamb to Untouchable again and was the choice of Tom Shaw, Rugeley.
At 700gns was yet another of the Peacehay entries, CFP1300749. Sired by Scolton Panther gain she is out of a dam by Ettrick Net Profit and was in-lamb to Peacehay Untouchable. Buying this one were T E Duggan and Son, Leominster.
And trading at 680gns was the very first of the sale from the Martyn family’s Barnage flock. This one, MWB1300763, is a Hull House Troy daughter out of a dam by Barnage Oliff and sold in-lamb to Cowal Voyager.
Selling at 640gns was yet another from the Chaves. This was CFP1300682, a Cennen Magnum daughter out of a dam by Douganhill Lonestar. She sold in-lamb to Untouchable and went home with Nicola Hartright, Worcester.
Then making 600gns was another from Barnage, MWB1300701, a Hull House Troy daughter out of a dam by Peacehay Prince Charming. She sold in-lamb to Cowal Voyager and heads to Holsworthy with Debbie Dawe.
Averages: 43 gimmers £502.53 (McCartneys).