The annual show and sale of Texel rams at Armoy Mart last Thursday was a very successful sale with rams selling to a top of 650 guineas with an almost complete clearance.
SHEARLINGS: Sam McAuley, Mosside, £640gns. Megan Shaw, Larne, £650gns. Simpson and Calvert, Ballymoney, £550gns. Peter Boyd, Ballyclare, £600gns, £420gns. Murray Annett, Rathfriland, £560gns, £500gns, £450gns. Austin Shaw, Larne, £510gns, £480gns. McKinney Bros, Maghera, £480gns, £450gns, £400gns. Henry Gamble, Bangor, £430gns, £350gns. Colin Gregg, Glarryford, £480gns. Alan Irwin, Donaghadee, £450gns. Robin Trimble, Newry, £450gns, £400gns. Robert Mulligan, Banbridge, £380gns, £300gns. J and M Watson, Dundonald, £510gns, £450gns, £400gns.
RAM LAMBS: Nigel Ross, Larne, £580gns, £460gns. John Currie, Ballymena, £520gns, £420gns. Megan Shaw, Larne, £400gns, £300gns. Danny McKay, Martinstown, £500gns, £400gns. Henry Gamble, Groomsport, £430gns, £350gns, £310gns. Robt Calvin, Ballymoney, £420gns. Martin Millar, Coleraine, £350gns, £310gns. Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills, £320gns, £320gns. Austin Shaw, Larne, £360gns, £300gns. Philip Hammond, Cookstown, £360gns, £300gns, £270gns. Colin Gregg, Glarryford, £360gns. Murray Annett, Rathfriland, £300gns. J P McKillop, Cushendall, £230gns. J and M Watson, Dundonald, £280gns. Robin Trimble, Newry, £310gns, £280gns.
Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.