The Templepark Flock owned by William and James Herdman, 86 Killysorrell Road, Ashfield, Dromore, Co Down, hosted this year’s Texel stockjudging and charity auction event at their family farm on Saturday, August 6.
Members, friends and commercial breeders alike had an evening packed with activities including the stockjudging event, a Charity Auction in aid of the Southern Area Hospice, a barbecue, trade stands and a bouncy castle and games for the kids.
The Northern Ireland Texel Club would like to thank the Herdman family for hosting this year’s event, everyone who helped out on the night and all the sponsors who donated to support the competitions and the Charity Auction.
Under 12: 1st, Ellen Tumelty; 2nd, Lucie Tumelty; 3rd, Anna Tumelty.
12-18 Age Group: 1st, Aiden Casement; 2nd, Andrew Blakely; 3rd, Baillie O’Connor.
19-30 Age Group: 1st, Sam McConnell; 2nd, Stewart Ferris; 3rd, Nathan Armstrong.
Over 30 Age Group: 1st, Nigel Ross; 2nd, Ian Millar; 3rd, Tie Billy Cubbitt & Gardiner Murdock.
Guess the Name of the Teddy: “Fluffy” Chris Bell.
Guess Breed: Baillie O’Connor.
Guess Weight: Rodney Windrum.
Sale season starts on the 16th and 17th August with the Northern Ireland Premier Sale at Ballymena Mart.
For a catalogue and further information contact 02476696629 or visit the Society Webpage and download a copy of the sale catalogue on line www.texel.co.uk.