The Annual Badger Face Texel Sale took place at Carlisle on Saturday and saw a top price of 5500gns achieved for a shearling ram. This was Woodies All Muscle consigned by Stuart Wood. He was sired by the imported Woodies 26389-38944 and purchased on the day by Messrs Wright, Boston, Lincolnshire.
Clive Richardson sold the next top price at 2300gns which also topped the female section. Cleenagh Ambition a shearling gimmer by imported ram Cleenagh Hugo Boss and out of an imported dam. She sold to Messrs Brown & Mason, Lancaster.
Messrs Brown & Mason purchased the next top price at 2200gns, again a shearling gimmer, this time consigned by Dylan and Bethan Jones from the Beili flock. Beili Alys was out of an imported ewe and sired by the imported Turbo Das ram.
The Woodies flock’s only shearling gimmer entry also sold to 2200gns for Woodies Angelica. This late March born gimmer, comes from imported lines on both sides of her pedigree and was knocked down to Messrs Christie, Aberdeen.
The ewe lambs topped at 2000gns for Cleenagh Breath Taking, consigned by Clive Richardson. This February born lamb has imported lines on both sides and goes back home with Messrs Timm, Pontrefract,
17 Shearling Gimmers £1451.47
8 Ewe Lambs £1011.93
8 Shearling Rams £1434.56
14 Ram Lambs £ 714.75