Friday 23 February, 2024

Pedigree sheep sales from around the marts

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 Pedigree sheep sales from around the marts

Dutch Spotted sheep top at 3,500gns at Carlisle

The sale of Dutch Spotted sheep at Carlisle topped at 3,500gns for Milltown Good Girl, a ewe lamb by Carlaustan Extrovert out of Glencoy Cherry from T. Jackson, Co Down.

It sold to Messrs Watson, Pennington, and its ET sister, Milltown Gabby sold for 2,400gns to the same buyer.

Making 3,000gns was Merryboro Fleur, a shearling gimmer by Dutch Dominator out of Merryboro Diamond, consigned by Tom and Louise Nash, Haverfordwest.

It sold, in-lamb to Mcdermotts Fireman, to Messrs Williams and Co, Abergele.

Brian Davies, Haverfordwest, sold the imported gimmer, Flymetothemoon, in-lamb to Dutch Magic Man, for 2,200gns to Messrs Ridley, Richmond.

Another imported gimmer from the same home, but in-lamb to Irthing Valley Elvis, made 2,000gns to Messrs Skinner, Huntly.

Averages - 6 aged ewes, £1,137.50; 34 shearling gimmers, £1,190.51; 32 ewe lambs, £696.60.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.

Texels top Worcester pedigree sheep sale

A ewe lamb by the 160,000gns Rhaeadr First Choice was the top seller at 3,000gns at the Gloucester and Border Counties Texel Club's Christmas Present sale at Worcester.

From James Theyer's Oxfordshire-based Clanfield flock and out of a dam by 100,000gns Auldhouseburn Expression, it sold to Jack Robb, Leighton Buzzard.

Next at 880gns was an in-lamb gimmer by Clarks Wizard from the Chave family's Peacehay flock, which sold in-lamb to Usk Vale Fandabidozi to Kayleigh Dawe, Holsworthy.

Leading trade for Dutch Spotted females at 1,600gns were Tom and Louise Nash, Pembrokeshire, with the in-lamb gimmer, Merryboro Fran. By Ty-Gwyn Dustin and scanned in-lamb to Dutch Dominator it was knocked down to C. Riggs, Winbourne.

At the same money was another in-lamb female from Sara Gibbons, Brecon. Whatmore Flycatcher by Whatmore Elite, sold having run with Whatmore Forty Winx to Tom Buckland, Caerphilly.

Badger Face Texels saw a top call of 800gns for Tordown Edna, a ewe lamb by Whatmore Babdit from Steven Ley and Hannah Payne, Liskeard, which sold to Trevor Prew.

Blue Texels saw a top call of 750gns twice. Firstly, for the pre-sale champion, Glan-Y-Mor Goddess, an in-lamb gimmer by a Turbo Blue ram, from M. and A. Jones, Talsarnau. The buyer was M. J. C. Hocken, Cheltenham.

Also at that money was Whatmore Gin by Whatmore Chaos from Sara Gibbons which sold to S.L. Evans, Brecon.

 

Averages - Texels - 1 aged ewe, £525; 17 gimmers, £594; 2 ewe lambs, £1,785; Dutch Spotted - 4 aged ewes, £931.88; 8 shearling ewes, £1,207.50; 3 ewe lambs, £980; 3 recipient ewes, £752.50; Blue Texels - 7 aged ewes, £450; 11 shearling ewes, £633.82; 11 ewe lambs, £362.73; Badger Face Texels - 4 ewe lambs, £656.25; Beltex - 2 shearling ewes, 341.25; 1 ewe lamb, £210.

 Auctioneers: McCartneys.

Blue Texels top at 3,200gns at Carlisle

Leading the trade at 3,200gns the Blue Texel Society sale at Carlisle was Matt's Gin Fizz, a shearling ewe by Matt's Firetrap, out of the Joe's Alvin daughter, Hackney Caryl, from Matthew Burleigh, Enniskillen. Scanned with a pair to 10,000gns Sams Houdini, it was knocked down to Kevin Jones, Oswestry.

Matt's Gin Fizz


Samantha Allen and Allen Shortt, Strabane, sold Derg Gangsta Girl, also by Matt's Firetrap and out of Derg Coco Chanel for 2,800gns. Scanned with twins to 20,000gns Beili Blue Hulk, it was knocked down to C. Roberts, Abergele.
The same vendors sold two for 2,000gns apiece. The first going to Dave Thompson, Blandford, was Derg Glamour Girl also scanned with twins to Beili Blue Hulk.  

Matching that at 2,000gns when snapped up by Stephanie Dick, Stirling, was Derg GingerSpice by Beili Blue Euphoric and scanned with twins to 30,000gns Sunnybank Fergus.

Kevin Watret, Annan, led the ewe lamb trade at 1,200gns twice for a pair of full embryo sisters by Sunnybank Exchange Rate. Mark Oare, Holywell, bought the first, Solway View Heart while Laura Beck, Halesworth, bought the second, Solway View Hale, which won the ewe lamb class.

Averages: 6 aged ewes, £805; 59 shearling ewes, £837; 15 ewe lambs, £445.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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