Saturday’s Welsh National Texel Sale at Welshpool saw commercial buyers competing strongly with pedigree men at the top of the trade.
Leading the field was a lamb from the
This was Teiglum
Next best price of the day was the best shearling price of the sale, a 4,600gns bid for Loosebeare Saviour from the Quick family, Crediton,
A pair then sold at 2,800gns, with the first of these being a ram lamb from the Llyfni flock of Messrs Williams. Their best of the sale was Llyfni Twm Twm, a Sportsman’s Superstar son out of a dam by Glenside Likeable. He sold to Messrs Davies, Gower.
The other to make this money was the second best shearling of the day Llegodig Sing Song, the first prize shearling from the pre-sale show. This is a son of Llegodig Reunion and out of a dam by Hollyford Nijinsky. He was knocked down to Messrs Probert,
Then at 2200gns was Teiglum Theo, another from the
Two followed him at 1800gns, with the first at this level being Cwmcerrig Top Performer from Messrs Watkins. This Kelso Pavarotti son is out of a dam by Knock Nugget and is full ET brother to the first prize lamb from the Royal Welsh. He sold with an index of 418 and found a new home with G P Jones, Llanthomas, Hay-On-Wye.
Matching that price was Sportsman’s Tonka, from Messrs Boden and Davies,