A gimmer from Lanarkshire breeder Angus Kennedy’s Mitchellhill flock topped a lively trade for Texel females at Lanark today selling for 4000gns after taking the day’s championship title. The sale saw 12 sheep make over 1000gns.

 

By Scrogtonhead Ooor Willie – a Claybury Midlander son – and out of ewe by Clynnog Joe Tex, she had been flushed leaving seven embryos at Mitchellhill. Offered in-lamb to Mitchellhill Sonic – a son of the 10,000gns Glenside Ring a Ding, she was claimed by Aberdeenshire breeder Graham Morrison for his Deveronvale flock.

 

The two other Mitchellhill gimmers made 1800gns and 950gns.

 

A gimmer from the reduction of the Cauldcoats flock, owned by the late David Arkley, made 2200gns.

 

Averages: Texel gimmers £728; Cauldcoats reduction £550. (Lawrie and Symington).