The Heys Texel flock of Mark Ireland has also been busy selling tup lambs privately, with Heys Strathbogie Supersize being bought by the Meon Down flock of David and Thomas Bradley Farmer for an undisclosed price.

This one is a son of 5500gns Straithbogie Ranger, the winner of the open shearling ram class at Great Yorkshire this year, and is out of a dam by Knock Orango. The Bradley Farmers have also bought Orango, a full bother to 10,000gns Knock Orion and 20,000gns Knock Oregano, again for an undisclosed price.who we have also purchased for an undisclosed price.