17 January 1996

Mayjon in-lamb ewe goes for 650gns

THE Texel sale (above) included the dispersal of the Mayjon flock of Texels owned by J and M Lomas, and run on land rising to 305m (1000ft) at Buxton, Derbys.

The 26 in-lamb ewes, ranging from five-year-olds to shearlings, were complemented by 15 ewe hoggs. In-lambers peaked at 650gns for a 1994-bred ewe by Sportsmans Unique and out of a ewe by Cutler Allers Underline. She was scanned for twins by Bronallt Axminster. Buyer was I P Clough, Harrogate.

Other notable prices included a 1994-bred Unique in-lamb daughter carrying triplets at 440gns and a three-year-old by Pergal Winston at 300gns. Ewe hoggs sold to 180gns for one by Axminster.

AVERAGES: 26 in-lamb ewesand shearlings £245; 15 ewehoggs £123.