Yesterday’s Texel sale at Lanark for the Scottish Texel Club saw prices peak at 2100gns for ram lamb Tapanui Raconteur from Kerr Jarvie. This is a Penparc Lexus son out of a ewe by Baltier King and sold to H and M Evans, Ty Croes, Anglesey.
Next best at 1800gns was Lower Reiss Rebel from Douglas Webster. Sired by Tophill Nockout and out of a dam by Garngour Nobleman he was reserve interbreed at Caithness Show and sold to J Currie and Sons, Lanark.
Also at this price was Cairness Rockstar, a Deveronvale Perfection son from Jimmy Douglas. He is out of a Brookhill Northern Star sired dam and sold to John Forsyth, Glenside.
Making 1700gns was Culter Allas Raider from Callum Wight. He is by Tullagh Pacha and out of a dam by Fachell Indiana. Sold with an index of 248 he went to R and M Struthers, Carluke and Robert Laird, Cambwell.
Best in the shearling ewes was a 1000gns bid for one from Adam Andrew’s Ladyburn flock. This was a Baltier Ossie daughter out of a dam by Cambwell Kilt and was bought by A Campbell, Carstairs.
Averages; seven shearling rams £543, 233 ram lambs £463.67, 20 shearling ewes £301 (Lawrie and Symington).