Tullagh gimmer tops Elite Texel sale

John and Richard Currie, Ballymena topped the NI Texel Club Elite Gimmer sale held at the La Mon Hotel as part of the National AGM and social weekend. A Garngour Patriot daughter with Annan Jewel in her pedigree sold to out- going chairman Gordon Gray for £3,150. She comes in lamb to Strathbogie Stud which the Tullagh flock purchased in partnership at Lanark this year. He is a son of Glenside Razzle Dazzle who was awarded ” 2011 1st Season Sire of the Year” back in September.


tex11lot9agm 0813.jpgMartin and Cyril Millar’s flock followed closely behind with a Mellor Vale Masterpiece daughter from a Corrie Lancelot dam selling to £2,940. This smart gimmer, a full sister to Millar’s Outstanding, was sold in-lamb to Milnbank Special One, which was purchased in Lanark 2011 for 25,000gns. She travels to Aberdeenshire and the Strathbogie flock of James Innes and sons.

tex11lot7agm 7172.jpgOther leading prices included a Kelso Oxygen daughter from the Ballygroogan flock of Wilkinson Brothers. She was purchased for £1,900 by new breeder Richard Reynolds, Co Down and comes in -lamb to Glenside Razzle Dazzle. Also hitting the £1,900 mark was a Baltier Nailer daughter from the Ballynahone flock of Richard Henderson. She joins the Bregagh flock of Leonard Linton in lamb to Springhill Stone.

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