Welsh Texel sale hits 5,500gns


p 242 Teiglum Tennessee 5500gns webjpg.jpgSaturday’s Welsh National Texel Sale at Welshpool saw commercial buyers competing strongly with pedigree men at the top of the trade.

Leading the field was a lamb from the Clark family’s Lanarkshire-based Teiglum flock.

This was Teiglum Tennessee which sold at 5,500gns. This Sportsman’s Scout son is a full ET brother to their 60,000gns lamb from last week’s Scottish National Sale at Lanark and sold to a consortium of buyers including Thomas MacTaggart, Rascarrel, Robert Laird, Cambwell, the Nesbitt family, Alwent,, Danny Graham, BallaGlonney and Wyn Jones.


p 292 Loosebeare Saviour 4600gns web.jpgNext best price of the day was the best shearling price of the sale, a 4,600gns bid for Loosebeare Saviour from the Quick family, Crediton, Devon. This Quercus Puregold son is out of a dam by Tycam Napoleon and sold to Esmor Evans, with a half share retained. This one contained strong Loosebeare bloodlines, with his sire’s dam having been sold by the Quicks to John Howard in a private £4,000 sale.

A pair then sold at 2,800gns, with the first of these being a ram lamb from the Llyfni flock of Messrs Williams. Their best of the sale was Llyfni Twm Twm, a Sportsman’s Superstar son out of a dam by Glenside Likeable. He sold to Messrs Davies, Gower.

The other to make this money was the second best shearling of the day Llegodig Sing Song, the first prize shearling from the pre-sale show. This is a son of Llegodig Reunion and out of a dam by Hollyford Nijinsky. He was knocked down to Messrs Probert, Leominster, Herefordshire.

Then at 2200gns was Teiglum Theo, another from the Clarks. He is by Strathbogie Smokey Blue son out of a dam by Kiltariff Osprey and was bought by C Bellis, Brynford, Flintshire.

Two followed him at 1800gns, with the first at this level being Cwmcerrig Top Performer from Messrs Watkins. This Kelso Pavarotti son is out of a dam by Knock Nugget and is full ET brother to the first prize lamb from the Royal Welsh. He sold with an index of 418 and found a new home with G P Jones, Llanthomas, Hay-On-Wye.

Matching that price was Sportsman’s Tonka, from Messrs Boden and Davies, Stockport. He is a Cowal Rob Roy son out of a dam by Baltier Panther and was bought by Messrs Owen, Sandilands. Tywyn.