Archive Article: 2002/08/30

30 August 2002

Bids hit 1250gns at the North West Texel Breeders Club at Chelford last weekend for the ram lamb Sportmans Indiania by Baltier Winston and tested ARR/ARR in scrapie genotyping. Commercial buyers were taking note of scrapie status – a factor that saw show champion, Tophill Investment (pictured), suffer. The ram lamb has a Group 3 status and eventually sold for 280gns to M Plant of Keele, Staffs, for use in a commercial flock (Frank R Marshall).

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