Aberdeenshire breeder Willie Knox secured the leading price at
the Solway & Tyne Texel Breeders Club show and sale.
Haddo Neptune sold for 14,000 guineas
His homebred lamb ram, Haddo Neptune a group 1 son of Cowal Maverick
and out of a Craighead Hercules sired mother, sold for 14,000gns.
Earlier in the day Neptune won the Reserve Overall Championship.
He was successfully purchased by Jennifer Lodge for her Heyworth
Lodge flock at Moseley Grange based near Doncaster.
Following at 12,000gns was the Overall Champion of the event,
a lamb ram shown by Lanarkshire breeders Jim and Helen Clark along
with their family. Garngour Nixon, a February born group 1 son
of Tamnamoney Lynbrook and with his mother going back to Clynnog
Joe Tex, he was bought by PA Cartman Hall of Scosthrop Farm, Skipton.
Also selling for 12,000gns was a lamb ram consigned by local breeder
Jim Sharratt of Rosgill, Penrith. Combs Valley Nistleroy, a March
born Glenside Minstrel sired son and out of a Greenwood Invincible
bred mother, he now travels north for G Morrison of Inchbruich
Farm at Banff.
Also selling up to the five figure price tag was the first lamb
from the Doughanhill Farms pen. Douganhill Monarch, a son of the
renowned Glenside King II stock ram and out of a Hull House Hanky
Panky bred mother, he sold for 10,000gns going jointly to Karen
Wight of Midlock, Biggar and GA Gibson & Co of Galston, Ayrshire.
212 shearling rams £507.32
243 lamb rams £675.76
5 aged rams £407.40
108 shearling gimmers £274.31
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