a PRoDUCTIoN sale from the Kitrob Texel flock on behalf of FUW members D R & D P Jones, Cefncaerferch, Pencaenewydd, Pwllheli, took place recently.
This renowned flock have previously had much success in the show ring including eight Interbreed Championships and well over 100 Championships and Reserve Championships, one of those being Reserve Champion Flock of Wales.
This success continued to the sale ring when the ewe lambs averaged an impressive £883.56.
Topping the sale at 3,200gns was JoK1701077 by Sportsmans Tremendous II and out of a Carran Upper Class daughter. This February born lamb was purchased by Stephen Cobbald from actonhall, Suffolk.
Stephen then went on to purchase the next best priced ewe lamb at 3,000gns. She was also by Sportsmans Tremendous II and out of a Carran Upper Class daughter.
JoK1701113, another Sportsmans Tremendous II sired lamb sold for 2,000gns to J & D Lewis from Sandbach, Cheshire. This lamb was out of a homebred ewe by Baltier Vampire.
Following closely behind at 1,950gns was JoK1701066 by the same sire as the previous lots mentioned, this ewe lamb was out of a Baltier Panther daughter and the successful bidder on the day was M Dent from Bishop auckland.
The pick of the shearling gimmer section was JoK1600971 by Baltier Panther and out of a Haddo Ignitor daughter. She was purchased by M R & J e Davies from austwick, Lancaster for 1,700gns.
The next best price was 1,600gns for a 2015 born ewe bred by Idris Morrisʼ Fachell flock. Sired by Sportsmans V8 and out of a Fachell Nutter daughter, she was purchased by a Jones from Hendre Park, Caernarfon.