Whatmore Shearling Ewe leads Worcester Blue Texel trade at 3500gns on Friday 7th September 2018
Fri 7 September 2018
Friday’s Southern Supreme Show and Sale of Blue Texels, held at Worcester Livestock Market, saw a top price of 3500gns for a shearling ewe from Sara Gibbons, Brecon Powys, which was knocked down to Paul Tippetts, Shifnal, Shropshire, for the Hackney flock. This one is by the homebred tup, Whatmore Wasp and is out of a Whatmore Tommy daughter.
Next best price on the day was a call of 2500gns for a ram lamb from Llangadog, Carmarthenshire-based Caryl Howell’s flock. Cary’s Blues Captain is by the 2018 Royal Welsh Show reserve champion Dragon Buster out of an imported Dutch ewe. This one was knocked down in a partnership between the pre-sale show judge Stasa Moyse and W J and M Hunter, Aberdeenshire.
Leading the shearling ram offering with a winning bid of 2000gns was the male and reserve overall champion, Glan-YMor Bulldog from Matthew Jones, Talsarnau, Gwynedd. This one is by a Turbo Blue tup out of the Whatmore Siren daughter Hackney Yoko and found a new home with K Hawkins, Dunsford, Exeter.
Blue Texel Report 07 09 18.pdf