A selective trade peaked at 2,800gn at the Scottish Texel Breeders’ Club show and sale at Lanark.
Scottish breeders enjoyed success at the Solway & Tyne Texel Breeders Club annual autumn show and sale in Carlisle.
Trade rose by more than £700 on the year (but for 89 fewer sold) at the Scottish National Show and Sale of Texel rams at Lanark, where prices peaked at 125,000gn.
More than 5,000 of the UK’s finest livestock will compete for rosettes, silverware and sashes at next month’s Royal Highland Show.
Well-known Banff breeder Graham Morrison has been crowned top of the flocks in the North of Scotland Texel Club’s annual flock competition.
A top price of 16,000gn was paid for an in-lamb gimmer from Huntly breeder Jim Innes at the Christmas Stars Texel Sale at Carlisle.
Ram lamb averages were up £133 on the year, for 20 more sold, at the Scottish Texel Club’s sale at Lanark.
Scottish breeders led the charge at the Solway and Tyne Texel Breeders Club show and sale in Carlisle.
Farmers and sheep breeders from across Scotland with gather at Lanark Mart later this month for the UK’s biggest show and sale of pedigree Texel sheep.
Aberdeen-Angus cattle and Texel sheep will take centre stage at Echt Show next month.
Pedigree female sheep sold to a top of 3,700gn at the Highland Ladies sale in Dingwall.
Tups sold to a top price of £3,800 at the Caithness Livestock Centre in Quoybrae yesterday.
Ross-shire based Beltex breeder Alan Munro enjoyed a memorable day at the Beltex Scotland show and sale at Lanark achieving 11,000gn and 7,000gn for ram lambs from his Loandhu flock.
A Texel shearling ram led the charge at the McGowan family's ninth annual on-farm tup sale at Incheoch, Alyth, Blairgowrie.
Breeders from the north of Scotland led the charge at the Solway and Tyne Texel Breeders' Club autumn show and sale in Carlisle.
Texel ram lambs proved popular at the Scottish National show and sale at Lanark selling to 70,000gn, with a further 15 lots reaching five-figures.
A Texel ram lamb from north-east breeder James Innes' Strathbogie flock at Dunscroft, Huntly, has sold for £60,000 in a private deal.
Texel sheep breeders from across the north and north-east have been recognised in a pair of flock competitions by regional clubs.
Pedigree Beltex sheep sold well at the Beltex Scotland show and sale at Lanark on Thursday, with just 40 of the 235 entries failing to find buyers and averages up on the year for both males and females.
Peterhead-based breeders Albert and George Howie, led the trade of Texel ram lambs at Lanark selling their best at 70,000gn.
Scottish breeders were top of the flocks at the Texel Christmas Stars sale in Carlisle last weekend.