Saturday 11th December – Select Seven Texel Sale


Saturday 11th December 2021

Lawrie & Symington Ltd held the 24th Annual Select Seven Sale of Texels when a large audience from all over the UK and Ireland as well as online bidders had forward 93 Texel Gimmers and Ewe Lambs. Once again, a great show of quality well bred sheep was on offer enabling buyers to purchase females in lamb to some outstanding service sires and with some of the best bloodlines in the country.

The sale was topped at 26,000gns for an outstanding gimmer (photograph below) from the Usk Vale Flock of Will Davis and Paul Rowlands, by the 24,000gns Hope Valley C The Stars sold in lamb to 17,000gns Lakeview Earn Your Keep she was purchased by Monnon Marques, Monmouth.


The pen leader (photograph below) from Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn sold a daughter of the homebred Auldhouseburn Corky in lamb to the 30,000gns Saltcoates E Class for 12,000gns with the final bid coming from the Clanfield Flock of James Theyer.


At 11,000gns Gordon and David Gray’s Ettrick flock sold their pen leader (photograph below) at 11,000gns with Geff Teward’s New View flock securing this gimmer by Ettrick Cocky Bob in lamb to the 24,000gns New View Electrifying.


The Garngour flock of Alan Clark sold their best (photograph below) at 10,000gns to Rob Evans, Hope Valley who purchased a daughter of Craighead Crusader in lamb to Midlock Escabar



5,200gns – Craighead to E Morgan Blaencar

5,000gns – Cambwell to M Coubrough, Hartside

4,800gns – Auldhouseburn to R Evans, Hope Valley

4,200gns – Ettrick to D McArthur, Daer

3,600gns – Usk Vale to M Thomas, Crug Llwyd

3,600gns - Garngour to EJ Green, Drumburn

3,500gns – Teiglum to J Wight & Sons, Midlock

3,500gns – Usk Vale to J Porter, Appleby

3,200gns – Usk Vale to S Woodrow, Port Charlotte

3,200gns – Procters to AM & L Sutherland, Carran

3,200gns - Procters – A & A Gunn, Hill of Forss

3,000gns – Ettrick to M McAteer, Claudy

3,000gns – Usk Vale to Mrs J Chisholm, Wester Moy

3,000gns – Usk Vale to R Ellis, Ffordd

3,000gns – Usk Vale to D Clark, Clark’s

3,000gns – Procters to J & E Hendry, Rascarrell


3,000gns – Teiglum to D & J McKerrow, Nochnary



Auldhouseburn 5 av £4,270

Boghouse 6 av £945

Cambwell 8 Av £1,601.25

Clarks 5 av £1,067.50

Craighead 3 av £2,625

Ettrick 9 av £3,663.33

Garngour 11 av £2,424.55

Grougfoot 2 av £761.25

Procters 5 av £2,861 25

Teiglum 10 av £1,632.75

Usk Vale 10 av £5,502

Watchknowe 4 av £472.50


72 Gimmers averaged £2,796.55

6 Ewe Lambs averaged £945

78 averaged £2,652.27


Photo Credits - MacGregor Photography

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