JUDGE James Wilkinson, Ballygroogan, hands over the champion rosette to Gary Beacom’s Lakeview ram lamb exhibit Lakeview Fighter. He is an Alderview Explosive son and sold for 750gns.
Reserve Champion went to Adrian Liggett’s Corbo ram lamb exhibit Corbo Flame, another Aderview Explosive son, selling for 620gns.
Other leading prices were Craig Cowan 600gns; Gary Beacom 600gns; Marcus Johnston 750gns; Alistair Breen 650gns, 600gns and 580gns; Nathan Armstrong 660gns, Andrew Fyffe 550gns.
The sale averaged 550gns for shearling rams and 450gns for ram lambs.
Upcoming NI Texel Club sales include Swatragh, September 22; Hilltown, September 23; Ballymena, September 26; Markethill, September 28; and Lisahally, September 29.
n Further information can be obtained from the Club Secretary Martin Warnock on 07791 679112.
n Catalogues available for download www.texel.uk
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