Sale Report for 'BLUE BLINDERS' BLUE TEXEL SHOW & SALE - SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER
Date of Sale: Saturday 29th September 2018
Blue Texel Society ‘Blue Blinders’ Show & Sale
On Saturday the 29th of September the Society held their ‘Blue Blinders Show & Sale’ at Harrison & Hetherington, Borderway Mart, Carlisle.
Many thanks to the Judge David Thornley whose very stylish 1st Prize Ewe Lamb, Female Champion and Overall Champion Lot 317 from Paul & Christine Tippetts - Hackney HAC/18/2004 ET a substitute on the day which is sired by Whatmore Walnut out of Hackney Yum Yum. Classy little ewe lamb went on to Secure the Top Price of the day of 2200gns selling to the Fyfin Blues Flock.
Ewe lambs very much in demand with another excellent example of the breed with the 2nd Prize Ewe Lamb, Reserve Female Champion and Reserve Overall Champion from James Bailey – Ivanhoe Lot 316 JAB/18/4953 selling for 1700gns again this a substitute lot sired by Bishops ARB/10/00515 out of a Homebred Ewe ACB/15/02122 selling to the Beardsley Family, Ashbourne.
Shearling Ewes topped at 800gns for Lot 302 from David and Jennifer Alexander Millside a big powerful gimmer DJA/17/01845 sired by the 4000gns Sams Yoyo out of Millside DJA/11/00573 this sold to Penny Troup.
Next top call on the Shearling ewes again from David & Jennifer Alexander Lot 305 Millside DJA/17/01843 again sired by the 4000gns Sams Yoyo out of a Dulas Vault sired ewe this got knocked down for 650gns to Victoria & Gill Bowring.
Rams lambs topped the Ram trade with lot 352 from David and Jennifer Alexander Millside DJA/18/02025 this very lengthy ram lamb sired by Beili Blues BBD/15/02194 out of a Craigalbert sired ewe achieved 1100gns and sold to Messrs Noble, Penicuik.
The 1st Prize Ram Lamb and Reserve Male Champion Lot 349 from Paul & Christine Tippets Hackney HAC/18/01582 sired by a homebred Joes Alvin ram out of an Import Ewe, this sold for 1000gns to Roberts Family, Llangymin.
Shearling rams still very much in demand with the 2nd Prize Shearling Ram Lot 339 Walston Bandit from James Orr, this Nantyderri sired ram out of a Millside Ewe sold for 900gns to Messrs Butterfield, Barnsley.
Lot 331 1st Prize Shearling Ram and Male Champion Hackney ET HAC/17/01390 sired by the 18000gns Joes Alvin again out of Hackney Yum Yum this sold for 650gns to Messrs Metcalfe, Skipton.
A packed ringside of buyers and several telephone bidders ensured that trade remained fairly buoyant despite the current farming economy. It was great to see both old and new faces buying and we wish you all the very best with your purchases.
1 Aged Ram £525.00
3 Shearling Rams £665.00
20 Lamb Rams £436.80
4 Shearling Gimmers £656.25
20 Ewe Lambs £574.87
CLASS 1 - SHEARLING EWE
1ST Lot 303 - David & Jennifer Alexander - Millside
2nd Lot 301 – David & Jennifer Alexander
CLASS 2 – EWE LAMB
1st Lot 317 – Paul & Christine Tippets – Hackney
2nd Lot 316 – James Bailey – Ivanhoe
3rd Lot 320 – Chris Davies – Beaconsview
4th Lot 315 – James Bailey – Ivanhoe
CLASS 3 – SHEARLING RAM
1ST Lot 331 – Paul & Christine Tippetts – Hackney
2nd Lot 339 – James Orr – Walston
CLASS 4 – RAM LAMB
1ST Lot 349 – Paul & Christine Tippetts - Hackney
2nd Lot 348 – Cameron Cormack & Gaynor McDowell – C.J’S
3rd Lot 360 – Anita Padfield & Paul Barwood – Blue Diamond
4th Lot 367 – Anita Padfield & Paul Barwood – Blue Diamond
1ST PRIZE EWE LAMB – LOT 317 – HACKNEY ET HAC/18/2004 – Paul & Christine Tippetts
RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION
2nd PRIZE EWE LAMB – LOT 316 – IVANHOE JAB/18/4953 – James Bailey
1ST PRIZE SHEARLING RAM – LOT 331 – HACKNEY ET HAC/17/01390 – Paul & Christine Tippetts
FEMALE CHAMPION & 1ST PRIZE EWE LAMB – LOT 317 – HACKNEY ET HAC/18/2004
Paul & Christine Tippetts
RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION
RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION & 2nd PRIZE EWE LAMB – LOT 316 – IVANHOE JAB/18/4953