NATSB WINTER SALE OF IN LAMB PEDIGREE TEXELS Forward: 55 head of Pedigree Texel New Texel Female Format Proves a Success Thursday evening saw Skipton Mart host the Northern Area Texel Clubs Winter Sale of Pedigree Females, where Peter Woofs Stainton Flock produced the champion sheep and top price.


Selling at 1000gns was the champion a march born powerful gimmer by Anglezarke Uno sold carrying twins to Stainton AK49 the son of the 30,000gns Knock Yankee to Mr J Simpson, York. Mr Woof followed this at 900gns with his 4th prize gimmer, this time sired by the Knock Yankee ram out of an Uno ewe that goes back to Sportsmans Tremendous and carrying twins at the 15,000gns Auldhouseburn Bolt, it went home with Mr S Richardson, Barnsley. John Green made the long trip out of the Scottish borders to support this new sale date and went home 800gns better off when his Strathbogie Wildboy sired gimmer carrying triplets to the homebred Greenall Batistuta sold into Cumbria with Mr J Fawcett. Jeff Aiken brought out a nice pen of gimmers on behalf of Procters Farm Ltd with the pen leader, a product of Teiglum Youngun, itself a 70,000gns purchase and scanned twins to Strawfrank Alphonso. It sold locally to Jill Perrings, Giggleswick for 750gns.

The sale saw an 86% clearance rate and averages are below.



Judge Mr Tom Pateman


CLASS 1 – Best Ewe NATSB Trophy

1st S Spyrou Lot 70 420gns

2nd S Spyrou Lot 68 380gns


CLASS 2 – Best Shearling Ewe Wilf Wood Trophy

1st PK Woof Lot 12 1000gns

2nd R Green Lot 58 800gns

3rd FA Nairey Lot 47 700gns

4th PK Woof Lot 11 900gns


CLASS 3 – Best Ewe Lamb NATSB Trophy

1st M&V Collins Lot 72 380gns


CHAMPION – PK Woof Lot 12

RESERVE   R Green Lot 58


Shearling Gimmers – Av £412.43 (2017 £378)

Aged Ewes – Av £420 (2017 £397)

Ewe Lambs – Av £304.50



PK Woof                              1000gns 900gns

R Green                               800gns

Procters Farm                    750gns 650gns

FA Nairey                            700gns