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Texel gimmers hit 4000gns at Worcester

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Jonathan Long by Jonathan Long

Texel shearling ewes sold on a flying trade at Worcester last night, seeing the average jump £120 on the year and prices reach  top of 4000gns. Heading up the trade at 4000gns was the pre-sale champion from Peter Woof’s Stainton flock. This one WPS1400594, which was both female and overall champion, is by Anglezarke Uno…

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Texel gimmers hit 4000gns at Worcester

Texel shearling ewes sold on a flying trade at Worcester last night, seeing the average jump £120 on the year and prices reach  top of 4000gns. Heading up the trade at 4000gns was the pre-sale champion from Peter Woof’s Stainton flock. This one WPS1400594, which was both female and overall champion, is by Anglezarke Uno…

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