Texel entries at Agri-Expo, Carlisle, were as strong as ever, with two classes for Texel sired lambs drawing bumper entries from both local and more well travelled exhibitors.
|First prize and Overall reserve champion Pair of Texel lambs over 40.1kg|
And there was championship success for the winner of the day's second class, that for Texel sired lambs weighing 40.1kg or more, with the winners from this class, a pair of Dutch Texel sired lambs from John and Peter Hall and family, Inglewood Edge, Dalston, taking the reserve overall championship in the show.
This pair tipped the scales at 43kg each and are by a homebred Dutch Texel ram. Second spot in this class went to Robin Slade, Herefordshire, with third taken by David and Linda Wadland.
|First prize pair of Texel Lambs up to 40kg|
And the Wadland team were on fine form in the earlier class for lambs up to 40kg, with their pair taking the red ticket here ahead of the Hall family. Third in this class went to Robin Slade