A pick of the Texel gimmers from Robbie Wilson’s Milnbank flock from North Dorlaithers, Turriff, has been sold privately for £15,000, to Northern Ireland breeder, Gary Beacom, buying for his Lakeview flock from Fivemiletown.

The gimmer, Milnbank Candy Rush, is bred from a strong female line, with her dam’s ET sister sold to the Sportsmans flock for 16,000gns, and her grand-dam for 10,000gns. She is by the 28,000gns Auldhouseburn Billy the Kid.