Tamtain Diamante certainly made an explosion at the recent inlambuary online sale staged through Harrison and Hetherington for John MacGregor, Allanfauld, Glasgow, when selling for £4000.

Sunnybank backs this Badger Face Texel gimmer imported genetics on both sides and sold with a recipient carrying her two embryos as she sold empty to Messrs Love, Lochavich, Argyll.

Sunnybank Buttercup was next in the money at £2000 for the same home. This Badger Face Texel 2020-born ewe is scanned triplets to High Ploughland Ernie and is again full of Sunnybank genetics. This one sold in a two way split to Messrs Wood, Skene, Aberdeenshire, and Messrs Pedley, Little Musgrave, Cumbria.

John MacGregor was back in the money with the Badger Face Texel gimmer, Tamtain Dancing Queen when receiving £1900 from Messrs Edgar, Ousby, Cumbria. Adding to her future potential she is scanned a pair to High Ploughland Ernie.

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Messrs Morrison, Barr, Ayrshire, forked out £1800 for the similar gimmer, Tamtain Dark Diamond, which is again scanned a pair to the same service sire.

The best from the Stuart Barclay, Harestone, made £1700 when heading in the same trailer with Messrs Morrison, Barr, Ayrshire. This came in the form of a Badger Face Texel gimmer, scanned a pair to Solway View Future.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.

Averages: Tamtain flock: 20 Badger Face Texels, £1355.26. Harestone flock: five Badger Face Texels, £1091.00; five Blue Texels, £1120.00