Stock Sires

Sportsmans Batman

Purchased in September 2018, Batman is the flock’s dearest stock ram to date, costing 100,000gns.

One of just seven Texels to ever sell at six figures, Batman is a son of Garngour Alabama out of a dam by the 145,000gns Knap Vicious Sid and had been champion in the pre-sale show at the Solway and Tyne Club Sale, Carlisle.

A powerful, upstanding ram with great presence and breed character, combined with a great top and loin, Batman is a ram we think a lot of and one which is undoubtedly going to have a positive influence on the flock.

Haddo Ringleader

This exceptional ram was bought at Lanark in 2010 for 50,000gns.

When looking for a stock ram to complement the foundation females the aim was to find a balanced ram with a great carcass coupled with breed character and correctness. Ringleader fulfilled these requirements and more besides and has gone on to breed exceptionally well, being the sire of the 16,000gns Procters Samurai, with his first eight sons averaging more than £5000. He has also bred females to a top of 7000gns.

Scholars TwentyTwelve

Purchased privately for £40,000 and shared with Jim Innes’ Strathbogie flock this ram was first at the Great Yorkshire Show as a ram lamb in 2012 then first prize shearling ram at the same show in 2013.

He is the sire of Procters Ulrika, breed champion at the Royal Highland 2015 and breed and interbreed champion at the Royal Welsh Show in the same year.

He has bred gimmers to 4400gns, with this ewe going on to breed the reserve female champion at the Royal Welsh Show in 2015. On the male side he is sire of the 32,000gns Strathbogie Upgrade and the 16,000gns Strathbogie U2.

Sportsmans Unimog

Sired by the 42,000gns Tullylagan Tonka this ram was bought in partnership with Gordon Gray’s Ettrick flock because of his dam line, with his grand dam being the famous Knock 54 ewe.

His Cambwell Rob Roy-sired dam was bought by Charlie Boden at Carlisle, with the Procters flock having been the underbidder for her.

He has bred well, producing a trio of females selling at 3600gns and leaving rams with power and scope.

Scrogtonhead U Stoater

This ram was bought as a shearling at Kelso ram sales for the centre record price of £35,000 and was bought for his exceptional power and natural fleshing. In his first season he bred Procters Warlord a 5000gns sale to Robert Laird’s Cambwell flock.

He has bred sons to 23,000gns and a number of daughters of note, with size, scale and breed character in abundance.

Knap Wot A Nut

A son of Charben Valentine, Wot A Not is out of a dam by Garngour Onyx and was reserve champion at Carlisle in 2015. He was bought for 5000gns and is shared with the Tamnamoney and Whitepark flocks.

Teiglum Young Gun

Purchased jointly with the Sportsmans flock for 70,000gns, this son of Teiglum Windfall is out of a dam by Castlecairn Vavavoom and has already sired sons to 130,000gns at Lanark in 2017, with another son sold for 125,000gns in 2018. A ram with exceptional breed character and structure Young Gun has an index of 349 and is breeding superbly in the flock. 

Thrunton Younique

This ram was bought as a shearling at Kelso in 2017 for his scale, stretch and carcass. Sired by Forkins Viagra and out of a dam by the £10,000 Scrogton Powerhouse. Younique is a ram already leaving size and power in his lambs.

Strawfrank Alphonso

Another purchased from Kelso 2017 Alphonso is shared with the Arkle and Ellen Valley flocks of the Wilkinson family and is sired by Ballynahone Yorkie and out of a dam by Strathbogie Usher, carrying both Duncryne Uber Cool and the noted Allanfauld Rockafella in his back pedigree. He carries an index of 449.

Procters Abracadabra

This homebred son of Teiglum Young Gun is out of a dam by the 11,000gns Lanark champion Tophill Union Jack which was reserve champion at Great Yorkshire Show in 2016. He was sold at Lanark in 2017 to Douganhill Farms and was used for AI in 2017. His dam is one of the best Union Jack daughters in the flock and we look forward to seeing his progeny excel. 

PFD15 00019 dam of Procters Abracadabra

Fordafourie Balvenie

Also purchased in 2018 was Fordafourie Balvenie, a ram bought in a shared purchase with the Douganhill flock.

This 12,000gns purchase from Sandy Lee’s Fordafourie flock is by Fachell Victor and out of a Deveronvale-bred dam by Garngour Ultimatum which also bred the 24,000gns Fordafourie Amalert.

Sportsmans Scania

Bought for his outstanding breed character and power this ram has gone on to leave great females at Procters and comes from a consistent family.

His overall correctness coupled with his back pedigree marked him out as one which would add quality to the Procters flock.

He has left his mark on the breed, being the grand sire of the 145,000gns Knap Viscious Sid.

Tophill Union Jack

This outstanding ram was bought for 11,000gns having been champion at Lanark in 2013. He is by Knock Trident and out of a dam by Tamnamoney Rob Roy.

He continues to breed well for the flock, breeding top drawer females and siring rams to a top of 8000gns for Procters Vagabond and 5800gns for Procters Vavavoom, he was reserve male champion at the Royal Welsh Show and later sold to the Kermode family for their Orrisdale flock.

He is also sire of Procters Valerie a gimmer sold for 6200gns to Robbie Wilson’s Milnbank flock at the Northern Stars sale in 2015 as well as being sire of a 4200gns gimmer sold at the same sale.

Anglezarke Uno

Purchased jointly for 8500gns this ram has bred well for the Procters flock, producing well fleshed, correct progeny with breed character and outstanding growth.

Noted progeny include Procters Vicky, the first prize ewe lamb at the Royal Welsh Show 2014. He has been used in the flushing programme, including being flushed to the Chessy ewe and producing a strong crop of daughters.

Glenside Whisky Galore

A son of the 85,000gns Carmorn Velvet Jacket this ram was bought for 15,000gns at Lanark and carries exceptional fleshing and a great skin.

Llangwm Wario

The first prize ram lamb and reserve male champion from the Royal Welsh Show, Wario was bought privately for £30,000 and is shared with the Douganhill, Durisdeer and Courthill flocks

Strathbogie Ya Belter

Another purchase from Lanark 2016 was the 35,000gns Strathbogie Ya Belter, a son of Millar’s Windbrook out of a dam by Glenside Razzle Dazzle which is a full sister to the 24,000gns Strathbogie Smokey Blue. He was also bought in a shared purchase.

Milnbank American Sniper

A 10,000gns purchase at the Solway and Tyne Club sale at Carlisle in 2017 this son of Strathbogie Yes Sir is out of a dam by Strathbogie Untouchable and is shared jointly with the Drumgooland flock of the O’Connor family, Northern Ireland.

CONTACT

Jeff Aiken

Tatham Hall Farm, Wray, Lancaster, LA2 8NQ       

Tel: 07971 546623 or 01524 237188

Email info@procterstexels.com

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