'World's most expensive sheep' sold in Scotland for £367k

A sheep stated to be the most costly on the earth has offered for £367,500.

The pedigree Texel ram lamb Double Diamond used to be offered on the Scottish Nationwide Texel sale in Lanark on Thursday.

The lamb used to be offered via Charlie Boden and circle of relatives from their Sportsmans flock in Stockport, Cheshire.

The fee briefly escalated from a gap bid of £10,500 and the animal used to be purchased via a partnership of 3 farmers.

Jeff Aiken, the flock supervisor at Procters Farm, one of the vital patrons, stated: “He’s the most productive lamb I’ve ever noticed – so right kind on his legs, brilliant, with an excellent most sensible. He’s were given all of it.”

Double Diamond is claimed to be the most costly sheep offered on the earth.

The Texel Sheep Society stated the former report used to be £231,000 paid for a Texel, Deveronvale Perfection, in 2009.

The society stated Texel sheep originated from the island of Texel, one of the vital north-western islands off the Netherlands that now dominate the United Kingdom sheep business.

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