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Texel

(tĕk`səl, tĕ`səl), island (1994 pop. 13,022), 71 sq mi (184 sq km), North Holland prov., NW Netherlands, in the North Sea, the largest and southernmost of the West Frisian Islands. It is a popular summer resort, and sheep are raised on its grazing land. The island is also a breeding ground for sea birds.

texel

(TEXture ELement) The smallest addressable unit of a texture map. When objects in the image are near, one texel is mapped to one or more screen pixels. When objects are distant, multiple texels are averaged into one screen pixel. See texture map.
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Leading prices per head: Beltex PS103 Doune Farms (twice); Beltex X PS102 and PS100 Cuiltburn; Texel PS100 Craigend and Riverview; Texel X PS98 Nethermyres and Craigend; Cont PS101 West Lundie; Suff PS98 Kinninmonth; Mule PS87 Meikle Seggie; Cross PS83 Pitcairlie; BF PS78 St Mungo's; BF X PS74 Tigh-Na- Blair.
Prime Sheep Prime Lambs Texel x - PS90, PS87 & PS85 (x2) New Houses Hallington, PS83.
PR offers proof of his own progress: his Texel flock, established in 1980, is now in the top 1% of the UK National Texel Breeding Evaluation performance flocks.
She now runs the 150-head Texel flock, founded by Philip in 1990, which was named the top Texel flock in Wales in 2005.
The 34-year-old is chairman of the Northern Ireland Texel Sheep Breeders' Club.
The Texels were quarantined since 1985 to ensure they didn't have scrapie - a debilitating brain disease that causes eventual death.
Leading prices: Lambs per head - Texel PS102 Easter Garden; Beltex PS102 Easter Ochtermuthill; Beltex X PS100 Craigend; Texel X PS100 Shielhill; Cont PS99 West Lundie; Cont X PS99 Easter Ochtermuthill; Suff PS95 Ayton; Char PS95 South Flanders; Mule PS81 Meikle Seggie; BF PS75.
Texels 104, 100, 98 Cornhills, 100 Chevington Moor, 96, 88 Preston Mains, 96 Watch Currock, 92 Stonecroft, Bygate, Suffolk 91 Bygate, 90 Reavley, Cresswell Farms, 88 East Coldside, Beltex 90 Pigdon, 89, 88 Whittle, HBred 88 Catraw, Middle Duddo, Springhill, Chev/ Mule 83, 75 Glanton, Cheviots 75, 69 The Lee, 72 Preston Mains, 66, 64 Linhope, 65 Routin Lynn, Mules 68 Whittle, 64 Bygate, 63 Coldrife, Donkin Rigg, BFace 55, 46 Linhope, 52 Hedgeley Farms, 49 Low Farnham, Char rams 104 South Lodge, Texel rams 98 Reavley, Oxford rams 98 East Fleetham, Leic rams 90 Castle Farm Cattle Another mixed quality show very similar on the week.
He went on to achieve PS4,200 when selling to breeder GW Jones, of Erw Texels.
The first lamb was soon joined by registered females and, seven years on, Blue Texels are now an established part of the Tye Cerrig farming system.
A high proportion of them exhibited at the centenary Prado Show, where Keith Campbell judged Texels and Steven McLean judged the Suffolks.
Next a fantastic entry of shearlings went under the hammer and with many prospective purchasers in attendance resulted in a marvellous trade to a top of PS420 for Texel Shearlings from Paul Bartholomew, Glebe Court and others to PS400 and PS360 for Texels from Robert Skelton, New Hall Farm, Dearham.