Non Recorded Organic Cows Sell to 1600gns @Bishops Lydeard
Wednesday 26th October 2011 was the day Auctioneers Greenslade Taylor Hunt were on farm for the dispersal of Tom & Tara Morris's unique organic New Zealand bred dairy herd. Describing himself as past his sell by date Tom had followed the grazing system for the past 15 years with much success. The day generated a great deal of interest from organic and conventional farmers with the spring milk being in strongest demand. The non recorded cows averaging 5484kgs from grass all year round topped at 1600gns for a 2008 second calver that had calved in March and was due in March again to the New Zealand Friesian. April Calved heifers sold to 1520gns as did 3rd calvers due again in April.
A Large crowd generated thirty three different purchasers who had travelled from Cornwall, Pembrokeshire & Shropshire to make the most of this unique opportunity to purchase this ever increasingly popular type of Dairy Cow which averaged £1138 on the day for a spring calving herd.
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