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Bettiscombe to 3000gns Sedgemoor Auction Centre October Collective Sale

October 2022

The exceptional fresh milk trade seen at this year's monthly Collective Sales continued with non less than 30 selling for over £2500 to a top of £3150 for Roland & Simon Buglers 2nd lactation cow Bettiscombe Dynamo Pruscilla, others from Bettiscombe to £2940 Supersire Jane 4th, with Rea & Son's Clenchers Solito Cam Red VG85 at £3097.50 and Ledbury Carter Balise GP82 at £2887.50.  The collective calved heifers topped at £3045 x 2 for Bettiscombe being Duke Neta and Alcove Emerald 208th - the 15 cows and heifers consigned by Roland & Simon Bugler averaged an impressive £2733.50.  Other calved heifers sold to £2940 for JG Morgan "Treetop Undenied Adrienne" and £2835 for the commercial September calved heifer by Bomaz Luxor with a PLI of £403 for TC Cox of Puddletown.

First time consigners MWJ & SJ Gould of Exeter sold cows to £2782.50 and their 8 commercial cows from 2nd to 4th lactation averaged an impressive £2513 and 3 calved heifers £2362.50.  The continued dispersal for Derek & Jeremy Dennis's Dinnaton herd produced heifers to 2650gns for the Pleasure Lambda Noreen and CJ Clarke & Son's commercial dispersal produced 3rd lactation cows to £2205 and £2100.

A smaller entry of incalf heifers sold to 2050gns, 2020gns and 2000gns for MB & LC Haskell's final consignment of the year.  First time consigners RTJ Voizey of Yeovil were rewarded with incalf Fleckvie heifers at 2050gns, 2020gns, 2000gns x 4 from their Dancing Hill herd.

The youngstock dispersal for CRJ & JA Bishop saw November born heifers to 1000gns x2 for members of the Clover and Moth families by Dreambig.  January born heifers to 680gns for JAW Bendall & Son's Pensdown herd and February born heifers from MJ & YL Burrows Riverwood herd sold to 650gns for the Amulet Plum 2nd.

The youngstock dispersal for The Colegrove Partnership Cornwall produced August / September born commercial heifers to 980gns x2, 970gns x2 and 950gns x6 to average an impressive £810.14 for the 275 head forward.
Heifer calves started the day selling to 520gns and 480gns x 2 for JF Cobb & Sons.

A record entry of 558 head produced 51 successful purchasers on the day and a record Collective Sale turnover to produce the following averages:-
Collective Cows £2338.00
Collective Heifers £2483.00
Incalf Heifers £1613.85
Incalf Fleckvieh Heifers  £1940.08
Served Heifers  £984.08
Served Jersey Heifers £729.75
Curscombe Heifers £959.00
Yearling & Younger Heifers £657.86
Heifer Calves £335.51
MWJ & JT Gould  
Cows £2513.00
Heifers £2362.50

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