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Shakira brings the Sparkle to the Online Christmas Spotlight Sale

December 2023

The annual online Christmas Spotlight Sale saw the Shakira’s storm to the top spot accounting for no less than three of the top prices with Shakira’s going back to the one and only Erbacres Snapple Shakira Ex97-2E, the current reigning Champion of World Dairy Expo and Royal Winter Fair. 

Following in her full sister’s footsteps, who topped the Summer Spotlight Sale back in June, Wiltor Lambda Shakira 5 topped the sale at 9100gns, selling to John and Bryan O’Connor of Cedarmore Holsteins. This granddaughter of the Erbacres Snapple Shakira was consigned by David and Claire Jones from their Wiltor Herd in Monmouthshire. 

Following on was Wiltor Legend Shakira, daughter of Wiltor King Doc Shakira VG87-2yrs, also consigned by David and Claire Jones. The successful purchasers at 3900gns were the Frampton Family (Moigne Holsteins). 

Bartonwood Haniko Shakira 2, consigned by JS Bird & Son from their Bartonwood Herd, completed the Shakira storm selling for 3200gns to Mr Bailie of Ireland (Creevyargon Holsteins). 

Guernsey sold to 2000gns for Emma Eve Drone Rosie, backed by 3 generations of straight excellence and maternal sister to All Britain Calf Show Champion Guernsey, Emma Eve Excalibur. This smart calf was consigned by Richard Norman and successfully purchased by Nicola Bottom of Cornwall. 

Embryos sold to 450gns for a mixed flush by Dropbox and Lambda out of Willsbro Perennial Gala-Very 4635, the highest PTAT daughter of Nh Gala, going back to Matternhof Unix Gaiana Ex93, SP, who sold for €30,000 at the German Master Sale 2018.

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