The decision of the Vicary family from Edenbridge, Kent to disperse their “Peevee” herd through Sedgemoor Auction Centre produced a trade that exceeded expectations with no less than 76 selling for over £2000 to a top of 2350gns for “Peevee Star April” a dry cow due to her third in July to the British Blue. At 2300gns was another dry cow due in August to her third “Peevee Star Lill”, two September calved heifers and a second calver due again in the autumn. Other cows sold to 2200gns x4.

Calved heifers topped at 2250gns for the May calved two year olds “Albania Austrity” giving 36 kgs and “Sunkist Madge” with a PLI £415. The 23 calved heifers sold on the day averaged £2000.
 
Incalf heifers due July/ August to sexed semen sold to 2200gns for “Dalliance Rhoda” out of an Ex90 4th dam. The commercial heifers by “Wilder Dalliance” and “Abs Mirage” sold to 2100gns x3. Others at 2050gns x2.

Bulling heifers by “Cookiecutter Haste” at 900gns x2 and yearlings from the “Milka” family at 850gns. Heifer calves sold to 480gns x7 for daughters of “Glamour Achieve”, “SJK Corona” and “Hennikers Whirl Wind”.
 
50 purchasers that spanned the Country from Cornwall to Derbyshire produced the following excellent averages:
226Dairy Cows & Heifers (Inc. all faults and Heifer Calves)£1619
23Calved Heifers£2000
28Incalf Heifers£1799
57Recently Served Heifers£856
26Bulling Heifers£758
36Yearling & Younger Heifers£525
46Heifer Calves£407
1Aberdeen Angus Bull£2625
420Head£1206