Calved heifers, a slightly easier trade than December still sold to 2000gns for Kent vendors WG & TA Manford and their December calved heifer “Hinxden Dalliance Quince” with others for the same vendor at 1900gns as well as 1950gns for RK & SG Miller & Sons “Moorshard”, 1900gns DC Dennis & Son Ltd “Dinnaton” and RE & HE Bugler & Partners “Bettiscombe”.
Incalf heifers due February sold to 1480gns for “Kingspool Fry Roma” out of 3 VG dams from PE King Ltd. GJ & FL Robertson sold “Steanbow” bred heifers also due February sold to 1420gns x 2, 1400gns and 1380gns. “Kingspool” also sold 14 month old bulling heifers to 820gns x 6 for daughters of Stantons Applicable, Wiltor Dreamer, Progenesis Provider and Westcoast Galahad.
Heifer calves who followed their dams through the ring from the “Culverhayes” herd of MA & SL Reed sold to 360gns x 2.
A good company of purchasers from across the West Country, Wales and West Midlands with 35 successful on the day generated the following excellent averages:-
|18||Pedigree Incalf Heifers||£1350|
|11||Commercial Incalf Heifers||£898|
|45||Out of block calving cows||£966|