Top call of the day at £2152.50 came for the September calved second lactation cow giving 41.4 kgs. With six over £2000 to include 2x third lactation cows at 2050gns and a further 12 at £1995, trade held throughout the sale.
The majority of the 45 calved heifers had calved in at under 2 years of age in September. They sold to 1850gns for a “Peak Altarecoil” daughter calved at 1 year 9 months and giving 31.9 kgs. A further 7 calved heifers sold for 1700gns.
Two incalf heifers due March to the Aberdeen Angus sold to 1150gns and the 3 year old “Killerton” Limousin bull for 2050gns.
A combination of ringside and online bidders made the most of the opportunity presented to produce the following record average for crossbred cows at Sedgemoor Auction Centre:
|12||Out of warranty cows||£ 689.50|