The Bowditch family’s decision to considerably reduce their Otterwyn Herd produced the Otterwyn Sale at Sedgemoor Auction Centre on Tuesday 21st July when 101 Classified Cows and Heifers calving throughout the year sold to a good company of buyers despite the perfect silage and hay making weather.  20% of those sold achieved in excess of £2000 to a top call of 2350gns for the Hiro Titch the VG85-2yr May calved heifer, other calved heifers sold at 2200gns for the commercial Val-Bisson Doorman daughter again calved in May and the July calved Control Roda.

The GP83 Planet Wendy that had calved to her second in June topped the cows at 2250gns another June second calver Snowy Softee 3rd VG85 sold for 2200gns and 2100gns x 3 was paid for the March calved Applicable Smuts VG86-2yr served again in June and two fresh calved daughters of Davlea Planet ET.

Included in the sale was 21 commercial incalf heifers from MJ & ML McCubbine of Sussex all due to the Hereford in August and September they sold to 1600gns and 1550gns x 2.

An excellent show of milkers produced the following impressive averages:-

 17Calved Heifers£2017
  84Calved & Incalf Cows£1662

21Incalf Heifers£1536