Purchasers at the Sedgemoor Mid-Summer Collective Sale were chasing milk producing an electric trade for cows and heifers giving 30 kgs plus.  The day topped at 2700gns for an outstanding Nihao April calved heifer “Clenchers Nihao Doll” from regular consigners Rea & Son (Ledbury Herefordshire) she went to a volume buyer from Worchester.  Other heifers from the continued Dinnaton dispersal sold to 2550gns for the 37kgs Bankroll Pepper Total Eclipse, 2450gns for another Eclipse, 2400gns for a Shelia and 2350gns for a Teresa.  Four other heifers to 2300gns from Dinnaton, Beneknowle (P J Andrews) and Aavalon (CJ Huins).

Fresh cows were in strong demand with the 65kgs third calver Kingspool Brody Alison (VG86) at 2600gns for PE King Ltd, the 48kgs second calver from Clenchers (Rea & Son) 2550gns and Beneknowle (P J Andrews) second calvers at 2500gns and 2350gns.

The day included the dispersal of the commercial 6563kg averaging herd for AE & WF Chinnock which produced May calved heifers to 2100gns and 2020gns plus a consignment of incalf heifers due October / November for Parsons Partners Ltd which sold to 1300gns, bulling heifers from Kingspool at 900gns for a 14 month old daughter of Westcoast Redcarpet and commercial heifer calves from RL & ME Trott at 280gns.

With 25 successful purchasers on the day from across the west to Wales and Worcs producing the following excellent averages:-

Collective Sale:
Calved Cows£2272.00
Calved Heifers£2243.00
Incalf Heifers due Oct/Nov
£1254.00
  Bulling Heifers
  £882.00
  Heifer Calves
  £270.00
 
Dispersals:
CJ Clarke & Son£1478.00
AE & WF Chinnock
£1452.00