The exceptional fresh milk trade seen at this year's monthly Collective Sales continued with non less than 30 selling for over £2500 to a top of £3150 for Roland & Simon Buglers 2nd lactation cow Bettiscombe Dynamo Pruscilla, others from Bettiscombe to £2940 Supersire Jane 4th, with Rea & Son's Clenchers Solito Cam Red VG85 at £3097.50 and Ledbury Carter Balise GP82 at £2887.50.  The collective calved heifers topped at £3045 x 2 for Bettiscombe being Duke Neta and Alcove Emerald 208th - the 15 cows and heifers consigned by Roland & Simon Bugler averaged an impressive £2733.50.  Other calved heifers sold to £2940 for JG Morgan "Treetop Undenied Adrienne" and £2835 for the commercial September calved heifer by Bomaz Luxor with a PLI of £403 for TC Cox of Puddletown.

First time consigners MWJ & SJ Gould of Exeter sold cows to £2782.50 and their 8 commercial cows from 2nd to 4th lactation averaged an impressive £2513 and 3 calved heifers £2362.50.  The continued dispersal for Derek & Jeremy Dennis's Dinnaton herd produced heifers to 2650gns for the Pleasure Lambda Noreen and CJ Clarke & Son's commercial dispersal produced 3rd lactation cows to £2205 and £2100.

A smaller entry of incalf heifers sold to 2050gns, 2020gns and 2000gns for MB & LC Haskell's final consignment of the year.  First time consigners RTJ Voizey of Yeovil were rewarded with incalf Fleckvie heifers at 2050gns, 2020gns, 2000gns x 4 from their Dancing Hill herd.

The youngstock dispersal for CRJ & JA Bishop saw November born heifers to 1000gns x2 for members of the Clover and Moth families by Dreambig.  January born heifers to 680gns for JAW Bendall & Son's Pensdown herd and February born heifers from MJ & YL Burrows Riverwood herd sold to 650gns for the Amulet Plum 2nd.

The youngstock dispersal for The Colegrove Partnership Cornwall produced August / September born commercial heifers to 980gns x2, 970gns x2 and 950gns x6 to average an impressive £810.14 for the 275 head forward.
Heifer calves started the day selling to 520gns and 480gns x 2 for JF Cobb & Sons.

A record entry of 558 head produced 51 successful purchasers on the day and a record Collective Sale turnover to produce the following averages:-

Collective Cows£2338.00
Collective Heifers£2483.00
Incalf Heifers£1613.85
Incalf Fleckvieh Heifers £1940.08
Served Heifers £984.08
Served Jersey Heifers£729.75
Curscombe Heifers£959.00
Yearling & Younger Heifers£657.86
Heifer Calves£335.51

MWJ & JT Gould