The 9th animal to sell for 2000gns + plus was the top priced cow of the day being Derek & Jeremy Dennis’s 2nd calver Dinnaton Zelgadis Tampa Beatrice (VG86) that had given 9140kgs as a heifer and was currently doing 38kgs daily.
One of the best youngstock trades witnessed this year produced incalf heifers to 1600gns for DM & G Davies Tegan Magic Erle 19th this heifer with a great pedigree was due in February to Endco Apprentice. Another Erle topped the prices for the 5 bulling heifers forward on the day from Designer Holsteins being the February 2017 born Brady Erle at 800gns. A much brighter heifer calf trade saw August born heifer calves selling to 340gns for Yardhayes Firebird Tanya from CJ & JA Reed.
SR & KJ Knight’s dispersal sale of their non-recorded commercial herd saw cows sell to 1320gns, incalf heifers to 1020gns, maiden heifers to 520gns and heifer calves to 310gns. The pedigree Hereford bull Picklewood Mr Brave born August 2016 sold for 1750gns.
40 successful purchasers on the day that had travelled from Cornwall to Carmarthen generated the following averages:-
Pictured above: Keevil Bookmark Melba 2nd