A top of 4500gns and a total clearance for The Stars of the Severnside Sale with an attractive catalogue of cattle from Starlet and BB Holsteins creating national interest. The top price of 4500gns was for the VG87 2 year old “Starlet Snow Fran” who hails from the Canadian family and she travels back over the bridge into Wales for her new owners. Her heifer calf by “Oh-River-Syc Byway” sold for 1000gns to Cornwall. Another “Byway” calf this time from the “Alysia” family sold to 1050gns, she heads back North to the breeders of her granddam, Ortongrange, who also took the served heifer “Starlet Beemer Alexis” from the same family for 2000gns.

Top priced maiden heifer was “Starlet Sirwood Barbara” at 3800gns, she was granddaughter of the world renowned show cow “Butz-Butler Gold Barbara” and travels to West Wales to an undisclosed purchaser.

Top prices from BB Holsteins were “BB Galaxy Ghost” who sold for 2200gns to Bodmin. Travelling in the opposite direction, to Staffordshire was the show heifer “Starlet Soloman Marie” who was PD positive to “Wiltor Emilio” and sold to Andrew Mackellar (Drointon) for 2200gns.

7 month old heifer “Starlet Erie Byway Ash” drew a lot of interest and is from the world class “Ashlyn” family. She sold to Maverick Holsteins from Scotland for 2000gns.

A packed ringside with buyers from all across the UK from Cornwall to Carmarthen and all the way to Scotland created the following creditable averages:

Severnside Averages:

5Calved Heifers£3087.00
2Served Heifers£1837.00
9Maiden Heifers£2135.00
1Jersey Heifer£1103.00
2Heifer Calves£1076.00
1Bull Calf£  525.00