The reduction sale from the Welland Valley South Devons herd held on Tuesday of this week sold to a top of 3500gns for Welland Valley Kitty 15, a heifer by homebred sire Baron 2with a heifer calf at foot by Edmeston Trusty 7, this sold to P G Bowditch, Axminster.
Then at 3400gns was Welland Valley Dainty with a heifer calf at foot, buyer of this one was Mr Forster, Bishop Wilton, Yorkshire.
Selling at 3200gns was cow Welland Valley Nancy, sold with her Trewint Tornado 2 sired bull calf at foot. Buyer was Malthouse Livestock, Ranworth.
Next best was a 2800gns sale for Welland Valley Ethel 5,a Waddeton Hadrian 4 daughter with a Tornado 2 sired heifer calf at foot. She sold to T Earl, Lerryn, Cornwall. Then at 2600gns was Welland Valley Primrose 9, a Stretchford Hercules 2 daughter, again with Tornado 2 heifer calf at foot. She was claimed by N P Foster and Partners, Blakesley.
Averages; 52 cows with calves £2052, 24 heifers with calves £2502, 20 bulling heifer £1822, 39 maiden heifers £1605 (Kivells).