An exceptionally businesslike crowd of buyers attended the dispersal of the Jealottshill herd at Warfield, near
Of particular interest were the large number of red and white animals, many of which featured among the leading prices including the sale topper, the freshly calved heifer Jealottshill Countess Red 2, sired by Baileys Red Rock Red, which made 3,000 guineas to the bid of Ledger Farms Ltd,
The young stock met an equally brisk trade, with served heifers rarely making below 1,800 guineas and yearlings making up to 1,520gs for a Wisconsin heifer, taken by D.J & D.J.Heller, Truro, Cornwall for their Aclandfarm herd. The top price for heifer calves at foot was 820gs for daughters of Picston Shaker and Braedale Pagewire, bought by R.J.Goss & Son, Devizes, Wilts and Ledger Farms respectively.
The three year old Aberdeen Angus stock bull, Lockerley Predator, made 2,900gs to Simon Swerling, Chalfont St.Giles, Bucks. Biggest volume buyers were M.R & J.Cheney, Alfresford, Hants and Fred Simcock, Ledbury,
Averages: 176 cows and calved heifers £1731; 34 served heifers £1920 and 38 maiden heifers £1124.
(Norton and Broooksbank)