Good crowds gathered at Manor farm, Trematon, Cornwall for the dispersal of Messrs R A and M Legg and Son’s Mussbee herd.

 

The Leggs who have had the opportunity to purchase the farm from the landlords, were selling the herd to fund the purchase.

 

Most of the herd ended up staying in the far west with the top price of 3100gns going to the served heifer Musbee Shottle Vanessa 2. In calf to Regancrest-MR Drham Sam, she was secured by Anthony Wills of Willsbro Holsetins.  He also secured the smart young second calver, Musbee Frances 28, sired by Gillette Final Cut and tracing to the Sharcombe herd for 2600gns.

 

Richard Gay, Bidding by telephone, secured the second calver, Musbee Outside Primrose (VG-86) for his Walkabout herd near Axminster, Devon. Her heifer calf by Shottle made 2000gns, one of three calves at foot secured by Wills Bros at the same figure.

 

Cows and calved heifers averaged £1989.32, served heifers £1470.50 and maiden heifers £856.99.