South Devon breeders enjoyed a successful day at Stratford last Saturday when14 bulls sold to a top price of 5600gns for the pre-sale show champion, Grove Wellington from 51 from Douglas Scott’s Grove herd at Moreton in Marsh. He’s by Trevassack Trusty 10 and out of Grove Willowherb 23, a former female of the year.

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At 4500gns was Robert Lee’s Lumbylaw Magnus 17 an Enterprise Condor son out of Lumbylaw Snowdrop, a Lumbylaw Baron daughter. He sold to A R and S Prince, Northwich, Cheshire.

Top call in the females was a 2850gns sale for Z Knightcote Anthea 42 from J R Hadley, Leamington Spa. She’s by Z Colcharton Demetrius and sold to N M D Ltd, Quidenham, Norfolk.

Averages; 14 bulls £2850, 53 females £1633 (Kivells).