Crowds gathered from as far as Lancashire and Staffordshire for the dispersal of David and Rosemary Fox’s first class Alvinstone herd near
Being in the Bluetongue surveillance zone meant trade was less buoyant on the better milking cattle. However, young stock saw great trade with 25 individuals making over 1500gns.
Topping the sale was the Belgian Blue stock bull, Ridge Dean Acajou, making 3700gns to Messrs H Garside and Son,
Cows peaked at 2200gns for a daughter of Guided-Path Tomahawk, Alvintone Tomahawk
Regulars to dairy sales in
Major buyers, Messrs W J Fox and Sons,
Heifers with calves at foot saw strong demand averaging £542 and peaking at 900gns for an 11 month old Stardale Roberto. Maiden heifers peaked at 1050 gns for a 15 month old daughter of Beverlake London.
106 cows and calved heifers averaged £1215; 20 served heifers averaged £1547; 41 maiden heifers averaged £855.