This week’s dispersal of the Wotton herd of Jerseys saw a solid trade with nationwide interest in the herd. Leading the trade was Wotton Sultan Champion Yolande which sold at 1750gns to Manor Hill Farms, Windsor.

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Next best at 1700gns was Wotton Decadences Yolande, Surrey Show dairy champion in 2006. This one, the dam of the top priced lot sold in her fourth lactation giving 36kg a day, again joining Manor Hill Farms.

A second calved cow netted 1670gns, while third lactation cows hit a top of 1070gns.

Averages; heifers £902, second lactation cows £831, third lactation cows £670, fourth lactation cows £707, fifth lactation cows £604 (South East Marts).