19 August 1997

Big B&W dispersal

ONE of this years largest dispersal sales of black-and-white cattle in Dorset saw 276 head go under the hammer for E F &#42 Burt and Co, Chilcombe, Bridport.

An in-calf cow by Paltzer Sexation Bert topped the day at 1100gns taken by Sparsholt College. Others made to 1050gns, with yearlings reaching 480gns.

AVERAGES: 146 cows £556; three calved heifers £742; 43 served heifers £622 and 84 empty heifers and calves £323. (R B Taylor and Sons)