28 February 1997

Brookthorpe sale

DAUGHTERS of Hol-Steins Omar were in demand at the dispersal of Gerald Prouts unrecorded herd at Brookthorpe, Bristol.

Two heifers made 1100gns and 1040gns taken by W Cooke, Abergavenny and P Robertson, Wotton-under-Edge, respectively.

Among the volume buyers were Edmund Hine, Leek who took nine cows in-milk and P Bailey, Stoke-on-Trent who claimed five.

AVERAGES: 44 cows in-milk £636; three served heifers £712 and six bulling heifers £552. (Bruton Knowles)