28 November 1997

Five grand bids at Crediton dispersal

BIDDING reached 1000gns five times at the dispersal of Mr and Mrs M &#42 Ayres herd at Black Dog, Crediton.

This was the final dispersal of the herd and comprised all autumn-calving heifers and youngstock. Bulling heifers made to 520gns for one by Prelude and yearling heifers sold to 420gns for one by Genus Hollywood.

AVERAGES: Calved heifers £867; in-calf heifers £827; bulling and yearling heifers £435 and heifer calves £189. (Stags)