12 September 1997

Moyness offering attracts 5000gns

THE Moyness consignment provided the top price of 5000gns at last weekends joint production sale shared with stock from the Fairway and Thrunton herds.

The in-calf heifer Moyness Lucy, by Brampton Fourstar and out of a Balmyle Champion dam, was sold in-calf to Maerdy Impeccable. From Aberdeenshire breeder Sandy Innes, it heads for Mrs Sue Vales herd in Kidderminster.

The sale was hosted by David Fattorini, Tockwith, York, whose Fairway entries peaked at 1700gns.

AVERAGES: Fairway – 22 cows with calves or in-calf £1071. Thrunton – 11 heifers with calves £1765 and 17 in-calf heifers £1778. Moyness – seven in-calf heifers £2864 and two maiden heifers £1417. (United Auctions)n