23 May 1997

Top price for club secretarys bull

SECRETARY of the Midland South Devon Cattle Breeders Club, Mrs Pat Rickett achieved the top price of 1900gns at the recent club sale at Tilton-on-the-Hill, Leics.

Buyers were Messrs Kibble and Son, Brackley, Northants.

Leading female price was 1100gns given by M E Broome to add the maiden heifer Haddenham Doris 6th to his locally-based Welland Valley herd at Market Harborough. She was consigned by David Phillips and sired by Haddenham Pioneer.

AVERAGES: Six recently served heifers £867; 21 maiden heifers £777 and two bulls £1459. (Bruton Knowles)