The first daughter of Flevo Genetics Snowman to be sold in the
Consigned by Crystalclear Holsteins and Manorhaven Holsteins, the six-month-old Crystalclear MH Christmas Snow is out of the Lylehaven Lightening dam Larcrest Chessa. The sale topper had the highest GTPI in the catalogue and was bought by Peter Horrell,
The choice of two of Observer’s sisters resulted in
Mr McAufield from Co Antrim invested 8000gns in D W and C E Jones’ Wiltor Atwood Sharon – a high genomic type six-month heifer (3.63 PTAT) and from the Shottle family. Her dam is the Sandy Valley Bolton cow Washfold Bolton Sharon 2nd that cost 10,500gns at the 2010 Black and White sale.
The Henry family from Co Down added the November 2011-bred Wiltor Observer Shelley to their Horizon herd at 7000gns. She is also out of the Washfold cow.
Averages: Eight cows and calved heifers £3583; three served heifers £2607; 38 maiden heifers £4172 and 35 embryos £627.
(Norton and Brooksbank)