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Leading trade was a mother and daughter from the Nora family. Springbird Outside Nora 3 (Ex-92-3), due next month with her sixth calf, but looking in splendid form, had many admirers but it was Richard Gay who had the final nod at 3,900gs to take her to his Walkabout herd near Axminster.
Her second calf daughter by Regancrest-MR Samuelo made only 100gs less and was bought by Adrian Salter Chalker, for his Hintonhurst herd at Twyford,
The Boo family was another whose members were popular with another mother/daughter combination making high prices. In this case John Downing of the Wintersell herd purchased the dam, the prizewinning Springbird Nistleroy Boo (Ex-91) for 3,400gs with the daughter by Heather Holme Velvet making 3,600gs to T Smith and Sons who bought a dozen good cows for their Bumblebeehall herd in Leicestershire.
Chief volume purchasers were V A and H M A Thomas, Hendy, Carmarthen, one of several West Wales buyers, who took 20 head for their Tynywaun herd, while Bampfield Farm,