Dairy trade to £2400 at Carmarthen

Today saw a good entry of Dairy cattle in Carmarthen mart, with 64 quality cows and heifers entered and a 100% clearance.

Top price of the day at £2400 went to Rowland and Lewis, Caerforiog Farm for Llancourt Talgarth Jasmine 3, out of Llancourt Manat Jasmine 3 and sired by Bidlea Talgarth, she was a pedigree first calver with a good history behind her, giving 32Kg/day.

She was followed by Feithy Hermirage Lavender 104, a pedigree heifer from Mr Jones, Cilfeithy making £2180.

Five cows and 12 heifers entered the ring in the recorded section averaging £1350 and £1767. These were joined with five cows and 20 heifers from the commercial section averaging £1342 and £1630.

Meanwhile top price in the commercial section went to Mr Thomas, Maeydderwen, St Clears for a non-pedigree first calver giving 5 Gallons daily. She made £2100.