Derby dairy cattle top at £2080

Aquality offering of pedigree dairy cattle saw prices peak at £2080 this week atDerby market for a second calver from the Cramar herd of Messrs Steeples.


CramarGeno Verity by Be-Waer Juror Geno and classified 86 points as a heifer gave 8762kgin her heifer lactation. Sold giving 37kg a day she went to Mr Watchorn, MeltonMowbray.

Two heifers reached £2010. The first was Leedham Rampage Trish from MessrsKirk, Thorpe Satchville. Out of an EX90 dam who had given over 10,900kg she wassold giving 24kg a day. At the same money was Overseal Antic 100. By OversealCaptain, a Comestar Outside son, she was giving 29kg.


Commercialcows peaked at £1910 for a Hanno heifer from Messrs Skinner, Melton Mowbraywith another heifer from Messrs Spendlove, Belper selling at £1,870.


Averages:Pedigrees £1660 (Barrie Williamson).