Dyfri heifer sells at 10,000gns


Dyfri Fioled, an in-calf heifer by Wilodge Cerberus, topped a production sale from the Edwards family’s Dyfri Limousin herd when she sold for 10,000gns.


The heifer was in-calf to Ironstone Brandy and was bought by Scottish breeder Walter White, Melrose.


A good crowd at the Llandovery Market sale venue took bidding to 6000gns for the 2009-bred cow Dyfri Esther, a daughter of the Nectar son Dyfri Adam. She had a Cerberus heifer calf at foot and was in-calf to him again. Buyers were Avon Finch Ltd, Market Drayton.


T Jenkins and Son, Llantrisant gave 5200gns for the 2005-bred cow Dyfri Aisa, a Senateur daughter suckling a heifer calf by Milbrook Dakota. She was in-calf to the Ironstone sire.


Averages: Two cows and bull calves £2992; nine cows and heifer calves £3558; one unserved heifer £3150; two in-calf cows £2100 and 21 in-calf heifers £2910. “A” lots – one bull calf £2520 and three heifer calves £2345.


(Clee Tompkinson Francis with Newark Livestock Market)