A solid day’s trading at the first day of the Weeton Holstein dispersal resulted in the top call being a 7400gns sale for Weeton L Or Gold, a VG86 classified Braedale Goldwyn daughter out of Comestar Oralie Prelude. This September 2007-born heifer was sold to Messrs Tomlinson for their Bilsrow herd having been AI’d to MD-Delight Durham Atlas.
Second best sale of the day was a 6300gns bid for her full sister, Weeton Gold Oralie. She was sold having been AI’d to Gen-Mark Stmatic Sanchez in early March. Buying this one was M Midgley, Halifax.
Then at 5400gns was Weeton Jackson M Ebony, a Weeton Jackson daughter out of Weeton Manat J Ebony. Classified VG87 she was sold having calved in June last year and having been AI’d to Weeton Brandy in November. She went home with Taylors of Tannadice, Forfar.
Making 5200gns was Weeton Buckeye Oralie, a R-E-W Buckeye daughter out of Weeton Lancelot Oralie, an EX91 classified dam. This December 2007-born heifer went to T McBurney and Son, Clough, Co Antrim.
Following that at 4800gns was Weeton Freeman A Kay, a Braedale Freeman daughter out of Weeton Allen Kay, a Canyon-Breeze Allen daughter. Classified VG86 she calved in March last year and was AI’d to Weeton Brandy in November. Buyer of this one was D and C Thomas, Carmarthen.
Topping the calf trade on the day was a 4500gns sale for Weeton Talent G Rolls, a Ladino Park Talent daughter out of Weeton Goldwyn Rolls, a VG87 classified dam. This January 2010 born heifer sold to L G and G Vasami, Ceredigion.
A full report will follow after today’s trading.
First day averages; 142 cows and calved heifers £3400, 55 heifer calves £1580, 21 bulls £1740 (Norton and Brooksbank and Wright Manley).