Trade was strong at this month’s August collective sale at Ross-on-Wye market, with five heifers selling in excess of £2000 and a top price of £2200.
Leading the way was Richaven Squawbuck Jess Red, a daughter of Richaven Squawbuck and out of an EX91 dam. Consigned by Brownswood Holsteins, Worcester, this one was bought by Trebersed Farm Partnership,
Next in the money was a 2150gns bid for Gordonel Bolton Greenage 47, a Sandy Valley Bolton daughter forward from T S and M Oakes. This one was purchased by J and R Twose and Sons, Whitland,
The same buyers also went on to pay 2100gns for another
Cows peaked at 1800gns for Twotims Shottle Airhead a third calver from
Averages first quality calved heifers £2187.50; second quality calved heifers £1748.25; first quality cows £1863.75 (Gwilym Richards)