The January Show & Sale at Hallworthy Stockyard saw an amazing start to 2009. A good quality entry met a packed ring of buyers, the cattle selling on a flying trade. Freshly calved heifers sold to £2450 for a Haldrey Leadership daughter giving 30 Kgs, sold by Mark Davis of Tiverton, whose consignment of
Mr P J Andrews of Sparkwell, Plympton saw heifers top at £2380. Over half the entire entry of heifers realised over £2000. The Overall Champion and First Prize Cow realised £2450 for “Beckwell Pippen Priscilla 6 GP83”, a 3rd calver giving 42 Kgs, sold on behalf of Messrs A & D Heyward of Coryton, Okehampton.
A consignment of well bred In Calf Heifers from the “Trythance” herd on behalf of Mr JK Cardell of Laity, Helston, topped at £2150 and averaged £2057. A consignment of bulling heifers from Messrs EV & BK Benney of Garras, Helston topped at £1080 and averaged £1024.
Mark Bromell, Kivells’ dairy auctioneer, commented “the January Show &