The dispersal sale of R Padfield and Son’s Littletawney Herd of Holstein Dairy cattle, from Romford, Essex, achieved a top call of £2,020.
Leading the trade was the fresh second calver Walnor H20, a daughter of Denmire Recharge who gave 7,294kg as a heifer. She sold to Done and Hampson of Worthenbury, Nr. Wrexham.
Selling for the next best price of £2,000 was the Robthom Moscow daughter Littletawney Moscow Lady second, who is due in September to Nethanvale Mel. She was the choice of BH Holt and Sons of Bradley, Stafford.
The third top seller was Frazernash Bolton Grey, a second calver and daughter of Sandy Valley Bolton. She sold giving 44 kg to local buyers SEA Aidley and Co, of Tarporley, Cheshire.
Served heifers made up to £1,120 for a daughter of Wa?Del Junction. Meanwhile the maiden heifers were keenly sought and rose to £1,000 for a daughter of Shottle.
87 cows and milking heifers (including 29 heifer calves at £573.45), £1424.48; nine
recently served heifers, £860.00; 26 maiden heifers, £682.31; 122 head, £1224.67.