Tuesday’s dispersal of the Mabec herd of Holsteins for the Jenkins family at Hallworthy Market drew a huge crowd to the south west and saw trade top at £4000 with this price being paid for Mabec Mas Annie, an EX92 fourth calver which gave 13,300kg in her third lactation. This one, which was Cornish-bred interbreed champion at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show is by Italie Mas and out of Mabec Amos Annie. She was bought by Pam Coryn, Padstow, for Tregunegar Dairy Farms.
Then at £3900 was Mabec Roy Dawn 7, a VG86 rated recently calved second calver, Roy Dawn 7 is by Roylane Jordan and out of Romax Dawn 11, an ET daughter of Fatal. She was bought by S Bone, Penzance. Also at this money was the best of the Amercia family, seventh calver Romax America 20. She is by Ked Juror and out of Corniche America, a Laura-Lee Elevation Magic daughter with four lactations abovee 10,000kg.
And selling for £3700 was Romax America 20 daughter, July 2007-born Mabec Shottle America, this Picston Shottle sired in-calf heifer sold to Mr Phillips, Par. Mr Bone was back in the bidding at £3500 wheen he secured her full sister, Mabec Shottle America 3, another Picston Shottle daughter ET bred out of Romax America 20. Twelve from the America family levelled at £2800, while in-calf heifers met a fast trade and finsihed day averaging £2238.
Averages; 181 head £1975 (Kivells).