Virtually half the cattle travelled to
However, the top price of 1800gns was paid by English milk producers S H & C M Brewer of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire for Bosbury Jester Mary, a second calver sired by Walters Jaster off a 10,809kg Moet Genies Double dam. She had calved in mid October and was giving 28kgs daily.
A W Lewis of Longhope, Gloucestershire, paid 1500gns for the December calved second calver Bosbury Royal Hugo. She was a Collins Royal Hugo daughter off a Painley Knightingale dam and was giving 27kgs when sold.
Served heifers due in August onwards sold to 950gns for a Moet Almira Grosvenor daughter.
Heifer calves sold to 700gns for Holstein Friesians and 500gns for
The sale also included dairy equipment and machinery. Leading prices included the re-conditioned Keenan 100 feeder wagon made £6800, the Kuhn Primor straw chopper £5600, and the 8000L Fabdec Milk Tank £6200.
Averages: 53 milking cows and heifers £1086.65, 8 unwarranted cows £536.81, 17 served/bulling heifers £772.05, 24 maiden heifers £600.02, 1