Dispersal Sale of the Frosty Jersey Herd
Thursday 6th December 2018
The dispersal sale of Gareth Jones's
Frosty herd of Jerseys
attracted a large number of buyers from as far afield
as Cornwall, Yorkshire and West Wales to Ross-on-Wye Cattle
Market after moving them from their farm at Dingestow,
Monmouth, for convenience of sale.
The Jerseys sold to 1,600gns twice for
heifers that had calved in May and June and back in-calf
for next Summer. Both were bought by J R & S M Howie
of Swindon, Wiltshire.
In-calf Jersey heifers due next
Summer sold to 1,000gns to S Hopper of St Columb, Cornwall.
The 8,000 litre bulk tank sold for £5,200, the maize
silage at £40 per ton and the grass silage to £36
11 milking cows and heifers £1,183
8 in-calf heifers £906
4 maiden heifers £519
9 milking cows and heifers £1,052
6 in-calf heifers £602
3 maiden heifers £329
Auctioneers : Gwilym