Spring Gold Sale & Dispersal Sale of the Lowerkeigwin Herd
Friday 15th March 2019
The Spring Gold Sale of Pedigree Jerseys was held at Exeter Livestock Centre, Devon and sold to a strong trade topping at 1800gns for a smart heifer “Glanmor Excitation Puffin" by Bridon Excitation from Glanmor Jerseys of Carmarthen who also sold "Glanmor Wizard Sibrwd" by Glanmor Welsh Wizard for 1650gns and “Glanmor Abracadabra Rio" for 1620gns, their consignment of 11 averaged £1500.
Bruce, Jenny & Jess Ravenhill-White sold a super consignment of young cows and heifers which topped at 1550gns twice for two third calver “Whitenhill Actionmans Vanuatu" and “Whitenhill Bransons Lorna" with heifers selling to 1500gns and 1350gns. A smart Dry cow from the same vendors “Whitenhill Mints Lollopy VG85" sold due her second in April for 1500gns. A heifer calf sired by a Bluegrass bull sold well at 250gns from Whitenhill.
The dispersal of the “Lower Keigwin" herd of Pedigree Jerseys and Guernseys met strong interest throughout and topped at 1250gns three times, first to do it was “Lowerkeigwin HHL Crimson" a heifer by Husky due in August closely followed by a second calver “Lowerkeigwin Vernon Crimson" by All Lyns Maximum Vernon due in September and then another heifer “Liddimore Broiler Beauty" by Danish DJ Broiler due in September.
Guernseys topped at 1050gns for a heifer which calved in November followed a third calver “Lower Keigwin Flo 16" by Tredinney Yogis Andante, she was sold due in June.
In Calf Heifers topped at 1200gns twice for a Jersey “Lowerkeigwin Yegabomb Kelynen" and a Guernsey “Lower Keigwin Crunch Starsky", both due in May.
Youngstock saw Guernsey bulling heifers to 500gns twice which sold to Southern Ireland and the Guernsey calves attracted the most interest topping at 580gns twice for daughters of Coulee Crest Fame Latimer and Bourton Grumpys Claude. Jersey yearlings topped at 380gns and heifer calves topped at 280gns.
Messrs JM Jelbert
62 In Milk Jersey & Guernsey cows
(including all faults) £788
24 Jersey In Calf Heifers £947
6 Guernsey In Calf Heifers £756
17 Jersey Bulling Heifers £378
14 Guernsey Bulling Heifers £421
12 Jersey Yearlings £318
5 Guernsey Yearlings £558
1 Hereford Bull £1837
142 Head £669 per life