Summer Gold Sale
A great entry for our Summer Gold Sale on Friday 12th July 2019 commenced with the dispersal of the "Trengothal" herd on behalf of Tristan Hocking of Penzance.
These cows looked very well and sold to a very strong trade topping at 1550gns for "Bluegrass
Excitations Daisy Belle” by Bridon Excitation due in October with her fourth calf. Others sold to 1300gns twice for
"Tarengothal Governor Kitty” a second calver by Gariffens Governor which was fresh in May and giving 30kgs. At the
same money was "Whitenhill Rileys Leanna” a second calver by Chasin Rainbows Act Riley, due in September to Engineer.
A fourth calver "Namaste Lix Biscuit” by DJ Lix sold well at 1250gns. Two fifth calver then sold at 1200gns demonstrating
just how good these cows were! The whole herd including all cows with faults averaged £1047!
The dispersal was followed
by some great consignments of Jerseys and 9 organic cows were sold from the late Derek Mead’s Jerseygirls herd in
Western Super Mare and they saw the day’s top price of 2400gns for "Jerseygirls Excitation Vivacious” a heifer by Bridon
Excitation with 10 generations of VG & EX dams behind her with the fourth dam being the world renowned Huronia
Centurion Veronica. Others from this farm sold to 1300gns for "Jerseygirls Joel Princess” a second calver by Guimo Joel
due in November to Q Zik.
Dave Sayer of Bridgwater sold a smart heifer "Hannahs Tequila Honey” at 1400gns. Maundrils
Farm Partnership of Highbridge sold a consignment of heifers as the final part of their dispersal, their two fresh heifers
topped at 1450gns for "Maunlake Valente Day Dream” by Dutch Hollow Valente, her three week old heifer calf by Guimo
Joel sold well at 300gns.
In-calf heifers from the same farm sold to 1100gns twice for heifers due in August and bulling
heifers topped at 950gns for a cracking heifer "Maunlake Joel Tweeny” by Guimo Joel with other heifers to 550gns twice
and 540gns three times.
Spring born calves sold to 360gns whilst the baby heifer calves saw the strongest demand between
250-300gns. The sale finished with a consignment of 20 pedigree Guernsey youngsock from Martin & Caroline Greenslade’s
"Greensfield” herd at Cullompton. The in-calf heifers topped at 1000gns for "Greensfield Bruce Lady” by Brookleigh Geo
Bruce going back to the show cow "Greensfield Pink Lady EX92. Others sold to 900gns, 850gns & 800gns.
sold to 380gns whilst an April born heifer calf by homebred sire Greensfield Jack Star sold well at 280gns.