Dispersal Sale of
The Long Established Prize Winning
Wotton Herd of
Tuesday 2nd June 2009
Auctioneer: Roger Waters
Nationwide Interest for the long established
Royal Farms, Windsor make
top call of 1,750gns for Wotton
Sultan Champion Yolande a November calved heifer by
Centurian Sultan and daughter of Wotton Decadences
Yolande - Part of the Wotton Show Team.
Wotton Decadences Yolande being
Surrey Show Supreme Dairy Champion in 2006 - Dam of Sultan
- sold earlier on in the sale - and achieved second top
price at 1700 gns also to Royal Farms
she herself in her fourth lactation having calved on
the 23rd March
and producing 36 kilos daily.
A particular feature of
the sale were the cows bred by Centurian Sultan who both
took the eye and the price with fifteen selling to average £1,012.
Wotton Decadences daughter lead the prices in the served
heifer run, this time by the homebred bull Wotton Topshot
Other averages achieved as follows:-
Heifers in their first lactation to 1750gns and
Cows in their second lactation to 1670gns and
Cows in their third lactation to 1070gns and
Cows in their fouth lactation to 1700gns and
Cows in their fifth lactation 1170gns and
giving an overall for cows in first to fifth lactation
Fourteen cows sold in the four figure
price range. Wales and West Country came to the south
east looking for well bred Jersey youngstock making the
demand quite exceptional, many heifers sold behind their
dams changing hands between 550 & 650gns and achieving
an overall average of just under £500 from nine
weeks to eight months.
Amongst the older unserved heifers
Sultan Tilt just fourteen months - a Mulberry
coloured heifer again by Centurion Sultan being secured
by Robert Mann, late of Fletching the Woolpack herd but
now of Ilminster, Somerset, at the figure 1050gns.
Good to report several potential customers
for the two homebred young bulls - Wotton Jumbo and
Wotton Bumblebee achieving a very creditable price
of 1300gns and 1150gns respectively.
A lot or two worthy of comment the Fullwood 8200l tank £6,600
the Hanco feed bin £1850,
JCB 525-58 telehandler plus grab £5,350 and Major
slurry tank £3,600.
South East Marts