English Gold Top Sale
Tuesday 9th March 2010
Kivells held their first English Gold
Top Collective Sale of Pedigree Jersey’s at Bristol
Sale Centre with a quality entry of 60 cows, heifers
With the weather good and a general shortage
of forage and grass trade for commercial milk was easier
than of late although first quality sold to a premium.
Top of the day was from Designer Jerseys of Ingatestone,
Essex with an outstanding consignment of heifers. A stunning
heifer “Designer Vindication Elegance” a
Vindication daughter out of the superb show cow “Grayridge
GC Elegance EX93” being a tremendous prospect for
the future this heifer is due in May and was exceptionally
correct and stylish, she sold well to £2362 to
Edward Morgan of Carmarthenshire.
From the same consignment “Designer
Signature Scorpion 6” a Signature daughter with
4 generations of VG and EX behind her she sold into a
Dorset herd due in May for £1312. Another Vindication
daughter from the same vendors out of the Rapidbay-UK
JJ Lets Dance EX91 dam sold due in May for £1155.
A superb heifer from David and Lena Lewis of Wiveliscombe
being “Southley Willows Thistle 2” with 7
generations of great longevity behind her and their original
breeding from their renowned “Dalena” herd
sold to £1071.
Top price in milk cow of the day
went to Mr GCB Davis of Rivermead Jerseys with a tremendous
fresh second calver being “Hollesley Red Caledonia
VG86” an Ivanhoe
Red Triumph daughter having classified VG86 as a heifer
she gave 6118Kgs at 7.69%BF, 4.07%PTN. She sold well
giving 34Kgs at £1575 to Messrs Meredith of Bristol.
lovely served heifer from Malcombe, Ann and Ian Huxtable
of Crediton with “Sowden Juno Girl 17” a
Lord Juno daughter from the long established Girl family
sold to £860. A sweet served heifer due in August “Riggiston
Flights Beatrice” from Tyrel and Liz Selway of
Street sold to £840.
An outstanding consignment
of exceptionally well bred yearling heifers sold well
to a top of £819 for “Glanmor
Candy Man Justice” a stylish heifer with great
show potential. “Glanmor Jet Semolina” out
of a home bred sire with 2 generations of VG and EX behind
her sold to £610. “Glanmor Synergy Worship” a
Centurian Synergy daughter being a grand daughter of
superb show cow “Glanmor Julian Wishful EX93” sold