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29th Annual Gold Top Jersey Sale
Borderway Mart Carlisle
Wednesday 17th August 2011

Jersey Heifers at 4100gns

Dairy cattle of all breeds, ages and type went under the hammer at the monthly pedigree dairy cattle day at Borderway Mart on the 17th August.

Clydevalley May Flora

Clydevalley May Flora

The real headline heifer though was in the Jersey section of the sale. “Clydevalley May Flora” (Lot 66) from Robert Hunter and family’s herd at Shotts, Lanarkshire was knocked down for 4100gns to Messrs Jamieson of “Woodhead”. She had great show potential plus a wonderful pedigree, she was by the Danish sire “May” and is a granddaughter of the homebred Excellent 94 Clydevalley Julian Flora.

The Hunters other fresh heifer, a daughter of their stocksire Goldust, made 2100gns.

Maiden heifers sold to 1600gns for an impeccably bred January calf from Craig Brough’s “Caldewvalley” herd. This stylish 1st prize winner is by the Canadian sires “Lencrest On Time” from Grayridge Betsy Belle, the third dam being the legendary Duncan Belle.

The three-week old Jersey calf, Farmlam Limeleafs Nightleaf, sired by the high components Danish bull DJ Hagri, also made quite an impact by selling for 480gn, following her dam at 1800gn.Both Lots being purchased by Mr Allison, Ayrshire.

Leading Jersey Prices
Lot Gns Vendor Purchaser
66 4100 R Hunter & Sons K&M Jamieson Woodhead, Annan, Dumfriesshire
67 2100 R Hunter & Sons John Kennedy & Son, Perryston Farm, Dunyre Road, Ayr
70 1950 JA Greenhalgh John Kennedy & Son, Perryston Farm, Dunyre Road, Ayr
69 1800 J Thompson & Son A Allison, Macnairston Farm, Ayr

Averages

7 Heifers £1992.00
2 Maiden £1470.00

 

 
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