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English Gold Top Sale
Friday 13th April 2012

English Gold Top sale huge success with a top call of £2500!

The second “English Gold Top” sale of Pedigree Jerseys was held as part of the first monthly show and sale of dairy cattle at Exeter Livestock Centre, Devon which saw considerable interest with buyers from as far as Wales & Gloucester as well as all over Somerset, Devon & Cornwall.

Top price was £2500 for a stunning heifer from Bruce & Jenny Ravenhill-White of Umberleigh with “Whitenhill Excitations Elderberry VG86” by Bridon Excitation and bred from 3 gens of VG & EX cows, she sold due in August to a new Westcountry breeder. The same vendor sold a quality run of in milk cows & heifers with others selling to £1350 for a second calver by Vindication which calved in March.

Summer and autumn calvers saw considerable interest with a heifer by Excitations Nut Cracker having already given nearly 7000kgs and due again in July sold well to £1300. Their dry cows sold well to £1350 for a powerful second calver by Bridon Sambo Charismatic due in may. Six in calf heifers again from the same vendor sold to £1220 three times and averaged £1178. The Whitenhill consignment averaged £1268.

David & Lena Lewis of Wiveliscombe sold freshly calved heifers to £1280 for a Big Show daughter from the Tweeny family from Maunlake. The same vendor sold an in calf heifer by Big Boy from the same family line for £1200.

Messrs MOK Day & Partners of Taunton sold a fresh second calver by Big Show for £1120. Heifer calves sold to £220 for a Potterswalls Minister daughter from Bruce & Jenny Ravenhill-White of Umberleigh.

Overall 35 Jerseys averaged £1209.

Auctioneers: Kivells

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