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.
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.
35 Jerseys averaged £1209.