Bunahone Jersey Herd Sale
Friday 14th June 2013
Jerseys sail at Exeter!
Kivells dispersed the Spring and Summer calving portion
of the Pedigree Jersey herd on behalf of Messrs Wilson
of Enniskillen, Northern Ireland who removed their herd
to Exeter Livestock Centre, Devon for convenience of
With such little demand for Jerseys
in Northern Ireland the decision was made to make the
long journey to Devon to disperse the herd and the vendor
was well rewarded with an exceptional trade throughout
and an excellent crowd of buyers gathered around the
Top of this dispersal was 1820gns for a second
calver “Berwick Iatola Sophia” by SC Gold
Dust Paramount Iatola which calved fresh in May and sold
to Judith Reed of Pembrokeshire to join her Pedigree
Other second calvers by DJ Lirsk under
the same prefix sold to 1700gns to Keith Donovan of Southern
Ireland who purchased a strong consignment of 21. The
same buyer also paid 1600gns for another fresh second
calver by Woodstock Lexington.
The best of the In milk
heifers sold to 1400gns for “Berwick Shark Slea” an
April calved heifer by Imperial Shark.
The Dry Cows sold
to 1600gns for a super Mulberry 5th calver “Newmoor
Big Boy Pixie” by Osberton Angels Big Boy. Other
dry cows sold to 1300gns for a fourth calver by Errlyn
SS Pride GR.
Many of the best fresh calvers sold well
between £1200 - £1400 and saw several buyers
compete hard for the quality cows forward.
44 In Milk Jersey Cows £1186
24 Dry Jersey Cows £952
5 Old or ¾’d Cows £404
73 Head £1055