Dispersal Sale of the
Graceland Jersey herds
Monday 16th September 2013
Pembrokeshire Jerseys to 1,600gns
dispersal sale of the Gem and Graceland herds of Jersey
cattle for Gary, Mair and daughter Halfwen took place
on their Pembrokeshire farm near Maenclochog in front
of a packed ringside, some of whom had travelled from
as far as Middlesex and Northamptonshire to swell the
crowd of chiefly Welsh buyers.
Trade for the milking section
was very good with a top price of 1,600gns being achieved
for the VG87 Hillhoath Mini Ophelia that had calved 7
weeks earlier with her 3rd calf. The successful buyers
were G R Griffiths & Son
of Clarbeston Road, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.
same buyers paid 1,500gns for the top priced calved heifer,
Gem Tresor Amy 1st, which had been calved nearly 4 months.
total of 17 cattle made 1,000gns or more.
heifers sold to 720gns and maiden heifers to 600gns.
calves sold to 550gns for the 5 week old Graceland Guapos
Dolly out of an EX92 (3E) dam and a VG86 grand dam. The
Glanmor herd of Dafydd and Helen Cox, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire,
were the purchasers.
Principal buyers J R & S Howie
purchased 23 cattle for their herd at Uxbridge, near
62 cows and milking heifers £976.00 (with 20 heifer
calves at £277.20)
13 recently served heifers £535.50
21 maiden heifers £353.50
96 lots £780.17
Auctioneres : www.grichards.co.uk