“The Jersey Island Celebration”
Sale of Pedigree Jerseys
Friday 11th October 2013
The “Jersey Island Celebration” sale of
pedigree Jerseys from the Island saw buyers travel from
Wales, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, East & West Yorkshire
and all over the Westcountry to secure the opportunity
of buying quality Island genetics.
Four of the Island’s
leading breeders consigned an exceptional group of freshly
calved and In Calf Cows & Heifers and it was certainly
the fresh milk which met strong demand!
Top of the sale
was 1650gns for “Prides Sultan Lotus VG87” a
super second calver by Sultan bred by Paul Houze and
consigned by La Ferme LTD, she now joins the Rivermead
Not far behind at 1600gns (£1680) was “Elite
SJ Griffens Lynn Lady” by Griffens Governor from
the renowned Lady family from John & Sarah Le Feuvre’s
excellent Elite herd, she sold to Graham Armitage of
West Yorkshire who purchased 10.
Rob and Tom Perchard
of La Ferme consigned an exceptional group of fresh calvers
and sold others to 1550gns (£1627) for “Ansom
Action Bandangle GP82” by Forest Glen Avery Action,
having calving in August she sold giving 30Kgs to Messrs
WE Love & Son of Dorset.
Others from the same home
sold to 1400gns (£1470) for “Ansom Impuls
Sybil” a Q Impuls daughter tracing back to Linden
Hall Sybil, one of the most influential cows in Ansom’s
Also at 1400gns (£1470) was “Day
Dream 301 GP83” a Valleystream Julian daughter
from John & Sarah Le Feuvre, she sold with a strong
pedigree backed with 7 generations of VG or EX behind
her and was due in January to On Time, she sold to Malcombe
and Anne Huxtable for their Sowden Herd.
The same vendors
also sold “Designs Day Dream 153” a smart
daughter of Action which classified GP83 and sold fresh
at 1380gns (£1449) to Graham Armitage.
sold the best of his consignment at 1280gns (£1344)
for “Chalet Exciting Mielle GP84” a second
calver by Bridon Excitation.
The In Calf heifers met
a more selective trade with buyers wanting instant return
on their purchases. The best rose to 1150gns (£1207)
twice for Paul Houze with In Calf heifers from his Prides
herd, first to do it was “Prides Exciting Brownie” sired
by Bridon Excitation, she was due in December and sold
to Roy and Christine Baily for their Abbotsley herd in
At the same money was a spring calving heifer
from Paul, “Prides Victorious Sybil” by Prides
Isis Victoir, she was due February onwards and sold to
John Heath of Hull.
The same vendor sold another February
calving heifer “Prides Reagan Queenie” by
Rapid Bay Reagan at 1050gns (£1102), she sold to
Roy Baily of Derbyshire.
The same buyer also made a sound
purchase at 1050gns (£1102) for “Elite Sultan
Noblesse 3” from John & Sarah Le Feuvre, this
super heifer by SHF Centurion Sultan won her class in
the Island show in June and sold due in January to Reagan.
The Island sale finished well with five exceptionally
well bred maiden heifers from John and Sarah Le Feuvre
which sold well to 850gns (£892) for “Elite
Aimless Lady 227” by Action and she sold with a
solid pedigree of 8 generations of VG or Ex behind her
to Derek Mead of Weston-Super-Mare for his newly established
Not far behind at 800gns was “Elite Aimless
Lady 226” sired by Futuredreams Signature Volcano
EX94 out of an EX92 grand dam, she sold to David & Lena
Lewis of Wiveliscombe.
“Elite Sultan Daisy Belle” a
July born Sultan calf sold well with 7 gens of VG or
EX behind her to the Futuredreams Partnership of James
and Barry Evans of Pembrokshire.
Other entries of Jerseys
sold to 1280gns (£1344) for “Richtop Impuls
Algae” a freshly calved Impuls daughter from David & Lena
Lewis of Wiveliscombe.
28 In Milk Cows & Heifers £1239
2 Dry Cows £1023
26 In Calf Heifers £837
5 Maiden Heifers £697
Auctioneers : www.kivells.com