The COLMAN Dispersal Sale
62 HOLSTEIN FRIESIANS & 26
For M & A M Bunby
THURSDAY 10th JULY 2014
FANTASTIC DAIRY SALE AT WHITLAND MART
HOLSTEINS AT 3,000GNS AND JERSEYS AT 2,100GNS
Joint auctioneers Gwilym Richards & Co and J J Morris
report a fantastic sale for the Bunby family of Boncath,
North Pembrokeshire, with Holsteins selling to 3,000gns
and Jerseys to 2,100gns, at Whitland Mart, Camarthenshire,
where a huge crowd had assembled around the ring.
headliner was the homebred 2nd calver Colman Icefyre
Dora 2 VG85 which had recorded 11,125kgs as a heifer
and was giving 53.3kgs daily after calving in February
with her 2nd calf. She was a daughter of Braedale Icefyre
and out of a 13,070kgs dam. The buyer at 3,000gns was
W J Evans of Mathry, Pembrokeshire.
The same buyer paid
2,650gns for another homebred 2nd calver, the VG86 Colman
Lucius Mildred. This Savage Leign Lucius daughter had
calved for the 2nd time on St David’s
Day and was giving 46.4kgs daily with her heifer lactation
having been 9,848kgs.
Jerseys sold to 2,100gns for the
3rd calver Berwick Iatola Shottle. The buyers of this
VG87 pointed SC Gold Dust Paramount Iatola daughter were
Dafyydd and Helen Cox of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire.
She had calved again in January after giving 6,968kgs
at 6.20% fat with her 2nd calf.
The Jersey Plowden Aces Eve VG88 which had calved
for the 4th time on April Fool’s Day sold for 1,600gns
to E A Davies of Cardigan.
Youngstock prices peaked at
2,050gns for a Holstein served heifer. The November calving
Colman Toyota Dora in-calf to Woodmarsh Metallic sold
for 2,050gns to A D W Davies, Narberth, Pembrokeshire.
W O J Reed & Co of Spittal,
Haverfordwest, paid 2,000gns for the September calving
Colman Lofficiel Emily.
Holstein maiden heifers sold to
1,320gns and Jersey maiden heifers to 980gns.
22 calved cows and heifers £1,625.59
10 aged and three quartered cows £589.05
13 served heifers £1,476.46
8 maiden heifers £876.75
4 heifer calves £669.38
57 head £1,237.53
14 calved cows and heifers £1,158.00
7 aged and three quartered cows £531.00
5 maiden heifers £867.30
26 head £933.29