"The Golden Opportunity" Sale
of Pedigree Jerseys
Friday 10th October 2014
Opportunity tops at £1720!
Kivells held their annual Golden Opportunity Sale of
Pedigree Jerseys at Exeter Livestock Centre which saw
a quality entry attract a strong crowd of buyers and
a flying trade was seen! Fresh milk sold to an exceptional
trade and many more could have sold to advantage. Top
of the day was £1720 for “Whitenhill Beechnuts
Hilly” a super fresh calved heifer by Whitenhill
Bigshows Beechnut from Bruce, Jenny & Jess Ravenhill-White
of Umberleigh. She sold to Messrs Stevens Bros. of Honiton
who are establishing a new herd. The same vendor also
sold others to £1620 for a heifer by the same sire
and £1300 twice for heifers by Beechnut and New
Zealand sire Hillstar Maungas Jono.
Messrs MS Ashton & Sons of Torrington sold a consignment
of 15 Cows which were calving outside of their Autumn
calving block, they sold exceptionally well and attracted
great interest topping at £1420 for “Morebridge
Legacys Shingle GP82” a second calver by Hollylane
Lilibets Legacy, she was due in April to the British
Blue and sold to Messrs Spiller Honiton. At £1400
was another Legacy daughter which sold due in February
to the same buyer. The same vendors sold January calving
cows to £1350 & £1300 and their consignment
averaged well at £1130.
In Calf heifers topped at £1000 for a November
calving heifer by New Zealand sire Greenile Maun Impish
from Bruce, Jenny & Jess Ravenhill-White.
A quality consignment of yearlings and calves from the
Glanmor herd of Daffyd & Helen Cox of Carmarthen
sold very well with great interest in every lot. The
top of their smart bunch sold at £860 for “Glanmor
Perfector Rebel” a November born heifer by Shellen
Perfecter out of an EX90 Valleystream Julian cow, she
sold to James Warren of Penzance for his Cardinney herd.
Close behind at £800 was “Glanmor Million
Pound” a January born calf by Select Million who
sold with 4 generations of VG & EX dams behind her
and she sold to new enthusiast and breeder Pam Coryn
“Glanmor Exactly Pudding” by Bridon Exactly
sold with 4 generations of VG & EX behind her to
& Claire Wilson-North of Chulmleigh.
The Jersey sale finished well
with a super twelve month old bull “Whitenhill
On The Moneys Windigo” by Hometown On The Money
out of the renowned Win family from the Ravenhill-White’s,
he sold at £1000 to the Evans family of Carmarthen
for their Nicel herd. A great day for the breed as we
continue to see strong interest and the breed go from
strength to strength!
4 Freshly Calved Heifers £1485
6 In Calf Heifers £958
15 Spring Calving Cows £1130
9 Yearlings & Calves £637