English Gold Top Sale
15th April 2016
The first sale of Jerseys to take place
in the UK in 2016 at Exeter Livestock Centre saw a tremendous
trade with buyers competing hard to secure quality Jerseys!
It was a clean sweep for Jeff & Anthea Daw of Wiltshire
with their Jubilee herd of Jerseys topping the In Calf
Heifers with "Jubilee Legacy Roxy" by Hollylane
Lilibets Legacy out of 3 VG & EX dams going back
to Glanmor Xerxes Roxy EX95, she sold due in September
to Actionman at £1750 to Vicky Dimond of Dorset.
The Daw’s also sold a tremendous Bull "Jubilee
Colonel" also by Legacy out of the renowned Ceres
Family from Sowden and is maternal brother to “Jubilee
Excitation Ceres EX94" that has been unbeaten in
the show ring in the last two years! He sold well at £1600
to Mr Harvey of South Devon.
The In Calf Heifers really were in tremendous demand
and at £1500 Treginegar Dairy Farm of Padstow sold
"Glanmor Million Pound" a heifer by Select
Million out of 3 generations of VG or EX dams, she sold
due in May to Messrs W Bennett of Gloucester who purchased
Messrs J & E Dickinson travelled down from Barnsley
in South Yorkshire and sold 30 In Calf Heifers to a tremendous
trade which topped at £1400 for "Holmfirth
Lix Naoni" by Danish DJ Lix due in May to Red Poll.
Others sold to £1320, £1300 x 2 & £1220
and three Autumn calving Heifers also sold well at £1000
apiece with their consignment averaged a very creditable £983!
John Vooght of Dunsford sold three “Maervale" bred
heifers by Danish DJ Broiler to £1280 & £1220!
Bruce & Jenny Ravenhill-White of Umberleigh sold
three In Calf heifers from their “Whitenhill" herd
very well to £1220, £1000 & £900
whilst Oliver Neagle of Hants sold his best In Calf Heifer
at £1100 for “Hiltonbury Broiler Reality" by
Danish DJ Broiler due in July.
A small entry of mixed quality Freshly Calved Heifers
sold to a decent trade topping at £1320 for “Hiltonbury
Ace Possum" by Senn Sational Paramount Ace from
Oliver Neagle who sold other heifers to £1200 & £1050.
14 In Milk Jerseys £942
41 In Calf Heifers £1018
Auctioneers : Kivells