Gold Top Sale Exeter 12th May

Kivells are to be thanked for organising a Gold Top Sale at Exeter Livestock Centre, and the Four Guernsey vendors should be thanked for bringing animals forward and once again “quality and depth of pedigree” earned a Premium.

Jason and Katherine Salisbury entered 6 cows from their Sharnford herd in Suffolk and four of them sold for more than £1000 with Lot 19 Sharnford Orange topping the sale at 1220 and purchased by Colin Evans for the Hilcol herd in Carmarthen. Lot 18 Sharnford Maisy sold for 1200, Lot 22 Upgate Wesley Savannah also at 1200 and Lot 23 Meadow Court Holidays Melody who made 1000 were all purchased by Andrew Lewis for the Hartland View herd at Barnstable. Andrew also purchased two of the three Rosewood cows from Rita and Mark Dunn that were forward Rosewood PedroDiamond Lot 24 for 1000 and Lot 26 Rosewood Red Oaks Steffi for 1100.

Alderney lifts the veil of secrecy

Mike Cox has sent me his recent Classification results and so i have pleasure in publishing them and to congratulate him on breeding the highest GMI Guerrnsey in the Bailiwick of Guernsey at the April 2011 proof runs. Alderney Chiller Jackie has the following remarkable PTA’s +561 kgs Milk, +31.2 …

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