SALE OF 200 DAIRY CATTLE. To include December Special Dairy Christmas Cracker Show & Sale. PLUS Herd Dispersal of 150 Dairy Cattle.

18th December 2019 at 11:00am
Holsworthy Market
New Market Road, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 7FA

 

 

CHRISTMAS CRACKER SHOW & SALE OF DAIRY CATTLE

Classes for:

Best Heifer & Best Cow In Milk

Overall & Reserve Champion

Entries invited by 10am Thurs 12th Dec

Expected entry of 250 Dairy Cattle comprising 100 freshly calved Cows and Heifers, In Calf Heifers and Youngstock.

PLUS the Herd Dispersal of 150 In Milk Dairy Cows and Heifers on behalf of Holland Farmers, Bradstone, Milton Abbott. Comprising an extended grazing block calving herd of Friesian and Jersey Crossbred cows. Approx. half the cows are on an Autumn calving block and are in full milk production averaging 28Kgs per day. The other half comprise a Spring calving portion due January onwards. Low cost, forage based feed system with low quantity of concentrates fed in the parlour on a flat rate system. Cubicle housed and herringbone parlour milked. Herd Average 7000Kgs 5.30%BF 3.78%PTN cc119. The herd is CIS Milk Recorded, high health status, BVD free, Lepto vaccinated & Johnes screened. Cows have good confirmation and excellent legs & feet.

Auctioneers/Fieldsmen: 
Alec Shadrick
David Kivell FRICS FAAV FLAA
James Morrish FLAA
Mark Bromell BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV FLAA
Robert Speck