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7 March 2014 05:13:26|Finance,News,Shows and Events

Exceptional dairy trade at Shrewsbury Auction Centre


An exceptionally strong trade from start to finish was reported by auctioneers Halls as 145 dairy cattle went under the hammer in front of a good company of buyers at Shrewsbury Auction Centre on Tuesday.
The auction included the dispersal of a herd of 119 cattle by G. F. Kempster and Son, Oswestry. Top price in the herd was £2,250 for a Keystone Potter January calved 2C giving 30.30 kilos.
Waholdon Marshall Harry daughters sold to a high of £2,150 with many realising £2,000, a Regancrest RB Miles fresh heifer sold to £2,190 and a mid-lactation 2C Markwell Durham Rhythm sold to £2,150. Mid-lactation heifers by Mr Regal Creek Shot-Al also sold to £2,150.
“The longevity in the herd spoke volumes and, with many aged cows forward, the average of £1,554 was a great achievement,” said David Giles, Halls’ director and dairy specialist.
There was also a good entry of dairy cattle from other vendors, as cows sold to £2,250 and heifers to £2,480.
A lovely show of fresh heifers saw Richard Howard of Ellesmere lead the way with a Matson daughter at £2,480 followed by Homestead at £2,400. W. H. Higgins of Wilderley Hall Farms, Shrewsbury also sold heifers by Mammoth and Joylan Specialist for £2,400 and £2,000 respectively.
Other excellent prices were £2,020 and £2,000 respectively for heifers by Groovy and Douglas from Pimhill and £2,000 for a heifer from T. W Goldstraw, Audlem by a son of Baxter.
“With strong demand from buyers, I would appeal to dairy farmers across Shropshire and bordering counties to keep bringing their cattle to market in Shrewsbury,” added Mr Giles.

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