Dairy Dispersal Report-Dove Fields, Sudbury 03-06-2022

Phenomenal Trade at Herd Dispersal

Milkers Average £1756

Every Life Av £1313

The herd sale on behalf of the Hall family of Sudbury, Derbyshire attracted a fantastic crowd with trade setting off at an electric pace that continued throughout the day.

A massive 75 passed the £2000 mark, 60 of those been milkers with prices peaking at £2700.

Topping the day at £2700 was a fresh calved heifer by ABS Onyx to Messrs Hammersley of Thurvaston. Hot in pursuit at £2620 was a milking heifer by ABS Eldridge. Due in August with her second she was clinched by Messrs Holland of Sudbury who went on to make a number of other choice purchases.

The blistering trade for milk saw them all average £1753 without calves and £1831 with.

In-calf heifers were similarly sought after peaking at £2420, 14 passing £2000 and all 62 averaging just short of £1700.

Young calves reached £490 with all 430 lives sold averaging an amazing £1313.


Meg Elliott

Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate

Mark Elliott


Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer