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.
Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate
Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer