Monday 17 July 2023

The first dispersal of the Margartia herd of Traditional Herefords held on behalf of Roger Hodson-Walker at Melton Mowbray market peaked at 2,700gns for Margarita Countess R224, a 2018-born female. By Boresisle Onedin it is out of a home-bred female by Baytal Charles and sold to young breeder L Smith, Crofton, Wakefield.

At 2,350gns was Margarita Linnett S241, and travels to Wakefield with its top price stablemate. By West Wales-bred Laxfield Jefferson, it is out of Penylan Linnett 48th, which is sired by the 1963-born Free Town Velox.

Purchased by MJ Sharlot, Weston under Wetherley, Warwickshire for a call of 1,450gns was Margarita 1 Sally N208, a seven year old poll cow. By Hollowseal 1 Gambler, it is out of Spurstow 1 Sally 2nd, a Remittall First Class ET 113R daughter.

Margarita Oyster Girl V271 was secured by the same buyer at 1,350gns. Another Jefferson daughter, it is out of Margarita Oyster Girl P218 which is bred from the line of the same name at Albany.

Just behind at 1,300gns was Margarita Countess P214, purchased by Maxwell Eagle, North Pickenham, Norfolk. Born in March 2017, it is another by Boreisle Onedin, this time out of Llandinabo Countess 17th.

Auctioneers: Melton Mowbray Market

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