Wednesday 8 December 2021
A Hereford cross cow carrying an embryo of the sire Moralee 1 Rebel Kicks KS R12 and dam Coley 1 Clara 418 sold at the Whittle herd dispersal at 4,000gns, purchased by Steven O’Kane on behalf of a client. Due in January 2022, a 50 per cent interest in the dam was purchased at the 2018 Designer Genes sale for 7,500gns, and was one of the first daughters of Solpoll 1 Kentucky Kid to sell at auction.
Next in the money was seven year old cow Dendor 1 Anna Mary 26th, purchased at 3,500gns by B and M Chilman, Presteigne, Radnorshire. Purchased by the Whittle family at the 2016 society show and sale at Hereford where it stood female champion, it is by Solpoll 1 Gilbert, the three times UK sire of the year an out of a home-bred Hawkwsbury 1 Prosper daughter.
Born in 2015, Normanton 1 Jurana 9th was knocked down to S Hudson, Whittington, Shropshire at 2,500gns. Bred by TD and WT Livesey, it was purcashed at the 2017 spring show and sale for 2,550gns and is by Alvian 1 Emperor and out of a home-bred Hollowseal 1 Wombat daughter.
Another in-calf recipient sold at 2,400gns to M Voss, Hinton St George, Somerset who was a volume buyer on the day. By Coley 1 Pilot, which sold for 13,000gns at auction, it again has the dam of Coley 1 Clara 418.
Frenchstone P. 1 Molly 349 realised 2,700gns, and again travels to Presteigne with the Chilmans. By Moeskaer Magnum 1404, it is out of Dendor 1 Molly 21st.
Frenchstone P. 1 Capri sold at 2,200gns to G and A Redmayne, Kendal, Cumbria. By Dorepoll 1 499 High Society and out of Frenchstone P. 1 Daffodil, which is by Lowesmoor 1 Abram.