Sale top of $12,000 was for the very stylish heifer Pooley Bridge Fever Velvene 52 from a VG 87 Shottle with over 16,000 litres, next dam an EX 91 Blitz with 14,415 litres, she was purchased by Cairnhill Holsteins of the Zanders Family, Kialla.
Next top of $8750 was for Pooley Bridge Oakshade Salina 9 a massive framed heifer from a VG 86 (1st lact) Aftershock who is from Ice Salina EX 93, 2E, she was purchased by J & H Harvey of Yarragon.
Strong buyers throughout the sale were Bruce & Matt Templeton of Tarwin who selected 10 heifers, these include Pooley Bridge Seaver Spottie 14 a daughter of Bolton Spottie 11 VG, 462 kgs fat bred down from Sunnylodge Prelude Spottie a former Canadian Cow of the year at $7500.
K, H & M Jones of Foster paid $7000 for Pooley Bridge Lauthority Felicia 75 a sister to the winning best udder Snr. 2 yo at IDW 2017 and $6500 for Pooley Bridge Reginald Sadie 76 from a 525 kg fat Shottle dam.
The top selling bull at $6800 was Pooley Bridge Kaygold, backed by many generations of high production IDW winners, he sold to Spunner Past. Co of Berrigan, NSW.
Jayke & Bec Fisher of Quality Ridge Holsteins selected the very correct Pooley Bridge Fever Crista 21 at $6500.
The well known Avonlea herd of John & Cherie Gardiner selected several top lots including Pooley Bridge Shottle Rose 99, Pooley Bridge Shottle Anne 87 and Pooley Bridge Seaver Kay 192 all at $6000 each.
Other noted sales included Pooley Bridge Sonic Victoria 2, a daughter of 1 of 5 EX full sisters from the famed Arethusa Victoria family, she was purchased by S & N Somerville of Somerelle Holsteins at $5500. Pooley Bridge Oakshade Mellisa 2 from a VG 87 (1st lact) dam at $5300 to A Harrison of Nerrena and Pooley Bridge Gillespie Elegance 20 backed by generations of IDW winners at $5000 to G & C Peatling of Katunga.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report a total clearance with the following details – 70 heifers av $3855.00
2 Bulls av $4525.00
72 Holsteins gross $278,850.00