The combined Dairy Dispersal Sale of Autumn calved cows and heifers of Barry and Tania Mitchell of Undera and Registered Holstein cows of Robert and Raewyn Marshall of Toolamba met with strong demand from mostly Northern Victorian buyers.
Sale top price of $4,000 was for an outstanding young freshly calved cow South Esk Goldsun Jennifer who is backed by 4 generations of EX dams, she sold to Calderlea Holsteins of Meeniyan in South Gippsland.
Next top of $2,800 was reached 3 times with South Esk Goldsun Faith a fresh calved 5 year old with a deep pedigree and South Esk Reginald Fig a very milky 4 year old both selling to Moore Dairying of Katanga.
Also at this price was South Esk Goldsun Jennifer 2 from a 3rd gen. EX dam and due in September to Doorman selling to N & M Staley of Y arram.
Many of the Autumn calved cows a/c the Mitchell Family sold at $2,000 with the top of $2,100 being reached 4 times.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report South Esk Holsteins av $1,925.00 The Mitchell Family averaged $1,695 and overall sale av was $1,803.