The herd of mostly Jersey – Holstein cross cows and approx. 50 Jerseys were Autumn calved and mostly rejoined and also included 20 dry cows due in the Spring.
This fine uddered herd was av 4.2% fat 3.7% protein with a cc of 73.
Sale top of $3,100 was paid by Tim Bryce of Allansford for Emu Banks Hatman Moyawinks 2507, VG 87, this 3 year old was by Hatman from a TBone dam.
Next top of $3,000 was paid by the noted Wanstead Jersey herd for Emu Banks Raceway Murnane 8250, VG 86, a 4 year old from a Vanahlem dam, these buyers also selected Emu Banks Casino Sarah 2801 from a Navara dam at $2,600.
There were 6 Jersey-Holstein Cross cows sell at $2,500 each .
Selling agents Elders, Charles Stewart & Co and Auctioneer Brian Leslie of Dairy Livestock Services report the following averages – 35 Registered Jerseys av $2,077
245 Commercial Jerseys and Cross Bred Cows av $1,841.
Overall 280 Cows gross $523,800 Av $1,870