Sale top of $8,000 was paid for Kayton Goldchip Irene, EX 90 an 11th gen EX & VG, 8 year old with a tremendous udder, she sold to Clydevale Holsteins at the Holstein Complete Dispersal sale of spring calving heifers.
The sale from the Master Breeder Holloddon herd of J & N Holland combined with the Major Dispersal of the Master Breeder Kayton Herd of R & R Robins along with invited entries from Leighfield and Ingoldale met with strong competition from throughout all parts of Victoria and NSW.
Clydevale Holsteins also selected the top selling heifer from Holloddon in Control Charcole 2705 a daughter of the Tableau Charcole, EX 92, 2E cow at $4,400 and Dornbrae Windbrook California (Imp.ET) VG at $3,700, this 10th gen EX & VG 7 year old came from the Kayton group.
Second top price of $5,500 was the All Australian winning 2 year old from 2019, Paringa Beemer Lilah, VG 86 a/c Leighfield and backed by the famed Tahora ‘L’ family, she was purchased by Eloora Past. Co of Southern NSW.
Next high of $5,000 was the big milk cow Leighfield Doorman Blonde (Imp.ET), VG 86, a grand daughter of former All Canadian Winner Advent Bambi, EX 94, she sold to P Fullerton of Nirranda. Another top cow from Leighfield was Rockstar Emilio Cranberry bred from the famed Avonlea Connie family, she sold at $4,500 to M Dennis of Calivil.
Several of the Holloddon heifers sold at $4,000 each, these included Holloddon MVP Leonie 2704 bred from a VG 87, 13,000 litre dam selling to C & N Hibberson of Yarroweyah. Holloddon Contender Laura 2721 from a VG 88 dam with over 12,000 litres and Holloddon Numero Bebe 2742 both to C Lister.
Holloddon Numero Laura 2747 from a VG 86 show Winning dam also sold at $4,000 to R & R Robins. M Daniel of Waaia selected the deep pedigreed 5 year old Kayton MVP Tonya at $4,000.
The Castle Family of Allansford purchased the 14th gen EX & VG cow Kayton Corvette Irene 2, VG 86 and the 7th gen EX & VG cow Kayton Solomon Tricia, VG 87 both at $3,750.
Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report – 92 Holsteins sold for a gross of $284,950 Av $3,100.