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GENUINE DISPERSAL SALE OF 52 PURE BRITISH FRIESIAN COMMERCIAL NMR RECORDED DAIRY COWS

Wednesday 30 May 2018 at 12:30, Truro Livestock Market, Newquay Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1RH

Genuine Dispersal Sale of 52 Pure British Friesian Commercial NMR Recorded Dairy Cows

Wednesday 30th May at approx. 12.30pm following the usual sale of Store Cattle

LODGE & THOMAS

have been instructed by Mr. W.C. Bottrell, removed from Bosence Farm, Sancreed, Penzance to Truro Livestock Centre for convenience of sale

52 BRITISH FRIESIAN IN-MILK AND/OR IN-CALF DAIRY NMR RECORDED DAIRY COWS

This is a genuine dispersal following a decision to cease milking.

  • Lactation average: 5238kg 4.37%bf 3.35%P 
  • April herd average cell count 153 
  • 30 1st-5th calvers 
  • Cow sires: All Lakemead inc. Noah, Banquo, Norman & Pride 
  • Cows calving: 20 fresh Jan-May, 20 due June-Aug 
  • All in-calf/running with Ped Aberdeen Angus Bull "Bosullow Erund" bred by Ivan Rowe Cubicle housed & abreast parlour milked 
  • No confirmed cases of Johne's nor digital dermatitis 
  • Very low input system grass/silage & cake in parlour

This genuine dispersal sale follows the vendor's decision to cease milking. The cows are kept on an extremely low input grass/silage system with cake in parlour only. Good bodied, well-fleshed Friesian type animals known for their longevity with fresh milk and several due late Summer/Autumn. This herd was founded in 1947 by the late Mr. William Bottrell and except for a short period 18 months ago, there has never been a TB reactor on the farm.

For Messrs. M.C. & M. Chegwidden of Summercourt: Holstein Friesian in-calf heifer DoB 14/4/16 due 25/7/18 to easy calving Limousin bull.

Viewing on the morning of sale from 9am.

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