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AUGUST 6 - BARLEES SALE

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THURSDAY AUGUST 6
(11 am)
At Viewley Hill, Busby, Stokesley, Middlesbrough, Cleveland

185 HOLSTEINS


comprising the entire BARLEES herd, the property of Messrs Donaldson Partners. This is a fine herd with a history of 60 years which has won many prizes in both Yorks NMR and N.E Club Herd Competitions. The herd contains 14 Ex and 35 VG cows and the highly promising younger cattle are a feature. The cubicle trained cows average 10,081kg 3.89 (3.19) on 2x milking and a mixed diet based on grass and maize silage. Many of the cattle are by top proven sires and leading genomic sires have been used for service. Many of the cow families
have been in the herd a long time but more recent acquisitions have been from the Dragonfly, Fran, Laurie Sheik, Lila Z, Marie, Miss America, Papoose and Roxy families. This is one of the more important dispersal sales this summer and is highly recommended to both pedigree breeders and commercial producers.
The herd passed a clear TB pre movement test on June 16th (4 yr testing area).   more ...