3 OCTOBER - BICKLEYGATE SALE
TUESDAY OCTOBER 3
New Sheepfold Farm, Ingleby Greenhow, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough
CLEVELAND. TS9 6RQ
Comprising the complete dispersal of the first-class BICKLEYGATE Herd, the property of D.P & F.M Day & Son Ltd, who are selling the farm. This fine herd comprises 180 cows and calved heifers, 50 served heifers and 100 maiden heifers and calves at foot. 16 are classified Excellent, 80 VG. Cubicle housed, basic feed of grass silage & concentrates and 2x milked in herringbone (80 are also robot trained) the herd avg is 9,167kg 3.97F, 3.17P, CI =392 days and SCC mostly <100. The sale features several Polled animals, red & whites and 38 with PLI +£400 up to +£534. An EX90 Lila Z with 2 x VG2yr old Moonray daughters + red Bretagne heifer calf and Sahara Powerball Perfekt ET, a polled Roxy with 4 calves at foot incl a Mission with RZG of 150 that has contract interest in Germany. There are many top class families incl. Amy, Beatexus, Fran, Ghost, Gremlin, Laurie Sheik, Lila Z, Lou Etta, Megan, Papoose, Peggy, Rolls & Sara with high index and polled sires, often red carriers throughout. Jeeves, Oman, Shottle & Zenith feature. Plenty for everyone to choose from here and the young stock, mostly in the top 1% UK for PLI, are a real feature.
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