1 NOVEMBER - ACOMES SALE
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1
Glebe Farm, Waddesdon, Nr Aylesbury, Bucks. HP18 0LS
Also dairy equipment, parlour etc
Comprising the complete dispersal of the heavy milking ACOMES herd, the property of D.A Wright Farming Ltd, who are ceasing milk production due to the imminent construction of the HS2 railway through the farm. This is an outstanding example of the modern, commercially efficient, high type Holstein herd with excellent health status.
* 277 Cows (215 in lac 1-3), 46 served heifers, 44 yearlings, 79 ‘A’ lots & A-A bull
* CIS avg 10,643kg 3.72%f 3.16%p MOPF = 23.53
* 76 giving 40-50kg daily. 67 x 12-14,000 litre cows
* SCC – 83% below 150. C.I = 397 days
* Calvings Jun-Jul 115, Aug-Sep 102, Oct-Nov 38, Dec-Jan 24
* 108 have PLI values over £300 up to PLI £465
* Sand Cubicle housed, TMR & 2x milked
The herd is largely bred from MOET cow families and although not classified contains plenty of big, capacious, good uddered potentially high scoring animals. The young stock are super (all cubicle trained) and the 79 May onwards born calves at foot by Bookem, Hurst & Troy are a feature. Top AI bulls include Matson, Die-Hard, Reece, Destry, Metalic, Altajenkins, Goldmine, Shot Trigger with services are to Balisto, Silver, Altasilver & 50 to the British Blue.
Also Westfalia 16/32 Swing-over Herringbone Parlour, 12,500 litre Ro-Ka DX tank, Kristal Ice Builder (2016), Waikato milk meters, hot water tank with heat exchange unit, Heat Time detector, 80 Cow Comfort cubicles, AG Sand dispenser, 2 AI flasks, slurry scraper system, electric backing gate, grain bins etc at 10am
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