British Blue x Calves to £565 at Holsworthy
18th June 2013
A British Blue x Bull Calf, recorded a top price of £565 at Holsworthy Market on 12th June, with other British Blue x calves at £512, £502, £500, £490, in total, 27 British Blue bull calves averaged £344.96 and 25 heifer calves averaged £251.68.
BRITISH BLUES – FOR A PREMIUM DAIRY BRED CALF!
In the Store section, British Blues topped at £875, with an average of £868 – this being over £100 above Charolais and Limousin prices and very much in line with the native breeds, despite their premium!
BRITISH BLUES–FOR PROFITABILITY OTHERS SEEK BUT SELDOM MATCH
Auctioneers: Kivells (www.kivells.com)