Record Price of £2867.48 for Champion British Blue Cull Cow at Chelford

9th December 2014

A record price for a Barren Cow at Chelford, was achieved at their Christmas Show, when Sam Madeley of Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, sold his British Blue cow for £2867.48!

Kirkby Stephen

Judge and Auctioneer presenting Champion Cow to young breeder Sam Madeley

This was the first British Blue cow Sam purchased, to form him Glewstone Herd and she weighed in at a whopping 1078kg. She made 266p/pkg to gross a fantastic £2867.48.

The purchaser was Owain Llyr of Ruthin.

Auctioneer, Roy Waller, commented “After 45 years it was a pleasure to see such a good cow and a pleasure to sell it. It is 35 years since I sold my first pedigree “Blue” – a breed that has changed the UK Beef Industry.”

Two further British Blue cows made £2128.52 and £1697.08!