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Malthouse Herd Dispersal - a Reflection of Breed Confidence!

Malthouse Herd Dispersal - a Reflection of Breed Confidence!

The dispersal of the Malthouse pedigree herd of South Devons on behalf of Mr Clive Salmon at Norwich Market showed a strong level of confidence in the future of the breed, backed by good pedigrees and sound performance-recorded cattle.  The Sale attracted buyers from across the country and into Scotland, and those seeking a cheap bargain came away disappointed.

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South Devon Society’s Spring Sale 2014

Male Champion - Z Colcharton Jasper 2

Male Champion - Z Colcharton Jasper 2

Spring Show & Sale, Exeter, 26th March

An excellent range of quality bulls forward at the South Devon Herd Book Society’s Spring Show & Sale attracted buyers from across the country with bulls finding new homes as far afield as Herefordshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

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South Devon Society’s Spring Sale 2013

Male Champion, Langham’s Apollo, a February 2011 born bull with a long list of show successes in 2012, sold for 5,000 gns.

Male Champion, Langham’s Apollo, a February 2011 born bull with a long list of show successes in 2012, sold for 5,000 gns.

SOUTH DEVONS HIT A NEW HIGH OF 13,000 GNS AT EXETER

The South Devon Herd Book Society’s Spring Show & Sale at Exeter saw a flying trade, setting a new record for bulls which exceeded the previous record by 2,500 gns!  The average also rose by £250 to £4,276, with 33 bulls sold to buyers from across the country.

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Society's Midland Club Sale 2014

South Devon Midland Club Breeders Club Sale 2014

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWCOMERS TO SOUTH DEVON BREED AT STRATFORD

Not a single additional animal could have been squeezed into the Stratford Livestock Market for the South Devon Midland Club Breeders Club Sale, and the catalogue provided a wide choice for buyers to select both specialist breeding genetics, and foundation stock from the dispersal of the Fosmac herd of pedigree South Devons.

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5,000gns high as South Devons return to Skipton

South Devon cattle returned to Skipton Auction Mart for the second annual show and sale held under the auspices of the South Devon Herd Book Society. (Wed, Nov 6)

Paul and Pam Harrison, who run the Brafferton herd in Tollerton, York, and sent out last year’s female champion, stepped up their performance to land the 2013 supreme championship with their first prize bull, the fully home-bred 18-month-old Brafferton Hadrian 21, by the prolific Brafferton Hadrian 1.

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