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Buoyant trade for South Devons at Hay Lane Dispersal

Trevassack Pride 330 with her heifer calf sold for top price of 3,000gns

Trevassack Pride 330 with her heifer calf sold for top price of 3,000gns

The recent on-farm Dispersal Sale of the Hay Lane herd of South Devons on behalf of Ernie Hemmings, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, brought buyers from right across the country and also from Northern Ireland. Mr Hemmings had taken the decision to come out of farming, and was selling a range of machinery as well as all his cattle.

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South Devon Society’s Spring Sale 2015

Male Champion - Stretchford Herman 7

Male Champion - Stretchford Herman 7

SOUTH DEVON BULLS PEAK AT 8,800 GNS AT EXETER

With all bulls passing a high standard of inspection there was a good choice for potential buyers at the South Devon Herd Book Society’s Spring Show & Sale held at Exeter and conducted by Kivells.

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Society's Midland Club Sale 2015

Breed Champion Award

Breed Champion Award

TOTAL CLEARANCE AT SOUTH DEVONS’ MIDLAND CLUB SALE AT STRATFORD

A total clearance in all sections was the result of the annual Midland Club Sale of South Devons at Stratford-upon-Avon, with a top bull price of 6,400 guineas, a top female price of 2,500 guineas, and averages holding up well.

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South Devon Society’s Autumn Sale 2013

Male Champion North View Bailey, bred by Oliver Brewin from Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire

Male Champion North View Bailey, bred by Oliver Brewin from Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire

SOUTH DEVONS SELL TO 10,200 GNS AT BRISTOL

A new record was set for a South Devon polled bull at this week’s Society Autumn Show & Sale, selling at 10,200 gns for M E & T E Broome’s Leicestershire-bred Z Welland Valley Trident 3, to W P & S L Harper, Holsworthy, Devon.  By Z Embury Hermes (T), the bull’s polled genetics will bring additional bloodlines to the Harpers’ Bedford herd.

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South Devon Society’s Autumn Sale 2014

Champion: Welland Valley Handsome - M E & T E Broome

STRONG TRADE FOR FEMALES; BULLS TOP AT 6500 GNS SOUTH DEVONS’ AUTUMN SHOW & SALE AT BRISTOL

With the commercial demand for this high-performing native breed showing no sign at all of slowing, the South Devon Autumn Sale catalogue attracted a number of new buyers to swell the existing crowd of pedigree breeders – from Cornwall & Devon, across the country to Norfolk and Cheshire, and into Wales.

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