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Annual Sale at abergavenny

The Annual Show & Sale of Welsh Black Cattle in Abergavenny attracted a mixed quality entry when only the best sorts were really in demand.

The sale topper came from Gareth & Diane James, Clarbeston Road, Haverfordwest selling Syfni Enid 5th, a cow born 19/7/2010 and her heifer calf for 2,250gns.  The lot was purchased by A Morgan Farms, Aberdare.

Messrs James also sold the top priced Bull, Syfni Dewin Du 4th, born 1/3/2012 for 2,000gns.  The 1st prize entry was sold to the Botanic Gardens of Wales, Carmarthen.

The next highest price for a female of 1,700gns again came from Gareth James for a 2007 born cow and bull calf, selling to K Davies, Tenby.

G Jones, Builth Wells sold his 1st prize & Champion Maiden Heifer, Waundderw Holly 7th born 8/4/2012, sold for 1,650gns to A Morgan Farms, Aberdare.  The Trophy was presented by Society President Mr Bruce Lawson.

The champion Female was Coedllys Mirabella 18th, born 7/6/2010, that sold, by breeder and vendor Mr &Mrs W Davies, Brynglas, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, for 1,150gns.

 Gareth James sold another cow & bull calf at 1,600gns to K Davies, Tenby. 

D W & P E Evans, Llandefalle, Brecon sold an in-calf Heifer at 1,300gns to Williams Partners, Blackmill, Bridgend.

Auctioneers were J. Straker, Chadwick & Sons, Abergavenny.