Crewkerne attracts crowds ahead of bluetongue movement ban

Hunt, Jeremy
March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/21/2008, p81
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of the auction of Holsteins from E. G. Cox and Sons in Crewkerne in Somerset, England. There were 44 buyers in action and 34 lots made over 2000 (guineas) gns with the first of the day's two leading calls of 2,600gns coming for a third calving giving 60 kilograms (kg). Stourbere Tug Winnie is by the homebred bull Stour Tug. Matching that bid was the second calver Stourbere Mars Patacake 9th, a Risecrest Marshall daughter giving 41.1kg. The sale included 33 two-year-old calved heifers that averaged £1,700.


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