Hunt, Jeremy
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p88
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the dispersal of the Starcross Holsteins herd owned by Derek Beresford and his daughter Joanne in Cheshire, England. It relates that the said herd put 520 head in front of buyers over two days and saw prices increase to 5,200 guineas (gns) and level 281 cows and in-milk heifers at £1,600. It notes that the dispersal opened with 297 head of milking cattle and nearly 70 of the 2008 heifer calves. It cites that Starcross Jordan Galante VG87 was the cow chosen to help injured British soldiers returning from duty.


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