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HAFODLAS COW NETS RECORD PRICE AT RUTHIN.

RECORDS were broken when Ruthin hosted a special entry of pedigree Limousin cows and calves from the Hafodlas herd of AH & GW Roberts, Hafodlas, Ysbyty Ifan.

RECORDS were broken when Ruthin hosted a special entry of pedigree Limousin cows and calves from the Hafodlas herd of AH & GW Roberts, Hafodlas, Ysbyty Ifan.

Mr and Mrs Roberts, who are reducing their herd, included their animals in the market's weekly sale of store cattle and commercial cows & calves.

Mr and Mrs Roberts, who are reducing their herd, included their animals in the market's weekly sale of store cattle and commercial cows & calves.

Topping the prices was a 2001-born cow, Hafodlas Swyn, which fetched pounds 4,150 when sold with her bull calf by Hafodlas Domino.

Topping the prices was a 2001-born cow, Hafodlas Swyn, which fetched pounds 4,150 when sold with her bull calf by Hafodlas Domino.

It was the highest price ever for a cow and calf at Ruthin. Buyers were the Williams family, Caenog, Corwen.

It was the highest price ever for a cow and calf at Ruthin. Buyers were the Williams family, Caenog, Corwen.

Two second calvers, with calves at foot by Anside Diageo and both PD in calf again to Hafodlas Domino, sold for pounds 2,900. One went to Anglesey, the other to Abergele.

Two second calvers, with calves at foot by Anside Diageo and both PD in calf again to Hafodlas Domino, sold for pounds 2,900. One went to Anglesey, the other to Abergele.

Selling for the same price was a first calf heifer, with heifer calf at foot by Neuf. Buyer was Bala's Mr Rowlands.

Selling for the same price was a first calf heifer, with heifer calf at foot by Neuf. Buyer was Bala's Mr Rowlands.

The special entry concluded with the sale of two 15-month-old bulls - Hafodlas Ffrancon realised pounds 3,200 and Hafodlas Fandal sold for pounds 2,100.

The special entry concluded with the sale of two 15-month-old bulls - Hafodlas Ffrancon realised pounds 3,200 and Hafodlas Fandal sold for pounds 2,100.

The next portion of the 'Hafodlas'' herd reduction takes place at Ruthin in July.

The next portion of the 'Hafodlas'' herd reduction takes place at Ruthin in July.

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Hafodlas Swyn, a 10-year-old Limousin cow, fetched a centre record pounds 4,150 when sold with her bull calf at Ruthin.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 9, 2011
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