dispersal sale

dispersal sale

sale of an entire herd or flock; implies that the breeder is not retaining breeding animals and that the purchaser will now have the advantage of controlling that genotype.
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BUYERS from Somerset, Hereford, Wiltshire and Staffordshire competed with local farmers for a herd of 77 organic dairy cattle which attracted a strong trade at a dispersal sale in mid Wales.
A dispersal sale is being organised by auctioneers Halls on behalf of Sylvia Joseph at Cefn Vastre Farm, Dulfer, near Newtown, on Saturday, October 14, 11am.
I have known Charles and Mary for a very long time, and to be involved in their dispersal sale at Attonburn is both a pleasure and a sadness.
Bought for PS55,000 from former trainer John Ferguson's dispersal sale, the 150-rated hurdler was big at his fences and put firmly in his place by the Peter Bowentrained Rolling Maul.
Irish Oaks winner Chicquita is to form part of a dispersal sale at Goffs in November by Australian owner-breeder Paul Makin.
I think everybody got over-excited (when news of Juddmonte's dispersal sale broke), everyone was putting two and two together and making different combinations.
A HORSE called Summer's Dream brought a ray of sunshine for the Jones family when topping a two-stud dispersal sale at Gaerwen.
The increasing number of herd dispersal sale catalogues we receive, with many successful, good-quality and often long-established herds ceasing production, is a good measure of this.
The dispersal sale was conducted by the Shrewsbury auctioneers Halls.
It is still to be decided which animals will be sold but it is certainly not going to be a dispersal sale.
A CLASSIC car seen by millions of TV viewers in the popular vets series All Creatures Great and Small is up for auction at a farm dispersal sale this month.
The Thoroughbred Corporation purchased the colt for $2,600,000 at the 505 Farms Dispersal sale in July.