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Lancaster Tuesday 18/01/11 Dairy Sale

Posted Wednesday, 19 January 2011, 3.25pm

Lancaster Tops at 3000gns at January Sale

The Lancaster January Sale of Pedigree Holsteins for members of the Lancashire Holstein Club attracted an entry of 91 new calved heifers and cows.

The judge for the renowned sale was Mr Ewan Morgan who runs the Erie Herd in Carmarthenshire. With over 8 entries in each of the 6 classes he was certainly spoilt for choice. The championship was awarded to DJ & S Tomlinson showing Bilsrow Buckeye Blackpeach (pictured above) bred from 8 generations of VG/EX and recorded giving 30 litres she sold for 2,600gns to the judge. In reserve was the fresh 3rd calved cow Fingan Allen Denise (EX91), with a wealth of show success to her name and giving 46.6 litres she sold for 2300gns to DC Hall, Skipton.

Top price of the day was 3000gns for Ingleview GFC Kimo consigned by R & E Butterfield, bred from 9 generations of VG/EX she was purchased by A & B Bargh, Penrith. Following the champion was Bilsrow Laramie Snowboots selling for 2500gns to A & V Wallbank, Preston.

Two heifers sold for 2400gns each; the first of these being Stardale Principal Millie (2nd prize junior heifer) selling to S Forshaw, Preston with Stardale Minister Roxy (3rd prize junior heifer) selling over the phone to an undisclosed Scottish buyer. Both these heifers were consigned by J Burrow & Son.

A total of 12 animals made over 2000gns with a further 8 animals selling for over 1800gns.

Top 12 Female Prices
Lot 38 - Ingleview GFC Kimo, 3000gns from R & E Butterfield
Lot 62 - Bilsrow Buckeye Blackpeach, 2500gns from DJ & S Tomlinson
Lot 59 - Bilsrow Laramie Snowboots, 2500gns from DJ & S Tomlinson
Lot 54 - Stardale Principal Millie, 2400gns from J Burrow & Son
Lot 79 - Stardale Minister Roxy, 2400gns from J Burrow & Son
Lot 8 - Fingan Allen Denise (EX91), 2300gns from Ballakillingan Farms
Lot 45 - Garsby Baxter Juanita, 2300gns from W & G Cornthwaite & Son
Lot 51 - Stardale Sparks Vaakje, 2300gns from J Burrow & Son
Lot 55 - Stardale Shottle Lulu, 2200gns from J Burrow & Son
Lot 27 - Pennine Sincere 186, 2100gns from Drinkall Bros.
Lot 15 - Sunnybanks Shiraz Kathy Red (VG85), 2100gns from P, JA & MJ Isles
Lot 37 - Audbrook Grace 41, 2020gns from CJ & A Gibson

Averages
11 cows to 2300gns av. £1735
53 heifers to 3000gns av. £1802
3 bulls to 1120gns av. £1092

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