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Lancaster Dairy Sale 12/12/11

Posted Monday, 12 December 2011, 1.30pm

Lancaster Dairy Sale Champion sells for £2,200

NWA Lancaster Auction Mart held a special December sale of new calved dairy with a large crowd of buyers present, many of them keen, but unable to make purchases.   Judging this month was Mr Peter Dakin, who had a fine show of cattle presented before him.  Following the judging of the 5 classes, he awarded Champion of the day to Finigan Fab Cut Emmilia (pictured above with left Peter Dakin (judge) and Brian Brumby (vendor) from Ballakillingan Farms Ltd., 3 weeks calved, giving 30 litres she sold to N & J S Sanderson of Lanercost for the day’s top price of £2,200.  Reserve champion was awarded to Sandley Present 79 from G H Sanderson & family, just 10 days calved she sold for £2,000 to K & D E Woodhouse, Ellel.   Cows saw the strongest demand selling to £1,980 twice for fresh 2nd calved cows from Drinkall Brothers, Over Wyresdale.  

TOP 5 PRICES:
Lot 11
Fingan Fab Cut Emmilia  from Ballakillingan Farms     
£2200 N & J S Sanderson
Lot 14 Sandley Present 79 from G H Sanderson & Family       
£2000 to K & D E Woodhouse
Lot 6  £2000  Pennine Poppy 1024 from Drinkall Brothers                   
£2000 to J R & A Thornton
Lot 20 Sandcrest Avis 6  from J & M Sanderson                  
£2000 to K & D E Woodhouse
Lot 1  Pennine Poppy 949    from Drinkall Brothers   
£1980 to Swinson Cattle Co Ltd   

Sale statistics:  
Newly calved cows     to         £1980  average           £1880
Newly calved heifers  to         £2200  average           £1850    

Prize winners:
Class 1 Halter-led Heifer
1st        Lot 14  G H Sanderson & family (Res Champion)    
Class 2 Non Halter-led Heifer
1st        Lot 11 Ballakillingan Farms Ltd (Champion)
2nd       Lot 15  J E & J Pye
3rd        Lot 20  J & M Sanderson   
Class 4 Non Halter-led Cow
1st        Lot 2    Drinkall Brothers
2nd       Lot 1    Drinkall Brothers
3rd        Lot 5a  Drinkall Brothers  
Best Pairs
Lots 11 & 12    Ballakillingan Farms Ltd  

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