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Lancaster Tuesday 15/02/11 Dairy Cattle

Posted Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 4.13pm

Caption: from left: Janet Simpson of NMR (sponsors), Neil Sowerby (judge) and James Burrow (vendor) with the Champion Stardale Royal Jewie.

Caption: Winning Pair of Heifers from BW & J Robinson & Son.

Caption: Pre-sale discussions.

Lancaster Dairy Average £1960 at February Sale

The Lancaster Sale of Pedigree & Commercial dairy cattle attracted a high quality entry with purchasers in abundance all keen to secure cattle. Many more could have easily been sold at this sale.

Judging this month was Mr N Sowerby of Appleby, Cumbria who had a fine show of cattle presented before him. The Championship this month was awarded to J Burrow & Son, Tunsteads Farm showing Stardale Royal Jewie, recoreded giving 38 litres and she went on to sell for 2350gns to the judge. In reserve was a stylish cow from H & SD Cornthwaite, Kirkwood Lodge Farm, Kirkwood Drake Isabel selling for 2100gns to local farmers TA & RM Dawson, Quernmore. A further two animals sold for over 2000gns, the first being Hillrobin Belle 21 selling at 2100gns presented by BW & J Robinson & Son, Cross Hill and then Arnot Carlina 144 sold at 2000gns from regular vendors AR & J Whitlow, Park Cottage Farm.

This sale included a consignment of yearling heifers from WJ & I France, Higher Core which were keenly competed for. The highlight of the consignment being Corfield Shooter Marq 8 bred from 13 successive generations of VG/EX she sold to an undisclosed Irish buyer for 1300gns.

Top 5 Prices
Stardale Royal Jewie 2350gns from J Burrow & Son
Hillrobin Belle 21 2100gns from BW & J Robinson & Son
Kirkwood Drake Isobel 2100gns from H & SD Cornthwaite
Arnot Carlina 144 2000gns from AR & J Whitlow
Garsby Baxter Piper 1820gns from W & G Cornthwaite

Averages
Cows to 2100gns av. £2152
Heifers to 2350gns av. £1911
Youngstock to 1300gns av. £918

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