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Lancaster Monday 19/09/11 dairy cattle

Posted Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 11.36am

12 CATTLE OVER £2,000

North West Auctions Lancaster held its popular monthly dairy sale with a catalogued entry of 82 cattle forward attracting 25 purchasers from adjacent counties and further afield.  The judging this month was conducted by Mr Matthew Armour of Dumfries who had a strong entry of cattle presented before him including the annual show of Holstein bulls.  The Champion of the day was awarded to a newly calved cow Saltoke Eva 16 (VG85) produced by W & C Gorst & Sons, Hole of Ellel, three weeks calved giving 38 litres she sold for £2250 to Swinson Cattle Company.  Reserve honours went to newly calved heifer Alandrew Windy Moss from G & AE Smith, Mount Pleasant, two weeks calved giving 38 litres she sold for  a final price of £2150 to Mr A Greenhalgh.   (Photo 1 above shows the Champion cow with Richard Gosrt (vendor) and Matthew Armour (judge).

The annual show & sale of bulls attracted a quality entry with the show champion Sandley Korona from GH Sanderson & Family, Blackleach House Farm selling for the days top price of £2780 to PJ & P Mason.  (Photo 2 above shows the Champion bull with George Sanderson (vendor) and Matthew Armour (judge).  £1800 was achieved for the reserve champion Stardale Xavi from J Burrow & Son, Tunsteads Farm.  

A feature of this sale was a consignment of in-calf heifers from Messes FW Herd & Son, Hilderstone Farm which sold to a competitive ringside of buyers topping at £1750 for a Genus Darita Curt sired heifer due mid October.

Prize Awards Class 1 – Halter Led  Heifers
1st           J Burrow & Son (Stardale)
2nd         WJ & I France (Corfield)
3rd          WJ & I France (Corfield)

Class 2 – Non Halter  Led Heifers
1st           G & AE Smith (Alandrew)
2nd         WN & D Smith & Son (Cockerhouse)
3rd          WN & D Smith & Sons (Cockerhouse)

Class 3 – Haltered Led Cows
1st           W & C Gorst & Sons (Saltoke)
2nd         W & C Gorst & Sons (Saltoke)

Class 4 – Non Halter Led Cows

1st           Drinkall Bros., (Pennine)
2nd         JM Sanderson (Sandcrest)

Overall Champion - W & C Gorst & Sons (Lot 54 Saltoke Eva 16)
Reserve Champion - G & AE Smith (Lot 21 Alandrew Windy Moss)

Class 5 - Best Bull
1st           G H Sanderson & Family (Sandley)
2nd         J Burrow & Son (Stardale)
3rd          J Burrow & Son (Stardale)

Class 6  – Best Production Bull

1st           M & J Bristol (Claremont)
2nd         J Burrow & Son (Stardale)
3rd          J Burrow & Son (Stardale)

Overall Champion - G H Sanderson & Family (Lot 2 Sandley Korona)
Reserve Champion - J Burrow & Son (Lot 8 Stardale Xavi)

Top Ten Prices (Females)
Lot 54   Saltoke Eva 16    W & C Gorst & Sons  £2250   
Lot 53   Cockerhouse Maggie 48   WN & D Smith & Sons  £2200    
Lot 27   Alandrew Windy Moss   G & AE Smith  £2150   
Lot 36   Stardale Sparks Stella  J Burrow & Son  £2120   
Lot 30   Hillrobin Charlotte 43    BW & J Robinson  £2100   
Lot 49   Starcross Samuelo Gourmarde RR & E Parker £2000   
Lot 51   Cockerhouse Remember 47  WN & D Smith & Sons £2000   
Lot 23   Non Pedigree Heifer G & AE Smith   £2000   
Lot 27   Sandley Petal 9   GH Sanderson & Family £1980   
Lot 43   Pennine Eba 36   Drinkall Bros.  £1980   

Top 5 Bull Prices
Lot 2  Sandley Korona     GH Sanderson & Family  £2780   
Lot 7  Stardale Cappello   J Burrow & Son   £2500   
Lot 9  Dunnerdale Predictable  WW & D Boow  £2300   
Lot 3  Pennine Janitor    Drinkall Bros. £2100   
Lot 8  Stardale Xavi    J Burrow & Son   £1800   

Sale Statistics
N/C Cows to £2250 av. £1630
N/C Heifers to £2200 av. £1790
In-calf Heifers  to £1750 av. £1525
Bulls to £2780 av. £2005

Thank you to our sponsors BOCM Pauls, Ribble Fuel Oils and Wynnstay J Hatton Agriculture in association with Dectomax & Kilco.

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