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Lancaster Monday 16/01/12 Dairy Cattle Sale

Posted Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 12.54pm

DAIRY CATTLE TOP AT £2,500 AT JANUARY SALE

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart held its monthly dairy sale and are pleased to report a strong turn out of buyers and sellers from throughout the UK. Judging this month was Mr H Evans, Anglesey who had a fantastic show of cattle presented before him as is always the case at the Lancaster sale. The show championship was awarded to AR & J Whitlow, Poulton-le-Fylde exhibiting Arnot Freda 200 (pictured above with Janet Whitlow), calved 6 weeks giving 41 litres she sold for a final call of £2380 to the judge. Standing in reserve was Wyresdale Principal Bettina 110 a heifer from MJ & H Atkinson, Lancaster which sold to JJ Henderson, Carlisle for £2250. The day’s top price of £2500 was achieved for Stardale Minister Millie, bred from 5 generations VG/EX she sold to an undisclosed Irish buyer. In-calf heifers were in strong demand topping at £1800 from FW Herd & Son, Carnforth for strong Holstein heifers and £1350 for a Red & White heifer from H Fearon, Cartmel. Bulls sold to £1400 for Pennine Mischeif from Drinkall Bros, Lancaster again to an Irish buyer. All cattle were sold to full value with more needed to meet demand.

AWARDS

Overall Champion
AR & J Whitlow (Lot 17 Arnot Freda 200)

Reserve Champion
MJ & H Atkinson (Lot 44 Wyredale Principal Bettina 110)

Class 1 – Halter Led Heifers
1st MJ & H Atkinson (Lot 44)
2nd AR & J Whitlow (Lot 16)
3rd J Burrow & Son (Lot 11)

Class 2 – Non Halter Led Heifers
1st G & AE Smith (Lot 19)
2nd Drinkall Bros (Lot 25)
3rd G & AE Smith (Lot 20)

Class 3 – Haltered Led Cows
1st AR & J Whitlow (Lot 17)
2nd J Burrow & Son (Lot 12)
3rd D Reynolds (Lot 9)

Class 4 – Non Halter Led Cows
1st Drinkall Bros (Lot 23)
2nd Drinkall Bros (Lot 23a)

Class 5 – In-calf Heifers
1st H Fearon (Lot 63)
2nd FW Herd & Son (Lot 67)
3rd FW Herd & Son (Lot 65a)

Best Pair of Heifers
1st G & AE Smith (lots 19 & 20)
2nd J Burrow & Son (lots 11 & 13)

Top Ten Prices
Lot 13 Stardale Minister Millie from J Burrow & Son
£2500 to Undisclosed Buyer
Lot 17 Arnot Freda 200 from AR & J Whitlow
£2380 to H Evans
Lot 11 Stardale Minardi Vaakje from J Burrow & Son
£2350 to JJ Henderson & Son
Lot 44 Wyredale Principal Bettina 110 from MJ & H Atkinson
£2250 to JJ Henderson & Son
Lot 7 Saltoke Doris 157 from W & C Gorst & Sons
£2200 to EE Thornton & Sons
Lot 15 Stardale Planet Maude from J Burrow & Son
£2180 to Messrs Swinson
Lot 6 Bilsrow Ramos Amise from DJ & S Tomlinson
£2120 to JJ Henderson & Son
Lot 19 Alandrew Millstar Queenie from G & AE Smith
£2120 to H Evans
Lot 45 Brockafield Matson Tury from A Robson
£2100 to N & SJ Sanderson
Lot 38 Fingan Buckeye Maggie from Ballakillgan Farms
£2080 to Messrs Swinson

Averages:
Cows av. £1,820
Heifers av. £1,980
In-calf Heifers av. £1,660

Thank you to today’s sponsors for kindly supporting our sale
Ribble Fuel Oils, Marr & MacGregor Feeds
and Wynnstay (J Hatton Agriculture) in association with
Elanco Dectamax & Kilco

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