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Lancaster Dairy Auctions - October Sale 21/10/13

Posted Monday, 21 October 2013, 8.59am

Caption: Reserve and Champion Heifers from Drinkall Bros

Caption: Third Prize Halter-led Heifer from WJ & I France

Lancaster Dairy Sale

Champion Sells for £2500, 19 over £2000

The monthly sale of dairy cattle at NWA Lancaster saw a large entry of quality cattle attract an abundance of buyers from throughout the North West and Midlands providing a record sale average of £2180 for all sold and a 100% clearance achieved.

Judging this month was in the very capable hands of Richard Lawson (Cockerbank) Lancaster, who had over 25 cattle forward for judging. The championship rosette was awarded to Pennine Poppy 1088, bred from 9 generations VG/EX and giving 36ltrs, she later sold for a final bid of £2500, purchased by the judge. Reserve was awarded to Pennine Dorothy 417 which later realised £2400.

JD & CL Inman sold their best heifer Witherslack Shottle Martha 2, supported by 8 generations VG/EX, giving 30ltrs she sold for the second highest price of the day £2480 selling to C. Dent Penrith.

A further 5 heifers sold over £2300 from Stardale, Kirkwood, Pennine, Sandley and Corfield, with a total of 10 heifers realising over the £2200 mark. Cows reached £2050 for a fresh 2nd calver from M. Archer & Son ltd with others at £1800.

Sale Statistics

NC Cows to £2050 Av. £1870

NC Hfrs to £2500 Av. £2180

Next sale Monday 18th November, to include the Christmas prize show – Judge Mr Alan Smith of the Bumblebee Herd, Leicestershire.

October Dairy Sale – Show Results

Class 1 – Halter-led Heifer

1st G.H. Sanderson – Lot 21 - £2300

2nd G.H.Sanderson – Lot 20 - £2200

3rd WJ & I France – Lot 22 - £2300

Class 2 – Non Halter-led Heifer

1st Drinkall Bros – Lot 14 - £2500

2nd Drinkall Bros – Lot 11 - £2400

3rd H & S.D. Cornthwaite – Lot 25 - £2200

Class 3 – Cow

1st M. Archer & Son Ltd – Lot 32 - £2050

2nd J & M Sanderson – Lot 29 - £1750

3rd J & M Sanderson – Lot 28 - £1800

CHAMPION

Drinkall Bros – Lot 14 - £2500

RESERVE

Drinkall Bros – Lot 11 - £2400

BEST PAIRS

1ST Drinkall Bros Lots 11 & 14

2nd G.H Sanderson – Lots 20 & 21

3rd H & S.D. Cornthwaite – Lots 24 & 25

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