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NWA Lancaster Dairy Auctions Monday 18/11/13

Posted Monday, 18 November 2013, 3.44pm

Caption: Champion Heifer Fingan Lavenguard Maggie with Vendor Brian Brumby (Ballakillingam Farms), Judge A Smith & Sponser Hannah Atkinson from Wynnstay

Caption: Best pair of heifers from MJ & H Atkinson

Caption: Reserve Champion, Wyredale Shottle Bendy 168 from MJ & H Atkinson

Caption: Pre-sale in the dairy shippon

NWA Lancaster Dairy Champion sells for £3000

NWA Lancaster held its Christmas prize show and sale of dairy cattle which saw a catalogue containing many quality cattle attract buyers from throughout the UK all keen to make purchases.

Judging this month was in the very capable hands of Mr A Smith, of the Bumblebee Herd who had a large show of cattle presented before him in all 4 classes.

The championship rosette was awarded to Fingan LAvanguard Maggie from Ballakillingan Farm Ltd, sired by Comestar Lavanguard and bred from a VG85 dam, she later sold for the top price of £3000, purchased by the judge. Reserve champion was Wyredale Shottle Bendy 168 from MJ & H Atkinson, which later sold for £2500.

All vendors must be complimented on the quality of cattle presented at the sale which saw in excess of half the entry over £2000, with a staggering market average of £2280.

Cows saw Pennine Poppy 1048 from Drinkall Bros sell for £2680 with others at £2450.

In-calf heifers sold to £1300 from JR & ST Pye.

Sale Statistics

NC Heifers to £3000 av £2280

NC Cows to £2680 av £1995

In-calf heifers to £1300

Prices to note

Lot 3 - Fingan Lavanguard Maggie - Ballakillingan Farm Ltd - £3000

Lot 40 - Alandrew Samvelo Molly - G & AE Smith - £2800

Lot 9 - Saltoke reece Rebecca - W & C Gorst & Son - £2750

Lot 6 - Spencer Lady - P Knowles - £2750

Lot 26 - Pennine Poppy 1048 - Drinkall Bros - £2680

Lot 33 - Garsby Classic Loretta 2 - W & G Cornthwaite & Sons - £2600

Lot 35 - Stardale Gigolo Vaakje - J Burow & Son - £2550

Lot 30 - Pennine Poppy 1093 - Drinkall Bros - £2550

Lot 23 - Wyredale Blitz Kathy 81 MJ & H Atkinson - £2500

Lot 20 - Sweetings Jeeves Selima Lawsons Farm Ltd - £2500

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