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Lancaster August Dairy Sale 19/08/13

Posted Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 1.25pm

Caption: Champion Heifer from G & AE Smith

Dairy Heifers £2450 at Lancaster

The monthly dairy sale of a quality entry of 42 cattle attracted buyers from throughout the Northern Counties and the Midlands. Judging was conducted by Mr Blaise Tomlinson from Loughborogh who was presented with a fine show of cattle in each of the classes. After much deliberation the Champion rosette was awarded to the first prize non halter led heifer Flashouse Page Wire Robin 2 exhibited by G & EA Smith of Garstang, who later sold to the judge for £2280. Reserve champion honours was awarded to Bilsrow Icarus Christine from DJ & S Tomlinson of Bilsborrow who left the ring with a final bid of £2350.

£2450 topped the day’s sale which saw W & G Cornthwaite & Son sell their best heifer Garsby Classic Emily to local dairy farmers ME Wannop & Sons Ltd of Morecambe. An abundance of heifers sold over £2000 with the top 10 averaging £2330. Mature cows topped at £1700 for Whitecarr Minister Dot from T Cowell purchased by C Dent of Penrith, with others from the same vendor at £1680.

Sale Statistics:

NC Heifers to £2450 ave. £1990

NC Cows to £1700 ave. £1410

Show Results

Class 1 – Halter Led Heifer

1st & Reserve Champion DJ & S Tomlinson

2nd – JN & DJ Bowes

Class 2 – Non Halter Led Heifer

1st & Champion – G & AE Smith

2nd – G & AE Smith

3rd – T Cowell

Class 3 – Non Halter Led Cow

1st – M Archer & Son

2nd – G & AE Smith

3rd – T Cowell

Best Pair of Heifers

G & AE Smith

CHAMPION – G & AE Smith

RESERVE CHAMPION – DJ & S Tomlinson

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