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NWA Lancaster - September Dairy Sale 16/09/13

Posted Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 4.38pm

Caption: Champion Heifer Wyredale Shotgun Kathy 77 from MJ & H Atkinson photo from left: Alan Swale (judge), Ruth Hatton of Wynnstay (sponsors), Sue from Ribble Fuel Oils (sponsors) and Mark Atkinson (vendor)

Caption: Reserve Champ Heifer Stardale Alexander Gala from J Burrow & Son

Caption: Champion Bull Roebridge Academy from JP & C Robson shown by Vicky Lumsden

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart held its monthly dairy cattle sale which included the Annual Sale of Holstein Breeding Bulls.

Show judging was conducted by Mr Alan Swale (Joylan Herd) who had a fine show of cattle put forward for show. The championship rosette was awarded to Wyredale Shotgun Kathy 77 from MJ & H Atkinson which later sold for the day’s top price of £2300 and she was purchased by ET Tomlinson & Son of Loughborough. New calved cows sold to £1650 for a 3rd calver from M & M Carr.

The Annual show & sale of bulls saw Pennine Boris from Drinkall Bros sell for a top prize of £2500 to a local buyer, other bulls reached £1900 from WW & D Boow. Champion bull this year was Roebridge Academy from JP & C Robson. The production inspection winner was Stardale Veagle from J Burrow & Son.

SHOW RESULTS

Champion
Lot 8 Wyresdale Shotgun Kathy 77 from MJ & H Atkinson

Reserve Champion
Lot 1 Stardale Alexander Gala from J Burrow & Son

Class 1 Halter Led Heifer
1st Lot 1 Stardale Alexander Gala from J Burrow & Son
2nd Lot 15 Blackwood Honeydew from JT & B Fox
3rd Lot 4 Stardale Armstead Stella from J Burrow & Son

Class 2 Non Halter Led Heifer
1st Lot 8 Wyresdale Shotgun Kathy from MJ & H Atkinson
2nd Lot 11 Alandrew Bonair Jane from G & AE Smith
3rd Lot 13 from G & AE Smith, Alandrew

Class 3 Cow
1st Lot 25 Corfield Shooter Joy from WJ & I France
2nd Lot 16 from M & M Carr, Clawthorpe

Best Pair
1st Lot 1 & 4 from J Burrow & Son ‘Stardale’
2nd Lot 10 & 11 from G & AE Smith ‘Alandrew’
3rd Lot 21 & 22 from Drinkall Bros. ‘Pennine’

Bulls
1st Lot 60 Roebridge Academy from JP & C Robson
2nd Lot 71 Dunnerdale Ambassador from WW & D Boow
3rd Lot 52 Stardale Veagle from J Burrow & Son

Bull Inspection Class winner
Lot 52 Stardale Veagle from J Burrow & Son

Sale Statistics
N/C Cows to £1650 av. £1625
N/C Heifers to £2300 av. £1880
Bulls to £2500 av. £1480

Thank you to our show sponsors: Ribble Fuel Oils, Northern Nutrition, Wynnstay J Hatton Agriculture in association with Elanco Dectomax, QuickTag

A feature of the September sale was the Dispersal sale of the Raven Herd on behalf of EA Hornby & Sons, Ravenwinder Farm.

Buyers were in attendance from throughout the northern counties and the Midlands. The sale reached a top bid of £1780 for a fresh calved cow. In-calf cows sold to £1650 and In-calf heifers to £1550 with yearlings to £980.

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