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Lancaster January Dairy Sale 20/1/14

Posted Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 9.34am

Caption: Champion Heifer Bilsrow Sentinel Star with vendor James Tomlinson, Judge Adrian Jones and Sponsor Ruth Haton

Champion to £2850 at January Dairy Sale

A large crowd of buyers from the Northern Counties, Shropshire, and Northern Ireland were in attendance at the renowned Lancaster January Show and Sale of dairy cattle.

The judging this month was conducted by the very able Adrian Jones (Garthmyll) who had a fantastic show of cattle before him in all 5 classes.

The supreme champion was awarded to the heifer which earlier took the first prize rosette in the halter-led heifer class Bilsrow Sentinel Star from DJ & S Tomlinson, sired by Sentinel and out of a VG86 Super Star cow, she later sold to a final bid of £2850 from EM Evans, Oswestry.

Reserve champion was the first prize non halter led heifer Pennine Moonbeam 97 from Messrs Drinkall Bros. Bred from 5 generations of VG cows she later sold to local sale supporters ME Wannop & Sons Ltd for £2750.

Top price of the day was achieved by a cracking heifer from James Burrow’s Stardale herd - Jerone Meg, which after fierce bidding was knocked down to £2950 to Mr R Simpson, Northern Ireland.

New calved cows topped at £2500 from Messrs Drinkall Bros with the first prize cow Whitecarr Baroque Lou from T Cowell selling to £2200.

In-calf heifers sold to £1750, £1700 from R Parker, with breeding bulls selling to £2100 for Stardale Vordan from J Burrow & Son.

A 100% clearance rate was achieved with all cattle selling to full value. Once again, credit to all vendors for another fantastic show of quality cattle at NWA Lancaster.

Sale Statistics

NC Cows to £2500 Av £1980

NC Heifers (Pedigree) to £2950 Av £2120

NC Heifers (Non Pedigree) to £2180 Av £2015

NC Cross Bred Heifers to £2200 Av £1820

In-Calf Heifer to £1750 Av £1620

Bulls to £2100 Av £1480

Lot    Name - £ - Vendor

19     Stardale Jerone Meg - £2950 - J Burrow & Son

43     Bilsrow Sentinel Star - £2850 - DJ & S Tomlinson

33     Pennine Moonbeam 97 - £2780 - Messrs Drinkall Bros

50     Saltoke Loader Violet 62 - £2680 - W & C Gorst & Sons

11     Alandrew Bolton Coco - £2520 - G & AE Smith

2       Garsby Outbound Pearl - £2520 - W & G Cornthwaite

25     Pennine Graceful 64 - £2500 - Messrs Drinkall Bros

24     Pennine Moonbeam 89 - £2500 - Messrs Drinkall Bros

14     Stardale Fawkes Stella 10 - £2420 - J Burrow & Son

57     Wyredale Amazing Monica - £2320 - MJ & H Atkinson

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