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Lancaster May Dairy 19/5/14

Posted Monday, 19 May 2014, 3.36pm

Caption: Champion Heifer, with Judge G Robinson & Vendor Steven Lawson

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NWA Lancaster held the May Dairy sale this morning, which saw another strong entry of 40 fresh calved cows & heifers, 6 bulls and 14 in-calf heifers put before the judge, Mr G Robinson, Crooklands.

In the pre-sale show, the judge award the Championship Rosette to R Lawson & Son, with Deerslet Matson Poppy, a daughter of Autumn-Ridge Matson and bred from four generations of VG & EX, she later sold to a final bid of £2680 to ME Wannop & Son, Heaton.

Reserve champion was awarded to DJ & S Tomlinson, who showed a very smart heifer Bilsrow Gerard Holywood who later sold to the second top price of the day, £2580, going home with the Champion.

Of the 40 dairy cows forward 12 sold in excess of £2000 with an overall average of £1848 for cows and £1906 heifers.

A run of in-calf heifers, carrying an Angus calf, from G & M Robinson, Claughton-on-Brock saw best sorts sell to £1550 with an overall average of £1475.

In the bull section, trade was topped by the second prize bull from WA & A Booth, Feizor, bred from 3 generations of VG & EX, Feizor Delegate, a son of Sully Hart Meridian, with blood lines from Goldwyn & Shottle, he sold to a final call of £2080, to C Newsham, Walton le Dale.

Show Results

Halter Led Heifer

1st & Reserve DJ & S Tomlinson – Bilsrow Gerard Hollywood

2nd B & V Swann – Carwood Bluesky May 31

3rd B & V Swann – Carwood Atlantic Honeybee 65

Non-Halter Led Heifer

1st & Champion R Lawson & Son – Deerslet Matson Poppy

2nd Drinkall Bros – Pennine Poppy 1118

3rd Drinkall Bros – Pennine Snowdrift 77

Cow

1st TC Alderson & Son – Alderbarrow Sprite Pamela 2

2nd WJ & I France – Corfield Shooter Joy 8

3rd AH Price & Son – Bollthewaite Shottle Nettle 28

Bull

1st DJ & S Tomlinson

2nd WA & A Booth – Feizor Delegate

3rd J Burrow & Son – Stardale Varney

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