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Lancaster June Dairy Sale 16/6/14

Posted Monday, 16 June 2014, 4.30pm

Caption: Champion Heifer Berryholme Fever Linda

Caption: Champion Heifer with sponsors Rachael Povall (CoxAgri) and Ruth Hatton (Wynnstay), Judge Willie Taylor and vendor David Wright

Caption: Best pairs, vendor Steven Lawson and Judge Willie Taylor

Lancaster Dairy Auctions - June Dairy Sale

An entry of 51 dairy cattle were forward this month, met by a ring of 14 active buyers with many leaving empty handed.

Judging was conducted by Mr W Taylor of Carlisle, who had a strong entry in each class.

The reserve champion rosette was award to the first place cow, Lot 34, Pennine Graceful 62 from Messers Drinkall. The Mr Minister daughter, bred from three generations of VG & EX sold to £1900 to J Bargh & Son, Heaton with Oxcliffe.

Taking the Champion rosette and the F Ellis Cup was Berryholme Fever Linda from H Wright & Son, Kendal. This first prize non-halter led heifer bred from Berryholme Kite Linda, an EX92 Dam and sired by Crackhom Fever sold to a final call of £2400 to the Judge.

The best pairs was awarded to R Lawson & Son, Deerslet with Deerslet Avon Fortune and Deerslet Bluesky Belinda, selling to £1780 and £2180 respectively.

Heifers averaged £1880 selling to a top of £2480 from W Rogerson & Son, Singleton and £2450 from P Knowles, New Hutton, with 14 selling in advance of £2000. Cows averaged £1600 and sold to a top of £1900.

All cattle sold to their full value, with both new buyers and new vendors in attendance from North Cumbria, East Yorkshire and the Midlands.

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