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Lancaster Monthly Dairy Sale - Monday 19th October

Posted Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 3.21pm

The October sale saw 28 of the 29 catalogued entries forward. Trade was much improved on the month with a ring side of buyers eagerly competing to secure replacement heifers and cows.

The pre-sale show was judge by Holstein Young Breeder, Tom Gorst of Saltoke Holsteins. The champion rosette was awarded to Lot 19, Bilsrow Ostia Fleury from David & James Tomlinson of Bilsborrow Hall, this heifer also stood first in the halter led heifer class. She later went on to realise £2000.

The reserve champion was awarded to regular vendor J Burrow & Son with Lot 7, Stardale Tiergan Vaakje 3, this sweet heifer giving 34litres went on to achieve the day’s top price of £2180.

Cows sold to a top of £2020 from J Huddleston, Ravenscar with Lot 14, Ravenscar Lovejoy Hyacinth a strong second calver giving 42litres.

Six heifers broke the £2000 barrier, with all classes considerably dearer than the previous month. An overall average of £1640 for all heifers forward and £1580 for all cows.

Dairy Results

Halter-Led Heifer

1st LOT 19 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Osita Fleury £2000
2nd LOT 7 J Burrow & Son Stardale Tiergan Vaakje 3 £2180
3rd LOT 10 J Burrow & Son Stardale Milo Vaakje £2020

Non Halter-Led Heifer

1st LOT 9 J Burrow & Son Stardale McCormick Vaakje 2 £2000
2nd LOT 1 WW & D Boow Dunnerdale Mincio Aldina £2120
3rd LOT 5 W & G Cornthwaite Garsby Admiral Contended £1900

Cow

1st LOT 14 J Huddleston Ravenscar Lovejoy Hyacinth £2020
2nd LOT 11 RH & J Knowles Middplace Sid Babs £1300
3rd LOT 15 JE & J Pye Quernmore Rattle 86 £1400

Best Pair of Heifers

LOT 7 J Burrow & Son Stardale Tiergan Vaakje 3 £2180
LOT 9 J Burrow & Son Stardale McCormick Vaakje 2 £2000

Champion

LOT 19 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Osita Fleury £2000

Reserve Champion

LOT 7 J Burrow & Son Stardale Tiergan Vaakje 3 £2180

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