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Lancaster November Dairy Sale 16/11/15

Posted Monday, 16 November 2015, 3.45pm

Bilsrow Herd take Champion and Reserve in November Dairy Sale at Lancaster.

The November Dairy Sale had an entry of 31 cows, heifers and bulls forward. The pre-sale show was judge by sale regular, Mark Hewitt, Cockerham.

David and James Tomlinson of Bilsborrow Hall, won both the Halter Led Heifer and Non-Halter Led class with Lots 6 and 5 respectively.

Lot 5, Bilsrow Tiergan Triuna, calved a month and giving 34 litres, this sweet Ballycairn Tiergan sired heifer and bred from 3 generations of VG & EX Cows, went on to receive the Champion Rosette and later sold to the judge for the day’s top price of £2380.

Lot 6, Bilsrow Azure Lucie, a Cogent Azure sired heifer, again a month calved and giving 32 litres, later took the Reserve Champion rosette and realised £1750, selling to Messers Bargh of Penrith.

Cows sold to a top of £1650 for a third calver from AR & J Whitlow, Pressall, with Arnot Carlina 181, classified VG88 SP and giving 45kg, she sold to Messers Collier of Goosnargh. Cows averaged £1250 for all forward.

Buyers cautious of heifers lacking in milk and udder. The best heifers sold in advance of £1700, topping at £2380, with an overall sale average of £1420.

Next month is the Christmas Dairy Show, Monday 14th December, entries close Monday 30th November.

Class 1 – Non Halter-Led Heifer
1st LOT 5 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Tiergan Triuna £2380
2nd LOT 19 Drinkall Bros Pennine Crocus 235 £1900
3rd LOT 4 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Azure Peg 2 £1600

Class 2 – Halter-Led Heifer
1st LOT 6 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Azure Lucie £1750
2nd LOT 11 J Burrow & Son Stardale Tiergan Vaakje 2 £1720
3rd LOT 12 J Burrow & Son Stardale Shamrock Stella 2 £1550

Class 3 – Cow
1st LOT 17 WJ & I France Corfield Mr M Kathy 5 £1150
2nd LOT 34B AR & J Whitlow Arnot Ruth 76 £1350
3rd LOT 34A AR & J Whitlow Arnot Carlina 181 £1650

Champion
LOT 5 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Tiergan Triuna £2380

Reserve Champion
LOT 6 DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Azure Lucie £1750

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