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Lancaster April Dairy Sale

Posted Monday, 20 April 2015, 4.40pm

Lancaster April Dairy Sale

There was an entry of 25 head of dairy cattle at the April Dairy Sale, comprising of 1 cow, 21 heifers and 4 in-calf heifers. The pre-sale show was judge by Graham Bradley, of Pressall, who after much deliberation awarded the 1st Place heifer and then Champion Rosette to Lot 7, Garsby Windybrook Irene, sold a month calved, she later went on to sell for £1800 to the judge. Reserve Champion was awarded to lot 13, from MJ & H Atkinson, supported by 4 generations of VG & EX and sold giving 31litres she went on to realise £1850. Trade topped at £2350, again from Mark and Heather Atkinson, with Wyredale Seaver Gertrude 49.

Trade was selective throughout the sale, with the best heifers selling well, whilst the middle range sorts were a fraction easier in comparison to last month. Overall average of £1520 for all heifers forward. Trade of the morning came from G & M Robinson, Longfield House selling four heifers’ in-calf to the Angus, to £1400 (x3) and £1380.

The next sale is Monday 18th May.

Sale Results

Heifers
1st Lot 7 W & G Cornthwaite
2nd Lot 13 MJ & H Atkinson
3rd Lot 18 TM Townley
Cow
1st Lot 3 T Cowell
Best Pairs
1st Lot 11/13 MJ & H Atkinson
Champion Lot 7 W & G Cornthwaite
Reserve Champion Lot 13 MJ & H Atkinson

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