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Lancaster - Monthly Dairy Sale - Monday 21st September

Posted Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 2.04pm
Champion Heifer - Stardale Reflex Kim Bull Sandley Pluto with Vendor George Sanderson

The September Dairy Sale at Lancaster saw a large entry forward, comprising of 61 fresh calved heifers and cows, an in-calf heifer and 9 Bulls.

The presale show, had a good line up of cows, heifers and bulls forward, with the judge Aubrey Greenhalgh casting his expert eye of the proceedings.

In the bull class, the first place rosette was awarded to Lot 97, Stardale Rogul from J Burrow & Son, sired by M SSI DCY Mogul and out of Willsbro Mr Burns Raven VG88 (6YR) SP, he later went on to realise £1300.

In the halter led heifer class, Lot 6, Stardale Reflex Kim, sired by Stardale Reflex and supported by two generations of EX cows, this sweat heifer went on to claim the Champion rosette before selling for the day’s top price of £2200.

The Reserve Champion rosette was awarded to John, Jane & Richard Pye of Quernmore with Quernmore Dream 26, 3weeks calved, she went on to realise £1880.

The current milk price situation definitely taking its toll on the dairy trade, with buyers cautious throughout the sale. A total of 28 active buyers’ ringside, competing for cattle to a price. A sale average of £1350 for all forward.

An incalf heifer, due to sexed semen at the start of October sold for £1180 from M & M Carr, Burton.

Finishing the sale, a selection of bulls forward sold to a top of £1980 for Sandey Pluto (pictured below) from GH Sanderson & Family.

Will Alexander said about the sale “There was 28 active buyers ringside, however they were cautious of the current milk prices and this reflected the trade on the day”.

Prices

                                                      Av.    Top
Heifers                              £1350 £2200
Cows                                £1230 £1500
Non Pedigree In-calf Heifers         £1180
Bulls                                 £1430 £1980


Show Results

Champion

J Burrow & Son Stardale Reflex Kim £2200
Reserve Champion

JE & J Pye Quernmore Dream 26 £1880

Halter Led Heifer

1st J Burrow & Son Stardale Reflex Kim £2200
2nd A Grimshaw Carldanton Benjamin May £1380
3rd J Burrow & Son Stardale Wyman Vaakje 8 £1720

Junior Non Halter Led Heifer

1st KE Robinson Kilnhall Maria 37 £1900
2nd J & M Sanderson Sandcrest Dawn 119 £1600
3rd DJ & S Tomlinson Bilsrow Ostia Chicklet £1700

Senior Non Halter Led Heifer

1st JE & J Pye Quernmore Dream 26 £1880
2nd RW Bainbridge Longstar Merchandise Wendy £1680
3rd Drinkall Bros Pennine Poppy 1185 £1720

Cow

1st Drinkall Bros Pennine Poppy 1099 £1500
2nd JE & J Pye Quernmore Sunshine 59 £1120
3rd JE & J Pye Quernmore Sunshine 58 £1020

Best Pair of Heifers

1st J Burrow & Son Stardale Reflex Kim £2200
     J Burrow & Son Stardale Wyman Vaakje 8 £1720

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