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Lancaster January Dairy Sale - Monday 18th January

Posted Monday, 18 January 2016, 4.48pm

The January Extravaganza at Lancaster saw a good show of cattle put before Judge Andrew Lawrie of Lanark. The pre-sale show a nice line up of heifers in both the halter led and non-halter led classes. Taking the first place rosette and later the Champion and Supreme Champion in the non-halter led class was MJ & H Atkinson with Wyredale Seaver Sylvia 87, this flashy heifer sired by REW Seaver and sold a month calved giving in excess of 30 litres, she later went on to realise the top price of the day at £2420, selling to an undisclosed Lancashire buyer.

The Reserve Champion was awarded to Enchanted Beraka Bang, consigned by Enchanted Holsteins. Sired by Shanael Planet Beraka supported by two generations of VG and sold giving 36 litres she went on to realise £2150 selling to EH & L Fearon, Cartmel.

The best pair of heifers was awared to J Burrow and Son with lots 19 & 20, Stardale Destined Vaakje and Stardale Reflex Vaakje 3, both of which made £1450, selling to Barber Farms and A Lawrie respectively.

Trade for cattle was slightly selective, with the majority of buyers feeling the pinch of the current milk price cuts. Best cattle sold well with 4 in excess of £2000, good straight milking cattle sold between £1400-£1600. Plainer cattle and cattle lacking milk sold around the £1100 mark. An overall average of £1350 achieved. Cows sold to £1020 for a third calver from T Cowell.

In the Bull class, R & E Butterfield took first place with Lot 73, INgleview Denton. The first in the ring, Sandley Patrick, from GH Sanderson & Family, sired by Woodmarsh Merchant and bred from three immediate EX cows who have had lactations in excess of 16,000 litres. Sold for the top price of the day at £2600 to Ling Dairies Carlisle.

Dairy Show Results

Class 1 – Non – Halter Led Heifer

1st LOT 16 MJ & H Atkinson Wyredale Seaver Sylvia 87 £2420
2nd LOT 30 H & SD Cornthwaite Kirkwood Royce Emblem £1550
3rd LOT 46 Strickland Hill Farming Witherslack Mincio Joanne £2000

Class 2 – Halter Led Heifer

1st LOT 14 Enchanted Holsteins Enchanted Beraka Bang £2150
2nd LOT 20 J Burrow & Son Stardale Reflex Vaakje 3 £1450
3rd LOT 19 J Burrow & Son Stardale Destined Vaakje £1450

Class 3 - Cow

1st LOT 52 J & M Sanderson £1050
2nd LOT 5 T Cowell Whitecarr Matson Lester £1080

Class 4 – Best Pairs

1st LOT 19 & 20 J Burrow & Son Stardale Destined Vaakje £1450
Stardale Reflex Vaakje 3 £1450

Class 5 – Bulls

1st LOT 73 R & E Butterfield Ingleview Denton
2nd LOT 70 GH Sanderson & Family Sandley Patrick
3rd LOT 74 Atkinson & Butterfield Ingleview A Roswell

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