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Lancaster Dairy Sale Monday 21st November 2016

Posted Monday, 21 November 2016, 10.24am

Caption: Champion – Champion Dairy Heifer pictured with Judge Mr Philip Halhead and vendor Wayne Inman.

The monthly show and sale of Dairy Cattle at Lancaster had a catalogued entry of just short of 50 new Calved heifers and cows including a couple of Holstein breeding bulls.

The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Mr Philip Halhead of Norbreck farm, whom had two strong heifer classes out to judge with class two, the none haltered heifer class, one of the largest seen for some time. The championship rosette was awarded to lot 8 from the Inman Family of Strickland Hill of Witherslack with Witherslack Mika Julie, a very stylish heifer giving 34 litres. The reserve champion was awarded to lot 10 from Enchanted Holsteins of Elswick with Creskeld Lavanguard Honeysuckle, a much admired second calved cow giving 52 litres.

There was a firm trade throughout the sale with buyers looking to purchase heifers yielding plenty of milk. The sale topped at £2,120 for the champion, Witherslack Mika Julie, with the reserve champion, Creskeld Lavanguard Honeysuckle, selling to £2,100. R Morris-Eyton and Son of Beck Side sold lot 49, Beckside Trump Bet 2, to £1,950. The consignment of heifers from the Drinkall Bros of Catshaw Farm always creates plenty of interest and sold to a top of £1,900 and £1,880 (twice). There was thirteen heifers sell in excess of £1,800 with all heifers forward selling to a market average of £1,592.63.
A couple bulls in today’s sale, saw lot 71, Sandley Pacific, a bull with a depth of breeding from a line of 9 generations of VG and EX from George Sanderson and Family of Blackleach House Farm, sell to £2,150.

The first prized pair of heifers was awarded to J Burrow and Sons of the Stardale herd with lots number 40 Stardale Guarini Vaakje 5 and 41 Stardale Supersire Millie selling to £1,800 and £1,700.

The Christmas Spectacular show and sale of Dairy Cattle will be held on Monday 12th December with entries for the catalogue closing on Friday 2nd December.

Show Results

Champion Strickland Hill Farming Witherslack Mika Julie
Reserve Champion Enchanted Holsteins Creskeld Lavanguard HoneySuckle

Halter Led Heifer

1st J Burrow & Son Stardale Supersire Millie £1700
2nd J Burrow & Son Stardale Guarini Vaakje 5 £1800
3rd J Burrow & Son Stardale Dorcy Stealla £1600

Non-Halter Led Heifer

1st Strickland Hill Farming Witherslack Mika Julie £2120
2nd GH Sanderson & Family Sandley Present 126 £1650
3rd B & V Swann – Carwood Meteor Casapple £1820

Cow

1st Enchanted Holsteins Creskeld Lavanguard HoneySuckle £2100

Best Pair of Heifers

1st J Burrow & Son Stardale Supersire Millie £1700
Stardale Guarini Vaakje 5 £1800

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