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Lancaster Dairy Sale - Monday 15th January

Posted Monday, 15 February 2016, 9.56am

Caption: Champion

Caption: Reserve Champion

The February Dairy sale saw a catalogued entry of 29 cows and heifers, of which 26 were forward. A ring side of buyers were present for all types, however only to a price. Topping the sale was the pre-sale show Champion Stardale Alexander Stella 3, from J Burrow & Son, Preston, sold giving 30litres and supported by 10 generations of VG and EX, she achieved £1800, selling to Messers Lawson, Cockerham.

The Reserve Champion, Deerslet Solemio Honey, exhibited by R Lawson & Son, Burton in Kendal, realised £1350.
Best heifers in excess of £1500, with straight sorts £1200-£1450. An average of £1260 for all heifers forward was achieved, in line with the current industry trends.

Cows sold to £1380 for a nice 2nd calver from W & C Gorst & Sons, Hole of Ellel. Saltoke Ross Eva 22 GP81, was sold giving 39litres and purchased by Messers Evans, Whitchurch.

Thanks go to today’s judge Steve Garth, Claughton on Brock and the pre-sale show sponsors, Northern Nutrition, Ribble Fuel Oils and Wynnstay in association with Elanco.

Show Results

J Burrow & Son LOT 17 Stardale Alexander Stella 3 £1800
Reserve Champion
R Lawson & Son LOT 2 Deerslet Solemio Honey £1350

Class 1 – Non-Halter Led Heifer
1st R Lawson & Son LOT 2 Deerslet Solemio Honey £1350
2nd Drinkall Bros LOT 10 Pennine Poppy 1213 £1580
3rd Drinkall Bros LOT 12 Pennine Graceful £1780

Class 2 – Halter-Led Heifer
1st J Burrow & Son LOT 17 Stardale Alexander Stella 3 £1800
2nd W & C Gorst & Son LOT 5 Saltoke Minardi Vioket 65 £1620
3rd MJ & H Atkinson LOT 3 Wyredale Windbrook Unice 28 £1620

Class 3 – Cow
1st W & C Gorst & Son LOT 4 Saltoke Ross Eva 22 £1380
2nd WJ & I France LOT 14 Corfield Supersonic Arlene 12 £1020
3rd WJ & I France LOT 13 Corfield Supersonic Tammy 15 £950

Class 4 - Best Pair of Heifers
J Burrow & Son LOT 17 Stardale Alexander Stella 3 £1800
LOT 18 Stardale Prince Vaajke 2 £1000

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