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Lancaster Monthly Dairy Sale - Monday 16th May

Posted Monday, 16 May 2016, 3.28pm

Caption: Champion Heifer from today pictured with Vendor Mark Cornthwaite, Sponsor Ruth Hatton & Judge John Okell

The May sale had a bigger entry, however quality not the same as seen in the April sale. John Okell of Chester preceded over preceding in the pre-sale show, a nice line up of non-halter led heifers saw the first and second placed heifers taking the Champion and Reserve.

Taking the top price at £1550 was the Champion, Kirkwood Royce Isabel 3, with two immediate generations of EX & VG, she sold to Doug Wallbank of Longridge. A ringside of buyers were present, however all were on the cautious side, best heifers in excess of £1400. An overall average of £1205, a straight average when looking at the quality forward.

A couple of bulls forward from the Stardale herd of J Burrow & Son saw Lot 30, Stardale Adeen Miles, a nice bull sired by Melarry Robust Miles and with 4 generations of EX cows behind him, he sold for a final call of £1500.

Show Results

Non-Halter Led Heifers

1st Lot 2 - H & SD Cornthwaite – Kirkwood Royce Isabel 3
2nd Lot 20 - T Cowell – Whitecarr Spectrum Sophie
3rd Lot 1 - W & G Cornthwaite – Garsby Admiral Sylvia

Cows

1st Lot 22 - J & M Sanderson – Sandcrest Dawn 117
2nd Lot 25 - JG & BJ Escolme
3rd Lot 24 - JG & BJ Escolme

Best Pair

1st Lots 4 & 5 – Joylan Farms

Bulls

Lot 30 - J Burrow & Son - Stardale Adeen Miles
Lot 31 – J Burrow & Son - Stardale Mansley

Champion - Lot 2 - H & SD Cornthwaite – Kirkwood Royce Isabel 3
Reserve Champion - Lot 20 - T Cowell – Whitecarr Spectrum Sophie

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