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Lancaster Dairy Sale Monday 20th February 2017

Posted Monday, 20 February 2017, 5.02pm

Monthly Show and Sale of Pedigree and Commercial Dairy Cattle saw a catalogued entry of 37 Dairy Stock, there was a great deal of interest prior to the sale, with plenty of folk around the show ring and shippen.

Mr Graham Bradley was the judge in charge of proceedings, and the companies kindly sponsoring the show were Wynnstay and Northern Nutrition and we greatly appreciate their time and expertise. Mr Bradley's choice of Champion in the show yard today was the first prize non haltered heifer from Strickland Hill Farming, Witherslack with Witherslack Caramel Tammy, a very sweet animal, she has been 25 days calved and producing 34L. She realised £1920, and was purchased by S Forshaw & Sons, Bolton Fold Farm. The Reserve Champion and 1st Prize halter led heifer was awarded to J Burrow & Son, Tunsteads Farm, Barton. Their smart heifer, Stardale Seaver Vaakje, calved on the 21st January and giving 35.1L, sold for £1800 again to S Forshaw & Sons, Bolton Fold Farm.

Lot 31, Sandcrest Jade, from J & Sanderson, Pasture Barn Farm, Wisham was placed 1st in the Cow class, she calved on the 28th January, producing 32L a day sold to £1550 to A & J Staveley, The Hill, Higher Tatham.

Hitting the high spot today was J Burrow & Son, Tunsteads Farm, Preston with their heifer, Stardale Pirlo Vaakje 2, she is producing 33.5kg and has 11 generations of VG/EX behind her. She sold for £2220 to J & MM Walmsley & Son, Hookcliffe Farm, Worston.

2 Dairy Cows averaged £1400.00
29 Dairy hfrs averaged £1718.28

Show Results

Class 1 – Halter-Led Heifer
1st Lot 8 J Burrow & Son, Stardale Seaver Vaakje, £1800
2nd Lot 19 DJ & S Tomlinson, Bilsrow Regent Peg, £1720
3rd Lot 7 J Burrow & Son, Stardale Al Vaakje, £1920

Class 2 – Non Halter-Led Heifer
1st Lot 15 Strickland Hill Farming , Witherslack Caramel Tammy, £1920
2nd Lot 25 Drinkall Bros, Pennine Poppy 1279, £1880
3rd Lot 17 Strickland Hill Farming, Witherslack Mincio Hiedi 2, £1980

Class 3 – Cow
1st Lot 31 J & M Sanderson, Sandcrest Jade 6, £1550

Best Pair of Heifers
Lot 15 Strickland Hill Farming, Witherslack Caramel Tammy, £1920
Lot 17 Strickland Hill Farming, Witherslack Mincio Hiedi 2, £1980

Champion
Lot 15 Strickland Hill Farming, Witherslack Caramel Tammy, £1920

Reserve Champion
Lot 8 J Burrow & Son, Stardale Seaver Vaakje, £1800

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