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Lancaster Dairy Sale 17th July 2017

Posted Monday, 17 July 2017, 5.02pm

The monthly sale of Dairy Cattle had a catalogue entry of 41 with plenty of interest in the sale following recent milk prices rise and plenty of optimism for the milk prices in the coming months.

The pre sale show was kindly judged by Andrew Townsend who had some strong classes to cast his eye over. He awarded the Champion rosette to Lot Number 12 Bleaston Doorman Model from Sam Blease of Dock Acres later selling to £1700 to the Judge.

A strong trade was enjoyed with buyers looking to purchase good milky heifers with an impressive twelve selling in excess of £2000. The consignment of In-Milk Heifers from DJ & S Tomlinson of the Bilsrow Herd saw lot number 4 Bilsrow Jeeves Elite giving 31kg sell to a top of £2350 with Lot Number 6 from the same home Bilsrow Jareb Snowboots 2 selling to £2320 with the consignment of five Heifers from the same herd sell to an average £2220. H & SD Cornthwaite & Son of Nateby sold Kirkwood Iota Diana to £2220.

First Prize Cow was lot 27 Sandcrest Duchess 198 from J & M Sanderson of Kirkahm giving 38kg sold to £2120.
A special consignment of four In-Calf Heifers from AR & J Whitlow of the Arnot Herd topped the days trade. Lot number 48 Arnot Winnifred 146 a much admired Heifer with its Dam Arnot Winnifred 99 EX95 been a much admired show cow sold to £2600. Other In-Calf Heifers from the same herd saw Arnot Ruth 80 sell to £2100 and the other two In-Calf Heifers sell to £1900.

The Youngstock Dispersal of the Arnot Herd will take place on Monday 21st August at Lancaster Auction Market

Overall averages on the day were In-Milk Heifers £1878, In-Milk Cows £1675 and In-Calf Heifers from the Arnot Herd averaging £2125.

Show Classes & Results
Class 1 – Halter Led Heifer
1st LOT 6 Bilsrow Jareb Snowboots 2 DJ & S Tomlinson £2320

Class 2 – Non Halter Led Heifer
1st LOT 12 Bleaston Doorman Model S Blease £1700
2nd LOT 2 Bilsrow Goodwhone Star DJ & S Tomlinson £2050
3rd LOT 5 Bilsrow Presley Rolls DJ & S Tomlinson £2200

Class 3 – Cow
1st LOT 27 Sandcrest Duchess 198 J & M Sanderson £2120
2nd LOT 26 Sandcrest Crocus 46 J & M Sanderson £1880

Best Pair of Heifers
LOT 2 Bilsrow Goodwhone Star DJ & S Tomlinson £2050
LOT 6 Bilsrow Jareb Snowboots 2 DJ & S Tomlinson £2320
Champion
LOT 12 Bleaston Doorman Model S Blease £1700
Reserve Champion
LOT 2 Bilsrow Goodwhone Star DJ & S Tomlinson £2050

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