Category Archives: Dairy

Gisburn Christmas dairy sale

New calved cows were a strong trade at Gisburn’s pedigree dairy sale on Thursday. The championship went to a heifer from Eric Armer of Woodplumpton but it was the cows that made the top prices. A second calf cow by … Continue reading

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Top of 10,200gns at Causeway Classic

BIDDING peaked at 10,200gns at the Causeway Classic sale of elite Holstein heifers held at Balmoral showground, Belfast, last week. There was a buoyant trade for high type calves with the auctioneers, Glyn Lucas and Willie Wilson, reporting a 75 … Continue reading

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Quarterly coloured breeds sale at Beeston

THE quarterly sales of coloured breed dairy cattle at Beeston attracted an entry of 188 head for its summertime special event. Ayrshires opened the sale and probably had the most difficult trade with a top price of 1,700gns for a … Continue reading

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Top of 3,200gns for Western Holsteins

  TRADE was a little down on the month at the July Western Holstein Club’s show and sale at Beeston with the quality well-bred animals keenly sought and a top price of 3,200gns. Leading the trade was Stan Price, Stockport, … Continue reading

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Dairy heifers to 3,000gns at Carlisle

A consignment of freshly calved cows and heifers sold to 3,000gns at the Border and Lakeland Holstein Club show and sale at Borderway mart, Carlisle, last week. The heifers averaged £2,049 with a top of 3,000gns; cows averaged £1666 with … Continue reading

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Bidding to 2,100gns for Pilch Holsteins

  MILKERS sold to 2,100gns when Amanda Nicholson, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, dispersed the entire Pilch herd of Holsteins at Beeston Castle auction last week. This was paid for a milking heifer, Pilch De Plex Gal Fern, which is due with her … Continue reading

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A top price of 2,200gns for Changue Ayrshires

A top price of 2,200gns was achieved on three occasions when Robert Stevenson, Cumnock, Ayrshire, held a reduction sale from his Changue herd of Ayrshire cattle. The first at top money was Changue Celandine 141, which calved in May and … Continue reading

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Top of £2,740 for dairy cattle at Leek

THE latest dairy sale at Leek auction saw prices peak at £2,740 for a fresh heifer by Askew Reece giving 30kg. This heifer was consigned by Mick and Judy Bailey, Longford, Derbyshire, who were dispersing their herd of Holstein Friesians. … Continue reading

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Western Holstein to 3,000gns

  THE dispersal sale of youngsters from A.L. and H.F. Nottage’s Forte herd at Seething, Norfolk topped the trade in the Western Holstein Club’s monthly fixture in Beeston. Four of their heifers made over 3,000gns and topped at 6,300gns. The … Continue reading

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Record price for cow at Western Holstein sale

JUST two months after the record for a milking heifer was smashed at the Western Club sale in March the record price for a cow was broken at this month’s fixture. The sale topper and record price was 6,200gns paid … Continue reading

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