July 16, 2014 @ Borderway, CarlisleMr Duncan Horsley
Another quality consignment Show and Sale! See results and photo’s
Show and Sale Highlights
The July Border & Lakeland show and sale had another quality consignment of freshly calved heifers and cows on offer from a number of the leading herds in the North of England and Scotland. It is fair to say that it was a day for the buyers to enjoy with the trade dropping by £237 on the month to average £1698 however top quality heifers again were in demand with the trade topping at 3,400gns.
The event was sponsored by Paragon Veterinary Group and Cogent and the show was judged by Mr Duncan Horsley owner of the Woodcatt herd near Penrith. His overall Champion went to Snow Minnie consigned by G&M Wilson, Appleby, selling for 3,400gns to the judge. She was sired by Denmire Murphy and bred from a Very Good 89 dam.
The Reserve Champion went to Bowberhill Iota Papoose consigned by WM Hutchinson & Son, Kirby Stephen she sold for 1,800gns to A. McCamley, Ochiltree. This deep ribbed heifer was sired by Regancrest Iota and bred from a Good Plus Shottle followed by a further 13 generations of Excellent or Very Good cows.
Gillette Windbrook daughters are being admired by milk producers at the moment and it was one of his daughters that sold for 2,900gns to an undisclosed buyer. She was Evening Windbrook Primrose GP83 bred from a EX94 dam with over 70ton, this beautiful heifer was consigned by Evening Hill Farms. They also sold a powerful Magor Baroque Allen heifer from the same family for 2,200gns going to RJ Raven, Wigton.
The next Holstein sale in Borderway is on the 30th July when the Newabbey herd will be dispersed for full details on this sale please visit the website or call the Pedigree office.
2 Cows in milk/calf £1785
79 Heifers in milk/calf £1698.68
11 Unregistered heifers £1661.86
Lot, buyer & address, price
Lot 49 DR&HM Horsley Ltd, Woodhouse, Catterlen, Penrith, Cumbria £3400
Lot 29 Undisclosed Buyer £2700
Lot 61 RJ Raven Ltd, Crookdale Hall, Wigton Cumbria £2200
Lot 42 J&M Lyle West, Binny, Dechmont, Broxburn, West Lothian £2050
Lot 11 Alan McCamley, Knockshiffnock Farm, Ochiltress, Cumnock, Ayrshire £2000
Lot 34 DR&HM Horsley Ltd, Woodhouse, Cattelen, Penrith, Cumbria £2000
Lot 67 W Moffat&Co, Kirtlebank Farm, Rigg, Gretna, Dumfrieshire £2000
Lot 63 DR&HM Horsley Ltd, Woodhouse, Cattelen, Penrith, Cumbria £1950
Lot 23 M&SJ Sanderson, Burtholme Farm, Lanercost, Brampton, Cumbria £1900
Lot 26 J&M Lyle West Binny, Dechmont, Broxburn, West Lothian £1900