Shows and Sales Results

Border & Lakeland Club Show & Sale






Over 250 dairy animals from the Holstein, Ayrshire, Jersey & British Friesian breeds sold at Borderway, Carlisle on Wednesday 21st August in front of a packaged ringside, buyers from sixteen counties saw the trade peak at 2,700gns.

BORDER & LAKELAND SALE

The August Show was sponsored by Zoetis and Cogent and was expertly judged by Mr Aubrey Greenhalgh from the Enchanted herd.  His over Champion went to Bowberhill Braveheart Celicia consigned by WM Hutchinson & Son, Redgate Farm, Kirby Stephen.  This very fancy twenty four month old heifer traces back to the famous Weeton Celicia EX95 8E LP130 and sold for 2,400gns to an undisclosed buyer.

The Reserve Champion went to Boclair Fever Elegance, consigned by J Brewster, Boclair Farm, Glasgow and sold for 2,500gns to the Lawrie family, Grangehall Farm, Lanark.  Fever Elegance was sired by Crackholm Fever and bred from a very successful line of the All American, Krull Broker Elegance EX96.

The Brewster family continued their impressive performance by topping the trade with a Picston Shottle daughter bred from three generations of Very Good cows from the Vision family.  This deep bodied heifer sold for 2,700gns to AF McDowall & Co, Rerrick Farm, Kirkcudbright.

Over all the trade was slightly down on the month with cows averaging £1746.50 and heifers averaging £1988.86 however the trade is almost £300 up on the year with almost double the amount sold.

Reserve Champion Holstein


Reserve Champion Holstein

Champion Holstein


Champion Holstein



21ST AUTUMN RED & WHITE SALE

This year’s sale was slight down on numbers, but what lacked in quantity was made up in quality with a wonderful offering of tremendous uddered Ayrshire heifers from a number of the UK’s leading breeders.

Top price in this section went to Stevenson’s Bunty 116 consigned by MW & A Stevenson, Kirminnoch, Stranraer.  Bunty had recently calved and already displayed an amazing mammary, she was sired by Muirston Trump Card and was bred from three generations of Excellent or Very Good cows.  She sold for 2,000gns to P Jones, Nethertown Farm, Dumfries.

The overall Champion was consigned by A Gray & Son, Langside Farm, Lanark and sold for 1,600gns to B Fox, Hill Top Farm, Longtown.  Langside Beauty 100 was sired by Barr Chancer and bred from a high yielding, long lasting line of cows.

Again the average for Ayrshires was almost £300 up on the year to average £1953.95 with slight less sold on the day.

Ayrshire Champion


Ayrshire Champion

Reserve Ayrshire


Reserve Ayrshire



31ST ANNUAL GOLD TOP JERSEY SALE

A number of breeders had travelled to this year’s sale to see the show heifer from the Syke herd sell.  Syke Shy Dawn had placed 2nd at this year’s Royal Highland Show in the heifer in milk class she also had been awarded Reserve Junior Champion at UK Dairy Expo in 2012.  She was bred from the Reserve All Britain Mature Cow in 2012 Braymeadow Lends Sophie EX94.  Mr Aubrey Greenhalgh judged the show & sale and awarded Dawn Reserve Champion overall, she sold for a top price on the day of 2,000gns Broadmeadow Jerseys, Park Farm Cottage, Norfolk.

The overall Champion went to Clydevalley May Cuddle consigned by J&R Hunter, West Tarbrax, Shotts.  This super young cow was fresh in her second and was bred from an outstanding line of cow the first three generation all Excellent.  She sold for 1,400gns to JR Heuchan & Son, Gerranton Farm, Castle Douglas.

Jersey cows averaged £1365 and Jersey heifers averaged £1291, these averages were slightly up on the year with the same number of Jerseys sold.

Reserve Jersey


Reserve Jersey

Champion Jersey


Champion Jersey



WELLINGTON JERSEY YOUNG STOCK DISPERSAL

The Stamper family who farm at Wellington Farm, Cockermouth dispersed their pedigree milking Jerseys earlier this summer and after much reflection decoded to disperse the remaining  young-stock following the Gold Top Jersey Sale.

The heifers on offer were well grown and displayed lots of potential, some of the best genetics had been used to develop the herd since it was established back in 2002.  Top price went to Wellington Legal Rowen, she was sired by Tollenaars Impuls Legal and sold in calf to DJ Zuma (sexed) for 1,150gns to   JR&G Forster, Brackenthwaite Farm, Brampton.

The Stamper family would like to wish everyone who purchased heifers at their dispersal much success and would like to thank them for supporting the sale.


Border & Lakeland - Prize List
                

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

Class 1

Cows in Milk

4

SKIRWITH HALL FARMS LTD

Class 2.

Senior Heifer

in Milk

30

J BREWSTER

13

SKIRWITH HALL FARMS LTD

22

BG YATES

40

J BREWSTER

Class 3.

Junior Heifer

in Milk

67

WM HUTCHINSON & SON

42

SKIRWITH HALL FARMS LTD

53

H,M & D HODGSON

54

H,M & D HODGSON

Champion

 

67

WM HUTCHINSON & SON

Reserve Champion

30

J BREWSTER


Jersey Prize List
                

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

Class 4

Cows in Milk

125

J&R HUNTER

126

ML&JM RICHARDSON & SONS

Class 5

Heifer in Milk

130

R&W TEMPLETON

129

ML&JM RICHARDSON & SONS

133

C HUGHES

128

J ADAMSON & SON

 

Champion

125

J&R HUNTER

 

Reserve Champion

130

R&W TEMPLETON

 


Ayrshire - P^rize List

 

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

Class 6

Ayrshire cows and heifers in-milk

113

A GRAY & SON

120

J ADAMSON & SON

121

MESSRS ARMSTRONG

111

MW & A STEVENSON

 

Champion

 

113

A GRAY & SON

 

Reserve Champion

120

J ADAMSON & SON