Craven Dairy Auction (12 head)
A healthy show of milkers were highlighted by a tremendous heifer presented by Peter Baul of Bishop Thornton topping the days sale with a tremendous Pedigree heifer selling for £2050 to regular supporter Brian Blezard of Ribchester. Brian Moorhouse of Bell Busk once again headlined with another Pedigree Heifer giving 32kg selling for £1950 to the same purchaser.
Returning Robert Crisp found a high gear with his sweet 2nd calver selling for £1800 to Jeff Liddle of Huby with another cow from Ian Parkinson’s on-going dispersal, a 3rd calver reaching £1600 to the Judge Rob Marshall.
Next Dairy is 14th October with Entries to the office by Tuesday the 8th of October for catalogue purposes.
Judge – Rob Marshall
Prize Awards: Newly Calven Heifers: 1st M Baul & Partners 2nd MD Parkinson 3rd GB Moorhouse
Newly Calven Cows: 1st MD Parkinson 2nd ASE Crisp
Champion – M Baul & Partners Reserve – MD Parkinson
Newly Calven Heifers (8): to £1720 MD Parkinson; £1680 ASE Crisp & Son; £1420 High Rails;
Newly Calven Cows (2): av £1800 ASE Crisp; £1600 MD Parkinson;
Pedigree Newly Calven Heifers (2): av £2050 M Baul & Partners; £1950 GB Moorhouse;
Rearing Calves to £415 (126)
B&W av £51.65 Cont av £306.78 Native av £202.45
A strong show of calves forward today with 126 through the door this morning. Best calf on show today came from Joss Lancaster who saw £415 bid for his particularly strong British Blue bull with Andrew Ayrton of Eastby seeing some strong prices for his well presented blue bulls at £395 each. Pickersgills of Hawksworth would break £400 for a Limousin bull bred from their pure Friesian cows. A heap of strong continental heifers found a healthy trade with best heifers £300 - £360.
Natives again good to sell with Angus bulls averaging £262.5 topping at £270 for a calf from PJ&JE Bolland Airton. Heifers were equally as strong averaging £176. Black and White calves were a very good trade today with 54 through the ring and some particularly heady prices for calves over a month of age with Richard Spence of Sutton seeing the best of trades topping at £185 for a strapping B&W Bull.
For all enquiries regarding sales of rearing calves please contact Kyle Hawksworth on 07538 539077
Limousin x (Av £347) to £405 G Pickersgill
Brit Blue x (Av £342) to £415 J&SA Lancaster
Aberdeen Angus (Av £262) to £270 PJ&JE Bolland
Saler (Av £145) to £150 RL Wright
Black & White (Av £51.65) to £185 RM Spence
Ab Angus (Av £176) to £260 JP&KE Hartley
Saler (Av £95) to £100 RL Wright
British Blue (Av £257) to £360 J&SA Lancaster
Limousin (Av £233) to £260 C&SB Whitelock