Dairy Report 20th October

Dairies (203);

Selling time – 11:30am
Auctioneers – Meg Elliott (07967 007049) & Mark Elliott (07973 673092)

A phenomenal entry in the October Pedigree Sale which included the Shorthorn Society Show and Sale saw nearly 200
catalogued with eventually just over 200 sold.

Trade yet again for production animals was hot with numerous passing the £2000 mark.

Topping the day was regular vendors Messrs Easom of Oakerthorpe with a S-S-I Modesty Magictouch daughter. Out of an 13112kg 88 point dam she was eventually clinched by Stockton Heath Ltd for £2380 who also took a second from the same home at £2240.

The Webster family of Stocksbridge, Sheffield saw their Progenesis Granite daughter reach £2320 to D Green of Lach Dennis.
Andrew Bunting of Bakewell had two lovely heifers to £2300 and £2200 with Michael Wainwright of Buxton seeing his reach £2280.

A fantastic entry of 90 Shorthorns for the Autumn Society Show and Sale attracted great interest with trade swift for all categories including youngstock.

The judge Graham Brindley picked out a powerful third calver from the Amber Herd of Messrs Hole as his champion. By Amber Tornado and out of an 85 point dam, she was sold giving 38kg and was secured by a local purchaser for £1800.

However it was a fantastic heifer from the Leisure Herd of Messrs Howe of Buxton by Rantonhall Aubrey that created most interest. After spirited bidding she was eventually clinched by D Green of Lach Dennis for £2040.

Messrs Hole also had a heifer to £1940 to join the Foldspride Herd of M Tidmarsh.

In-calf Heifers reached £1680 for Cotonhall Rio Proud Countess from Rob Kite with yearlings to £680 from the Misterton Herd of S J Cartwright and calves to £460 from the Quarnford Herd of Messrs Tunnicliffe.

Next week we have a genuine herd sale of 35 fresh mainly British Friesians from S J Cartwight of Lutterworth, Leicestershire. Catalogues will be on-line shortly.

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