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Gisburn milkers sell to a strong trade

GISBURN’S dairy sale saw the price hit £2,320, with trade for cows averaging £1,885 and pedigree heifers levelling at £1,838, matching October’s record.


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Leading the trade was a fresh heifer by Hartline Jareb from G. and M.A. Smith, Samlesbury. Giving 26kg, it sold to Messrs Coulthurst, Goosnargh.

 

The same buyers also took home the day’s champion at £2,120 from the Booth Brothers, Wigglesworth. This was a De-Su History daughter which was exhibited giving 35kg.

 

The reserve championship was taken by a heifer from the same home, in the form of a Lars-Acres Shot Trigger-sired heifer giving 33kg. It later sold for £2,150 to Messrs Hill and Davies, Wrexham.


AVERAGES

26 newly-calved heifers, £1,838; 4 cows, £1,885; 11 non-pedigree heifers, £1,479; 2 cows, £1,640; in-calf heifers, £1,396.

 

Auctioneers: Richard Turner and Son.

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