Increasing numbers of dairy cows were forward at Gisburns weekly sale, with prices topping at £2360 and nine animals achieving more than £2000.
Changes in bluetongue zones allowed Tom Watson, Ripon to sell his two and a half year old heifer, giving 26 litres for £2180 to Tom Pickup,
Other vendors in the money were T Whitwell and Sons with a 10 days calved heifer, selling for £2100 to W A Blockley, Knutsford. M H and J Taylor also sold a heifer giving 28 litres for £2080 to K T, R and K G Wood, Bury.
Dairy young stock saw good bidding with Holstein Friesian heifer stirks selling for £650 to heifer rearer Peter Smith,
Averages: newly calved heifers £1787, newly calved cows £1316, Heifer stirks £491