High prices continued at Wright Manley mid month sale, despite split of the sale due to bluetongue into Beestson and Chelford Market.

Beeston saw 16 animals making more than £1700 with top price of £2220 being achieved for heifer Preston Goddess. Consigned by EV and B Boughey and Son she sold to Messrs D J Guy, Middlewich.

£2060 was achieved for fresh calved heifer, sold by Messrs WJ Lewis and Co to Messrs P and A Howard, Darnhall.

Young stock sold well with bulling heifer, Delwin Dugan Sheila consigned by Messrs RC Rutter and son selling for £920 to an undisclosed buyer.

A super consignment of well grown heifers from Messrs HA Challoner and Sons, sired in main by Deslacs Milkstar of Summershade Igniter, were keenly sought selling for £1000 to Messrs D B Beech. At Chelford 61 animals were on offer with a top price of £1800 being achieved for a fresh calved heifer. Daughter of Kendall, giving 27kg daily was consigned by Messrs DA Walley and Partners and sold to a local buyer.

In calf heifers sold well, with two heifers sold buy Cranes (Wragby), Lincolnshire selling for £1520. The first daughter of Picton Shottle, Wragby Shottle Light sold to Tim Hartley, Knutsford. Daughter of Shottle, Wragby Shottle Mist was purchased by Messrs Sherwin.