8 January 1999

Annandale triumph

A MADAWASKA Aerostar daughter from the Annandale herd of William Armour made 1700gns at the Border Counties Holstein Friesian Breeders Club fixture at Carlisle.

The calved heifer Annandale Beatexus 3rd is out of a 10,000kg dam by Hanoverhill Jethro and was bought by A Thom and Son for their Dyrock herd at Maybole, Ayrshire.

A bull from the same home produced the days second highest bid when Northern Ireland dairy farmer W N Black snapped up Annandale Atlanta for his Keely herd in Coleraine at 1500gns.

AVERAGES: 11 cows in-calf and/or in-milk £740; 40 heifers in-calf and/or in-milk £856. (Harrison and Hetherington) &#42