20 March 1998

Lancashire HF club holds 501st sale

THE 501st show and sale for the Lancashire and Adjacent Counties Holstein Friesian Breeders Club saw prices twice reach 1400gns.

The Lancaster sale ring put D P and S J Berrys Boggart Celsius Sarah, a new calved heifer from their herd at Barton, Preston, into top spot. After taking the championship under J Sanderson Jnr of the Sandcross herd (Kirkham, Preston) she heads for Bury, Lancashire with J Barton.

Petrock Breeze 65th, a newly calved heifer by Eagle and out of a Peartome Jackpot cow from R J and D Loftus Farms Weeton, Preston, also made 1400gns.

AVERAGES: 26 head £816. (Norton and Brooksbank with Lancaster Auction Mart).