£2020 call leads Skipton monthly dairy sale

Top call at this week’s Skipton Dairy Sale was a £2020 sale for the second prize fresh-calved heifer from Malcolm and Robert Swires, Beckwithshaw. She sold to Alan Outram, Bury.

This one was one of 10 entered by the Swires which levelled  the day at £1756, with the champion also coming from their entry.  This one is by Myersdale Principal and was sold giving 32.5 litres a day and went at £1980 to Ken Liversedge, Wilberfoss. CDA Swires Feb champ pic.jpgThe reserve champion was the first prize second calved cow from Gordon Beresford, of Green Farm, Halton West, which joined Wick Williams, Nantwich, for £1840.

Averages; fresh calved heifers £1660, cows £1548 (Craven Cattle Marts).