The November edition of the Border and Lakeland Club Show and Sale at Carlisle was yet another strong sale with no fewer than 10 animals sold to or above 2000gns with an overall average for cows and heifers at £1900.
The Wormanby herd from H Hodgson, Burgh-By-Sand consigned six animals to the sale of which the top price of the day came from this exciting group, Wormanby Jurist Mandy a fresh second calver, going back to Elmcroft Matt Mandy EX91, All Britain Intermediate Cow 1988; she sold for 2800gns to Smallthwaite Farms, Smallthwaite House, Calthwaite, Penrith.
They also took the championship ticket home under judge Robert Hunter from the Letterkenny Holstein herd and Clydevalley Jerseys. The EX91 Wormanby Benson Stella sold for 2500gns to Messrs Marrs and Son, Carlisle.
Reserve Champion went to Skirwith Hall Farms, Penrith for Stowbeck Samuelo Rosebowl and sold for 2500gns to Messrs Marrs and Son, Carlisle.
Skirwith Hall Farms also had a tremendous consignment and sold another Samuelo daughter to MJL Simpson & Son, Waingatehead Farm, Kirklinton, Carlisle for 2300gns.
Averages: 14 cows in milk £1842 ; 31 heifers in milk £1910.66 (Harrison and Hetherington).