Younger, fitter cows were much in demand at yesterday’s Border and Lakeland Holstein Club sale, Carlisle, when prices peaked at 2500gns for the day’s pre-sale show champion Wormanby Final Cut Princess from H and M D Hodgson. This daughter of Gillette Final Cut is out of Wormanby Atom Princess, a VG87 rated dam and calved in January. This one sold to Messrs Kennedy’s Stari herd, Ayrshire.
At the same money was Cormick Jasper Roxy from David McCormick. This October 2005-born cow is by Wilcoxview Jasper and out of Cormick RJ Roxy. She gave 8063 in her first lactation and was sold giving 41kg a day having calved at the beginning of January. She was bought by Andrew Bargh, Woodclose, Penrith.
Then at 2300gns was another from the Hodgsons, Wormanby Mr Sam Betty, by Regancrest-MR Durham, this is out of Wormanby Jasper Betty 26, an Ex90 ranked dam by Wilcoxview Jasper. This September 2007-born entry calved in January and was bought by A and C Robertson, Rothesay.
A pair then sold at 2250gns was the best of the day from W J Armour, Annandale MF Reintje. This one is by Annandale Moviestar and out of Annandale Reintje, a VG85 dam. She sold to I T and E M Carlyle, Longtown.
The other at this money was Wormanby Lorenzo Gwen, a Lystel Lorenzo daughter out of Mayne Grand Gwen, an Ex 90 classified cow with two milkings above 10,000. She sold to having calved on 10 January to B D Kennedy, Tarbolton.