Border and Lakeland Holsteins sell to 2000gns

Prices at Wednesday’s Border and Lakeland Holstein Club sale at Carlisle hit a high of 2000gns when Skirwith Hall Farms sold their second prize heifer by Dalebank Zen Roger out of the Anne family to J Harrison, Kings Meaburn.

Second best was a 1900gns call from one from Brian Yates. This was a fresh heifer from the Dorothy family by Penn-Gate Finest. She went to Messrs Sowerby Appleby. And at 1880gns was one from Messrs Bell, Bowscar, which sold to J Harrison, Kings Meaburn.

 At 1800gns was the day’s pre-sale champion from Messrs Cannon. This Cidarwal Spirte daughter is out of a Modesto daughter and was bought by Messrs Sowerby.

Averages; three cows £1610, 21 heifers £1615 (Harrison and Hetherington).