Trade was up on the month at the Border and Lakeland pedigree dairy sale at Carlisle on Wednesday (19 August)
Leading the sale at 1,920gns was B and V Davidson of the Errolston herd, Dumfriesshire, with their 2013-born heifer Errolston Sudan Empress. By VA-Early Dawn Sudan Empress was sold fresh to W Brewster, Wester Borland Farm, Stirling.
Mr Brewster also secured the top price Ayrshire Morwick DL Merissa from DA Howie and Sons, Morpeth, for 1,900gns. This 2013-born heifer by Delta Lilac sold with a PLI of +177.
Averages 10 Holstein cows, £1,528.80; 32 Holstein heifers, £1,595.45; eight Ayrshires, £1,617.00; two Jerseys, £1,260 (Harrison and Hetherington)