Holsteins average £1900 at Borderway Mart

Borderway Mart, Carlisle yet again managed strong trade for dairy cattle on Wednesday where the Border and Lakeland Holstein Club sold to a top of 2900gns with an overall average of just over £1900.

The show was judged by Holstein breeder John Loftus from the Weeton herd, who placed Logan Zen Edie first heifer in milk and overall Champion.

She was an Ocean-View Zenith daughter from an Excellent dam with tremendous production and sold for 2900gns to Messrs Sanderson, Burtholme Farm, Lanercost, Brampton.

Champion%20Female%20%28blog%29.jpgReserve champion was the second place heifer in milk Newtonmoss September Janey, a daughter of Pursuit September Storm from a wonderful cow family the first two dams being Excellent.


This milky heifer consigned by Messrs Armstrong sold for 2050gns to A and I Lamont, Sandieston Farm, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.

Top price cow was 2650gns, this went to the first place cow in milk Heartbeat Gelpro Pamela VG 87 consiged by David Robinson from Kellywell Holsteins she now joins the herd of G and B Stevenson, Blue House Farm, Liverton, Loftus, Cleveland.

Ten others sold to or above £2000 reinforcing the fact that demand for dairy stock of all classes still outweighs the supply.