Western Holsteins top at 2900gns

Top price at last week’s sale of Holsteins on behalf of the Western Holstein Club at Beeston Market, was a 2900gns call for the last milking heifer in the sale, Loukat blitz Pansy from C Craig, Goostrey. This Fustead Emory Blitz daughter is out of a Raider daughter and sold to Graham Bell, Ridley, on behalf of Livestock Supplies, Farndon.

Next best at 2500gns was a Talent daughter from Ivygrove Holsteins. This was Shavington Talent Pattern which sold to T C Alderson and Son, Northallerton, North Yorks. And the same buyers paid the nexxt best price of 2450gns for an Aaron daughter from A R and J Stafford. This was Saxelby Piaaron Patricia 4. Then at 2400gns they also bought another from the Staffford family, Saxelby Piallen Spottie, an Allen daughter.

Also at 2400gns was Bassingthorpe Drake Sussette 21 from Ann Harrison, Grantham, which sold to Robbie Bell, Knutsford.

Averages; 32 cows £1620.94, 105 calved heifers £1983; six in-calf heifers £1631 (Wright Manley).

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