• A JUNE-calved Ayrshire heifer that was breed champion at this years Durham Show sold for 2400gns when Mary and David Cannon offered the milking portion of their Heddon herd at Carlisle last week.
Heddon Coral 4th is by Bargower Scottish Award and out of a Dilham Rebellion sired dam. Buyer was R Lindsay, Carlisle.
Another by the same bull, the in-calf heifer Heddon Silver Bell 37th, made 1050gns to J Kinloch and Sons, Dunbarton. She had been served by Bargower Mountain Echo.
Averages: 114 head £449. (Harrison and Hetherington)
uGOOD harvesting weather took the edge off demand for dairy cows when 300 were sold at two West Country sales last week.
Mr and Mrs A E Woollastons 150 head offered at Wiveliscombe, Taunton, reached 750gns for a July calver by Var Omo taken by Messrs Marshall, Bristol. November-calving heifers by Cranholme Conqueror sold to 490gns.
A third calver by Sunny Boy was best for R J Netherway at Cotleigh, Honiton, Devon, selling for 710gns. Autumn calving heifers sold to 550gns. (Stags) *