The thirty sixth Black and White dairy sale occurred on Saturday, December 3, at Borderway Mart in Carlisle, England.
The sale attracts patrons and sellers from internationally, with this yr’s sale seeing patrons from six completely different international locations.
High value at this yr sale was 14,000gns, with 27 animals reaching costs over £5,000 (€5,804.39).
Black and White sale
The sale topper went to Absolute Lambda Black Sambuca consigned by Absolute Genetics; she bought for 14,000gns.
She is a granddaughter of MS Beautys Black Velvet EX96 who just lately was the profitable mature cow and Champion bred and owned at World Dairy Expo. Her dam is a Lambda daughter sired by Unix and was the profitable senior two-year-old on the Japanese Ontario Invitational Present this autumn.
The second highest value of the sale went to Slatabogie Holsteins from Northern Eire.
Promoting for 11,000gns was Slatabogie Lambda Carlin.
She was the very best PLI heifer within the sale and her dam is the primary GTPI Hurricane daughter worldwide, tracing again to the prolific Larcrest Cosmopolitan cow.
The third highest value of the sale additionally had an Irish rivalry, she is a daughter of the present Irish Nationwide Champion, Hallow Atwood Twizzle who additionally was Reserve Champion on the Baileys Present this yr.
Ingleview Solo Twizzle bought for 9,000gns, and was consigned by Robert and Elaine Butterfield from Lancashire.
Averages costs from this yr’s sale:
- 4 heifers in milk: £4,646.25 (€5,394.71);
- Ayrshire in milk: £5,250 (€6,094.34);
- 94 Holstein yearling heifers: £4,289.21 (€4,979.60);
- Three Ayrshire yearling heifers: £3,430 (€3,982.71);
- Two Jersey heifers: £6,037.50 (€7,008.23);
- Two Brown Swiss yearling heifers: £4,515 (€5,244.67);
- 15 embryos: £455 (€528.53).
Included within the high 10 costs from the sale was Lot 63, first selection of two feminine Diamondback pregnancies due in December 2022 from Pamprd-Acres AB Ivy Crimson (EX94).
This lot was consigned by Leagh Holstein, Cloghan, Ballyduff, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
It was the primary time this cow household was provided on the market within the UK and Eire; she bought for six,200gns.