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Penrith Sale - May 2021
On Friday 28th May 2021 Penrith Mart held a special section for Dairy Shorthorns, attracting entries from 4 leading North County Herds. Despite the late spring and lack of keep the well bred milky cattle on offer still created interest with clients attending from a wide area. As in the April sale modern genetics were certainly much in evidence, a feature again being the Cor Bloo Richochet daughters from Mossrigg & Winbrook. Top honours at 2,400 gns went to regular consignors GA & DW Dent for Winbrook Peeress Rose 32, fresh giving 31 litres this heifer joined R Graves herd near Carlisle. She is the granddaughter of the EX94 Champion show cow Winbrook Peeress Rose who had protein records up to 3.79% & B/F to 4.9%. The average for all 13 heifers sold was £1645.27. It is becoming more obvious at these sales that more commercial producers are paying top money for strong cattle with high production potential which makes it an interesting future for our breed.
2250gns Mossrigg Barrington Iris 9 to R Graves – CARLISLE
1950gns Winbrook Dewdrop 150 to C Donald – SKELTON
1800gns Churchroyd Lady Rose 40 TJ James – CARLISLE
1800gns Winbrook Ruth 103 to JS Whitaker – PRESTONE
1780gnd Churchroyd (White unregistered daughter) to C Donald – SKELTON
1680 Churchroyd Lady Rose 39 to S Walker – PENRITH
1600gns Churchroyd Gwen 31 to JS Whitaker – PRESTONE