Dispersal sale of Dairy Cows on behalf of JH Capstick, Lockholme Hall
Buyers travelled from all over the north of England to purchase British Friesian bred cattle from a genuine herd, Messrs JH Capstick, Lockholme Hall, Ravenstonedale, showing cows with great temperament and such a great health status with the herd being closed for 29 years. Demand and trade was a fantastic reflection of the quality and stocksmanship in these cattle. The whole consignment of 25 averaged £1689.58.
The sale topped at £2500 on two occasions, firstly for lot 1 a freshly calved 3rd calver, square on all four with great vigour and secondly for lot 13, a red cow calved early october, oozing class and correct in every way both purchased by Messrs I & ME Askew, Raw Head, New Hutton.
A star of the sale was most definitely lot 25, a 15-year-old hard wearing cow, due to calve to the Limousin, achieving £1550, purchased by Messrs A & B Edmondson, Penruddock.
Dairy Heifers - £2500, £2300, £2100, £2000, £1600, £1500, £1350
Dairy Cows - £2500, £2400, £2050, £1850, £1750, £1700, £1600, £1550 (2), £1300 (6)