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Champion:  Dee Tulip 6 from D Price-Jones

Champion:  Dee Tulip 6 from D Price-Jones

23rd October 2015 | Judge: J Wyatt


The 2015 Autumn Society sale created much interest and a great selection of animals were on offer and the show ring was packed with super individuals and competition was high; controlling the days proceedings was judge Mr Johnathan Wyatt, who selected Dee Tulip 6th for his champion female, this heifer sired by Drisgol Madonnas Prince won her class and went on to be crowned Champion for owners David & Liz, Price-Jones;  the judge purchased this heifer for 1700gns.

Reserve Champion: Churchroyd Pamela 17

Reserve Champion & Top Price: Irthingvale Watzon Tulip from BJ & G Bell

Reserve Champion for the day was a great cow who won the cow class and then was selected as reserve champion, Irthingvale Watzon Tulip (Ex94) (Ex94-MS) this cow sired by Drisgol Watzon and a proven show winner, bidding was fierce for this lot and the winning bid was Robert Crank from the Earlsgift herd at 3000gns; Vendors Graham & Barbara Bell were delighted with the sale to such a passionate shorthorn breeder! It was a 2nd prize winning heifer that realised at 2000gns, this super heifer who recently won the Welsh dairy show and scored (VG86) Elkington Hilda 7th consigned by MS & EAE Davies.

The Royle family had a wonderful consignment of heifers in the sale selling to 1720gns for Dunham Tulip 157th, with demand for all heifers from this home keenly sought. A great heifer from R D Kite & Son Cottonhall Eclipse Ada which was a 3rd prize heifer she sold for 1700gns.

Bulls sold to 1800gns for G A Madeley;  Rodway Ronson bred from 4 generations of Very Good or Excellent cows, was the first prize bull on the day and was sold to Messrs Llewelyn.

Youngstock sold to 920gns for WD & BP Norbury & Sons for their Broadlane Poppy Barrington 17th.

The quality of the animals on offer was excellent today and all vendors must be congratulated for this and it was a credit to the shorthorn breed and great to see so many buyers around the ring old and new who see the great merit of the Dairy Shorthorn!

Pure-Bred or Blended Dairy Shorthorn cow, in milk at the date of sale.
1st        Irthingvale Watzon Tulip - BJ & G Bell
2nd       Irthingvale Watzon Wildmaid B - BJ & G Bell
3rd        Irthingvale LJE Redrose 2 - BJ & G Bell

Pure-Bred or Blended Dairy Shorthorn Heifer, in milk at date of sale
1st        Dee Tulip 6 - D Price-Jones
2nd       Elkington Hilda 7 - MA & EAE Davies
3rd        Cotonhall Eclipse Ada - RD Kite

Pure-Bred or Blended Dairy Shorthorn Heifer, in calf at date of sale
1st        Dee Lady Barrington 2 - BJ & G Bell
Pedigree (including BRWS) Bull, any age.
1st        Ronday Ronson - GA Madeley
2nd       Irthingvale Empire - BJ & G Bell

The Melvin Perpetual Challenge Cup:  Dee Tulip 6 - D Price-Jones

The Emilio Casarea Perpetual Challenge Cup:  Rodway Ronson -  GA Madeley

The Thornton Perpetual Challenge Cup:  Irthingvale Watzon Tulip & Irthingvale Watzon Wildmaid - B BJ & G Bell

The John D Thornborrow Perpetual Trophy:  Dee Tulip 6 - D Price-Jones

The Lusty Perpetual Challenge Cup: Graham Madeley

AVERAGES: 2 Milking Cows £2257.50;  19 Calved heifers £1278.23;  4 Maiden Heifers £758.62;  1 Bull £1890;  26 Head £1297.15