averages: 61 Holstein heifers, £1802.85; 15 British Friesian cows and heifers, £1506.66; five Ayrshire heifers, £1776.00; six faulted ¾ / slow milkers, £916.66; 11 Holstein in-calf heifers, £1404.54; nine Fleckvieh in-calf heifers, £1421.11; 13 Holstein bulling heifers, £917.69; eight Holstein Friesian heifer calves, £557.50.

Liscabank Mando Ruth topped Harrison and Hetherington's first dairy sale of the summer at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, where fresh Holstein heifers averaged £1802 – up £200 on the month.

Sale leader at £2300 came from the Parkinson family's Liscabank herd from Lisco Farm, Bodkin Lane, Our Rawcliffe, Preston. Their Liscabank Mando Ruth, is bred from an Ex94-classified dam, by Million and backed by another 11 generations of dams in the top grades. She sold to Smallthwaite Farms, Penrith.

The Liscabank herd sold another three for more than £2000 including Liscabank Drake Sweet which made £2150 to Messrs Ramsay, Stranraer.

Balcurvie Holsteins, Windygate, Fife, sold the third top priced lot at £2100 in the shape of Balcurvie Flame Primrose, which changed hands giving 31kg. She is a daughter of Vieuxsaule Flame, out of Annshill Chandon Primerose, and also sold to Messrs Ramsay, Stranraer.

British Friesian cattle were in demand selling to £2000 for a third lactation cow from the Williamson family from the Howes Farm, Colby, Appleby-in-Westmorland, purchased by Messrs Mallinson, Penrith. The Williamsons sold seven cows and heifers to average £1657.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.