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Date: 10 January 2022 | Store Cattle

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Kirkby Stephen Prize Show & Sale of Store Cattle

Kirkby Stephen, Faraday Road, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QL

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their opening show and sale of store cattle when 429 head were on offer.

Topping the sale at £2450 was the overall champion beast a 18 month old Limousin heifer from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside which sold to Messrs Cooper, Troughton Hall, Broughton in Furness.


Champion & reserve champion animals together with (L-R) Kevin Sowerby (Consignor) Ellie & Michael Wynne (Judge), Catherine Raine for Ianson Brothers (sponsor)

Farther and daughter team Michael and Ellie Wynne, Derbyshire able carried out the judging of the pre sale show and awarded the reserve championship to a 17month old Limousin cross steer which sold for £1715 and was consigned by Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm selling to D. Barker, Scarborough.

Steers topped at £1745 for another Limousin cross from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm and bought by D. Barker.

Heifers also sold to £1800 for a Limousin cross from Terrys Farm selling to Messrs Dandie, Broxburn.

The consignment of 20 cattle sold to average a whopping £1696.

Heifers averaged £1205.04

Steers average £1193.31

A packed ringside of over 50 active buyers were in attendance ensuring all classes of store cattle can be sold to great premiums here at Kirkby Stephen.

20 cattle sold between £1500-£2450

Over 50 cattle sold between £1400-£2450

All types of store cattle were literally a flying trade and the dearest seen for some time.

Well bred young cattle were a fantastic trade regularly selling between £1200-£1400.

Messrs Anderson, Leyburn sold 11 month old British Blue cross steers to make £1405.

Messrs Buckle, Bleathgill, Barras sold 11 month old Limousin cross heifers to make £1315 with 11 month old Limousin cross steers making £1300 also from this home.

Messrs Boyren, Hill Park Farm, Ulverston sold 8 month old Limousin cross steers to make £1255.

Messrs Maughan, Asby Mill sold 8 month old British Blue cross steers to make £1225 and £1205.

The sale was kindly sponsored by Clarke Agriculture & I’Anson Bros and the following awards were made –

Heifer any breed
1st & Champion           G Sowerby, Terrys Farm (Limousin) - £2450
2nd       RD Anderson, The Springs (Limousin) - £1355
3rd        RD Anderson, The Springs (Limousin) - £1355

Steer any Breed
1st & Reserve Champion G Sowerby, Terrys Farm (Limousin) - £1715
2nd       RD Anderson, The Spring (British Blue) - £1405
3rd        JH Pedley, Oak Tree (British Blue) - £1185

Leading Averages (4 or more Cattle)
20       @           £1696.00  Terrys Farm
10       @           £1469.00  Thwaite Farm
5          @           £1436.25  Sleights House Farm
4          @           £1435.00  High Stennerskeugh
10       @           £1431.67  Argill House
           

Leading Prices

Heifers

Limousin £2450, £1800, £1605, £1475(2) Terrys Farm; £1625, £1505, £1500 Newfield Farm; £1615, £1455, £1445(2), £1375, £1275, £1245, £1235 Greenriggs; £1600, £1485, £1425, £1400, £1325 Argill House; £1545, £1335, £1305, £1285, £1205 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1485, £1325, £1315 Bridge End Farm; £1475, £1265 Manor House Farm; £1455, £1425, £1375, £1325, £1275 Rosgill Head; £1445, £1415, £1200 Bloan Farm; £1400(2), £1385, £1375, £1235(2) Woodfoot; £1400, £1275, £1245 Green Farm (Atkinson); £1400 Easegill Head; £1375 Oaktree Farm; £1355(2) The Springs; £1315 Bleathgill: British Blue £1445(2), £1285 Woodfoot; £1275 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1245, £1200 Oaktree Farm; £1235(2), £1200, £1175 South View; £1225, £1165 Greenriggs; £1135 Asby Mill; £1115 Brackenslack: Charolais £1205(2) South View: Aberdeen Angus £1200 Bloan Farm; £1155, £1055, £1045 Brackenslack: Black & White £865 Wharton Hall.

Steers

Limousin £1745, £1715, £1635(2), £1425, £ Terrys Farm; £1585, £1500, £1425, £1400 Thwaite Farm; £1575 Green Farm; £1555 Rosgill Head; £1475, £1435, £1435, £1400 Sleight House Farm; £1475, £1415, £1385, £1375 Argill House; £1445, £1365, £1245(2) Bloan Farm; £1435(2) High Stennerskeugh; £1385 Green Farm(Atkinson); £1375 Abbey Park; £1365, £1335, £1235 West Stoney Keld; £1335, £1325 Rosgill Head; £1335, £1245 Woodfoot; £1300 Brackenslack; £1300, £1205 Sandwath Farm; £1300(2), £1245, £1215 Bleathgill; £1255 Hill Park Farm; £1255 Green Farm (Hodgson); £1255 Greenriggs; £1235(2) Bank House; £1235(3) Ellergill; £1235(2) Hesket Demain; £1235 Oaktree Farm: British Blue £1555 Bank House; £1435 Thwaite Farm; £1405 The Springs; £1305 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1265(3) South View; £1225, £1205 Asby Mill; £1185, £1125 Oaktree Farm; £1165 Greenriggs: Charolais £1085 South View: Fleckveih £865(6) Wharton Hall.