Kirkby Stephen Annual Christmas Prize Show and Sale of Store Cattle

3rd December 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their annual Christmas prize show and sale of store cattle on Monday.

Taking the overall championship was a 12 month old Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Brannan, Scar Top, Newbiggin, which sold for £1145 to our judge Mr Martin Barker, Appleby.

Show Results
Store Bullock
1st        P & K Brannan, Scar Top – £1145
2nd       B Maughan, Woodfoot – £1095
3rd        RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm – £1025

Store Heifer
1st          RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm – £1045
2nd       RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm – £925
3rd        T Hindson, Carpool Farm – £1055

Champion
P & K Brannan, Scar Top – £1145

Trade for smart Continental X bred cattle was very strong with 8 month old British Blue & Limousin X heifers selling for £1045 and £1025 respectfully both from Messrs Tiplady, Red House Farm, Barnard Castle.

Leading prices
Store Steers – Limousin £1145, £975 Scar Top; £1100, £1075 The Croft; £1065, £1055 Woodfoot; £1025, £985 Red House Farm: British Blue £1095 Woodfoot: Simmental £935 Ellergill: Aberdeen Angus £805 Keld Farm: Black and White £765 (6) Wharton Hall.

Store Heifers – British Blue £1055 Carpool Farm; £1045 Red House Farm; £835 Ellergill: Limousin £1035, £935 Woodfoot; £925 Red House Farm; £800 The Street.