Kirkby Stephen ‘May Day’ Prize Show & Sale of Store Cattle

7th May 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their annual “May Day” Prize show and sale of Store cattle when 1272 head were on offer.

Topping the sale at £1530 was a 12 month old British Blue cross heifer from Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon.

The pre sale show was carried out ably by Mr N. Leighton, Goole who awarded the Overall Championship to a smart 8 month old British Blue cross steer which was Sired by Tweeddale Ironman and was consigned by Messrs Tiplady, Red House Farm, Barnard Castle. She went on to sell for £1300 to Mr Leighton.

 

left to right K. Winspear of I’Ansons, N. Leighton (Judge), G. Tunstall of Eden Farm Supplies,
B. Richardson of The North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association, R. Tiplady (Vendor)

Taking to overall Reserve Championship was a 11 month old Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End Farm, Appleby which sold for £1140

The show was kindly sponsored by The Border British Blue Club, Copley Coal, Dugdales Nutrition, Eden Farm Supplies (Brough), I’Ansons, The North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association and Northern Boiler Grants and the following awards were made:-

British Blue Steer
1st        RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm – £1300
2nd         WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House – £1375
3rd        WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House – £1175

British Blue Heifer
1st        WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House – £1530
2nd       RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm- £1130
3rd        WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House – £1260

Champion Blue – RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm (Steer)
Reserve Champion Blue – WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House (Heifer)

Limousin Steer
1st        KA Brown & Sons, Asby Hall – £1245
2nd       Levens Farms, Gaythorne Hall – £1175
3rd        WA & GR Sedgley, Low Bank House – £1120

Limousin Heifer
1st        NJ & C Barker, Middle Bank End – £1140
2nd       NJ & C Barker, Middle Bank End – £1265
3rd        Levens Farm, Gaythorne Hall – £1065

Champion Limousin – NJ & C Barker, Middle Bank End – £1140 (Heifer)
Reserve Champion Limousin – KA Brown & Sons, Asby Hall (Steer)

Any Other Breed Heifer
1st        M. Barker, Middle Bank End – £1100

Supreme Champion and receiving the Eden Farm Supplies (Brough) Trophy –RJ Tiplady, Red House Farm (British Blue Steer)
Reserve Supreme Champion – NJ & C Barker, Middle Bank End (Limousin Heifer)

Special Prize for Top Priced Pen of 3 or More Steers:
Messrs Westgarth, Setterah Park – £1240 (3)

Special Prize for Top Priced Pen of 3 or More Heifers:
JC & E Pedley, Yore House – £1215 (3)

Trade right throughout the sale to the last beast sold was fantastic with over 60 active buyers being in attendance.

Steers averaged £1080.85, heifers averaged £982.92, over half the cattle forward sold between £1100 – £1500.

Leading herd averages (10 or more cattle)
25 @ £1205.00 Low Bank House
12 @ £1177.00 Crookholm
20 @ £1176.47 Yore House
12 @ £1163.75 Street House
45 @ £1160.75 New Hall
10 @ £1160.00 Bleathgill
45 @ £1159.89 Bridge End
30 @ £1151.00 Setterah Park
20 @ £1117.63 Dry Evers
35 @ £1100.13 Staingills

 

Principal Prices:
Store Steers – Limousin £1485, £1415, £1385, £1365, £1335, £1300(2), £1265(3), £1255, £1235, £1225(2), £1205(2), £1200(2), £1188(2), £1185(2) Bridge End House; £1400, £1185, £1165 New Hall; £1385, £1355, £1265, £1225(2),£1135 Yore House; £1375, £1365, £1355(2), £1245, £1215, £1185(5), £1175(2), £1165(4); £1155(2), £1145, £1125(3), £1105, £1100(2) Gaythorne Hall; £1135, £1105(2) Greenriggs; £1365 Cotegill; £1195, £1185(2), £1120 Low Bank House; £1280, £1245, £1205, £1160, £1130(2), £1110 Gillses Farm; £1260, £1250, £1230, £1190 Crookholm Farm; £1260, £1185 Peacock Hill; £1260, £1190 Thorney Scale; £1255, £1225, £1200, £1175, £1125 Street House; £1255,£1100 Setterah Park; £1245, £1185(2), £1145 Asby Hall Mews; £1180(2), £1160, £1150, £1110 (2), £1100(4) Dry Evers; £1225(2), £1155, £1115 Bleathgill; £1205, £1145 Rigg Farm; £1200, £1180, £1170 Sandwath Farm; £1195, £1170, £1160(2) Gamswell Farm; £1185 (3), £1160(2) Green Farm; £1185, £1175, £1165, £1135, £1100 Abbey Park; £1180 Waitby Farm; £1180(3) Soulby Grange; £1175, £1165, £1145 Buddle House; £1170(2) Thorney Gale; £1165, £1160, £1140, £1090 Forest Hall Farm; £1145, £1135, £1100 Waters Farm; £1145(2), £1105, Staingills; £1135 Asby Grange; £1135(2), £1125(2) Town End Farm; £1135(2) Catherine Holme; £1125 Croft Farm; £1105 Crosby Lodge: Blonde £1425, £1235 Yore House: British Blue £1375, £1235, £1175 Low Bank House; £1345, £1325, £1300, £1275, £1265(2), £1245, £1215(2), £1205(2), £1200, £1165, £1145(2), £1105 New Hall; £1330 Crookholm; £1300 Red House Farm; £1245, £1205, £1200, £1185, £1155, £1100 Staingills; £1245, £1240 (3), £1140, £1105(2) Setterah Park £1235, £1185 Asby Grange; £1215(2), £1135, £1105(2) Town End Farm; £1205, £1125 Whygill Head; £1185 Scarr House; £1175 Buddle House; £1175 Middle Bank End; £1145, £1100 Asby Hall Mews £1145 Bleathgill; £1140(5) South View; £1135, £1125(2) Stripes Farm; £1125, £1100 Gilts; £1100 Catherine Holme: Charollais £1365 Street House; £1315, £1105 Town End Farm; £1105 Crosby Lodge; £1100 Bowderdale Head: Aberdeen Angus £1230 Soulby Grange; £1165 Whygill Head: Simmental £1135 Town End Farm: Hereford £1045 South House: Montbelliarde £1010(2) South View: Black & White £880 (6), £815 (9) South House; £800 (5) Castle Hill.

 

Store Heifer – British Blue £1530, £1440, £1320, £1260, £1160 Low Bank House; £1335, £1165 Bleathgill; £1310, £1280, £1250, £1240, £1185, £1180, £1140, £1120, £1065 Setterah Park; £1255, £1235, £1200, £1165, £1135(2), £1105, £1100(2) New Hall; £1250 Crookholm; £1205 Easegill Head; £1175, £1080(3) Scarr House; £1165, £1145 Street House; £1145 Whygill Head; £1145 Buddle House; £1130 Red House Farm; £1115, £1065 Gillses Farm; £1105, £1085,£1065 Stripes Farm; £1100, £1075 Middle Bank End; £1100 Thorney Gale; £1100 Staingills; £1065 Kiln Beck Farm; £1065 Park House Farm; £1050 South View; £1050 Low Bank House: Limousin £1400 Greenriggs; £1345, £1125, £1085 New Hall; £1320, £1250, £1210, £1140, £1120 Low Bank House; £1265, £1185, £1155, £1140, £1105, £1085 Middle Bank End; £1255, £1155, £1100, £1075(3), £1055 Bridge End House; £1240, £1200, £1190(2), £1100(2), £1095 Dry Evers; £1235, £1065, £1055(3) Gaythorne Hall; £1215(3), £1185 Yore House; £1190(2), £1155(2) Peacock Hill; £1185, £1100 Setterah Park; £1180, £1095, £1060(3) Green Farm; £1175, £1055 Street House;

£1165, £1155 Lower Griseburn; £1155 Coupland Beck Farm; £1135, £1085(3) Town End Farm; £1105(2), £1100 Cotegill; £1105 Abbey Park; £1100(2), £1085 Staingills; £1100(2) Crookholm; £1095 Gillses Farm; £1085 Whygill Head; £1075 Bleathgill; £1070 Gamswell Farm; £1065 Croft Farm; £1065 High Lane; £1055 Easegill Head; £1050 Prospect Farm: Charollais £1355, £1075 Town End Farm; £1100 Middle Bank End; £1020(2) Bowderdale Head: Blonde £1040 Cranberry: Aberdeen Angus £1025 Peacock Hill.

Store Bull – Limousin £1095 Gillses Farm: £1075 Asby Hall Mews.