Kirkby Stephen Store Cattle Prize Show & Sale

10th February 2020

Harrison & Hetherington held their February Prize Show & Sale of Store cattle when a catalogued entry of 603 head were on offer.

Topping the sale at £1300 was a 9 month old Limousin cross steer from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm, Austwick which sold to Messrs Bell, Appleby.

The pre sale show saw a fantastic turnout of cattle put in front of our judge Mathew Brown, Bridlington with Dugdales Nutrition kindly sponsoring.

Taking the overall Championship was a 9 month old Limousin cross heifer also from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm which went on to sell for £1200 to the judge.

Overall Champion

The overall reserve championship was awarded to a 12 month old British Blue cross steer from Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon which sold for £1250 to Messrs Barnett, Shap.

Reserve Champion

Trade throughout the sale was flying, with all classes of heifers being particularly good to sell with good quality 8-10 month old heifers regularly selling for £1050 -£1150.

Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm sold their run of 25 9-10 month old steers and heifers to average a whopping £1095.64, with the 12 9-10 month steers averaging £1118 and the 13 9-10 month old heifers averaging £1075 with others 9 month old heifers selling for £1235 from this home.

Messrs Hodgson, Park House Farm, Ravenstonedale sold their run of cattle to top at £1305 for a British Blue cross heifer. The whole consignment of 50 8-10 months steers and heifers sold to average £1002.44.

Show results
Heifer any Breed
1st & Champion         GR&G Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm
2nd                               GR&G Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm
3rd                                         NR & CS Hodgson, Park House

Steer any Breed
1st & Reserve            WA&GR Sedgley, Low Bank House
2nd                              K&GJ Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm
3rd                               GR&G Brass, Bridge End Farm

Leading Prices

Steers

Blonde £1315 Musgrave House: Limousin  £1300, £1170(2), £1125(3) Sowerthwaite Farm; £1265, £1115, £1075 Argill House; £1245, £1125(2), £1055 Bridge End Farm; £1200, £1105, £1025 Bleathgill; £1185, £1100 Crookholm Farm; £1165, £1135, £1115 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1145, £1035, £1025 Gilts; £1135 Easegill Head; £1135, £1105, £1100, £1065, £1045, £1025 Cotegill; £1115(2), £1025 West Stoney Keld; £1105, £1085(2), £1075, £1025 Abbey Park; £1100, £1075, £1055, £1025 Greenriggs; £1100, £1055 New Hall; £1100 Swathburn; £1045 Sproat Ghyll; £1035 Low Bank House; £1025 Sandwath Farm; £1025 Highfield Farm: British Blue £1250 Low Bank House; £1215(2) Bridge End Farm; £1200 Swathburn; £1200 Crookholm; £1100 Park House Farm; £1100, £1055 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1085 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1055, £1035, £1005 Park House Farm; £1045 Greenriggs; £1035(5) South View; £1035, £1025 Gilts; £1015 New Hall; £1005 Hebblethwaite Hall; £1005 Asby Mill; £1000(2) Asby Grange: Black & White £855(2), £825(2) Brackenslack.

Heifers

Limousin £1365, £1255, £1015 Gilts; £1235, £1165, £1065(2), £1045(2), £1025, £1000(3) Sowerthwaite Farm; £1200 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1185 Brackenslack; £1145, £1085(2), £1065, £1025, £1025 Greenriggs; £1135, £1085, £1075 Bleathgill; £1135, £1105, £1085, £1065(2) Argill House; £1135, £1025, £1005 New Hall; £1085 Hebblethwaite Hall; £1075 Waitby Farm; £1075 Easegill Head; £1075 Crookholm Farm; £1055, £1025(2) High Lane; £1045 High Green Farm; £1035 Thorney Gale; £1025, £1000 Cotegill; £1015(3), £1005(2) Green Farm(Atkinson); £1015 Smardale Hall; £1015, £1000(2) Sproat Ghyll; £1005 Asby Mill: British Blue £1305, £1210, £1165, £1160, £1145, £1135, £1125, £1075, £1065, £1035(3), £1005(3), £1000(3) Park House Farm; £1165, £1105 New Hall; £1055 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1055 Low Bank House; £1045 Woodfoot; £1015 Asby Grange; £1005 Carpool Farm; £1000 Asby Mill: Blonde £1200 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1145 Musgrave House

Bulls – Limousin £925 Abbey Park.