Kirkby Stephen Store Cattle Sale & Show

11th February 2019

Harrison & Hetherington held their February Prize Show & Sale of Store cattle when a catalogued entry of 561 head were on offer.

Topping the sale at £2000 was a Limousin heifer from Nether Hall Farm, Carnforth which was bought by Messrs Marston, Kirkby Stephen.

The pre sale show saw a fantastic show of cattle put in front of our judge Mr I. Wainwright, Fife with Dugdales Nutrition kindly sponsoring.  Mr Wainwright awarded the Overall Championship to a 10 month old Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm, Austwick which sold for £1860 to Mr. Wainwright.

Store Cattle Champion left to right:- Judge – Mr. Ian Wainwright, Vendor – Mr. James Huck

The Reserve Overall Championship was taken by a 10 month old Limousin cross steer from Nether Hall Farm which sold for £1285 to Hargreaves Farms, Preston. Messrs Huck’s consignment of 14 smart heifers from 8-11 months old averaged £1095.36. Nether Hall Farm sold their run of 10 Limousin steers & heifers to average £1206. Messrs Hodgson, Park House sold their consignment of 45 British Blue cross and pure Limousin 8-12 month steers and heifers to average £1020. Trade for all classes was flying with young smart cattle said to be the dearest seem for some time. Steers averaged £1005.85, Heifers averaged £932.78; with these averages being for predominantly 8-12 month old cattle.

Over 60 active buyers were in attendance from Fife in the north, to Northamptonshire in the south.

Show results
Steer any Breed
1st & Reserve    Nether Hall Farm Ltd, Nether Hall Farm
2nd                      NR & CS Hodgson, Park House
3rd                        Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale

Heifer any Breed
1st & Champion Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm
2nd                       Nether Hall Farm Ltd, nether Hall Farm
3rd                        Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm

Leading Prices
Steers
Limousin £1400, £1285, £1200, £1075(x2), £1065, £1015 Nether Hall Farm Ltd; £1305, £1300, £1255, £1015 Musgrave House; £1305, £1205, £1200, £1045, £1025  West Stoney Keld; £1265, £1245, £1200, £1075, £1025(x3) New Hall; £1255, £1100, £1000 Bleathgill; £1185, £1085(x4), £1045(x3) Green Farm; £1135(x2), £1005 Peacock Hill; £1125, £1105, £1065, £1055, £1035, £1005 High Green; £1115, £1105, £1055, £1045 Low Bank House; £1105, £1065, £1015 Keisley Farm; £1085, £1065 Dry Evers; £1075, £1045, £1010(x2) Park House Farm; £1065, £1035 Cotegill; £1055 Cherry Tree Farm House; £1055, £1005, £1000 Smardale Hall; £1045, £1035 Sandwath Farm; £1025(x2), £1000(x2) Sproat Ghyll; £1000 Asby Mill; £1000(x2) Friarbiggin; £1000 Low House: British Blue £1335 Musgrave House; £1205, £1145, £1105, £1100(x2), £1085(x2), £1075(x4), £1065, £, £1015, £1000 Park House Farm; £1200, £1155, £1145, £1115, £1100 Asby Grange; £1175 Scarr House; £, £1100, £1085(x2), £1065 New Hall; £1145, £1115, £1100(x3), £1035, £1000 Thorney Gale; £1105 Low House; £1075 Catherine Holme; £1075, £1065(x3) South View; £1045 Low Bank House: Charollais £1100, £965, £935 South View:

Black & White £905 South View; £885(x2) Row End Farm; £765(x4) Wharton Hall:

Heifers
Limousin £2000, £1045 Nether Hall Farm; £1860, £1165, £1160, £1100, £1085, £1055, £975, £965 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1205, £1065 Mount Pleasant Farm; £1155, £1025, £1005 Low Bank House; £1100(x2), £1075, £1025(x2), £1000 Sproat Ghyll; £1100, £1055 Dry Evers; £1075, £975, £955(x2) Low House; £1075, £955 New Hall; £1055 Cherry Tree Farm House; £1055, £1045(x2) Bleathgill; £1035 Bridge End Farm; £1035, £1025  Sandwath Farm; £1000 High Green; £985 Wharton Hall; £975, £955 Row End Farm: British Blue £1335, £1235, £1175, £1035, £1005, £985(x3), £975, £955 Park House Farm; £1205, £1075, £985, £955 Asby Grange; £1185(x2) Row End Farm; £1155, £1035 New Hall; £1145 Scarr House; £1085 Catherine Holme; £1055, £975 Low House; £1005(x3) South View; £1000(x2) Sowerthwaite Farm; £985 Thorney Gale; £975(x2) Asby Mill; £965 Kiln Beck Farm: Blonde £1125, £965 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1015 Low House: Charollais £1075, £1065 Low House: Aberdeen Angus £1065(x2) Row End Farm: Simmental £975 Low House: Beef Shorthorn £935(x2) Row End Farm:

Bulls –
Limousin £965 Dona Close; £925 Green Farm:

Leading Herd Averages:
5          @        £1242             Musgrave House
10        @        £1206             Nether Hall Farm
5          @        £1156             West Stoney Keld
14        @        £1095.36       Sowerthwaite Farm
8          @        £1075             Low Bank House
20        @        £1056             New Hall
12        @        £1045.83       Asby Grange
11        @        £1037.73       Green Farm
45        @        £1020             Park House
11        @        £1017.27       South View
9          @        £1015.56       High Green
12        @        £1013.33       Thorney Gale