North West Limousin Club Primestock Show & Sale

19th March 2018

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 19th March, The North West Limousin Club held their annual show and sale of primestock in conjunction with Harrison and Hetherington’s weekly primestock sale.

A good quality entry of cattle were forward and judge, Mr Norman Hall of Frasers Butchers, Main Street, Stranraer, awarded the Championship rosette to Mr N Dixon of Low Whinnow, Carlisle with his winning steer entry bred by Messrs Smith & Shepherd, Glebelands, Appleby; it later sold for 250.5ppk, (709kgs) £1776.05 and was purchased by Frasers Butchers, Stranraer.

Champion Limousin from Mr N Dixon of Low Whinnow
sold for 250.5ppk, (709kgs) £1776.05 

The Reserve Championship ticket was presented to the 1st prize heifer entry shown by Messrs JG & M Little of Greenhill Farm, Wigton and sold for 253.5ppk, (500kg), £1267.50 was bought by Bowland Foods, Preston.

Prize list as follows:-
CLASS 1 – LIMOUSIN CROSS – STEER
1st – N Dixon, Low Whinnow Farm, Thursby, Carlisle           709kg, 250.5ppk, £1776.05

CLASS 2 – LIMOUSIN CROSS – HEIFER
1st – JG & M Little, Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton           500kg, 253.5ppk, £1267.50

CLASS 3 – LIMOUSIN CROSS – YOUNG BULL
1st – BT Goldie, Townfoot Farm, Mouswald, Dumfries         893kg, 229.5ppk, £2049.44
2nd – BT Goldie, Townfoot Farm, Mouswald, Dumfries        715kg, 223.5ppk, £1598.03
3rd – ES & E Norman, Little Orton Farm, Carlisle                  693kg, 226.5ppk, £1569.65

CLASS 4 – LIMOUSIN CROSS – CAST COW
1st – JM & SM Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Brampton                   693kg, 180.5ppk, £1250.87
2nd – TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill Farm, Cockermouth  726kg, 193.5ppk, £1404.81
3rd – E Wood, Waters Farm, Shap, Penrith                            786kg, 165.5ppk, £1300.83

OVERALL CHAMPION
1st prize Steer
N Dixon, Low Whinnow Farm, Thursby, Carlisle       709kg, 250.5ppk, £1776.05
Purchased by Frasers Butchers, Stranraer

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION
1st prize Heifer
JG & M Little, Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton       500kg, 253.5ppk, £1267.50
Purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston