JANUARY OPENING SHOW AND SALE OF STORE CATTLE

3rd January 2020

Friday 3rd January 2020- Opening Show and Sale of Store Cattle

A marvellous entry of 1085 quality Store Cattle was forward; the type of which has become synonymous with Cockermouth, which in turn attracted a packed ringside of prospective buyers from all corners of the UK.

The Show was kindly sponsored by I’Anson Quality Feeds, Cornthwaite Group and Eden Farm Supplies. Judging was in the capable hands of Mrs Elaine Sedgewick who made the journey over from County Durham. After conducting the judging professionally; the Willy Gill January Store Cattle Trophy was awarded to a lovely Limousin Heifer from RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall later selling for £1280 to Miss Zoe Hall. Reserve honours went to the Blonde Steer from TW West, Whinbank which later sold for £1175 to the judge.

Outwith the show a tremendous trade was witnessed from start to finish with all classes finding ready homes. There was a great atmosphere around the ring with vendors delighted and buyers commenting on the fantastic show on offer. The days top price of £1420 was achieved for an 11mth old British Blue Heifer from I Powley, Green Marsh; purchased by Nathan Grainger. Steers sold to a top of £1345 for a 24mth old Limousin from A&D Smith, Kelmore Hills. A fabulous show of young bulls were in high demand topping at £1205 for a pair of cracking 12mth old Limousins from W&HI Watson, Sanders Close.

Show Results

Limousin Steer-

1st           S Hardisty&Son, How Hall

2nd          T Trafford&Son, Peter House

3rd           S Hardsisty&Son, How Hall

Limousin Heifer-

1st           RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall

2nd          T Trafford&Son, Peter House

3rd           TW West, Pickett Howe

Any Other Breed Steer-

1st           T West, Pickett Howe

2nd          S Hardisty&Son, How Hall

3rd           S Hardsity&Son, How Hall

Any Other Breed Heifer-

1st                 I Powley, Green Marsh

Champion-

RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall

Reserve Champion-

TW West, Pickett Howe

Steers

Limousin- 1345, 1255, 1175 Kelmore Hills, 1280 Peter House, 1245 Easthwaite, 1235, 1195 Rose Farm, 1215 Old Hyton, 1205, 1165 Stoney Howe, 1185 Bolton Wood Lane, 1175 High Side Farm, 1175(2) Parsonage Farm, 1175, 1165(2) Harrot Hill, 1165(4), 1145(2) Whicham Hall, 1155 Mid Farm, 1145 Foxhouse. Charolais- 1285, 1215 Lynedraw, 1165 Rose Farm, 1125(2), 1000 Peter House, 1125 Pickett Howe, 1085(2) Wath Farm, 1065 How Hall, 1055 Dundraw Farm, 985(4) Mosser Mains, 985(2) Drigg Moorside. Blonde- 1175, 1085, 1055, 1025 Pickett Howe, 1100, 1085 Woodhall Brow, 1035(2) Parsonage Farm, 955 Mill Farm. Simmental- 1165 Rose Farm, 975(3) Mosser Mains, 965 Croft House. Aberdeen Angus- 1145, 1115, 1065 Beckside Farm, 985 Stockbridge. British Blue- 1125(3), 1095(4), 1085(2), 1055 Harrot Hill, 1115 Rose Farm, 1105(2) Woodhall Brow, 1105, 1045 Bolton Wood Lane, 1095(2) Overcroft, 1085, 1055, 985 Pickett Howe, 1055 How Hall, 1035 Drigg Moorside, 1015 Black Hall, 1005 Hill Farm, 985(2) Sorrowstones. Beef Shorthorn- 1085(2), 1075(2), 905(4) Parsonage Farm, 1045, 955, 935(3) Bent Ash. Hereford- 1035(6), 1015(3) Annfield, 1015 Low Boonwood. Belted Galloway- 985, 865 High Side. Fleckvieh- 955, 895(2) Drigg Moorside. Holstein Friesian- 855 Annfield, 745(5) Brackenbarrow Farms, 700 Springfield Farm. British Friesian- 775(7) Gutterby. Montbeliarde- 695(9) Outgang.

Heifers

British Blue- 1420 Green Marsh, 1175 Woodhall Brow, 1035 Foxhouse, 1005(3), 975 Drigg Moorside, 965 Parkhouse. Limousin- 1295, 1165, 1145 Woodhall Brow, 1280 Wythop Hall, 1215(2), 1175(8), 1145(3), 1115(3) Whicham Hall, 1195 Westray, 1165 Row End, 1165 Peter House, 1145(2) Terrace Farm, 1125 Foxhouse, 1115 Pickett Howe, 1115 Knott Houses, 1115 Old Hyton, 1105 Riggingill, 1105 Eastlands, 1095 Parsonage Farm. Aberdeen Angus-1255, 1245, 1235, 1115, 975 Beckside Farm, 965 Nr Branthwaite, 955 Croft House, 945 Sorrowstones. Blonde- 1245, 1085, 1075, 955 Woodside, 1175 Whicham Hall,  1075 Woodhall Brow, 1035 Woodend, 975 Pickett Howe. Charolais- 1115, 1085 Peter House, 1095(2) Wath Farm, 1095 Foxhouse, 1045(2), 1035, 925(3) Westray, 1045, 905 Hayes Castle, 975 Stockbridge, 955 Croft Farm, 905 Drigg Moorside. Hereford- 915, 905 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 875 Hill Farm, 815 Croft Farm. Gelbvieh- 855(2) Rigg House Farm.

Bulls-

Limousin- 1205(2), 1165 Sanders Close, 1125 Gatesgarth, 1115, 1095, 1085, 1075, 1035 Brookfield, 1095(2), 1025, 1075, 1055(2), 1045 High Moss, 1055, 1045(2), 1035 Mill Brow, 1045(2) Grove Farm, 1035 Hundith Hill. British Blue- 1085 Mill Brow. Holstein Friesian- 775 Jenkins Cross.