Anniversary Show & Sale of Store Cattle

13th August 2021

A terrific entry of 800 store cattle sold to a fantastic trade being as dear as has been witnessed. The flying fat trade having a direct effect on store cattle as purchasers come full of optimism producing a most pleasing days trading.

The show was kindly sponsored by Cornthwaite Group Ltd. and Dodd & Co. Judging was in the capable hands of regular supporter Mr Andrew Dyson, Masham. After some deliberation the championship rosette was awarded to T.B Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm, Lorton. Paul and family turned out a wonderful run of cattle the highlight of which was the Champion heifer which sold for the days top of £1680.

Reserve honours went to the Powley Family of Green Marsh Farm, Carlisle with a British Blue steer which sold for £1500.

Outwith the show steers topped at £1635 twice, both times for Limousins from TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill. Heifers topped at £1585 for a British Blue from Messrs Nevinson, High House, Pica. Bulls sold to £1605 for a Limousin from RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen.

Next fortnightly sale of store cattle is on Friday 27th August. This day also includes a special sale of beef breeding cattle including two dispersals of outstanding Lake District stock. The dispersal of 30 Limousin X Cows with spring born calves at foot as well as 2 Limousin Stock Bulls from R McCartney, Boon Cragg, Coniston. And also 10 Limousin X cows with spring born calves at foot and 1 Limousin Stock Bull from WS Jackson, Nook Farm, Borrowdale.   

Entries are invited to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 20th.

Show Results

Judge - Mr Andrew Dyson, Masham

Limousin Bullock –

1st       Messrs Powley, Green Marsh                             £1355

2nd        TB Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm                             £1635

3rd        Mr R Wilson, Dockray Nook                                £1475

Limousin Heifer –

1st          TB Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm                             £1680

2nd       TB Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm                             £1465

3rd       TB Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm                              £1425

British Blue Bullock

1st          Messrs Powley, Green Marsh                             £1500

2nd         Messrs Powley, Green Marsh                             £1185

British Blue Heifer

1st       Messrs Powley, Green Marsh                             £1405

 

Champion                            TB Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm                 £1680

Reserve Champion           Messrs Powley, Green Marsh                 £1500

Leading averages

Messrs Nevinson, High House sold 4 to average £1535

TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill sold 31 to average £1488.55

RM Wilson, Dockray Nook sold 4 to average £1367.50

Messrs Sharpe, Holmecroft sold 5 to average £1301

JA Nanson & Sons, Sorrowstones sold 8 to average £1265

Messrs Cockbain & Sons, Rakefoot sold 25 to average £1248.60

Leading Prices

Steers – Limousin – 1635(2), 1625(2), 1605, 1595, 1575, 1515, 1505, 1495(3), 1485, 1475(2), 1435, 1425(2), 1415(2), 1355 Harrot Hill, 1565 High House, 1475, 1395, 1375 Dockray Nook, 1435 Easthwaite Farm, 1415, 1385 Riggingill, 1405 Lake View, 1405 Nook Farm, 1395(2), 1355(2) Seathwaite, 1395, 1385 Pickett Howe, 1355 Green Marsh. British Blue – 1585, 1455 High House, 1500, 1255 Green Marsh, 1425, 1295 Pickett Howe, 1405 Sorrowstones, 1375, 1245, 1205 Woodhall Brow, 1355 Harrot Hill, 1335, 1275 Strawberry How, 1335, 1325 Holmecroft, 1225 Overcroft. Charolais – 1445, 1425, 1375, 1345, 1325(2), 1305(2), 1285(2), 1245(2), 1225(2), 1195(2) Rakefoot, 1215, 1195(3) Yew Tree, 1215(2) Cragg Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1305(2), 1295, 1155 Pickett Howe, 1225 Beckside Farm, 1205 Croftlands, 1165(3), 1105 Wha House, 1135(2) Waverbank. Hereford – 1285, 1085 Whins Farm, 1175(5), 1005 Burnt House, 1015 Smaithwaite. Beef Shorthorn – 1155, 1075(2), 1065(2) Hill Top. Simmental – 1085 Low Boonwood, 1025 Row End. Galloway – 1075(3) Hollin Head. Holstein Friesian- 1005 Aikbank, 995 Brackenbarrow.

Heifers – Limousin – 1680, 1505, 1495, 1490, 1465, 1425, 1415, 1355 Harrot Hill Farm, 1535 High House, 1525 Hill Top, 1405, 1365 Nook Farm, 1395 Dockray Nook, 1395, 1385, 1305 Pickett Howe, 1375 Lodge Farm, 1365 Stargill, 1365(3) Sandhills, 1325(2) Woodhall Brow, 1325 Riggingill, 1315(2) Old Hyton, 1305 Peterhouse. British Blue – 1485 Harrot Hill, 1445 Holmecroft, 1405 Green Marsh, 1395, 1255(2) Pickett Howe, 1375, 1345 Strawberry How, 1325(3) Grange Farm, 1295, 1265, 1225, 1215 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1265(8) Townhead Farm, 1235 Woodside Farm, 1235, 1225 Lodge Farm, 1225 Overcroft. Beef Shorthorn – 1455 Hill Top. Charolais – 1365, 1275(2), 1115(2) Rakefoot, 1295, 1185 Peter House Farm, 1195 Hayes Castle, 1185(2) Cragg Farm, 1135(3) Peterhouse. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 1335, 1275 Woodside Farm, 1075 Woodhall Brow. Aberdeen Angus – 1335 Grange Farm, 1205(2), 1145, 1095 Pickett Howe, 1125(5) Crooklands, 1095(3) Townhead Farm. Hereford – 1125(3) Townhead Farm.

Bulls – Limousin – 1605, 1505 Overcroft, 1405, 1315 Lake View, 1275 Green Marsh, 1045 Croft House. Aberdeen Angus – 1155 Croftlands. Parthenais – 1145 Green Marsh. British Blue – 1095 Overcroft.

Store Cows: - Limousin – 1055 Old Hyton Farm.