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Kendal Thursday 16/09

Posted Friday, 17 September 2010, 11.26am

North West Auctions Kendal Mart held their prize show & sale of store cattle on Thursday.

The sale attracted a huge entry of more than 800 cattle which completely filled the Appleby Road Auction Mart. The prize show was judged by Mr James Crichton of St Bees who is known throughout the North of England and beyond for his knowledge of show cattle.

Championship honours were awarded to TK & B Gorst & Son, Mutton Hall with a an excellent British Blue Bullock which went onto sell for £950 and was purchased by Messrs Wilcock of Wigan.

Reserve honours went to SG Benson of Horrace Farm with the first prize Limousin Bullock which sold for £830 to Mr J Mellin of Wigglesworth.

A complete range of cattle were sold on the day from best show types down to young stirks and a good steady trade was experienced throughout the sale. Earlier in the day cast cows were sold to an increased ring of buyers and a top price of 129.5p/kg went Mr Irvine, Tock How Farm. Meaty Holstein Friesian cows were also in great demand selling to a top of 123.5p/kg from Mrs A Cuthbertson, Capple Rigg. Many more cows could easily have been sold.

SHOW RESULTS

Champion – British Blue Bullock TK & B Gorst & Son, Mutton Hall £950 to DA Wilcock, Wigan.
Reserve Champion – Limousin Bullock SG Benson, Horrace Farm £830 to J Mellin, Wigglesworth

Class 1 Limousin Heifer
1st R Holmes, Valley View £860 to L Fell, Settle
2nd SG Benson, Horrace Farm £850 to N Moon, Malham
3rd R Holmes, Valley View £830 to N Moon, Malham

Class 2 Limousin Bullocks
1st SG Benson, Horrace Farm £830 to J Mellin, Wigglesworth
2nd WA Atkinson, Ridding Side £860 to J Mellin, Wigglesworth
3rd TLB & J Knowles, High Borrowbridge £760 to J Mellin, Wigglesworth

Class 3 British Blue Heifer
1st TK & B Gorst & Son, Mutton Hall £890 to DA Wilcock, Wigan
2nd MA & JA Winn, High Underbrow £880 to J Bowling, Wigan
3rd MA & JA Winn, High Underbrow £730 to N Moon, Malham

Class 4 British Blue Bullock
1st TK & B Gorst & Son, Mutton Hall £950 to DA Wilcock, Wigan
2nd SG Benson, Horrace Farm £820 to JJ Crichton, St Bees
3rd TK & B Gorst, Mutton Hall £880 to DA Wilcock, Wigan

Class 5 Other Breed Heifer
1st MA & JA Winn, High Underbrow £870 to JJ Crichton, St Bees
2nd TW & C Shepherd, Nook Farm £860 to DA Wilcock, Wigan
3rd TW & C Shepherd, Nook Farm £790 to DA Wilcock, Wigan

Class 6 Other Breed Bullock
1st PW Clarke, Woodside £890 to N Moon, Malham
2nd SJ & NS Wood, Causeway £870 to D Barker, Scarborough
3rd SJ & NS Wood, Causeway £870 to D Barker, Scarborough

Best Pair of Limousin Bullocks or Heifers
PW Clarke, Woodside £800 to EW Jackson & Son, Bridlington

PRICES STORE STEERS Lim: £930 Knapperthaw, £865 Lane Head, £860 Low Barrows Green & Ridding Side, £850 Knapperthaw & Colton Farm, £835 Carlingwha, £830 Garnett House & Horrace Farm. Char: £850 Bandrake Head, £810 Thursgill & Croft Foot, £805 Low Woodhouse, £800 Bandrake Head & Riddings. Sim: £650 High Underbrow. Blo: £890 Woodside Farm, £870 Causeway Farm, £825 Nook Farm. BB: £950 & £880 Mutton Hall, £820 Wray Farm & Horrace Farm, £800 Capplethwaite Hall, £770 Low Woodhouse, £760 High Underbrow, £735 Woodside Farm. AA: £660 Hartrigg. Saler: £800 Wray Farm, £730 Bandrake. Stab: £720 & £720 Yoad Pot. Fr: £600, £595 & £530 Park House Farm.

STORE HEIFERS Lim: £900 & £880 Knapperthaw, £860 Valley View, £850 Croft Foot & Horrace Farm, £830 Valley View, £820 Highthorn Farm, £810 Low Woodhouse, Riddings, High Borrowbridge, Valley View, £805 Arklid Farm, £800 Riddings Farm. Char: £750 Bandrake Head, £745 Crooklands Farm, £740 Thursgill, £730 Bandrake Head, £720 Nook Farm, £695 Croft Foot. Blo: £870 & £820 High Underbrow, £860 Nook Farm, £790 Causeway Farm & Nook Farm, £740 Garnett House, £730 Riddings. BB: £890 Mutton Hall & Capplerigg, £880 High Underbrow, £860 Mutton Hall, £800 Riddings Farm, & Helm Croft, £745 Barker Knott & Nook Farm, £740 Barkin House Barn, £730 High Underbrow. Sim: £600 High Underbrow. AA: £570 Barkin House Barn. Saler: £555 Lane End.

STORE BULLS Lim: £750 Chapel House, £650 Croft Foot.

CAST COWS Lim: 129.5p/kg, Tock How Farm, 115.5p/kg, 113.5p/kg & 112.5p/kg Holmes Head Farm. Blo: 128.5p/kg Nook Farm, BB: 108.5p/kg Old School House & Nook Farm,

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