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Kirkby Stephen Store Cattle Prize Show...

Dugdale Nutrition are proud to have sponsored the Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart store cattle February prize show and sale on Monday 6th February 2023.


On the day, there was a fantastic attendance with 502 head on offer and 50 active buyers present from far and wide.


The overall champion on the day was a 12-month old Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm in Austwick which was the top seller at £2700. The heifer was sold to judge and local quality beef cattle finisher Mr Alan Barnett. Great thanks goes to Mr Barnett for carrying out the judging in such an efficient manner.


Overall champion from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm, Austwick


The overall reserve champion was awarded to the first place steer, a 10-month old British Blue cross which sold for £1520 and was consigned by Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon.


Limousin cross steers sold up to £1775 for a 14-month old Limousin cross steer from Messrs Akrigg, Manor House Farm, Skipton. The same house also sold Limousin cross steers to £1715, in which the consignment of 5 Limousin cross steers sold to average £1625.


Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm sold the second prize heifer, a 9-month old Limousin cross to make £1740 selling to Messrs Grainger, Wigton. The same house also sold a 10-month-old British Blue cross steer for £1700 and a 9-month-old for £1600. The farm also sold Limousin and British Blue cross heifers for £1515 at 9-months and for £1485, £1465 (2), £1455, and £1425 (3) at 8-9 months, as well as a heifer for £1485 at 8-months.


The consignment of 17 cattle from Sowerthwaite Farm sold to average a fantastic £1553.24.


Messrs Pedley, Oaktree Farm, Barbon sold a 12-months old British Blue cross heifer to make £1720, with a 9-months old British Blue cross heifer selling for £1600 and 10-month old British Blue cross steer selling to £1515 from this same home.


Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale sold 10-month old Limousin cross heifer to make £1655, and 9-month old British Blue cross heifer to make £1555, British Blue cross steers from this home sold to £1515, £1485, £1475(2) and £1465 all at 10-month old.


Messrs Atkinson, Green Farm, Colby sold 10-month old Limousin cross steer to make £1545.


Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon sold a 10-month old British Blue cross steer to make £1515 and a 8-month old Limousin cross steer selling for £1515 also from this home.


Messrs Taylor, Gilts, Penrith sold a 9-month old Limousin cross heifer to make £1515.


Messrs Hayton, Asby Grange sold two 8 month old British Blue cross steers to make £1400.


Trade was flying on Monday at Kirkby Stephen once again, with steers averaging £1235.38 up £75.19 on the year and an overall sale average of £1216.85 being achieved for predominantly 8 to 12 month old cattle.


Plenty of smart well bred steers and heifers between 8-10 months old were sold between £1400-£1600.


Heifer any breed

1st & Champion K&GJ Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm (Limousin) - £2700

2nd K&GJ Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm (Limousin) - £1740

3rd Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale (British Blue) - £1515


Steer any Breed

1st & Reserve Champion WA&GR Sedgley, Low Bank House (British Blue) - £1520

2nd K&GJ Huck, Sowerthwaite (British Blue) - £1700

3rd Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale (Limousin) - £1655



Leading Averages (5 or more Cattle)

5

@

£1,625.00

Manor House Farm

17

@

£1,553.24

Sowerthwaite Farm

7

@

£1,497.14

Argill House South

13

@

£1,436.54

Carpool Farm

5

@

£1,436.00

Bleathgill

11

@

£1,349.55

New Hall

5

@

£1,349.00

Friarbiggin

10

@

£1,335.00

Green Farm

10

@

£1,300.00

Asby Grange

Leading Prices


Heifers –

Limousin £2700, £1740, £1515, £1465(2), £1425(3), £1345 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1685, £1500, £1425 Argill House; £1655 Thorney Gale; £1535, £1485, £1475(2), £1385, £1315, £1255 New Hall; £1525 Manor House Farm; £1515, £1215 Gilts; £1485, £1475, £1345 Far Close; £1465, £1375 High Lane; £1385, £1355, £1265 Carpool Farm; £1365 Ellergill; £1355 The Springs; £1345, £1265(2), £1255 Green Farm; £1315, £1265, £1245 Hightown; £1305 Friarbiggin: British Blue £1720, £1600 Oaktree Farm; £1555, £1405, £1345, £1225, £1165, £1135, £1125, £1115 Thorney Gale; £1485(2), £1455, £1375, £1355 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1400, £1325, £1275, £1235, £1200, £1185 Asby Grange; £1385 The Springs; £1285 Hightown; £1135 Scar Sykes; £1115 South View: Aberdeen Angus £1635 Wharton Hall.



Steers –

Limousin £1775, £1715, £1585, £1525 Manor House Farm; £1655, £1600, £1575, £1545, £1505, £1455, £1425, £1400, £1335 Carpool Farm; £1600, £1425, £1415 Bleathgill; £1575, £1545, £1305, £1265(3) Green Farm; £1555 Nether Hall; £1535 Gillses Farm; £1515, £1505(2), £1345 Argill House; £1515, £1375, £1355, £1325, £1225, £1210 Low Bank House; £1475, £1400, £1355, £1285, £1245(2), £1215, £1205 Thorney Gale; £1455, £1435, £1365 Friarbiggin; £1405, £1315, £1285, £1245 Gilts; £1385 The Springs; £1365, £1300, £1215 High Lane; £1355, £1315 New Hall; £1355 Hightown; £1355, £1315, £1300, £1235 Stephens Farm; £1325, £1275(2), £1265(2) Smardale Hall; £1300, £1245, £1205, £1200 Glebelands; £1265, £1205 High Green Farm; £1255 Prospect Farm; £1255 New Lodge; £1205(2), £1200 Asby Mill: British Blue £1700, £1600 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1520, £1515, £1400, £1365, £1335(2), £1255 Low Bank House; £1515 Oaktree Farm; £1515, £1485, £1475, £1465, £1415, £1300, £1285, £1265(2), £1225, £1205 Thorney Gale; £1400(2), £1325, £1225 Asby Grange; £1375, £1365 Bleathgill; £1365 The Springs; £1335, £1275 Gilts; £1265, £1205, £1200 Row End Farm; £1255(2) Smardale Hall: Simmental £1400 Prospect Farm: Beef Shorthorn £1065, £1035 Helbeck Farm: Saler £1065 Hebblethwaite Hall.


The sale was kindly also sponsored by J Noel Paul & Co (Accountants), Kirkby Stephen.


The next sale of Store Cattle at Kirkby Stephen is the Kirkby Classic Show & Sale of Show Potential Cattle on Monday 6th March.

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