Top quality livestock praised by judges at annual show and sale

Another fantastic Christmas show of cattle were presented to judge David Wilson at Ruswarp on Monday 26 November.

Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 3:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 3:55 pm
Mr D Williamson with his Champion Young Farmers heifer, pictured with Judge Mr D Wilson.

After a lot of consideration he awarded Mr Gavin Stainthorpe’s excellent Blonde x Heifer the Championship. David Wilson went onto buy the heifer on behalf of Kitsons Butchers, Hutton Rugby for 310p/kg.

Reserve Champion was shown by William Young, of Langdale End, whose homebred Lim Steer was later sold to the judge DJ and JE Wilson LTD, Harome for 240p/kg.

Mr CH Foxton with his Champion pen of lambs is pictured with Judge Mr A Radford.

In the Young Farmers class David Williamson’s outstanding Lim x Heifer was judged Champion and sold to R Lyth Butchers for 245p/kg. The Reserve Champion was awarded to Danny Adamski for his Lim x Steer.

Top prices on the day were achieved by David Jackson at 260p/kg selling to DJ and JE Wilson LTD.

The annual show of prime lambs and Young Farmer’s lambs was judged by Mr Andrew Radford of Sleights.

He awarded Champion pen to C Foxton, West Ness. Mr Radford went onto buy the pen for £128/head. Reserve Champion lambs went to Dan Stainthorpe, Robin Hoods Bay and again bought by the judge for £90/head.

Mr G Stainthorpe with his Show Champion heifer, pictured with Judge Mr D Wilson.

Champion Young Farmer’s lambs were shown by James and Robbie Hogarth of Fryup, the pair of lambs selling for £83/head to Glaves Butchers, Brompton by Sawdon.

Class winners and prices

Cattle

Light Steer: 1st Messrs R Young and Son, 240p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD; 2nd Mr R Stainthorpe.

Mr D Stainthorpe with his Reserve Champion pen of lambs, pictured with Judge Mr A Radford.

Heavy Steer: 1st Rose Thompson, 236p/kg to A Laverack and Son; 2nd Rose Thompson, 234p/kg to A Laverack and Son.

Light Heifer: 1st Mr D R Jackson, 260p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD; 2nd Mr David Williamson, 248p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD.

Heavy Heifer: 1st Mr Gavin Stainthorpe, 310p/kg to Kitsons Butchers; 2nd Rose Thompson.

Homebred: 1st Messrs R Young and Son, 240p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD; 2nd Messrs R Young and Son, 225p/kg to Worsley W/Sale Butchers

Champion: Mr Gavin Stainthorpe, 310p/kg to Kitsons Butchers.

Reserve Champion: Messrs R Young and Son, 240p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD.

Young Farmer’s Cattle

Butchers Steer: 1st Callum Trousdale, 215p/kg to S Warriner and M Harryman; 2nd Emily Ward, 202p/kg to S Warriner and M Harryman

Butchers Heifer: 1st David Williamson, 245p/kg to R Lyth Butchers; 2nd Lauren Nicholson, 225p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD.

Homebred: 1st Danny Adamski; 2nd Charlotte Jackson, 230p/kg to DJ and JE Wilson LTD.

Store: 1st Danny Adamski; 2nd Danny Adamski.

Champion: David Williamson, 245p/kg to R Lyth Butchers.

Reserve Champion: Danny Adamski.

Sheep

Heavy British Breed Lambs: 1st H and M A Edmundson, £76 to Mr D Wilson; 2nd H and M A Edmundson, £71 to Mr H Bennison.

Light Continental x Lambs: 1st Mr M Ulliott, £66 to Mr H Bennison; 2nd Mr M Ulliott, £63 to Mr H Bennison.

Heavy Continental x Lambs: 1st C H Foxton, £128 to Radfords Butchers; 2nd Dan Stainthorpe, £90 to Radfords Butchers.

Scotch or Swale Lambs: 1st Mr D E Ward, £60 to Mr D Wilson; 2nd Mr D E Ward, £67 to Mr D Wilson.

Mule or Masham Lambs: 1st H and M A Edmundson, £74 to Mr D Wilson; 2nd Mr D E Ward, £80 to Mr D Wilson.

Champion Pen Lambs: CH Foxton, £128 to Radfords Butchers.

Reserve Champion Pen of Lambs: Mr Dan Stainthorpe, £90 to Radfords Butchers.

Young Farmer’s Lambs

1st Heavy Butchers Lambs and Champion: James and Robbie Hogarth, £83 to Glaves Butchers; 2nd Heavy Butchers Lambs and Reserve Champion: Dan Stainthorpe, £85 to Mr H Bennison.