Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Marts

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Marts

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Wigton

June 23

Hopes Auction Co Ltd, Wigton, held their Special Prize Show and Sale of Continental Cross Store Cattle with a catalogued entry of 1,066 which was sponsored by Belle Vue Veterinary Practice, Syke Road, Wigton.

An excellent quality show of store cattle were presented to buyers from all areas which resulted in prices achieved which were above the vendors' expectations.

The judging was expertly carried out by Mr Tommy Barton, Whiterushes Farm, Wigan, who awarded the following prizes:

Overall champion ( a Belgian Blue cross Heifer shown by M Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey, Shap, Penrith, who also took the Reserve Award with a Limousin cross Bullock.

Bullock over 12 months

1 and Reserve Champion M Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey, Shap, Penrith for a Limousin cross

2 A & JN Story, Newbiggin, Kirklinton, Carlisle for a Limousin cross.

Bullock under 12 months

1 JS & HJ Greenbank, The Faulds, Caldbeck for a Belgian Blue cross

2 EA & DA Ellis, Trevarrack Farm, Lelant for a Limousin cross

Heifer over 12 months

1 and Overall Champion M Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey for a Belgian Blue cross

2 EA & DA Ellis, Trevarrack Farm, Lelant for a Belgian Blue cross

Heifer under 12 months

1 M Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey for a Limousin cross

2 KH Twentyman, Croft House Farm, Aughertree for a Belgian Blue cross

1 K H Twentyman, Croft House Farm, Aughertree for a Belgian Blue cross

Principal prices

Belgian Blue: pounds 835 pounds 750 pounds 695 pounds 655 pounds 650 Shap Abbey pounds 775 pounds 645 Croft House Farm pounds 755 pounds 745 pounds 725 pounds 695 pounds 670 pounds 655 Trevarrack Farm pounds 650 Blackdyke Farm.

Limousin cross: pounds 780 pounds 700 pounds 650 Reathwaite Farm pounds 745 pounds 695 pounds 685 pounds 670 pounds 660 pounds 650 Croft House Farm pounds 710 Shap Abbey pounds 705 pounds 670 pounds 660 Longwath pounds 685 Trevarrack Farm pounds 670 Trevarrack Farm.

Blonde D'Aquitaine: pounds 635 Trevarrack Farm pounds 605 Sleddale Hall pounds 600 pounds 520 Newlands Farm pounds 525 Croft House Farm. …

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