Premium cattle and smart lambs in demand on Skipton prime show day
Keelham Farm Shop secures champions in both sections
Champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s October prime cattle show was a 555kg British Blue-cross heifer from Jim Baines, of Trawden, which made 253.5p/kg, or £1,407, while the reserve was the red rosette-winning 590kg Blue-cross steer from James Drake, of Carleton, sold at 237.5p/kg or,£1,401. (Mon, Oct 3)
Both again fell to James Robertshaw, buying as usual for his family-run Keelham Farm Shops in Skipton and Thornton.