Rearing Calves to £435 x2 (47) B&W av £73.43 Cont av £364 Native av £189 Fred Houseman of Church Farm Enterprises took the championship at the June’s calf show with a cracking British Blue bull by Genus bull Dev. The 6 ½ week old bull calf took top honours in a strong class of calves selling for £435 to Tony Binns the judge. Reserve Champion, another british blue calf but this time from Bishop Thorntons, Sowray Brothers sold away for the top price of the day at £460 to Abbott Bros of Dacre.

Blue bulls met a strong trade, not record breaking, but all blue bulls were £400 or over and averaging £417.22. Aberdeen Angus bulls certainly met strong bidding, topping at £305 for a 5 week old bull from Sowray Bros and averaging £250 right through.


Black and white calves a straight trade with the goods on offer with better end of the bulls £90 -£140 with Jim Caygill of Rylstone topping with a breed average of £73.43. 


Bull Calves

Brit Blue x (Av £417.22) to £435 J Gooch & Church Farm Ent Aberdeen Angus (Av £250) to £305 A Sowray & Son

Hereford X (Av £145) to £145 ID&JC Briggs

Shorthorn (Av £61) to £120 Flasby Estates

Black & White (Av £73.43) to £140 J Caygill & Partners

Heifer Calves

Limousin x (Av £285.67) to £330 GCL Stephenson

Brit Blue x (Av £366.67) to £460 A Sowray & Son

Aberdeen Angus (Av £155) to £215 M Fewster

Hereford X (Av £122.5) to £125 ID&JC Briggs



Champion; Church Farm Enterprises

Reserve Champion: A Sowray & Son


BB Bull

1st Church Farm Enterprises

2nd Church Farm Enterprises

3rd Church Farm Enterprises


BB Heifer

1st A Sowray & Son

2nd Church Farm Enterprises

3rd Church Farm Enterprises


Lim Heifer

1st R&YM Wood

2nd GCL Stepehnson

3rd GCL Stephenson


Native x Bull

1st A Sowray & Son

2nd Flasby Estates

3rd M Fewster


Native x Heifer

1st M Fewster

2nd ID &JC Briggs


B&W Bull

1st James Gooch

2nd ID &JC Briggs

3rd JM Smith & Son