Rearing Calves to £470 (51) B&W av £56.5 Cont av £335 Native av £247 Despite this morning’s Snow the vast majority of vendors braved the elements to joins us for the grand unveiling of the new calf ring and also the Easter Calf show.

The packed crowd saw Colin Whitelock of Gargrave take top honours with a tremendous British Blue x bull selling for £460 with his reserve champion limousin bull reaching £450. Other top prices for Continental bulls £470, £460, £450 x3 & £415 with top price heifers today £450, £440, £410, £400 x2, £380. Native calves hit a higher gear today especially with some strong calves from Alan Middleton of Hartley’s, Bolton Abbey topping at £355. Some handy Limousin calves from GCL Stephenson, Kirkby Lonsdale sold away nicely with heifers past £300 and bulls to £360 for month old calves. A big thank you to Martin Hutchinson of Mixenden for judging the show with the next calf show coming on the 7th May.  


Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £331.67) to £450 C&SB Whitelock                      

Brit Blue x (Av £391) to £450 Church Farm Enterprises                                                             

Aberdeen Angus (Av £292.5) to £355 JP&KE Hartley

Flekvieh (Av £216) to £255 C Watson

Black & White (Av £56.50) to £115 RM Spence                           


Heifer Calves       

Hereford x (Av £270) to £270 JC Marshall                                                    

Ab Angus (Av £180) to £280 JP&KE Hartley                                                  

British Blue (Av £314) to £450 Church Farm Enteprises

Lim (Av £288.75) to £310 GCL Stephenson