Lingfields Beef Cattle Fair (Multi-Breed) The Oddacres Limousin herd property of John & Claire Mason headed up the prices for the second successive sale at the Lingfields Cattle Fair. Oddacres Inca the 13 month old son of Homebyres Dixon was picked out by show judge Richard Brown as his reserve champion in the pre-sale show and went on to join Messrs JJ Dalby & Son of Wetherby for 4100gns. The Oddacres herd also produced the 2009 Stock Bull Econome bred by Earl Mazaud which sold to local dairy farmer John Howard for 2300gns.

Supreme Champion was the British Blue Pendle Hebo the April 2012 son of Greystone Carbon shown by Mark & Elaine Hartley of Rough Lee was unsold. However, Pendle Hariboo by Pendle Frazzle out of the Blue Stone Union Jack sired Pendle Beany also consigned by Messrs Hartley sold to John Lancaster, Bordley for 1950gns.

Commercial breeder Simon Bennett sold a 3 year old pure bred Limousin bull in the non show section which joined Tom & John Sedgwick of Horton in Ribblesdale for 2800gns. Messrs Richardson from Laverock Bridge also shared the second top price with a 22 month old Limousin bull which sold to FM Shepherd & Son, Bewerley for 2800gns.

In the Native Breeds the Crookrise herd of Aberdeen Angus owned by Geoff & Margaret Lawn of Skipton headed  up the native breed prices with Crookrise Elm a 2013 son of Rawburn Master Plan which joined Sabdens Martin Lee for 1700gns.


Show Results:

Class 1 – Best Female

1st T&E Priestley Lot 2 selling for 980gns to M Shaw

2nd T&E Priestley Lot 1 selling for 860gns to M Shaw

Class 2 – Bull born 2011

1st TL Metcalfe Lot 5 unsold

Class 3 – Bull born 2012

1st AM&E Hartley Lot 8 unsold

2nd T&L Metcalfe Lot 13 unsold

Class 4 – Bull born 2013

1st AJ Mason Lot 19 selling for 4100gns to JJ Dalby & Son

2nd G&MA Lawn Lot 15 selling for 1700gns to G&MA Lawn

3rd T&E Priestley Lot 14 selling for 1350gns to M Preston

Champion – AM&E Hartley Lot 8

Reserve – AJ Mason Lot 19



Senior Bulls

Limousin to 2800gns av £2765

PB Blonde to 1500gns

Intermediate Bulls

Ab Angus to 1250gns


Junior Bulls

Limousin to 4100gns av £1995

Simmental to 1500gns

Cows & Calves

Ped Lim Cow with Lim Hfr Calf to 1980gns av £1707 to D&D Prince

Ped Blue Cow with Blue Bull Calf to 2100gns to S Beeforth

Other Chief Prices  –

W Richardson 2800gns (Lim)

D&D Prince 1650gns (Lim)

R Wilson 1650gns (Lim)

S Horsefield 1500gns (Blonde)

D Pick 1500gns (Simmental)