British Blue cross calves hit £348 high at Skipton

British Blue cross calves dominated the July show and sale of rearing calves at Skipton.


Taking the top price was a British Blue cross bull calf forward from Shaun Sowray, Harrogate, which sold for £348.


Next in the money was the champion calf forward John Dinsdale, Barnoldswick. The bull calf by a Cogent bull and out of a Friesian cow sold for £325 to prolific calf buyer Peter Lambert, Bedale.

Skipton July Calf Champ pic 1.jpgIt was the reserve champion, the Limousin-cross bull from Andrew Ogden, Cowling that secured the next price, a £270 bid from Tony Binns, Harrogate.


Average £135 (Auctioneers: CCM)