Another of the northern markets hosting its Christmas Show this week was Kirkby Stephen, where the championship in the cattle went to a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Richardson, Appleby. This one sold for 409.5p/kg to Messrs Dent, Naby View, for further breeding.
Reserve was another Limousin heifer, this time from Messrs Sowerby, Ormside. This one sold for 284.50p/kg to Steadman Butchers, Sedburgh.
The lambs meanwhile were led by Beltex crosses from D and C E Marston, which later sold for £100 each. Reserve went to H R Hayton and Son, with more Beltex which also sold at £100/head.