A 21-month-old Limousin bull from Peter Goldsbrough, Manor House Farm, Northallerton, was supreme champion at the annual multi-breeds show and sale of pedigree beef breeding cattle at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, May 21)
By Oxygen, a member of Christine Williams’ Shropshire-based Wilodge herd, out of a home-bred cow the title winner sold for 1,200 guineas to J&E Medcalf, Sicklinghall.
The show of breeding bulls and females again offered significant appeal for pedigree, commercial, beef and dairy herds. Judge was well-known West Yorkshire
He awarded reserve championship to another young, up-and-coming
A second home-bred April, 2007,
Limousin bulls averaged £1,383, while three in-calf Saler heifers from Terence Pye, of Rigel Pedigree, Yarm, sold to 860gns (av £892.50), two of the trio, including the highest priced, bought by J Greenwood, York.