Leading the way at today’s sale of show calves in Carlisle at £3900 was a May-born Limousin heifer consigned by Messrs J Lee and Son, Agars Hill Farm.
Then selling for £3800 was the second prize British Blue heifer from Andrew Harrison, which sold to Messrs Preece. Meanwhile, yesterday evening’s pre-sale show champion, a Limousin cross steer from John Smith-Jackson went for £3600.
Also selling for that price was Neil Marston’s first prize heifer, a Bluegrass Cyclone, for £3600. Then the reserve champion heifer, a Limousin cross from Messrs Harrison, Grange Hall, sold for £3000. Meanwhile the heifer champion and reserve overall from the Marston family again sold for £2700. This one is again by the British Blue Bluegrass Cyclone.
The Powley family, Green Marsh, then sold their reserve steer champion, a Limousin cross, for £1700.
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