Northern Limousin Extravaganza







There were over 50 entries for the 5th Northern Limousin Extravaganza including both pedigree and commercial cattle sired by a Limousin bull. Garrowby farms had the overall champion with a home bred bull called Garrowby Gizmo, a 13 month old by Glenrock Ventura. The female pedigree champion was Millington Gorgeous from Millington Grange Estate by Mas Du Clo, this was full sister to last year’s female champion.

In the commercial cattle section the Rice family once again had the champion animal and also the reserve. The champion was an 11month old bullock by the Limousin sire Rossignal and the reserve was a heifer by Volcano. Both of which were bred by John Richardson.

More results can be seen on the North East Limousin website.


Skipton Red Sale







There were 71 animals for the sale at Skipton auction. The top price was from the Sedgewick family with the gallaber herd with home bred Gallaber Freddie which sold for 4800gns to David and Martin Wilson,Harrogate.

The Supreme champion bull was from the Copperhurst herd from Andrew Howarth, the bull Copperhurst Fuller by Chytodden Conan made 3400gns. The reserve champion belonged to James and Sarah Cooper, Tomschoice Galahad was a Sympa son and sold for 3200gns.

John and Claire Mason of the Oddacres herd had the female champion and reserve with Oddacres Figurine as the champion by Homebyres Dixon selling for 3100gns.

Snr bulls avg £3948

Inter bull’s avg £3315

Jnr bulls avg £2746

Maiden hfrs avg £1899

Jnr hfrs avg £1317

In calf hfrs avg £1850

Cows with bull calves avg £1850

Cows with hfr calves avg£2800

Full report can be seen on North East Website


Leyburn sale on 20th April

Pedigree & Pure Limousin bulls judged by Richard Bradley, Finghall

1st Richard Priestley, Carlisle2,500 gns

2nd Cliff Moffett, West Auckland 2,500 gns

3rd Stainthorpe Partners, Northallerton 2,900 gns

Other Lim bulls: J Bullock & Son £2,200.

Lim hfrs: J Dixon & Sons £1135, JCP Ellwood £1100 x 2, JW & LJ Chandler & Sons £1090,

B & A Myers & Daughters £1030 x 2, PC Dickinson £1000, £990 x 2, JS & D Cloughton £1000,

WJ Smith & Ptns £970 x 2, FT & JE Graham £970, GD & AR Barningham £970, £930, £900,

WH Brown £955, M/s Nicholson £930, £900, PA Lawson £900, JFawcett & Son £880.

Results from stock judging competition at NLE

Over 18s – 1st Keith Wilson

2nd Val Brown

3rd Corissa Priestley

18 and under – 1st Mya Priestley

2nd JessJohnston

3rd Nicola Chappelhow


Great Yorkshire Show 10th – 12th July

Once again we will be having a stand on all three days at theYorkshireshow. All donations of cakes and biscuits would be greatly appreciated or if you could give up an hour of your time to help Phyllis and the team on the stand. All of your hard work is appreciated!


Future Events

Visit to David and Maggie Kelly’s on the 5th August. More details closer to the time

Visit to Andrew Procters on 2nd September at 1.30pm


Bull and heifer derby

All the 1st and 2nd prize winners at shows held within the North East qualify to the bull and heifer derby. These animals must be born in 2011 and must be homebred. It is to be held on Monday the 24th September at Nidderdale Show,PatelyBridge. Please call Susan Monk the secretary to book your place on 01969 650129


Herd competition

Entry forms will be coming soon

Next committee meeting to be held on 25th June at 7.30pm at The Bay Horse, Goldsborough.