Congratulations goes to Neil Slack from Cumbria with his Limousin sired commercial heifer by Volcano for winning the Northern Limousin Extravaganza 2015! Which was kindly judged by Peter Kirton from Bewdley, Worcestershire.

The reserve champion went to the Pedigree Limousin bull from the Priestley family from Brampton, Cumbria. Full class results included and report can be seen on the North East section of the Limousin website or Craven Cattle Marts.

N Slack Overall Champion

Priestley's Reserve Champion
Priestley’s Reserve Champion

The following day was the Skipton Limousin sale, where James and Sarah Cooper took the top price of 5,400gns. This pedigree bull was by Kaprico Eravelle and was originally owned by James and Sarah Coopers daughter Laura. The Lewis’s took the champion on the day with Redland Illinois, a bull that sold for 4,400gns. The Oddacres herd of John and Claire Mason had the top price cow and calf at 2,800gns and also the top price maiden heifer at 1700gns.

Chief prices and averages were: Senior Bulls to 5,400gns (av £3,478), Intermediate Bulls to 4,400gns (av £3,015), Junior Bulls to 4,500gns (av £2,378), Maiden Heifers to 1,700gns (av £1,627), Cows In-calf to 2,500gns (av £2,126), Cows with Calves to 2,800gns (av £2,422).

Full report can be seen on the North East section of the Limousin website or Craven Cattle Marts.



A stock judging competition was held at the Northern Limousin Extravaganza with the winners as follows –

Over 18s                                                                Under 18s

1st Steven Lunn                                                      1st Nicholas Hughes

2nd Elsa Priestley                                                   2nd Mya Priestley

3rd John Varley                                                      3rd Tom Bradley

The club had a stand at the National Beef Association Beef Expo held at York auction on 21st May, which was a busy event. A huge thank you goes to Phyllis and everyone who helped out on the stand and provided cakes and biscuits and everyone who provided stock on the stand.

Great Yorkshire Show 14th – 16th July

Once again we will be having a stand on all three days at the Yorkshire show. 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! We will also once again be holding a BBQ on Tuesday evening, with tickets to be purchased on the day.

Herd Competition

Please find below a copy of the entry form for the 2015 herd competition. This is going to be judged by Stephen Illingworth of the Glenrock herd at the end of July. Please get your entries in by Thursday 16th July either by post or bringing your entry to the stand at Great Yorkshire show.

Herd competition entry form

Northern Limousin Extravaganza Results 2015

Class 1A – Pedigree Limousin Heifer

1st Thor Atkinson – Saunders Japonica

2nd JM & SM Priestley – Brontemoor Justdance

3rd P Summers – Highburks Julia

Class 1B – Pedigree Limousin heifer

1st K Sutcliffe – Burnbank Jule

2nd JM & SP Cooper – Tomschoice Jessy J

3rd A & A Clark – Mayfields Jubilee

Class 1C – Pedigree Limousin Heifer

1st J Turner – Broadhead Jesse

2nd J Turner – Broadhead Jandango

3rd CW & JE Johnston – Crajan Jess

Class 2A – Pedigree Limousin Bull

1st Thor Atkinson – Melbreak Jester

2nd JM & SP Cooper – Tomshoice Judge

3rd CW & JE Johnston – Crajan Jester

Class 2B – Pedigree Limousin Bull

1st JM & SM Priestley – Brontemoor Junglebook

2nd Barker Farming Partnership – Tancredgrange Jericho

3rd AJ Mason – Oddacres Jetset

Class 2C – Pedigree Limousin Bull

1st DS Townend – Millstone Jaffa

2nd JM & SP Cooper – Tomschoice Jasper

3rd S Littlewood – Hollingreave James

Class 3 – Pair of Pedigree animals

1st T & E Priestley

2nd JM & SP Cooper

3rd WI Suddes & Sons

Class 4A – Limousin sired commercial heifer

1st M Harrymand & S Warriner – Red Hot Honey

2nd DS Townend – Miss Mac

3rd JL Marks – Skippy

Class 4B – Limousin sired commercial heifer

1st NE Slack – Elsa

2nd JL Marks – Annie Power

3rd M Harrymand & S Warriner – Miss Style

Class 5 – Limousin sired commercial bullock

1st NE Slack – The Real McCoy

2nd G Rice

Pedigree Heifer Champion – Saunders Japonica, reserve Burnbank Jule

Pedigree Bull Champion – Brontemoor Junglebook, reserve Tancredgrange Jericho

Overall Champion pedigree – Brontemoor Junglebook

Commercial champion – Elsa, reserve Red Hot Honey

Overall Champion was NE Slacks commercial heifer Elsa

Overall Reserve Champion was JM & SM Priestley with Brontemoor Junglebook