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Limousine bull crowned show champion at pedigree event
2:30pm Monday 28th October 2013 in Farming
THE Millington Limousin herd stole the show at Skipton’s autumn pedigree event for beef breeding cattle.
Millington Grange Estate, near York, produced the show champion, Millington Hudson, a 20-month-old son of Wilodge Vantastic, out of Brockhurst Option.
Show judge Ian Moorhouse of Fouldshaw Blondes, Dacre, Harrogate, bought him for 2,900gns (£3,045).
The victor is a full brother to Millington Humber, who was third in the bulls show class and sold for 2,800gns (£2,940) to Paul Newbould, Dallowgill.
The Aberdeen Angus bull victor was the January, 2011-born Foxfoot King from Peter Turnbull, Coxwold, York. He joined A&E Bristol, West Bradford, for 1,050gns.
Averages. – Young bulls: Continental x £967.63; Native £455.89. Store bullocks: Continental x £971.60; Native £781.82.
Store heifers: Continental x £901.40; Native £625.15. Top price in the non-show classes fell to a brace of British Blue-x young bulls from Eileen Wilson of Scorton, Richmond, which both sold at £1,700 to Stephen Swales for his Knavesmire Butchers shop in York.
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