30th Autumn Rare Breed Show & Sale

Saturday 8th October 2016

York Autumn Rare Breed Show and Sale

7th and 8th October 2016

This year saw a reduced entry of both cattle and pigs with 69 cattle 21 pigs and 22 pens of weaners offered for sale.

In the sheep section there was an increased entry especially with primitive sheep which included a dispersal sale of 150 Hebrideans on behalf of Oliver Whiteley

Show Results


Supreme Champion

Dexter Cow Lot 79owned and shown by A Dexter which sold for 420gns

Rare Breed Champion and winner of the Albert Mitchell Trophy

British White Cow Lot 53 owned and shown by P & K M Mellor of Wheldrake York which sold for 680gns


Supreme Champion

Tamworth Boar Lot 5 from W B Hotham South Dalton Humberside which realised 130gns


Longwool Supreme Champion

Leicester Shearling Ram Lot 204 from A E Lacey Hovingham York

Downbreeds Supreme Champion

Ryeland Shearling Ram Lot 327 from P Hodges from Bicester which sold for 300gns

Heath and Hill Supreme Champion

Llanwenog Ram lot 379 shown by P Hodges from Bicester


Primitive and Shetland Breed Champion

Lot 585 Shetland Shearling Ram from C Chapman from Seaton Ross York

Hebridean Champion and Reserve Champion Sheep and winner of the ‘DEO’ trophy

Lot 724 Shearling Ram owned and shown by Ms C Cassie of Lutterworth Leicestershire which sold for 420gns

The overall Supreme Champion Sheep was

Lot 379 Llanwenog Ram shown by P Hodges from Bicester

Top Sale prices


Beef Shorthorn Heifers from R P Wilson York 1240gns and 1140gns

Red Poll Cow from J Barker 1000gns

Longhorn Cow from C Lilly 900gns

Longhorn Cow from D Walker 920gns

British White Cow from J Barker 900gns

Irish Moiled Cow from P & K M Mellor 750gns

Hereford Bull from R Harrison 600gns


C Addison Pietrain Boar 190gns

C Addison Gloucester Sow 175gns


C W Broughton Ryeland Ram Lamb 420gns

C Cassie Hebridean Shearling Ram 420gns

W R Holloway Ryeland Ewe Lamb 350gns

C W Broughton Ryeland Ewe Lamb 300gns

Philip Hodges Ryeland Shearling Ram 300gns


M Rangeley Trio Orpingtons £210

A Plews Trio Cayuga £150

Angelasanimals Ltd Trio Vorwerk £135

Rod Turnbull Pair Sussex £130

R Green Trio Turkeys £120

M J Goodwin Trio Silkies £115

P M Woodcock Pair Toulouse Ducks £110

P M Woodcock Pair Toulouse Ducks £110

R Green Trio Turkeys £110

R Greenwood Pair Orpingtons £105

Mr & Mrs C Rudd Pair Franconion Geese£105 

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