A FINE selection of cattle and sheep were presented to the usual high standard at Malton and most ably judged by John Butler, Brandsburton, and Richard Clifford, livestock manager for Sledmere Estate.

The annual Christmas primestock show and sale, took place last Tuesday, and was sponsored by Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors in Malton.

Forward 113 cattle including 22 bulls 70 clean and 21 cows 964 sheep including 716 lambs and 248 ewes. Supreme Champion Steer and winner of the W A Cundall Perpetual Challenge Trophy and winner of The Major A P Cooper Perpetual Challenge Trophy Messrs Marwood Harome 320p John Butler Esq for S Voase Withernwick Hull The Reserve Champion J & R Waind Brawby 290p Radfords Butchers Sleights Best Butchers Bull and winner of the Stephenson Memorial Trophy J & A M Craggs Ebberston 242p Pearsons Butchers Bradford Champion Butchers Heifer Messrs Marwoods Harome 292p Kitsons Butchers Hutton Rudby 2nd prize Butchers Bull R and H Hall Cranswick 236p 3rd R M Teasdale Scagglethorpe 239p Best Butchers Steer to 580kg 1st J & R Waind Brawby 290p 2nd Morley Bros Whitby 249p 3rd D Thompson Pickering 260p Best Butchers Steer 585kg & over 1st Marwoods Harome 320p 2nd D R Jackson & Son Carnaby 260p 3rd DR Jackson & Son Carnaby 255p Butchers Heifer to 550kg 1st Marwoods Harome 274p 2nd J R Gardiner Limited Carnaby 320p 3rd J and R Waind Brawby 320p Butchers heifer over 555kg 1st Marwoods Harome 292p Kitsons Butchers Hutton Rudby 2nd J and R Waind Brawby 300p 3rd D R Jackson & Sons Carnaby 278p. Supreme Champion sheep in Show and winner of Scarborough Butchers Association Trophy C Foxton Ness £150 Glaves Butchers Brompton Butchers medium lambs and winner of the BATA Trophy R W Twiddle Knapton £130 Glaves Butchers Brompton Best light lambs and winner of J W Creaser Trophy P W Poole Espersykes £108 Glaves Butchers Brompton. Best light lambs 1st P W Poole Espersykes £108 2nd P W Poole Espersykes £90 3rd K B Harrison Riseborough £87 Butchers medium lambs 1st R W Twiddle Knapton £130 Glaves Butcher Brompton 2nd D Stainthorpe Whitby £103 Bramhall Butchers Sheffield 3rd R W Twiddle Malton £107 Glaves Butchers Brompton. Butchers heavy lambs 1st C Foxton Ness £150 Glaves Butcher Brompton 2nd M Ward and Son Great Habton Radford Butchers Sleights £110 3rd C Foxton Ness £121 Radford Butchers Sleights Best Ewes 1st F J Hodsman Eddlethorpe £114 Yorkshire Halal Ossett 2nd N Stones Bugthorpe £109 3rd C R Towse Bridlington £105. Light steers to 284p J and R Waind Brawby ave 241p medium steers to 300p J and Waind Brawby ave 245p heavy steers to 320p Marwoods Harome ave 235p light heifers to 274p W and L Thompson Middleton ave 244p medium heifers to 320p J R Gardiner Carnaby ave 259p overweight heifers to 297p Marwoods Harome ave 257p light bulls to 235p R & E Hall Cranswick ave 177p medium bulls to 243p J M Craggs Ebberston ave 218p heavy bulls to 240p A B Brown Lockton ave 231p OTMs to 200p G C Brown Lockton ave 153p cull cows to 140p Morley Bros Whitby ave 116p OTM bulls to 162p S E Shields York ave 140.3p standard lambs to 184p A C Wilson Oulston ave 178p medium lambs to 289 R W Twiddle Knapton ave 194p heavy lambs to 228p M Ward and Son Great Habton ave 181p overweight lambs to 263p C H Foxton Ness ave 196p Ewes to £114 F J Hodsman & Sons Eddlethorpe ave £66.50.