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Date: 04 October 2021 | Primestock

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Kirkby Stephen OTM & Cast Cows

Kirkby Stephen, Faraday Road, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QL

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday. 

Topping the sale at £2071.93 was a 895kg Pure British Blue cow which made 231.5p/kg from Messrs Boocock, York.

Messrs Wearmouth, Gillses Farm, South Stainmore sold a 794kg Limousin cross cow which made 199.5p/kg and totalled £1584.03.

Dairy cows sold to £1134.83 for a ten year old 802kg Friesian cow which made 141.5p/kg from Messrs Hodgson, Soulby Grange.

Dairy cows also topped at 143.5p/kg for a six year old Frisian cow from Messrs Ellis, Langford Farm, Warcop.

Trade for all classes was the dearest seen some time, with numbers being short of buyers requirements, and all types of cows currently achieving massive premiums in the live ring!

An overall sale average of 133.16p/kg and £954.03 was achieved.

Per Head

Cast Cows - British Blue £2071.93 St Lois Farm; £1185.54 Sandwath Farm; £941.88 Gillses Farm: Limousin £1584.03 Gillses Farm; £1139.19, £1051.41 Sandwath Farm; £997.05 Burton Hill: Black & White £1134.83, £997.43 Soulby Grange; £1004.23, £934.13 Eastfield Farm; £870.42 Gill Gate.

Cast Bulls Limousin £1571.08 Row End Farm.

Per Kilo

Cast Cows – British Blue 231.5p St Lois Farm; 149.5p Sandwath Farm; 137.5p Gillses Farm: Limousin 199.5p Gillses Farm; 151.5p, 149.5p Sandwath Farm; 144.5p Burton Hill: Black & White 143.5p Langford Farm; 141.5p, 139.5p Soulby Grange; 133.5p Gill Gate.

Cast Bulls –Limousin 159.5p Row End Farm.