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Date: 18 April 2022 | 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 fortnightly sale of cast and OTM cattle.

They just keep getting dearer!

Topping the sale at 233.5p/kg was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Slack, Stoneriggs.

An eight year old Holstein cow topped the sale per head at £1489.23 for a 839kg making 177.5p/kg from Messrs Hastwell, The Buildings, Kaber.

All classes were the dearest seen with an overall sale average of 172.34p/kg and £1214.59 and three quarter of the sale being Black & White cows.

Dairy cows averaged 169p/kg and £1248.75 per head.

Beef cows averaged 176p/kg and £1208.02 per head.

LEADING PRICES

Per Head

Cast Cows –Black & White £1489.23, £1182.41, £1154.79 The Buildings Farm; £1327.95, £1285.64, £1248.98 Helbeck Grange; £1052.25 Sandford Hall: Limousin £1480.39, £1291.30, £1250.70 Stoneriggs; £1396.79 Red House Farm: Aberdeen Angus £1289.56 Helbeck Grange: British Blue £1155.99 Stoneriggs: Beef Shorthorn £1009.58 Low Greenside: Galloway £946.97 Yore House.

Per Kilo

Cast Cows – Limousin 233.5p, 189.5p, 174.5p Stonerriggs; 188.5p Red House Farm: Black & White 177.5p, 164.5p, 158.5p The Buildings; 174.5p, 173.5p, 158.5p Helbeck Grange; 172.5p Sandford Hall: Aberdeen Angus 174.5p Helbeck Grange: British Blue 170.5p Stoneriggs: Galloway 168.5p Yore House: Beef Shorthorn 157.5p Low Greenside.