Date: 22 March 2021 | Primestock
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Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday.
Topping the sale at £2022.75 and 232.5p/kg was an 870kg pure British Blue cow from Messrs Boocock, York which was bought by J Birkbeck on behalf of JA Jewitt, Spennymoor.
Messrs Boocock also sold another pure British Blue cow weighing 862kg selling to make 223.5p/kg and £1926.57 also selling to J Birkbeck.
Black and whites sold to £1242.26 for a Holstein/Friesian from Messrs Bousfield, Blades Field Farm, Barnard Castle, selling to Messrs Roberts, Wales.
Trade was simply off the clock for all classes, an overall sale average of 166.57p/kg and £1169.94 was achieved.
Many more cast cows of all classes and breeds are in extreme demand in the live ring with returns achieved being favourable over other methods of marketing at the present time!
Many more can easily be sold well here at Kirkby Stephen!!
Cast Cows -
British Blue £2022.75, £1926.57 St Lois Farm; £1180.59 Sunnyside; £1016.28 Ellergill: Black & White £1242.26 Blades Field Farm; £966.71, £942.80 Wharton Hall: Limousin £1091.27 Low Waterside Farm.
Cast Cows -
British Blue 232.5p, 223.5p St Lois Farm; 189.5p Sunnyside; 171.5p Bents Farm: Limousin 199.5p Low Waterside Farm: Black & White 173.5p Blades Field Farm; 144.5p Wharton Hall.