Kirkby Stephen Annual Sale of Breeding Cattle

12th November 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their sale of beef breeding cattle when a catalogued entry of 500 were on offer.

Topping the sale at £3900 was a Limousin cross in-calf heifer from Messrs Bradley, Penny Grange, Settle which sold to Orqil Farm, Orkney.

The outfits topped at £3,300 for a Limousin cross heifer with heifer calf at foot from Messrs McAlister, Wester Thomaston, Bonnybridge and was bought by Messrs Dobson, White Kirkley Farm, Frosterley.

Trade for all classes of beef breeding cattle were flying, with this sale securing itself as the main backend beef breeding cattle sale in the country for quality, numbers and trade.

15 cattle sold in excess of £3,000 with 56 cattle selling between £2,500-£3,900.
160 heifers and calves averaged £2,080.21 (up £120.22 on the year)
50 cows and calves averaged £1,907.66 up (£100.23 on the year)
105 In-calf heifers averaged £1,980.14 up £277.89 on the year)
25 In-calf heifers averaged £1,320 (up £216.05 on the year)

A notable consignment on the day was a run of 22 fantastic Limousin and British Blue cross in-calf heifers from Messrs Bradley, Penny Grange, Settle, which sold to average a record £2,618.18, with another three British Blue cross in-calf heifers selling to make £3,200 twice and £3,100 also from Penny Grange.

Messrs Edmondson, Hawkswell Farm, Ulverston sold two British Blue cross heifers with calves at foot to make £3,250 each, selling to Messrs Ashton, Welshpool, and Messrs Dobson, Frosterley.

Messrs Hartley, Pendle Valley Farm, Nelson made the journey up to Kirkby Stephen for the first time and selling a Limousin heifer and calf to make £3,200 selling to Messrs Sedgley, Barbon and a five year old Limousin cow with British Blue cross calf at foot making £3,000 also selling to Messrs Sedgley.

Heifers & Calves

Limousin £3300, £3100, £2500 Wester Thomaston; £3200 Robin House; £3200, £2800, £2700, £2500 Bank House; £2950, £2100, £2000 Riddings Farm; £2900, £2800, £2550(2), £2400, £2200, £2100, £2000 Bents Farm; £2700 Lower Langshaw Farm; £2700, £2550, £2500, £2400 Green Farm; £2600, £2400, £2200(2) Miller Hill; £2600 Paradise Farm; £2600, £2550, £2200 The Ash; 2500(2), £2450, £2350, £2300,  £2100 New Hall Farm; £2450, £2250 Hawkswell Farm; £2400, £2300, £2200(2), £2150(2), £2000(2) Paradise Farm; £2350, £2100, £2000 Prospect Farm; £2250, £2100, £2000(2) Whicham Hall Farm; £2200 Balgray Hill; £2200, £2100, £2000(2) Lockholme Hall; £2100, £2000(2) Netherhouses Farm; £2050 Home Farm; £2050 Barugh House: British Blue £3250(2), £3000, £2700, £2600, £2550, £2500, £2200 Hawkswell Farm; £3200, £2100 Riddings Farm; £2600 Home Farm; £2550, £2500, £2350, £2250, £2200 Paradise Farm; £2400, £2350(3), £2250, £2000 Stoneygarth; £2200 Lockholme Hall; £2000 New Hall Farm; £2000 Barugh House: Beef Shorthorn £2200 Paradise Farm.

Cows & Calves – Limousin £3000 Robin House; £2800, £2500 Lower Langshaw Farm; £2800, £2,250 Ash Dub; £2550, £1750 Hawkswell Farm; £2500, £2000 Whitewall Farm; £2200, £2150 Bents Farm; £2150, £1900 Mireside Farm; £2000 New Hall Farm; £1880(2), £1700 Cringleber; £1800 Nutta Farm; £1750 The Ash; £1750 Wester Thomaston: British Blue £2900, £2250, £2200, £2150, £1950 Hawkswell Farm: Charollais £2050, £1800 Brow Top Farm; £2000 Cringleber: Bazadaise £1900 Fold House Farm: Blonde £1850 Brow Top Farm; £1650 Cringleber.

In Calf Cows  – Limousin £2100(2), £1500 Ash Dub; £1350(3), £1300(2) Cringleber: British Blue £1700 ash Dub; £1550, £1450, £1300 Cringleber: Bazadaise £1250 Cringleber: Aberdeen Angus £1200 Cringleber.

In Calf Heifers –

Limousin £3900, £2800(2), £2500(2), £2400, £2300, £2200, £2100 Penny Grange; £2400 Robin House; £2300, £2250, £2050, £2000, £1800 Stoneygarth; £2250, £1950, £1850(3) , £1820, £1800(4) Paradise Farm; £2150, £1850(2) Beck House Farm; £2050, £1900 The Bungalow; £2000, £1950, £1800 New Hall Farm; £1950(2), £1800 Cringleber; £1950, £1850 Nutta Farm: British Blue £3200(2), £3100, £2900, £2800, £2700, £2500, £2400(2), £2300, £2200 Penny Grange; £2400 The Bungalow; £2400, £1850 New Hall Farm; £2400 Robin House; £2300, £2000, £1950, £1850 Paradise Farm; £2250, £2200, £2100, £1950 Stoneygarth; £2100, £1900 Making Place Bungalow; £2050, £1800 Leck Fell House; £2000, £1800(2) Nutta Farm: Blonde £2300 Penny Grange.

Breeding BullLimousin £2800 Ash Dub.