Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday when 30 were forward.
Topping the sale at 170.5p/kg and £1109.96 was a Limousin cross steer from Messrs Chippendale, Wharton Hall, Kirkby Stephen which was bought by Messrs Gracey.
Nine active buyers were in attendance with all classes being as dear as recently seen.
An overall average OF 110.55p/kg was achieved with well over half the cows forward been dairy types.
Many more cows are required for strong demand in the live ring with great premiums being achieved.
Cast Cows – Limousin 143.5p Gillses Farm; 142.5p School Cottage; 130.5p Hoggarths Farm; 123.5p Greenside Farm: Charolais 136.5p Eden Gate Holme Farm: British Blue 125.5p Langford Farm; 119.5p Greenside Farm: Black & White 117.5p, 108.5p Langford Farm; 112.5p Gill Gate; 110.5p, 107.5p Wharton Hall.
Cast Steer – Limousin 170.5p Wharton Hall.
Limousin £1071.95 Gillses Farm; £793.73 School Cottage; £789.53 Hoggarths Farm; £755.82 Greenside Farm: Charolais £958.23 Eden Gate Holme Farm: Black & White £818.81, £700.90 Wharton Hall; £784.13, £701.73 Gill Gate; £717.93 Langford Farm; £714.34 Eastfield Farm: British Blue £728.95 Greenside Farm.
Cast Steer – Limousin £1109.96 Wharton Hall.