Kirkby Stephen Cast Cow & OTM Sale

1st June 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held the sale of cast and OTM cattle when 34 were forward.

Topping the sale at £1317.03 was a 9 year old 858kg British Blue cross cow which made 153p/kg selling to Messrs Roberts, Wales.

Topping at 165.5p/kg was a Limousin cow from Messrs Horn, Lower Griseburn, Great Asby which was also bought by Messrs Roberts.

Dairy cows sold to £1106.24 for a 6 year old 793 Friesian cow which made 139.5p/kg from Messrs Hodgson, Soulby Grange and was purchased by Dovecote Park, Pontefract.

A flying trade for all classes was witnessed. With an overall sale average of 130.37p/kg being achieved with over a third of the sale being dairy cows.

Many more cows are currently required to meet with a very strong demand!

Per Head
Cast  Cows
British Blue £1317.03 Dona Close; £974.73 Sandwath Farm: Limousin £1314.09, £1097.25, £932.40 Dry Evers; £1112.16 Lower Griseburn; £982.40 Rigg Farm: Black & White £1106.24, £857.29 Soulby Grange; £914.76 The Buildings Farm: Simmental £993.34 New House: Blonde £971.30 Sawbridge Hall.

Per Kilo
Cast  Cows
Limousin 165.5p Low Griseburn; 157.5p, 142.5p, 139.5p Dry Evers; 153.5p, 147.5p Thorney Gale; 153.5p Rigg Farm: British Blue 153.5p Dona Close; 153.5p Sandwath Farm: Blonde 146.5p Sawbridge Hall: Simmental 140.5p New House; 136.5p, 132.5p High Griseburn: Black & White 139.5p, 129.5p Soulby Grange; 115.5p The Buildings Farm: Aberdeen Angus 114.5p East Rackwood Hill Farm.