Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday, where 32 were forward.
Topping the sale at £1217.71 was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Beckwith, New Hall, Barras which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
Topping at 175.5p/kg was a Angus cross cow from Messrs Hewitt, Bank Head, Crosby Ravensworth.
All classes were a flying trade and were the dearest seen for some time. An overall sale average of 122.62p/kg was achieved.
Continental cross cow averaged 134.5p/kg. Dairy cows averaged 112.97p/kg.
Many more cows are needed here at Kirkby Stephen to fulfil buyers demands!
Per head – Angus 175.5p Bank Head: Limousin 168.5p Sandwath Farm; 161.5p New Hall; 154.5p High Lane; 142.5p Wythes Hill: British Blue 147.5p High lane; 136.5p New Hall; 131.5p Sandwath Farm: Black and Whites 135.5p, 115.5p Low Rutter; 132.5p Stripes Farm; 126.5p (2), 124.5p Wharton Hall; 118.5p Barugh House; 115.5p Blades Field Farm: Charolais 134.5p Bank Head: Montbelliarde 127.5p, 118.5p South View.
Per Kilo – Limousin £1217.71 New Hall; £1108.73 Sandwath farm; £1087.68 High Lane; £957.60 Wythes Hill: Angus £1047.74 Bank Head: Black and Whites £1027.95 Blades Field Farm; £970.26, £944.96, £908.27 Wharton Hall; £960.63 Stripes Farm; £857.72 Low Rutter: Charolais £1002.03 Bank Head: British Blue £954.14 New Hall; £931.02 Sandwath Farm; £876.15 High Lane: Montbelliarde £846.09 South View.