Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held the sale of cast and OTM cattle when a fantastic show for the time of year of 50 cows were forward and met a flying trade from start to finish!
Topping the sale at £1871.46 was a British Blue cast bull from Messrs Hodgson, Park House Farm, Ravenstonedale which was bought by D Barker, Scarborough.
Topping at 207.5p/kg was a Limousin cross steers from Messrs Owen, Sandwath Farm, Kirkby Stephen which was bought by D Barker.
Messrs White, Rigg Farm, Middleton in Teesdale sold a British Blue cross cow to make £1370.134 (828kg at £165.5p/kg) selling to Messrs Roberts, Wales.
Dairy cows topped at £1251.37 for a 866kg Frisian cow which made 144.5p/kg from Messrs Hodgson, Soulby Grange, Soulby.
Messrs Heron, Eastfield Farm, Warcop sold Holstein/Frisian cows to top at £1156.16 (847kg at £136.5p/kg Selling to Dovecote Park, Pontefract. The 6 Holstein/Friesian cows from this home sold to average £1074.80.
A wonderful overall sale average of 134.48 for 50 cows with over 50% being dairy cows.
Per Head –
British Blue £1370.34 Rigg Farm; £1131.45 Ashfield; £1010.10 Newsham Grange; £960.30 Rigg Farm: Aberdeen Angus £1294.95 Whingill: Limousin £1282.88, £1011.68 Ashfield; £1220.45 Crossfell House(Armstrong) £1055.47 New Hall: Black & White £1251.37, £1078.34 Soulby Grange; £1156.16, £1120.52, £1105.38, £1074.68, £1049.75, £942.31 Eastfield Farm: £1046.01 Crossfell House Farm; £1027.95 Helm Farm; £985.53, £974.55 Wharton Hall: Hereford £958.65 Whygill Head.
Cast Bull – British Blue £1871.46 Park House Farm:
Cast Steer – Limousin £1120.50 Sandwath Farm: Black & White £1184.98, £1063.54, £1036.75, £1023.91, £1003.17, £1001.60 Whygill Head.
Per Kilo –
British Blue 165.5p, 145.5p Rigg Farm; 142.5p Ashfield; 136.5p Newsham Grange: Limousin 158.5p Crossfell House (Armstrong); 151.5p Rigg Farm; 149.5p New Hall; 143.5p Ashfield: Black & White 146.5p Crossfell House Farm; 144.5p, 139.5p Soulby Grange; 137.5p, 133.5p Helm Farm; 136.5p, 133.5p(2), 128.5p Eastfield Farm: Aberdeen Angus 145.5p Whingill.
Cast Bull – British Blue 166.5p Park House Farm:
Cast Steer – Limousin 207.5p Sandwath Farm: Black & White 165.5p, 161.5p, 159.5p, 158.5p, 156.5p(2) Whygill Head.