Kirkby Stephen Luke Fair Sale of Store Cattle

21st October 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their annual ‘Luke Fair’ sale of store cattle on Monday, where a catalogued entry of 641 head were on offer.

Topping the sale at £1850 was a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside.

Steers sold to £1375 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth, Great Asby.

Trade for all types of store cattle was stronger here at Kirkby Stephen than has been seen anywhere recently, with steers averaging £1038.04 (£68.01 less on the year) and heifers £920.68 (£34.44 less on the year).

20 cattle sold in excess of £1300
54 cattle sold between £1200-£1850
108 Cattle sold in excess of £1100.
Some fantastic consignments of quality store cattle were on offer.
Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm sold there run of 65 steers and heifers to average £1217.39.

Leading averages for 5 or more cattle
  8 @ £1229 Rennels House
65 @ £1217.39 Terrys Farm
47 @ £1186.71 Ash Garth
26 @ £1081.32 Waterhouses
7 @ £1059 Manor House Farm
12 @ £1045.91 The Croft
10 @ £1041.50 Elm Pot
10 @ £1036.11 Highfield House
42 @ £1020.14 Sawbridge Hall

Leading Prices:

Store Heifers – Limousin £1850, £1380(2), £1340, £1300, £1280, £1220, £1120, £1090, £1080, £1065(3), £1025, £1000, 3975 Terrys Farm; £1205, £1135, £1105, £1075(3), £1015, £985, £975 Sawbridge Hall; £1075, £985(2) Manor House Farm; £1035, £1000(2), £975(2), £965(2), £955 Dona Close; £1000 Street House; £1000, £975 Greenriggs; £975 High Lane: British Blue £1420, £1400, £1150 Terrys Farm; £1315, £1200, £1185(2), £1085, £975, £925 Ash Garth; £1125 Waterhouses; £1045 Highfield Farm; £1025, £965 Greenriggs; £1000 Villa Farm; £985 Street House; £935 Bloan Farm; £925, £905 Woodfoot; £915, £905 Stripes Farm; £915 Newfield Farm: Simmental £915 Bloan Farm: Charolais £915 Bloan Farm.

Store Steers –British Blue £1375, £1315(2), £1285, £1275(2), £1265, £1235(2), £1225, £1200(2), £1175, £1155(2), £1145(2), £1125, £1105(2), £1100(2) Ash Garth; £1335, £1305, £1265, £1200, £1075 Terrys Farm; £1255, £1235(2), £1215, £1205 Rennels House; £1185 Highfield House; £1165, £1155(2), £1135(2), £1035 Waterhouses; £1155(2), £1145, £1100(2) Sawbridge Hall; £1115, £1035(2), £1025 Woodfoot; £1035 Street House; £1025(5) Stripes Farm: Limousin £1365, £1325(2), £1265(4), £1245(3), £1225(3), £1205(2), £1200(2), £1185, £1145, £1100 Terrys Farm; £1300, £1225, £1200, £1175, £1155(2), £1125, £1100 Ash Garth; £1185, £1065 Manor House Farm; £1165(2), £1105 Highfield House; £1165, £1135(2), £1075(2), £1065(2), £1055 Waterhouses; £1135, £1105, £1055 Bloan Farm; £1135, £1075(2) Woodfoot; £1125 Sykeside; £1115(2), £1065, £1065(2), £1055(2) Sawbridge Hall; £1100(2), £1065(2), £1065(3) The Croft; £1100, £1065, £1065, £1055(2) Elm Pot; £1100 Dona Close; £1075, £1055 Street House; £1065 Dry Evers: Hereford £985(2), £935, £900 Highfield: Parthenais £965 Ellergill: Aberdeen Angus £905 Waterhouese: Black & White £715, £655 Barugh House; £665(6) Wharton Hall.

Store Bulls – British Blue £1000 Waitby Farm