Kirkby Stephen Sale of Cast & OTM Cattle

25th January 2021

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday when 30 head were forward.

Topping the sale at £1259.39 was a 743kg British Blue cross cow which made 169.5p/kg from Messrs Brown, Asby Hall and was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
Also toping at 193.5p/kg was a 636kg Limousin cross cow which added up to £1230.66 from Messrs Brown, Asby Hall and sold to JA Jewitt, Spennymoor.

Good meated dairy cows were a strong trade with a 822kg Holstein/Friesian cow making 125.5p/kg adding up to £1031.61 purchased by Messrs Bowes, and a 793kg Holstein/Friesian cow also making 125.5p/kg bought by Dovecote Park Pontefract and were consigned by Messrs Heron, Eastfield Farm, Warcop.

A flying trade for all classes and breeds of cast and OTM cattle with an overall sale average of 135.7p/kg and £930.33 being achieved.
A full ringside of buyers were eager for all types and many more could be sold to great advantage.

Cast  Cows
Per Head – British Blue £1259.39 Asby Hall; £1215.70, £1081.50 Gaythorne Hall; £1040.67 Green Gill Farm: Limousin £1230.66, £1092.58 Asby Hall; £1102.08 Far Close Farm; £1075.31, £970.30, £953.37, £941.80 Gaythorne Hall; £934.65 Weasdale Farm: Black & White £1031.61, £995.22, £953.67, £851.88, £809.68, £801.50 Eastfield Farm.

Cast  Cows
Per Kilo – Limousin 193.5p, 159.5p Asby Hall; 156.5p, 148.5p, 146.5p Gaythorne Hall; 141.5p Weasdale Farm; 143.5p Far Close: British Blue 186.5p Green Gill Farm; 169.5p Asby Hall; 158.5p, 154.5p Gaythorne Hall; 132.5p Sawbridge Hall: Black & White 125.5p(2), 124.5p, 116.5p, 114.5p(2) Eastfield Farm.