Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday, where 50 head were forward.
Topping the sale at £1292.97 (196.5p/kg) was a British Blue cross steer from Messrs Beck, Townfoot, Longdale which was bought by Mr David Barker.
All classes of cast cows were once again a fantastic trade with an overall sale average of 138.39p/kg (£900.18) being achieved.
OTM SteersPer Head – British Blue £1292.97, £1233.59 Townfoot.
Cast CowsPer Head – British Blue £1211.03, £1021.11 Asby Hall; £1107.20 Gamswell Farm: Limousin £1201.41 Low Oxnop Farm; £1188.02, £1054.85 Smardale Hall; £1119.83 Rosgill Head; £1093.17, £1081.77, £1079.09 Asby Hall; £1068.29 Bleathgill; £1039.03 Oaktree Farm; £1038.69 Crosby Lodge; £1025.13 Brough Castle Farm: Angus £1164.20, £1149.54 Whingill: Black & Whites £1130.93, £821.74, £803.03 Wharton Hall; £957.87 Row End Farm; £928.77 Townfoot; £855.62 Helm Farm; £809.10 Duckintree Farm.
OTM SteersPer Kilo – British Blue 196.5p, 173.5p Townfoot.
Cast CowsPer Kilo – Angus 195.5p, 184.5p Whingill: British Blue 176.5p Brow Farm; 168.5p, 167.5p Asby Hall; 165.5p Gamswell Farm: Limousin 168.5p, 155.5p, 150.5p Asby Hall; 168.5p, 143.5p Low Oxnop Farm; 157.5p Rosgill Head; 155.5p Bleathgill; 155.5p, 144.5p Smardale Hall; 149.5p Oaktree Farm; 147.5p Brough Castle Farm; 146.5p Crosby Lodge: Continental 135.5p Croft House Farm: Black & Whites 130.5p Row End Farm; 130.5p Duckintree Farm; 127.5p Wharton Hall; 124.5p Townfoot; 123.5p, 119.5p Helm Farm.