Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday when 52 head were forward.
Topping the sale at 232.5p/kg was a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Brown, Asby Hall, Great Asby which was bought by Mr D. Barker.
Topping at £1536.89 was a 10 year old British Blue Cast bull from Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth, Great Asby which was purchased by Pickstocks Telford.
Dairy cows topped at £1265.57 for a Holstein from Messrs Taylor, Swathburn, Great Asby and was bought by Dawn Meats.
All classes of Cast & OTM Cattle was described as one of the dearest trades seen with an overall sale average of 141.32p/kg for 52 head being achieved.
Many more cows could be easily sold to great advantage here at Kirkby Stephen with 11 buyers present around the ring.
Per Head – Charolais £1465.89 Low House: Limousin £1376.40, £1186.50 Asby Hall; £1237.44 Swathburn; £1211.32 Peacock Hill; £1173.15, £1009.12 Bank Top; £1128.37 Swathburn; £1109.50 Gillses Farm; £1098.92 Bridge End House; £923.11 High Eskeleth; £920.05 Rosgill Head; £911.63 High Lane; £903.02 Villa Farm: British Blue £1344.83 Swathburn, £1231.37 Bleathgill, £1184.37, £1003.89 Asby Hall; £976 Whygill Head: Black and White £1265.57 Swathburn, £1146.60 Helbeck Grange; £1103.29, £1007.29, £982.30, £963.02 Eastfield Farm; £970.71 Beckstones; £917.73 Wharton Hall: Montbelliarde £1163.39, £1102.93 Knock Cross Farm: Aberdeen Angus £1149.33 Whingill: Simmental £1113.54 High Griseburn, £939.07 Low House: Beef Shorthorn £837.43 Pikestone Farm.
Per Head – British Blue £1536.89 Ash Garth: Aberdeen Angus £1388.97 Wharton Hall: Limousin £1266.43 Villa Farm.
Per Kilo – Limousin 232.5p, 169.5p Asby Hall; 197.5p, 185.5p Bank Top; 189.5p Swathburn; 185.5 Peacock Hill; 174.5p High Eskeleth; 165.5p Bridge End House; 158.5p Gillses Farm; 156.5 Sandwath Farm: British Blue 193.5p Swathburn, 179.5p Bleathgill; 153.5p, 145.5p Asby Hall; 152.5p Whygill Head: Charolais 186.5p Low House: Montbelliarde 158.5p, 140.5p Knock Cross Farm: Black and White 154.5p Wharton Hall; 136.5p Helbeck Grange; 135.5p Swathburn; 134.5p, 131.5p(x2) Eastfield Farm; 125.5p Duckintree Farm, 123.5p Beckstones: Simmental 146.5p Low House; 138.5p High Griseburn: Aberdeen Angus 136.5p Whingill:
Per Kilo – Limousin 198.5p Villa Farm: British Blue 143.5p Ash Garth.