Kirkby Stephen OTM & Cast Cow Sale

12th March 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle when 50 head were forward.

Topping the sale at £1482.44 and 208.5p/kg was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside, Appleby.

Topping the dairy cows at £1139.86 was a six year old Holstein/Friesian cow which weighed 823 kg and sold for 138.5p/kg from Messrs Chippendale, Wharton Hall, Kirkby Stephen.
Messrs Hodgson, Soulby Grange sold a 10 year old Friesian cow weighing 794kg to make 140.5p/kg.
Messrs Sowerby consignment of Limousin & British Blue cross cows sold to average £1421.98 195.96p/kg.

Trade could only be described as electric with a whole sale average of 152.42p/kg (£973.81) being achieved for 50 head.

Leading Prices
Per Kilo:
Cast Cows Limousin 208.5p, 199.5p Terrys Farm; 207.5p High Birk Hatt; 191.5p, 167.5p Mill House Farm; 182.5p Easegill Head; 178.5p, 158.5p Gillses Farm; 153.5p Stoneriggs: British Blue 193.5p, 191.5p Townfoot, 186.5 Birch Bush; 183.5 Stoneriggs; 180.5p Terrys Farm: Montbelliarde 183.5p, 146.5p South View: Simmental 163.5p, 154.5p Newsham Grange: Black & White 157.5p(x2), 138.5p, 121.5p Wharton Hall: 140.5p, 137.5p Soulby Grange; 136.5p Wharton Hall; 127.5p, 125.5p Town End Farm; 127.5p Bonnygate Farm; 123.5p Barugh House; 124.5p The Buildings Farm; 123.5p Crossfell House; 121.5p Bank View: Bazadaise 141.5p Gillses:

OTM Steers – Limousin 207.5p, 203.5p Townfoot.

Per Head:
Cast Cows – Limousin £1482.44, £1442.39 Terrys Farm; £1321.78 High Birk Hatt; £1298.37, £1001.65 Mill House Farm; £1213.80 Gillses Farm; £1120.55 Easegill Head; £1010.03 Stoneriggs: British Blue £1400.94, £1261.99 Town Foot, £1341.12 Terrys Farm; £1200.09 Stoneriggs; £1165.63 Birch Bush: Simmental £1256.09, £1103.63 Newsham Grange: Black & White £1139.86, £1064.70 Wharton Hall; £1115.57, £1028.50 Soulby Grange; £994.50 Town End Farm; £973.22 Bank View: Montbelliarde £886.31, £851.17 South View; £883.77 Knock Cross Farm: Bazadaise £858.91 Gillses Farm.

OTM Steers – Limousin £1345.14 Townfoot.