Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held the sale of cast and OTM cattle.
Topping the sale at £2165.80 was a 952kg pure British Blue cow which sold for 227.5p/kg from Messrs Boocock, Stanford Bridge, York and was bought by H Birkbeck on behalf of JA Jewitt, Spennymoor.
Messrs Boocock also topped at 228.5p/kg for another 874kg pure British Blue cow which came to £1997.09 also selling to JA Jewitt.
All classes continue to sell well with demand every bit as strong as previous weeks.
Per Head –
Cast Cows British Blue £2165.80, £1997.09 St Lois Farm: Charollais £1062.60 Low House: Limousin £938.32 Frith Holme: Black & White £911.80 Wharton Hall; £822.18 Eastfield Farm.
Cast Bull – Blonde £709.70 Brackenthwaite Farm: Shetland £701.75 Piper Hole.
Cast Steer – Black & White £921.06, £887.95, £855.53 Whygill Head.
Per Kilo –
Cast Cows British Blue 228.5p, 227.5p St Lois Farm: Limousin 158.5p Frith Holme: Charollais 126.5p Low House: Black & White 144.5p Wharton Hall; 106.5p, 104.5p, 103.5p Eastfield Farm.
Cast Steer – Black & White 152.5p, 150.5p(2) Whygill Head.