Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their Opening sale of the new year of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday when 62 head were forward.
Topping the cows at £2033.97 was a 9 year old Pure British Blue cow weighing 906kg and made 224.5p/kg from Messrs Brannen Scar Top, Penrith which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
Messrs Harryman, Keskadale Farm, Keswick sold a 740kg British Blue cross cow to make 226.5p/kg £1676.10 selling to J Birkbeck for JA Jewitt, Spennymoor.
The wonderful consignment of 12 pure Limousin, Limousin cross and British Blue Cross cows from Keskadale sold to average 668kg £1204.63 180.3p/kg.
Dairy cows sold to £1178.49 for a 9 year old 978kg Holstein/Friesian which made 120.5p/kg from Messrs Steel, Low Hall, Little Musgrave and was bought by Dovecote Park, Pontefract.
Messrs Chippendale, Wharton Hall, Kirkby Stephen sold a 6 year old Holstein/Friesian cow weighing 970kg to make 119.5p/kg £1159.15 selling to Dovecote Park.
62 cows sold to average a whopping 150p/kg and £1028.31 per head.
30 Limousin cross cows sold to average 160.5p/kg and £1083.38
10 British Blue cross Cows sold to average 164.13p/kg and £1132 per head.
Per Head – British Blue £2033.97, £1008.90 Scar Top; £1676.10 Keskadale Farm; £1450.61 Thorney Gale; £1125.74 Bleathgill: Limousin £1661.06, £1373.54, £1246.14, £1196.58, £1177.20, £1091.21, 31059.51 Keskadale Farm; £1417.52 New Hall; £1388.61, £1250.78 Helbeck Farm; £1332.56 Terrys Farm; £1289.54 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1220.78 The Springs; £1201.43 Ash Garth; £1118.07 Rosgill Head; £1110.56 Bridge End; £1092.89 Smardale Mill: Aberdeen Angus £1403.01, £1350.05 Whingill; £1099.89 Brown Moor Farm: Black & White £1178.49, £1021.35, £888.90 Low Hall; £1159.15, £1056.38 Wharton Hall; £821.34 Langford Farm: Simmental £996.68 Keskadale Farm; £941.50 High Lane: Blonde £933.43 Thorney Gale.
Per Head – Limousin £1216.81 Villa Farm.
Per Kilo –
British Blue 226.5p Keskadale Farm; 224.5p, 142.5p Scar Top, 195.5p Thorney Gale; 149.5p Bleathgill; 147.5p Scar Sykes Farm; 139.5p Smardale Mill; 138.5p Stoneriggs: Limousin 213.5p, 205.5p, 203.5p, 196.5p, 193.5p, 163.5p, 157.5p(2), 156.5p Keskadale Farm; 213.5p Sowerthwaite Farm; 188.5p New Hall; 171.5p Terrys Farm; 170.5p The Springs; 166.5p, 163.5p Helbeck Farm; 166.5p Bridge End; 158.5p Ash Garth; 151.5p Rosgill Head: Aberdeen Angus 181.5p Brown Moor Farm; 178.5p, 167.5p Whingill: Simmental 145.5p Keskadale Head; 134.5p High Lane: Blonde 134.5p Thorney Gale: Black & White 123.5p, 120.5p, 116.5p Low Hall; 121.5p Langford Farm; 119.5p(2), 117.5p Wharton Hall: Dairy Shorthorn 113.5p Bonnygate Farm.
Per Kilo – Limousin 198.5p Villa Farm.