Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday when 50 head were forward.
Topping the sale at £1386.11 was a Charolais cross OTM steer from Messrs Thompson, Whins Farm, Bishop Auckland which was bought by Mr D. Barker.
Topping at 207.5p/kg was a British Blue cow from Messrs Atkinson, Waitby Farm which was bought by Mr D. Barker.
The April Store Cattle sale was also held this day which topped at £1155 for a pair of Limousin cross steers from Messrs Slee, Street House, Kirkby Thore.
All classes of cattle were a very strong trade and many more could have been easily sold.
Cast Cows – British Blue 207.5p Waitby Farm; 168.5p South Thornberry: Charolais 184.5p Whins Farm: Black & White 163.5p, 125.5p Black Syke; 153.5p, 134.5p, 125.5p, 122.5p Eastfield Farm; 135.5p, 126.5p Crossfell House; 130.5p, 127.5p Hollins View; 127.5p The Buildings Farm; 126.5p Low Rutter: Aberdeen Angus 143.5p Carpool.
OTM Steers – Charolais 153.5p Whins Farm: British Blue 137.5p High Eskeleth
Cast Cows – Charolais £1380.06 Whins Farm; £1302.08 Low House: Black & White £1247.96, £1097.52, £935.85 Eastfield Farm; £998.33 The Buildings Farm; £977.73, £936.23 Black Syke; £932.03 Hollins View Farm; £905.74 Crossfell House: Limousin £1206.66 Bleathgill; £1153.45, £970.75 Ashfield; £905.01 South Thornberry: British Blue £1147.49 South Thornberry; £1143.33 Waitby: Aberdeen Angus £1051.86 Carpool Farm:
OTM Steers – Charolais £1386.11 Whins Farm.
Store Steers – Limousin £1155, £1115 Street House, £1080, £1005 Sandwath Farm; £1055, £1035 Barnskew: British Blue £1130, £1125 Street House; £1060 New Hall.
Store Heifers – British Blue £1095 New Hall; £1080, £1045 Street House; £1020 Helbeck Farm: Limousin £980, £925 Sandwath Farm; £965, £945 Helbeck Farm.