Kirkby Stephen Beef Breeding Sale

26th February 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their early Spring sale of Beef Breeding cattle on Monday.

Topping the sale at £4,000 was a fantastic British Blue cross In-calf heifer consigned by Messrs Eddon, Pickering which was bought by Messrs Owen, Llandfrydog, Anglesey.

British Blue in-calf heifer consigned by Messrs Eddon, Whitethorn Farm, Cropton, Pickering which sold for the top price of £4,000

The next highest price in the in-calf section was £3,000 this was for a British Blue cross heifer from Messrs Bradley, Penny Grange, Settle which was bought by Messrs Ewbank, Middlemoor, Harrogate.

Messrs Bradley’s consignment of 14 In-calf heifers averaged £2134.29.

Messrs Eddon’s four in-calf heifers averaged £2783.33.

Topping the outfit section at £2,750 was a Limousin cross heifer with a Limousin Heifer calf at foot from Messrs Ousby, Bents Farm, Newbiggin- On-Lune which went locally to Messrs Beckwith, New Hall, Kirkby Stephen.

Leading Prices

Heifers in Calf – British Blue £4000, £2350 Whitethorns Farm; £3000, £2650, £2100, £2050 Penny Grange: Limousin £2650, £2500 (2) Penny Grange: Charolais £2000 Whitethorn Farm.

Heifers and Calves – Limousin £2750, £2550 Bents Farm; £2700 Stripes Farm; £2500 Low Oxnop Farm; £2500 Thornbush; £2450 Prospect Farm; £2300 Paradise Farm: British Blue £2700, £2050, £2000 Paradise Farm; £2300, £2000 Bents Farm: Blonde £2450 Paradise Farm.

Cows and Calves – Limousin £2000 Riddings Farm.