Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their opening sale of 2018 for Cast & OTM cattle where a fantastic entry of 90 head were forward.
Topping the sale at 207.5p/kg and £1504.38 was a Limousin cross cow from Far Close Farm, Appleby-In-Westmorland which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
Topping the Dairy cows at £1189.74 was a 8 year old black and white cow from Messrs Bousfield, Blades Field Farm, Barnard Castle.
All classes of cast and OTM cattle were a flying trade with an overall sale average of 124.17p/kg being achieved for 90 head sold.
Per Head – Limousin £1504.38 Far Close; £1401.94 Argill House; £1333.13 Asby Hall; £1103.98 Low Bank House; £1034.29, £950.52 Whygill Head; £999.90 South House (Cockburn); £941.49 Gaythorne Hall; £928.68 Pallet Hill Barn: British Blue £1275.75 Gaythorne Hall; £1199.95 Low Bank House; £1097.07, £1061.21 Asby Hall; £1062.64 Bleathgill; £974.99 Newsham Grange; £934.76 Thorney Gale; £932.58 Argill House: Black and White £1189.74, £958.87 Blades Field Farm; £1126.32, £914.90, £818.90 Wharton Hall; £1093.95 South House (Cockburn): Aberdeen Angus £1,014.41 Bank Head: Montbelliarde £1067.05 Knock Cross Farm; £986.04 South View (Marston): Simmental £1040.15 High Griseburn; £1035.16, £925.16 Newsham Grange.
Per Head – Limousin £1488.76 Whygill Head; £1040.88 Ellergill.
Per Kilo – Limousin 207.5p Far Close; 189.5p, 163.5p, 148.5p Pallet Hill Farm; 187.5p Asby Hall Mews; 183.5p Argill House; 158.5p Gaythorne Hall; 154.5p Gamswell Farm; 146.5p Whygill Head; 144.5p Low Bank House; 143.5p Stoneriggs: British Blue 161.5p Low Bank House; 157.5p Gaythorne Hall; 156.5p Bleathgill; 155.5p Newsham Grange; 154.5p Whygill Head; 151.5p, 142.5p Thorney Gale; 148.5p Argill House; 145.5p Asby Hall: Simmental 159.5p, 133.5p Newsham Grange; 146.5p High Griseburn: Montbelliarde 150.5p Knock Cross Farm; 148.5p South View (Marston): Aberdeen Angus 140.5p Bank Head: Black and White 140.5p, 119.5p Hollins View Farm; 127.5p South House (Cockburn); 126.5p, 125.5p Hollins View Farm;123.5p, 121.5p, 115.5p, 114.5p Wharton Hall; 117.5p Bonnygate Farm; 114.5p Stripes Farm; 113.5p High Griseburn: Charollais 135.5p Bank Head: Ayrshire 117.5p, 113.5p Bonnygate Farm.
Per Kilo – Limousin 204.5p Whygill Head; 137.5p Ellergill.
Per Kilo – Belted Galloway 138.5p, 137.5p Scar Sykes Farm.