Kirkby Stephen Sale of Cast & OTM Cattle

19th November 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday, when 31 were forward.

Topping the sale at £1688.45 and 189.5p/kg was a pure British Blue cow from Danny Atkinson, Waitby Farm, Kirkby Stephen, which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.

Dairy cows sold to £919.88 and 111.5p/kg for a six year old 825kg Holstein cow from Messrs Bainbridge, Bonnygate Farm, Soulby.

All classes of cast and OTM cattle were dearer than recent weeks, with an overall sale average of 107.71p/kg being achieved and 8 active buyers around the ring.

All classes of cows required for our Christmas prize show and sale on Monday the 3rd December.

Cast Cows
Per Head – Black & White £919.88 Bonnygate Farm; £771.29 Gill Gate: Dairy Shorthorn £800.73 Bonnygate Farm: Limousin £1254.21 Waitby Farm; £926.75 Park Lodge Farm; £909.38 Gatehouse Farm; £837.81 Thorney Gale: Montbelliarde £738.03 Knock Cross Farm: Simmental £890.01 Keld Farm; £729.41 Ellergill: British Blue £1688.45 Waitby Farm; £951.21 Thorney Gale; £919.98 Burton Hill.     

Cast Bull – Limousin £1062.99 Bridge End.

Cast Cows
Per Kilo – Black & White 95.50p (2) Langford Farm; 111.50p Bonnygate Farm; 110.50p Gill Gate: Dairy Shorthorn 108.50p Bonnygate: Belted Galloway 97.50p Heights Farm: Limousin 160.50p, 124.50p Thorney Gale; 145.50p Gatehouse; 145.50p Waitby Farm; 137.50p Lodge Farm: Montbelliarde 109.50p Knock Cross Farm: Simmental 139.50p Keld Farm; 104.50p Ellergill: British Blue 189.50p Waitby Farm; 135.50p Thorney Gale; 122.50p Burton Hill.

Cast Bull – Limousin 139.50p Bridge End.