Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday.
Topping the sale at £1058.42 was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Wharton, Highfield Farm, Appleby which was bought by Messrs Roberts, Wales.
Topping at 155.5p/kg was a British Blue cross cow from Messrs Brown, Asby Hall, Great Asby.
Trade for all classes was still very strong with an overall sale average of 124.85p/kg being achieved. Many more cows can easily be sold to a full ringside of buyers every fortnight.
Per Kilo – Cast Cows British Blue 155.5p Asby Hall; 133.5p Greenriggs; 126.5p Highfield Farm: Limousin 141.5p, 129.5p Asby Hall; 141.5p Highfield Farm; 126.5p New Lodge: Black & White 118.5p Langford Farm; 117.5p, 114.5p Eastfield Farm.
Per Head – Limousin £1058.42 Highfield Farm; £945.22, £808.08 Asby Hall; £822.25 New Lodge: British Blue £956.33 Asby Hall; £918.48, £918.23 Greenriggs; £878.96 Hayberries; £852.61 Highfield Farm: Black & White £920.03, £810.66 Eastfield Farm.