Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their Opening sale of the new year of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday when 86 head were forward.
Topping the sale at £1221.20 was a 688kg Limousin cross cow which made 177.5p/kg selling to JA Jewitt, Spennymoor.
Holstein Friesian cows topped at £1122.10 for a seven year old cow weighing 916kg and making 122.5p/kg.
Topping at 199.5p/kg was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Whitehead, Hole House, Sedbergh. Which was bought by D Barker, Scarborough topping the dairy section at 151.5p/kg was a 35 month sold Holstein Friesian cow from Messrs Clarke, Stripes Farm, Waitby.
Also making 133.5p/kg was a five year old Black & white cow from Messrs Beck, Townfoot, Langdale
Trade for all classes of Cast & OTM cattle was as dear as seen for some time with an overall sale average of 132.08p/kg and £903.94 for 86 head being achieved.
11 active buyers were operating round the ringside here at Kirkby Stephen.
Per Head – Limousin £1221.20 Abbey Park; £1169.07, £1088.07 New Hall; £1165.96 Smardale Mill; £1159.73 Ghyll Bank; £1133.62 Asby Hall; £1089.85 Argill House; £1059.38 Dry Howe; £1051.20 Woodfoot; £1040.25 Ash Garth; £1037.22 Terrys Farm; £1022.39 Cotegill; £1013.14 Bleathgill; £1005.48 Hole House: British Blue £1143.42, £1133.73 Asby Hall; £1121.18 Ghyll Bank; £1120.54, £1047.68 Rigg Farm; £1093.68, £1045.42 Greenriggs; £1008.75 Stoneriggs: Simmental £1137.65, £1078.11, £1066.05 Thorney Gale; £966.12 High Griseburn: Black & White £1122.10 Kaber Fold; £1088.64, 1076.78, £1018.64, £939.71, £908.20 Wharton Hall; £1037.40, £978.56, £920.97 Townfoot; £946.88 Stripes Farm; £914.15 Blades Field Farm: Charolais £1080.11 Stoneriggs: Blonde £1039.97 Bents Farm; £902.63 New Hall: Aberdeen Angus £860.40 Greenriggs; £829.55 Littlebeck Farm: Dairy Shorthorn £798.26, £776.65 Bonnygate Farm.
Per Head – Limousin £1081.70 Argill House.
Per Kilo – Limousin 199.5p Hole House; 182.5p Woodfoot; 182.5p Ash Garth; 177.5p Abbey Park; 175.5p Stoneriggs; 171.5p Asby Hall; 169.5p Asby Grange; 164.5p Dry Howe; 164.5p Ghyll Bank; 153.5p Argill House; 146.5p, 145.5p New Hall; 146.5p Terrys Farm; 141.5p Bleathgill; 141.5p Smardale Mill: Charolais 188.5p Stoneriggs: Simmental 186.5p, 181.5p, 172.5p Thorney Gale; 137.5p Stoneriggs: British Blue 179.5p, 161.5p Asby Hall; 156.5p, 152.5p Rigg Farm; 148.5p Ghyll Bank; 146.5p Woodfoot; 139.5p Greenriggs; 136.5p Argill House; 134.5p Stoneriggs: Black & White 151.5p Stripes Farm; 133.5p, 123.5p, 121.5p Townfoot; 127.5p, 123.5p, 122.5p, 121.5p Wharton Hall; 122.5p Kaber Fold: Blonde 133.5p Bents Farm: Dairy Shorthorn 122.5p, 119.5p Bonnygate Farm: Aberdeen Angus 119.5p Greenriggs; 117.5p Littlebeck.
Per Kilo – Limousin 186.5p Argill House.