Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday.
Topping the sale at 191.5p/kg and £1351.99 was a British Blue cow from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top, Penrith.
All classes of Cast & OTM cattle were equally as dear as they have been and many more numbers are required and can be sold to a very competitive level.
Cast Cows – British Blue 191.5p Scar Top; 139.5p Step Ends Farm; 129.5p Newsham Grange: Limousin 180.5p, 177.5p Low Oxnop Farm; 171.5p Dry Howe; 153.5 Pikestone Farm: Black & White 128.5p, 119.5p Helm Farm; 127.5p, 123.5 Townfoot; 123.5p, 119.5p Low Rutter; 123.5p, 117.5p Gill Gate.
Cast Cows – British Blue £1351.99 Scar Top; £871.88 Step Ends Farm; £844.34 Newsham Grange: Limousin £1033.05, £989.14 Low Oxnop Farm; £946.68 Dry Howe: Black & White £1024.15, £805.43 Helm Farm; £1001.59 Gill Gate; £975.38, £949.72 Townfoot.
Cast Bull – Limousin £1035.69 Dry Howe.