Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday where 35 were forward.
Topping the sale at £1278.04 and 179.5p/kg was a British Blue cow from Messrs Atkinson, Waitby Farm, Kirkby Stephen.
All classes were still a fantastic trade with good meated cows being in particular demand and many more can be sold well!
Per Head – British Blue £1278.04 Waitby Farm; £1146.65 Low Bank House; £1144.13 Waterhouses; £1065.63 New House; £972.49 Smardale Mill: Limousin £1232.79 Waterhouses; £1124.55 Waitby Farm; £1074.45 Sandwath Farm; £994.15, £900.98 Low Bank House: Beef Shorthorn £1204.34 Eastfield Farm: Black & Whites £1070.45, £810.41 Waitby Farm; £953.81, £854.75 Gill Gate; £940.62, £916.86, £808.40 Wharton Hall; £838.68 Eastfield Farm.
Per Kilo – British Blue 179.5p Waitby Farm; 169.5p Waterhouses; 161.5p Low Bank House; 144.5p Smardale Mill; 137.5p New House: Limousin 168.5p, 146.5p Low Bank House; 163.5p Waterhouses; 142.5p Sandwath Farm: Black & Whites 149.5p, 131.5p Gill Gate; 135.5p, 121.5p Waitby Farm; 129.5p, 128.5p Wharton Hall; 120.5p Eastfield Farm: Beef Shorthorn 148.5p Eastfield Farm: Ayrshire 119.5p Bonnygate Farm.