Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday where 40 head were forward.
Topping the sale at 170.5p/kg was a Limousin cross from Messrs Nelson, Rosgill Head which was bought by Mr H Birkbeck for JA Jewitt (Meat) Ltd, Spennymoor.
Messrs Nelson also topped at £1154.30 for another Limousin cross.
Trade followed the national trend of being easier, but an overall sale average of 115.6p/kg was achieved which is still very competitive on other current sales.
Per Head – Limousin £1154.30, £1045.17 Rosgill Head; £1091.55 Cotegill; £1012.44 Gaythorne Hall; £986.90 New Hall; £887.96 Low House; £873.27 Highfield Farm: British Blue £1079.24, £853.14 Tarn House; £1040.14 Carpool Farm; £1038.75 New Hall; £951.18 Friar House Farm: Saler £965.71 Bowderdale Head: Blonde £883.19 New Hall: Shorthorn £868.50 Langford Farm: Black & Whites £746.25, £698.15, £666.69 Eastfield Farm; £726.57 Lockholme Hall; £662.45, £658.13 Hollins View Farm.
Per Head – Limousin £1139.46 Rosgill Head.
Per Kilo – Limousin 170.5p, 169.5p Rosgill Head; 156.5p Highfield Farm; 149.5p Dona Close; 142.5p Cotegill; 140.5p Low House; 138.5p Gaythorne Hall; 136.5p New Hall: British Blue 138.5p New Hall; 138.5p Carpool Farm; 130.5p, 120.5p Tarn House; 124.5p Friar House Farm: Saler 134.5p Bowderdale Head: Blonde 129.5p New Hall: Charollais 119.5p Low Dubbs: Shorthorn 112.5p Langford Farm: Black & Whites 106.5p, 99.5p Eastfield Farm; 103.5p Lockholme Hall; 97.5p Hollins View Farm.
Per Kilo – Limousin 140.5p Rosgill Head.