Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM Cattle on Monday when 50 head were forward.
Topping the sale at £1285.58 was a 11 year old Limousin x cow from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside which was bought by Mr D Barker, Scarborough.
Topping at 169.5p/kg (£1235.66) was a 729kg Limousin cross cow from Messrs Weighell Foxton Livestock, Richmond which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
All classes and breeds of Cast Cows were a strong trade being sharper with an overall sale average of 111.49p/kg being achieved.
Per Head –
Limousin £1285.58 Terrys Farm; £1235.66 Fox Grove Farm; £1233.38, £1028.45 Abbey Park; £1078.92 Low Waterside Farm; £969.45 Swathburn; £960.08, £890.65 Gilts; £955.18 Thorney Gale; £941.22, £846.03 Helbeck Farm; £894.11 Dry Evers Farm; £848.45 Whitewall Farm: Simmental £929.96 Martindale Farm: British Blue £892.43 Green Farm; £825.83 Burton Hill: Black & White £876.96 Low Hall; £865.22 Swathburn; £857.89 The Buildings Farm; £847.55, £810.30 Wharton Hall; £820.08 Eastfield Farm: Beef Shorthorn £725.36 Helbeck Farm.
Per Kilo –
Limousin 169.5p Fox Grove Farm; 166.5p Low Waterside Farm; 162.5p, 153.5p Abbey Park; 152.5p Terrys Farm; 146.5p Thorney Gale; 140.5p Swathburn; 126.5p Brown Moor Farm; 125.5p Gilts; 124.5p Helbeck Farm: British Blue 133p Green Farm; 117.5p(2) Fell View; 117.5p Step Ends Farm: Black & White 126.5p, 109.5p Wharton Hall; 110.5p, 100.5p Swathburn; 101.5p Low Hall; 100.5p Eastfield Farm: Simmental 123.5p Martindale Farm: Beef Shorthorn 99.5p, 97.5p Helbeck Farm.