Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday where 44 head were forward.
Topping the sale at £1773.31 was a cast Charolais Bull from Mr G Slack, Heather Bank which was bought by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
Topping at 185.5p/kg was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm, Austwick which was also bought by Owain Llyr.
All classes of cast & OTM’s were a flying trade from start to finish, with the best end of Continental cross cows regularly selling between 165 – 185p/kg.
Many more cows could currently be easily sold to great advantage.
Per Head – Charolais £1773.31 Heather Bank: Beef Shorthorn £1437.04 Pikestone.
Per Head – Limousin £1331.89, £1112.02, £1184.32 Sowerthwaite Farm; £1299.04 Stoneriggs; £1211.03 Crosby Lodge; £1163.50 Gaythorne Hall; £1117.01 Asby Hall; £1110.40 Gilts; £1079.70, £907.13 Smardale Hall; £988.88 Oaktree Farm; £976.47 Musgrave House: British Blue £1243.53 Gaythorne Hall; £1197.14 Asby Hall; £958.21 Oaktree Farm: Black & Whites £856.56 Bonnygate Farm; £918.50 Beckstones: Beef Shorthorn £812.21 Helbeck Farm.
Per Kilo – Limousin 185.5p, 176.5p, 164.5p Sowerthwaite Farm; 176.5p, 159.5p Stoneriggs; 174.5p Crosby Lodge; 173.5p Gilts; 169.5p Asby Hall; 162.5p Gaythorne Hall; 148.5p, 147.5p (2) Smardale Hall; 146.5p Oaktree Farm: British Blue 168.5p Gaythorne Hall; 166.5p Asby Hall; 140.5p Oaktree Farm: Beef Shorthorn 143.5p Helbeck Farm: Black & Whites 137.5p, 112.5p Beckstones; 124.5p Bonnygate Farm; 115.5p Langford Farm: Angus 133.5p Low House: Lincoln Red 120.5p Keld Farm.
Per Kilo – Charolais 164.5p Heather Bank: Beef Shorthorn 126.5p Pikestone.
Steers – Limousin £1235, £1155 Oaktree Farm: British Blue £1215, £1185 Oaktree.