Kirkby Stephen Store Cattle Sale

11th January 2021

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held the annual January Prize Sale of Store Cattle when a catalogued entry of 561 were on offer.

Topping the sale at £3000 was a 9 month old pure British Blue heifer from Messrs Pedley, Oaktree Farm, Barbon which was bought by Mr G Cropper, Mill House Farm, Long Preston.

Steers topped at £1525 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside which was bought by D. Barker, Scarborough.

A Limousin cross heifers from Terrys Farm sold for £2020 to Messrs Jones, Brecon.

Next selling for £2000 was a British Blue cross heifer from Messrs Harryman, Keskadale Farm, Keswick which sold to Messrs O’Kane, Ballaymena.

Another Limousin cross heifer from Keskadale sold for £1720 to Messrs Huck, Austwick.

Messer Smithson, Bloan Farm, Brough Sowerby sold a Limousin cross steer to make £1485 selling to D. Barker.

Nothing more can be said with a heifer average of £1156.49 and up £150.45 on the year and a steer average of £1127.50 up £114 on the year speaks for itself, with all classes and ages of store cattle from 6 month old smart continental cross bred types to 20 month old Dairy bred and Black & White steers were a truly outstanding trade from start to finish.

120 cattle and over a quarter of the sale sold between £1200-£3000

Young smart bred continental cross cattle were in extreme demand, with 10 month old Limousin cross heifers making £1385 and 8 month old Limousin cross heifers selling for £1255 from Messrs Thompson, East Unthank, Halthwhistle.

Messrs Maughan, Asby Mill, Great Asby sold 7 month old British Blue cross steers to make £1145.

Holstein steers sold to £1135 from Messrs Birkbeck, Castle Hill, Soulby.

Black & White steers averaged £1025.

The sale was kindly sponsored by I’Anson Bros.

Leading Averages (4 or more Cattle)

5          @        £1394.             Thwaites Farm
15        @        £1372.33         Terrys Farm
11        @        £1355.91         Oaktree Farm
13        @        £1318.08         Keskadale Farm
5          @        £1303              Bleathgill
5          @        £1302              Green Farm (Hodgson)
20        @        £1286.50         Greenriggs
4          @        £1271.25         Hebblethwaite Hall Farm
5          @        £1267              East Unthank
6          @        £1245              Gamswell Farm
20        @        £1235.56         Castle Hill
4          @        £1220              High Stennerskeugh
17        @        £1191.18         Gaythorne Hall
18        @        £1151.39         Rosgill Head
4          @        £1136.25         Sandwath
4          @        £1130              Green Farm(Atkinson)
9          @        £1127.22         Brackenslack

Leading Prices

Heifers

British Blue £3000, £1200, £1115 Oaktree Farm; £2000, £1420, £1305 Keskadale Farm; £1650, £1400, £1305, £1225, £1165 Greenriggs; £1500, £1345 Castle Hill; £1445, £1300, £1155 Hebblethwaite Hall Farm; £1315 Brennand Farm; £1285 The Springs; £1145 South View: Limousin £2020, £1450, £1425, £1375, £1305, £1300(2), £1155 Terrys Farm; £1720, £1285, £1200(3), £1175, £1145(2), £1105 Keskadale Farm; £1450 Castle Hill; £1445, £1425, £1405, £1325(2), £1265(2), £1215, £1165, £1145 Greenriggs; £1400 Easegill Head; £1385, £1285(2), £1255, £1125 East Unthank Farm; £1375(2), £1355 Rosgill Head; £1315, £1300 Green Farm (Hodgson); £1300, £1100 Brennand Farm; £1300, £1200 Bleathgill; £1275 Prospect Farm; £1225, £1185, £1125 Gaythorne Hall; £1225 Bents Farm; £1215 High Stennerskeugh; £1215 Brackenslack; £1185 Hebblethwaite Hall Farm; £1185, £1175 Sandwath Farm; £1185, £1175 Green Farm (Atkinson); £1145(2), £1100(2) Sproat Ghyll; £1175 Gamswell Farm; £1100(4) Hill Park Farm: Aberdeen Angus £1035 Wharton Hall: Stabilizer £985 Wharton Hall: 

Steers

Limousin £1485, £1205 Bloan Farm; £1475, £1375, £1365 Musgrave House; £1475 Easegill Head; £1465, £1325 High Stennerskeugh; £1445 Decklyn; £1435, £1355, £1225 Bleathgill; £1415(2), £1400, £1385, £1355 Thwaite Farm; £1385, £1275, £1350 Green Farm(Hodgson); £1375, £1305(3), £1200(2), £1185, £1135 Castle Hill; £1355 Oaktree Farm; £1345(2), £1300(2), £1255, £1185 Terrys Farm; £1325, £1265, £1235 (3), £1225, £1205, £1200, £1145, £1135(2) Gaythorne Hall; £1325(2), £1275, £1235, £1135 Gamswell Farm; £1255, £1165(2), £1115 High Green Farm; £1205, £1185, £1165(2) Green Farm (Atkinson); £1200(2), £1135, £1135(6), £1100 Rosgill Head; £1185, £1175, £1155, £1135 Sproat Ghyll; £1135 Hill Park Farm; £1200(2); £1185 (2) Brackenslack; £1135(3) Prospeck Farm; £1235(2), £1225, £1145 Greenriggs; £1100(2) Low Bank House; £1100 Sandwath Farm: British Blue £1525 Terrys Farm; £1465, £1285(2) Oaktree Farm; £1225, £1135 South View; £1205 The Springs; £1185(3), £1145 Castle Hill; £1165 Greenriggs; £1145(3) Asby Mill; £1145 Wharton Hall; £1135(2) South View; £1135 Stephens Farm; £1100 Low Bank House: Charollais £1235 Keskadale Farm: Beef Shorthorn £1165 Row End Farm; £1165, £1085(2) Oakbank Farm: Black & White £1135 Castle Hill; £1105, £945(4) Wharton Hall; £1035 Brackenslack: Stabilizer £1085(4) Wharton Hall: Aberdeen Angus £1055(3) Wharton Hall: Fleckvieh £945 South View.