Middleton Sale of Store Cattle

15th January 2019

On Tuesday 15th January Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their opening sale of Store Cattle at Middleton-In-Teesdale Mart.

An entry of 80 quality stores were forward and met with a fantastic trade throughout.

Most cattle forward were aged between 6 to 8 months and a sensational average of £900 was achieved in what was one of the best sales recently seen.

Topping the sale was a Limousin bullock from Mr J R Dalton, South Wellhope for a total of £975.  With the bidding being brisk bullocks were regularly away at £920 & £950.

Topping the heifers was again a Limousin, this time from Messrs Addison, Hayberries selling for the price of £945.  A good day was had at Middleton and for all entries for our February sale, please contact Kay.

Leading Prices

Steers – Limousin £975 South Wellhope; £960 (2), £915, £900 (2) Laneside; £940, £930, £910 Force Garth; £940, £920 Wythes Hill; £915 (2) East Friar House Farm; £910 Rigg Farm; £895 Hayberries: British Blue £900 New House.

Heifers – Limousin £945, £905, £860 Hayberries; £935, £910 Force Garth; £920, £910 (2), £870 Parrick House; £880 Pallet Crag Farm; £865 (2) South Wellhope; £860 Friar House Farm: British Blue £900 Rigg Farm; £870 Parrick House Farm.