OTM Cattle 191222
On Monday Penrith & District Farmers Mart held their fortnightly sale of 28 OTM cattle. This our last OTM sale of 2022.
A strong trade was witnessed for all classes, topping at 241.5p/kg (£1808.64) for a young Charolais cow, weighing 768kg from Messrs IS & CA Mounsey, Town Head, purchased by Mr Bowes. This run of Continental X dairy-bred cows averaged 214p/kg.
Dairy cows hit a bonanza of a trade, with the sale topping at £1808.64 (169.5p/kg) for a nine-year-old Holstein weighing 1063kg - straight out of the parlour, from Messrs H & EM Hunter & Son, Berrier, bought by Mr L Fell.
Holstein Friesian parlour cows in the TB exempt section averaged 171.5p/kg, topping at £1347.99. Dairy Shorthorn cows out of the parlour topped at 175.5p/kg (£1198.67) From Mrs S Armstrong & Sons, Moorriggs.
Our next fortnightly sale of OTM cattle will be held on Monday 16th January 2023. This day also includes our January Bonanza sale of store cattle of all classes, entries for the store cattle sale close on Monday 9th January.
Cast Cows p/kg
British Blue - 241.5, 237.5 Town Head (Mounsey)
Charolais - 235.5, 197.5 Town Head (Mounsey)
Limousin - 185.5 Clea Mire
Dairy Shorthorn - 175.5 Moorriggs
Black & White - 171.5, 151.5 Mount Clifton; 169.5, 152.5 Cape Farm; 165.5 Lamonby Hall; 161.5, 159.5 (2) Townhead Farm (Sowerby)
Cast Cows £/head
Charolais - £1808.64, £1443.73 Town Head (Mounsey)
Black & White - £1801.79, £1120.88 Cape Farm; £1467.40, £1271.22, £1230.63 Townhead Farm (Sowerby); £1347.99, £1030.20, £1021.68 Mount Clifton; £1135.33, £1031.96 Lamonby Hall; £1011.85, £979.89 Low Moor Dyke; £995.22 Blands Farm; £965.25 Melmerby Mill
British Blue - £1514.21, £1396.50, £1332.27 Town Head (Mounsey)
Limousin - £1324.48 Clea Mire
Dairy Shorthorn - £1198.67 Moorriggs
Jersey - £741.28 Melmerby Mill