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Date: 09 November 2021 | Primestock

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Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

Kirkby Stephen, Faraday Road, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QL

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of Prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 5,007 sheep were forward which is the biggest entry of sheep so far this season, consisting of 3,829 prime lambs, 871 cast sheep and 307 store lambs.

Topping the sale at £180 was a 51kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Armstrong, Moor Riggs, Penrith which was bought by West Scottish Lamb.

Topping at 406.4p/kg were a pen of nine 39kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £158.50, and were consigned by Messrs Burbridge, Stamford.

Next selling at £174 were a pen of three 55kg Dutch Texel cross lambs which were shown by Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside and were purchased by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Messrs Burbridge, Stamford also sold a pen of 44kg Beltex cross lambs to make £173 (393.2p/kg), another pen of eighteen 38kg lambs from this home sold to make £146.50 (385.5p/kg)

Messrs Birkbeck, Castle Hill, Soulby sold a pen of four 41kg Beltex cross lambs to make £164.50 and 401.2p/kg.

Messrs Dodd, Skylin sold 40kg Beltex cross lambs to make £160 (400p/kg)

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold 53kg Beltex cross lambs to make £170 selling to Romford Halal Meats, Essex.

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Richmond sold a pen of sixteen 45kg lambs to make £160.50 selling to M. Bowe.

A SQQ average of 285p/kg and an overall sale average of 279p/kg was achieved for 3829 lambs with this including over 950 Mule and horned lambs!

713 Beltex cross lambs sold to average a whopping £140.08 and 330p/kg.

20 pens and 65 lambs sold between £160-£180

64 pens and 251 lambs sold between £150-£180

134 pens and 605 lambs sold between £140-£180

37 pens and 189 lambs sold between 350-406p/kg

91 pens and 483 lambs sold between 320-406p/kg

Most classes of prime lambs were the dearest they’ve been witnessed so far this season.

Cast sheep topped at £206 for a pen of three Texel cross ewes from Messrs Guy, Fountain Head, Barnard Castle purchased by Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Mule ewes topped at £120 for Messrs Robson, Malton.

Leading Lamb Consignments
No.          Weight    p/kg        Head         From
12    @    46.5kg    344p       £160.25    S Armstrong & Sons, Moor Riggs
20    @    43.6kg    352.8p    £154.00    DJ&S Atkinson, Abbey Park
19    @    45.4kg    338.1p    £153.79    MTP&SD Wills, Fawcett Park
11    @    50.8kg    292.2p    £148.50    G Sowerby, Terrys Farm
41    @    43.3kg    339.3p    £147.16    F&MP Allinson & Son
92    @    49.8kg    294.9p    £146.96    GW Lee & Sons, Carkin Moor Farm
43    @    55.5kg    264.2p    £146.72    G Wilson, Bankdale
17    @    45.7kg    320.3p    £146.62    S&C Gill, Bowes Cross Farm
14    @    48.1kg    301.7p    £145.29    Ellis Bros, Cragg House Farm
137  @    45.1kg    317.2p    £143.25    E&EM Fairburn, Marrisforth
20    @    45kg       317.8p    £143.20    D Dinsdale, Carpool
20    @    41.3kg    345.2p    £142.58    W Hughes & Sons, Dona Close
13    @    44.6kg    318.2p    £142.00    M/s Somerville, Lansmere
56    @    39.1kg    362.3p    £141.76    JF Burbridge & Sons, Park Farm

Leading Prices –

Spring Lambs –

Price Per Head –

Beltex £180, £165.50, £164.50 Moor Riggs; £173, £158.50, £146.50 Park Farm; £170, £158.50, £154, £153, £150, £146 Carkin Moor Farm; £168, £154.50, £146.50(2) Bowes Cross Farm; £167, £164.50, £158.50 Castle Hill; £165.50, £156, £152.50, £150, £149, £148.50 Fawcett Park Farm; £165 Stripes Farm; £160.50, £154.50, £146 Marriforth; £160.50(2), £160 Skylin; £160, £157.50, £150.50, £147.50 Wood Farm; £160, £151.50, £150.50, £149.50, £148.50(2) West Briscoe £158.50, £148.50, £147.50 Searchlight Farm; £157.50 Old Mill Flatt; £156, £151.50 Wharton Hall; £154.50 Ladying Farm; £153.50, £145.50 Lansmere;

£153 Crass House; £152 Carpool(Dinsdale); £150.50 Pinfold House; £150 Fair View; £150 Allergill Cottage; £149.50 Windygate;

£149.50 Ascot House; £148.50 Starrah; £148.50 Black Syke; £147.50(2) Hall Farm House; £146.50 Westfield House Farm; £146 Orchard Farm; £145 Dona Close: Dutch Texel £174 Terrys Farm: Blue Texel £166.50 Park Farm: Texel £161 Ladying Farm; £160.50, £150.50 Abbey Park; £158, £156, £150, £147, £143 Bankdale Farm; £156, £153, £152, £150, £144 Carkin Moor Farm; £155.50 School Farm;  £155, £149, £142(2) Newstead Grange; £154, £150 Lansmere; £152 Terrys Farm; £151, £144, £142 Cragg House Farm; £150 Stoneriggs; £150 Battle Hill Farm; £149 West End Farm; £149 Marriforth; £147 Villa Farm; £147 High Toft Hill Farm; £147 Breaks Hall; £147 Asby Grange; £146, £143.50 Westfield House Farm; £146 Skirwith Hall; £145 Town End Farm; £145 Porthy Green; £145 Green Farm; £144, £141 Woodbine House; £144, £140 Haithwaite; £142 Moor Riggs; £141 Starrah; £140 Old Mill Flatt; £140 Allergill Cottage: Charollais £151 Carkin Moor Farm; £141 Castle Hill; £136.50 Orchard Farm: Dutch Spotted £150, £148 Allergill Cottage: Suffolk £139, £134 Terrys Farm; £135, £129 Black Syke; £134.50 Clockeld; £130 Etherley House; £130 Wood Farm; £127 Hundith House; £125 Westfield House; £125 Bridge End Farm; £124 Villa Farm; £122.50 New Hummerbecks Farm; £121.50 Fell View; £120 Martindale: Cheviot £135, £117.50 Amersber Cottage; £115 Orchard Farm: Mule £128.50, £122 Villa Farm; £128 Hundith House; £128 Woodbine House; £127 Croft House Farm; £124 Pinfold House; £123 Newsham Grange; £123 Wood Farm; £122.50 Keisley Farm; £122.50 Park House Farm(Metcalf); £122 Starrah; £122 Ashgill Farm; £121 Park House Farm(Hodgson); £120 Asby Grange; £120 Ascot House; £120 Leekworth Gardens; £120 Stoneriggs: Ryeland £115.50 Buckles Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £115.50 Park House Farm: Scotch Blackface £111, £100 Lane Side: Swaledale £108.50, £100 Allergill Cottage; £96 High Birk Hatt; £95 Laneside; £92 Buddle House: Rough £90.50 Waterhouses.

Price Per Kilo-

Beltex   406.4p, 393.2p, 385.5p, 352.6p Park Farm; 401.2p, 377.4p, 371.1p Castle Hill; 400p, 373.3p, 364.8p Skylin; 390.7p Bowes Cross Farm; 388.2p, 380p, 356.9p, 352.4p Hall Farm House; 376.1p, 365.6p, 352.9p Moor Riggs; 368.6p, 351.2p Searchlight Farm; 367.8p, 354.7p Fawcett Park Farm; 364.6p, 353.6p West Briscoe; 364.6p Windygate; 363.2p Smardale Mill; 362.2p Starrah; 361.3p Dona Close; 357.3p Westfield House Farm; 356.7p Marriforth; 353.6p Black Syke; 352.9p Buddle House; 350p Wood Farm; 350p Pinfold House; 350p Carkin Moor Farm: Blue Texel 378.4p Park Farm; 315.8p Clockeld: Texel 373.3p, 342p Abbey Park; 343p Breaks Hall; 338p School Farm; 333.3p Stoneriggs; 329.8p Wharton Hall; 329.5p Town End Farm; 324.5p Terrys Farm; 323.9p Cragg House Farm; 321.9p, 320.7p Lansmere; 316.7p Ormathwaite Farm; 314.8p Old Mill Flatt; 313.8p Asby Grange; 313.5p Park Farm(Burbridge); 311p Scar Top; 310.7p Searchlight: Suffolk 320.2p Clockeld; 284.9p New Hummerbecks Farm; 283.7p Terrys Farm; 282.6p Wood Farm; 276.6p Etherley House; 274.5p Black Syke: Dutch Texel 316.4p Terrys Farm: Charollais 303.3p Orchard Farm; 282p Castle Hill; 272.8p Hall Farm House: Dutch Spotted 270p Allergill Cottage: Mule 265.9p Ashgill Farm; 265.9p Bridge End Farm; 264.8p Wiske Moor; 264.8p Newgate; 262.2p High Stennerskeugh; 260.9p Stoneriggs; 260.6p Keisley Farm; 260p Thorney Gale: Ryeland 262.5p Buckles Farm: Cheviot 261.1p Amersber Cottage; 257p Skylin;252.6p, 250p Battle Hill Farm; 250p Orchard Farm: Swaledale 233.3p West End Farm; 230p Buddle House; 226.4p Claylands Farm; 23.3p High Birk Hatt; 222.2p Allergill Cottage: Jacob 229p Auchentoul: Scotch Blackface 222.2p Laneside: Rough 210.5p Waterhouses.

Cast Ewes –

Texel £206 Fountain Head; £178 High Street; £160 High Toft Hill Farm; £145 Porthy Green; £143.50 Bankdale Farm; £140.50 Etherley House; £136 Carpool; £135.50 Newsham Grange; 131.50 Forest Farm; £130.50 Park House Farm(Metcalf): Suffolk £120 Brow Top Farm: Mule £120, £110 Newstead Grange; £104 Carpool Farm; £102 (Charity); £101.50 Brow Top Farm; £100 Dousgill Farm; £100 Waters Farm: Beltex £110.50 Buddle House: Cheviot £101, £96 Netherplace Farm; £88.50 Bents Farm; £84.50 Buckles Farm: Swaledale £72.50 Prospect Farm Cottage; £72 High Stennerskeugh; £70 Dousgill Farm; £70 West End Farm; £67.50 Bowderdale Head; £66.50 Sanders Close; £66 Keisley Farm; £65.50 West Briscoe: Jacob £62.50 Auchentoul: Herdwick £61.50 Swale Cottage.

Cast Rams

Zwartble £140 Green Farm: Cheviot £140 Middle Bank End Farm; £136 Rathvale Farm; £122.50 Battle Hill Farm: Texel £138.50 High Toft Hill Farm; £136 East Mellwaters Farm; £124.50 Villa Farm; £120 School Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £136.50 Hartley Castle; £130 Sanders Close: Rough £95.50 Raven Cottage: Swaledale £94.50 Claylands; £90.50 Buddle House; £83.50(2) Red House; £82.50 Stanhope Gate Farm: Herdwick £80.50 Sanders Close.