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Date: 22 December 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 fortnightly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 3,708 sheep were forward consisting of 2936 prime lambs and 772 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £179 were a pen of nine 44kg Beltex cross lambs which made 406.8p/kg from Messrs Simpson, Highscale Farm, Wigglesworth.

Also topping at 415.10p/kg were a pen of ten 43kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £178.50 also from Highscale Farm, with another pen if nine 42kg lambs making £172 (409.5p/kg) also from this home.

The consignment of 54 lambs from Highscale Farm sold to average 43.5kg £171.41 (393.8p/kg)
Texel cross lambs topped at £176.50 for a 60kg lamb from Messrs Reed, Lands Farm, Bishop Auckland.
Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm sold a pen of 42kg Beltex cross lambs to make £169 (402.4p/kg).
Messrs Platt made the journey up from Cheshire and went home well rewarded selling a pen of thirty 40kg Beltex cross lambs to make £160.50 (401.3p/kg) this consisting of 220 well bred lambs sold to average 41.5kg £153.08 (369p/kg)
Messrs Elliot, Espland House, Penrith sold a pen of 45kg lambs to make £172.50.
Messrs Richardson, Low Garth sold a pen of twenty-six 43kg Texel cross Mule lambs to make £133.50 (310.5p/kg).
Mule lambs topped at £147 for a pen of ten 55kg lambs from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Workington.
Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton sold a pen of twelve Mules weighing 53kg to make £140.50.
Mules also topped at 278.4p/kg for a pen of twenty 44kg lambs which made £122.50 from Messrs Hayton, Asby Grange, Great Asby.
Messrs Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale sold a pen of twenty-four 46kg Mules to make £124.50 (270.7p/kg)
Both Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm and Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth sold pens of 20 and 21 Mules to make £134.
Swaledale lambs topped at 282.1p/kg for a pen of sixteen 39kg which made £110 from Messrs Hunter & Whitehead, Richmond.
Messrs Rutter, Green Gill Farm, Barnard Castle sold a pen of twenty-one 40kg Swaledale lambs to make £100.50 (251.3p/kg).

On a week when other platforms of marketing prime sheep reduced their prices substantially the live market here at Kirkby Stephen once again massively exceeded all expectations with an SQQ average of 310.16p/kg and an overall sale average of 302.22p/kg and £130.76 per head for 2936 lambs being achieved!

47 pens and 206 lambs sold between £160-£179
100 pens and 488 lambs sold between £150-£179
58 pens and 435 lambs sold between 350-415p/kg
765 Beltex cross lambs sold to average £150.09 & 358p/kg

Cast sheep sold to a flying trade for all classes once again topping at £222 for a Texel cross ewe from Messrs Reed, Lands Farm, Bishop Auckland.
English Mule ewes topped at £126.50 from Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon.
Messrs Clarke, Stripes Farm sold a pen of thirteen English Mule ewes to make £125.
All classes of prime lambs and cast sheep are required for next Tuesdays sale which is to be as normal.
 

Everyone here at Harrison & Hetherington Kirkby Stephen would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year!

Leading Lamb Averages

No.

 

Weight

p/kg

Head

From

54

@

43.5kg

393.8p

£171.41

P Simpson, Wigglesworth

6

@

51.3kg

328.9p

£168.83

P Elliott, Newton Reigny

11

@

45.3kg

362.1p

£164.27

MH Elliott, Newton Reigny

49

@

45kg

343.1p

£154.42

W&J&I Dinsdale, Morland

7

@

52kg

295.1p

£153.50

HE Fairburn, Ripon

12

@

44.7kg

342.2p

£153.17

G Sowerby, Ormside

220

@

41.5kg

369p

£153.08

GW&MA Platt, Cheshire

10

@

48.2kg

313.6p

£151.20

TAJ Sayer, Hackthorpe

35

@

47.1kg

316.9p

£149.51

M/s Sayer, Hackthorpe

29

@

46.3kg

320.8p

£148.59

TW Hunter, Annan

10

@

41kg

360.6p

£147.85

GR & G Brass, Soulby

20

@

45kg

324.2p

£146.58

DW&DM Elliott, Mungrisdale

25

@

46.1kg

316p

£145.88

HW & Birkbeck, Soulby

Leading Prices –  Prime Lambs

Price Per kilo –  Beltex £179, £178.50, £172, £170, £157.50 Highscale  Farm; £172.50, £166 Espland House; £170.50, £167.50, £163.50, £161, £160.50(2), £157.50, £157(2), £153.50 Far Whittles Farm; £170, £169, £165 Fawcett Park Farm; £170, £166, £165, £158.50, £155.50 Marriforth; £170, £165.50, £161 Espland House; £170, £165(2), £159.50, £153, £152.50 High Field; £169, £159.50, £152.50 Castle Hill; £167 Stoneriggs; £164, £153 Low Garth; £162, £161(2), £158.50 Town End Farm; £161, £160, £157, £156, £155 Upper Brydekirk; £160.50 Bridge End Farm; £160, £150 New Hall; £159, £155, £152.50, £151 Steeley Farm; £158.50, £155, £153.50 Hall Farm House; £158.50 Whiteley Hey Farm; £156 Low Bank House; £154.50 Bank House; £153.50 Bolton Road; £152.00 Yore House; £151.50 Terrys Farm; £151.50 Stubsgill Farm; £151.50 Old Mill Flatt; £150.50, £150 Green Farm: Texel £176.50 Lands Farm; £168 Espland House; £166.50 Highscale Farm; £166.50 Haber; £165, £150 Bank House; £164.50, £159, £152, £150, £146.50, £146, £144.50 Farm Hackthorpe; £162.50, £154.50, £149.50 Steeley Farm; £162, £150.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £161 Kirkland Fold; £160 Yore House; £158.50 Briggle Farm; £157.50, £155.50 Whiteley Hey Farm; £155 Wharton Hall; £154.50, £148.50 Old Mill Flatt; £153.50 Buddle House Farm; £150, £148.50(2) Stubsgill Farm; £150 Battle Hill Farm; £147.50 Clarks Farm; £146.50 Far Whittles Farm; £145.50, £144.50 Hall Farm House; £145.50, £144 High Toft Hill Farm; £145.50 East Rackwood Hill Farm; £145, £141 Stoneriggs; £145 Green Farm; £144 Fawcett Park Farm; £144 Breaks Hall; £143.50, £142.50 Preston Manor; £143.50 Sleddale Hall; £143.50 Green Farm; £143 Sleddale Hall; £142.50 Ormathwaite Farm; £142.50 Low Garth; £142.50 Castle Hill; £141.50 Marriforth; £140 School Farm; £140 Ellergill: Blue Texel £170 Castle Hill; £135 Kirkland Fold: Dutch Texel £170, £155.50 Terrys Farm: Suffolk £155 Clarks Farm; £153.50(2), £146, £140 Marriforth; £148, £143 Fell View: Charollais £148.50 Sleddale Hall; £140.50 Castle Hill: Mule £147 Kelmore Hill Farm; £140.50 Hundith House; £137, £131 Green Farm; £134, £130 Fawcett Park Farm; £134, £133, £131, £127.50, £125.50(2) Marriforth; £129 Haber; £126 Leekworth Gardens; £126 Stubsgill Farm: Cheviot £137 Ellergill; £128 Briggle Farm; £125.50 Orchard Farm; £125 Hundith House: Bluefaced Leicester £136.50 Lands Farm: Masham £125.50 Thorney Gale: Kerry Hill £122.50 Briggle Farm: Rouge £120 Row End Farm: Dutch Spotted £120 Starrah: Swaledale £114 Scarrowmanwick; £111 Stoneriggs; £110, £105 Thwaite Farm; £106 Step Ends Farm; £100.50 Green Gill Farm; £100 High Lane; £100 High Birk Hatt: Goat £113.50 Balgray Hill: Roughs £113.50 High Lane; £109.50, £108 Hardendale Hall: Scotch Blackface £97 Starrah: Herdwick £84 Roseleigh.

Price per head –  Beltex 415.1p, 409.5p, 406.8p, 395.3p Highscale Farm; 402.4p, 392.9p, 386.4p Fawcett Park Farm; 401.3p(2), 393.8p, 392.7p, 392.5p, 389.3p, 383.8p Far Whittles Farm; 397.4p, 378.6p, 378p Steeley Farm; 397.2p Ash Garth; 395.1p Town End Farm; 393.1p, 390p Low Bank House; 392.7p Espland House; 387.5p Whiteley Hey Farm; 386.4p, 375p High Field; 383.3p Espland House; 373.3p Bridge End Farm; 373.2p Low Garth; 370.3p Hall Farm House: Texel 378.4p, 354.3p Highscale Farm; 357.1p Bank House; 339.8p, 331.6p Steeley Farm; 336p Hall Farm House; 334.9p Breaks Hall; 331.3p, 330.4p Town End Farm; 329.8p Kelmore Hill Farm; 328.1p Whiteley Hey Farm; 327.4p Musgrave House; 326.8p Amersber Cottage; 326.1p Stubsgill Farm; 324.3p Stoneriggs: Rouge 342.9p Row End Farm: Dutch Texel 330.9p, 326.9p Terrys Farm: Blue Texel 320.8p Castle Hill: Dutch Spotted 307.7p Starrah: Charollais 306p Briggle Farm; 298.9p Castle Hill: Cheviot 302.8pEast Rackwood Hill Farm; 291.9p Orchard Farm; 285.4p Ellergill; 284.1p Hundith House: Suffolk 298.9p, 291.8p Fell View; 292p, 291.7p, 289.6p Marriforth; 286.5p Kirkland Fold; 286.5p Clarks Farm: Kerry Hill 292p Briggle Farm: Goat 291p Balgray Hill: Swaledale 282.1p, 244.2p Thwaite Farm; 253.3p Scarrowmanwick; 251.3p Green gill Farm; 247.1p Dousgill Farm; 245p Stoneriggs; 243.9p High Birk Hatt; 241.3p Stoneriggs: Mule 278.4p Asby Grange; 271.4p Intake Bottom; 270.8p, 268p Fawcett Park Farm; 270.7p, 268.5p Thorney  Gale; 269.8p Park House Farm; 268.5p High Stennerskeugh; 268.1p Stubsgill Farm; 268p Marriforth: Bluefaced Leicester 268.3p Ormathwaite Farm: Herdwick 262.5p Roseleigh: Masham 261.5p Thorney Gale: Rough 254.7p, 240p Hardendale Hall; 246.7p High Lane.

Cast Ewes -  Beltex £166.50, £140 Far Whittles Farm; £160 Marriforth; £157.50 Town Foot(Knowles); £140 Whiteley Hey Farm: Texel £222, £210, £150.50 Lands Farm; £205 Bridge End Farm; £204.50, £188.50, £150.50 Stripes Farm; £186.50(2), £158.50 Far Whittles Farm; £180.50 Whiteley Hey Farm; £170 Upper Brydekirk: Suffolk £129.50 Clarks Farm; £120.50 Wharton Hall: Mule £126.50 Low Bank House; £125 Stripes Farm; £120 Lands Farm; £120 Milestone House; £118.50 Bleathgill; £118.50 Close House; £118.50 Marriforth; £114.50 Hundith House; £114.50 Park House Farm: Zwartble £123.50 Castle Hill: Goat £118, £92.50 Balgray Hill: Bluefaced Leicester £116.50 Lands Farm; £116.50, £114.50 Marriforth; £104.50 Oaktree Farm: Swaledale £90 West End; £90 Haber; £90 Bleathgill; £88 Castle Hill; £85 Kelmore Hill Farm; £84.50 Hundith House; £84.50 Close House; £83.50 Gapshield; £83 Marriforth; £82.50 Low Rigg: Jacob £88.50 Hopeshill: Herdwick £85 Middle Ridge Farm; £70.50, £66, £65.50 Low House: Cheviot £83.50 Middle Bank End Farm; £81.50 Riverdale: Scotch Blackface £80 Castle Hill; £70 Middle Bank End Farm.

Cast Rams -  Beltex £160, £150 Parkside; £150.50 High Lane; £130 Low Bank House: Texel £152.50, £150.50, £132.50 Breaks Hall; £140 Stoneriggs; £135.50 Ormathwaite Farm; £134.50 Bridge End Farm; £130.50 Mill Cottage: Suffolk £140 West Hindon Farm; £120 Clarks Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £138 Lands Farm; £136.50 High Lane; £125.50 Thorney Gale; £120.50 Park House Farm; £120 Oaktree Farm: Cheviot £102 East Upper Priestside: Scotch Blackface £94.50 Middle Bank End Farm: Swaledale £90 Oaktree Farm; £83.50 Rigg Farm; £80 Ellergill: