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Date: 26 April 2022 | 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 3,802 sheep were forward consisting of 3,092 prime hoggs, 680 cast sheep and 30 spring lambs.

Topping the sale at £181 and 464.1p/kg were a pen of nine 39kg Beltex cross hoggs from Jojo Andrews, Boscar Flats, York.

A pen of eight 37kg Beltex cross hoggs sold to make £168 (454.1p/kg) and a pen of twelve 36kg hoggs sold for £162.50 (451.4p/kg) all from Boscar Flats.

Messrs Mason, East Farm, Malton sold a pen of fifteen 45kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £176. A pen of twelve 39kg hoggs sold for £170 (435.9p/kg) and a pen of thirty 45kg hoggs making £172 all from East Farm.

An SQQ average of 304p/kg and an overall 285.6p/kg & £130.45 for 3,092 prime hoggs which includes over 1,500 horned, hill and mule hoggs.

Spring lambs topped at £175 & 421.1p/kg for a 43kg Blue Texel cross lamb from Messrs Musgrave, Cardew Hall, Carlisle.

Beltex cross lambs sold to £168 and 420p/kg for a 40kg lambs also from Cardew Hall.

Texel cross lambs sold to £167 and 417.5p/kg for a 40kg lambs from Cardew Hall.

The consignment of 14 lambs from Cardew Hall sold to average 41.6kg £162.57 (391p/kg).

Suffolk cross lambs sold to £162 and 385.7p/kg for a pair of 42kg lambs from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top, Penrith.

An SQQ average of 376.1p/kg and an overall average of 366.7p/kg and £154.48 for spring lambs was achieved.

Good meated Blackfaced and Cheviot hoggs were a flying trade being the dearest of the season so far.

A pen of 28 Blackfaced hoggs weighing 43kg sold to make £132.50 (308.1p/kg) with another pen of twenty nine 43kgkg Blackfaced hoggs making £132 (307p/kg) and a pen of thirty-six 41kg Blackfaced hoggs making £125 (304.9p/kg) all from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm, Longtown.

A pen of thirty-five, 38kg Blackfaced hogg sold for £120 (315.8p/kg) from this home.

The consignment of 280 Blackfaced hoggs from Smalmstown Farm sold to average 43kg £128.63 (299.1p/kg) 568 Blackfaced hoggs were forward to averaged £121.83 and 288p/kg.

Hill cheviot hoggs sold to £133 for a pen of twenty-five 49kg hoggs from Messrs Turnbull, Boghall, Fife.

Another two pens of twenty-five and twenty-seven 49kg hill cheviot hoggs sold for £132.50 also from this home.

The consignment of 361 hill cheviot hoggs from Boghall sold to average 51.7kg £130.08 (251.6p/kg)

A pen of eighteen 41kg hill cheviot hoggs sold to make £125 (304.9p/kg) from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm, Longtown.

Swaledale hoggs sold to £124.50 for a pen of twenty 48kg hoggs from Messrs Patchett, Ripon.

A pen of twenty 43kg Swaledale hoggs sold for £115 (267.4p/kg) also from Messrs Patchett.

Cast sheep topped at £250 for a Texel ewe from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top, Penrith.

Swaledale ewes topped at £131 from Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon.

A pen of six Swaledale ewes sold to make £124 from Messrs Luck, Milestone House, Barnard Castle.

Suffolk cross ewes sold to £190 for a pen of four from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top.

Leading Consignment Averages (Hoggs)
No.          Weight    p/kg        Head         From
141  @    39.5kg    411.7p    £162.70    JM Andrew, York
457  @    46.8kg    338.2p    £158.52    JP Mason & Son, Malson
6      @    44kg       348.1p    £153.17    TW Hunter, Annan
15    @    45.2kg    338.1p    £153.07    MTP&SD Wills, Dufton
22    @    42.6kg    352.9p    £150.64    KD Harryman, Keswick
13    @    38.4kg    378p      £145.38     W&J&I Dinsdale, Morland

Leading Prices –

Prime Hoggs

Price per head –

Beltex £181, £172, £168, £167(2), £163, £162.50, £156, £154(3), £153 Boscar Flats; £176, £172, £170, £168, £166, £165.50, £164.50, £158.50, £157(2), £156.50(2), £156(4), £155.50(2), £154.50, £154, £153.50, £153(3), £151, £150 East Farm; £170, £166(2), £150 High Field; £169, £158, £155 Fawcett Park Farm; £165 Friars Garth; £163, £150.50 Upper Brydekirk; £160 Town End Farm; £159(2) Keskadale Farm; £154 Little Beck: Blue Texel £158 Boscar Flats; £139 Keskadale Farm; £132 Low House Farm; £130.50 Smalmstown: Texel £150, £149 Keskadale Farm; £150, £142, £137(2), £136(2), £135.50, £130 Smalmstown Farm; £146, £136.50, £136(5), £133.50, £132, £130 Sunny Gill Farm; £140 Stripes Farm; £137, £132.50, £131, £130(2) Kelmore Hill Farm; £136.50 Fawcett Park Farm; £136.50 Whinfell Road; £136, £134, £131.50, £130 Friars Garth; £135 Wharton Hall; £134.50, £134, £132, £131.50, £130 Low House Farm; £133 Buckingham Road; £132 Stoneriggs; £131 Low Howgill; £130.50 Town End Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £150 Stoneriggs; £150 Marriforth: Suffolk £135.50, £135, £133, £130 Boghall; £134 Friars Garth; £131 Smalmstown Farm: Cheviot £133, £132.50(2), £130.50(2), £130(5), £125.50(2) Boghall; £131, £130(2), £128.50(2), £128, £127 Bloan Farm; £127.50, £125(2) Smalmstown Farm; £127 Low House Farm: Scotch Blackface £132.50, £132(2), £131, £130, £129(2), £128.50, £125, £120 Smalmstown Farm; £127.50, £122, £120 Scofton Village; £125, £121.50 Preston Manor; £124.50, £123 Bolton Lodge; £124.50 Greystone House: Charollais £129 East Rackwood Hill Farm: Mule £127(2), £120 Kelmore Hill Farm; £126 Middle Ridge Farm; £125, £123.50 Burton Hill; £125 West Summersides; £124 Musgrave House; £124 Scortcher Gill; £124 Sunny Gill Farm; £123 Oaktree Farm; £121 Keskadale Farm: Swaledale £124.50, £120.50, £120(2), £118, £115, £113.50, £113 West Summersides; £121 Stoneriggs; £119.50 Easterbeck House; £119, £117.50 Burton Hill; £118 Milescott; £117 Toft House; £112 Bridge Farm House: Herdwick £120 Preston Manor: Rough £117.50 Crooksbeck.

Price Per kilo –

Beltex 464.1p, 454.1p, 451.4p, 410.7p, 410.5p, 407.5p, 407.3p(2), 394.9p(2), 382.5p Boscar Flats; 435.9p, 400p, 391.1p, 387.2p, 382.2p East Farm; 425p, 415p(2) High Field; 418.4p, 397.5p Keskadale Farm; 405.1p, 384.1p Fawcett Park Farm; 388.1p Upper Brydekirk: Blue Texel 415.8p Boscar Flats; 365.8p Keskadale Farm: Texel 338.6p Keskadale Farm; 309.1p, 295.5p,288.3p Smalmstown Farm; 298.8p, 297.6p, 294p West Summersides; 297.5p Friars Garth; 297.5p Carpool Farm; 295.8p Copeland Row; 295.5p, 285.2p, 282.1p Kelmore Hill; 294.9p Burton Hill; 294.2p School Cottage; 294p West Summersides; 288.8p Eden Gate Holme Farm; 288.4p East Rackwood; 283.8p Musgrave House; 282.2p Whinfell Road; 282.1p Middle Ridge Farm: Scotch Blackface 315.8p, 308.1p307p, 304.9p, 304.7p, 300p, 293.2p, 285.6p Smalmstown Farm; 290.5p, 281.1p Glen Ogle Farms; 289.8p, 285.7p, 283.7p Scofton Village: Cheviot 304.9p, 271.3p Smalmstown Farm; 294.4p Castle Hill; 293.9p Buckles Farm; 279p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 274.4p Ellergill; 273.5p Glen Ogle Farms; 271.4p, 270.8p, 270.4p(2), 270.2p Boghall: Lleyn 273.4p Rake Head: Herdwick 272.7p Preston Manor: Mule 270.3p Castle Hill; 269.6p Musgrave House; 266.7p Kelmore Hill; 263.1p, 260.4p West Summersides: Swaledale 267.4p, 262.8p(2), 262p West Summersides; 265.3p Musgrave House; 262.2p Milescott: Suffolk 261.2p Smalmstown farm; 248.1p Friars Garth.

Cast Ewes

Texel £250 Scar Top; £200 Stoneriggs; £190, £176.50 Bonnygate Farm; £183.50, £156.50, £150 Town End Farm; £180.50, £158 South View; £180(2), £160 Cardew Hall; £180 Whitewall Farm; £170 Wackerfield; £170 Asby Grange; £156.50 East Leaside; £150.50 New View Farm; £150 Lower Griseburn; £150 Marriforth: Blue Texel £198.50 Railway Cottage: Bluefaced Leicester £192, £150 Marriforth; £164 Milestone House: Suffolk £190 Scar Top; £160 Buckles Farm; £150 New View Farm: Beltex £170 Skylin; £170, £160 Upper Brydekirk; £150 Crossfell House: Lleyn £150.50 Wharton Hall; £139.50 Woodfoot: Charollais £140 Newsham Grange: Mule £140 Milestone House; £130 Town End Farm; £130 South View; £130 Rosgill Head; £128 Sandwath Farm; £126 Hartley Castle; £126 Woodside; £126 Newsham Grange: Swaledale £131, £115, £110.50 Marriforth; £124 Milestone House; £120 Argill House; £120 Cross Hall Farm; £116 Prospect House; £114 Stoneriggs; £112, £110 Asby Grange; £105.50 Stanhope Gate Farm; £104 Sandwath Farm; £104 Musgrave House; £104 Hartley Castle: Cheviot £130 Goodlie Hill Farm; £130 Rosgill Head; £126 Carpool; £126 Amersber Cottage; £125 Skylin; £122, £120 Dry Howe: Kerry Hill £118.50 Middle Bank End Farm: Hampshire £114 Woodside: Rough £114 Ellergill Farm; £110 Crooksbeck; £108 Raisgill Hall: Scotch Blackface £100.50 Middle Bank End Farm: Shetland £72.50 Hollow Green Farm.

Cast Rams

Beltex £200 Goodlie Hill Farm: Texel £156.50 Haithwaite; £140 Wharton Hall; £130 Town Head; £130 Middle Bank End Farm: Herdwick £130 Nixon Terrace: Cheviot £120 Dry Howe: Rough £120 Ellergill Farm: Swaledale £115.50 Low House; £110 Water Meeting; £105.50 West Briscoe; £100 Hole House.

Spring lambs

Price per head

Blue Texel £175, £166, £160 Cardew Hall: Beltex £168(3), £163, £161, £160 Cardew Hall: Texel £167, £160, £156 Cardew Hall; £161, £158, £154 Street House: Suffolk £162, £137 Scar Top; £139 Woodside.

Spring lambs

Price per kilo

Blue Texel 421.1p, 407p, 377.3p Cardew Hall: Beltex 420p, 412.8p, 400p (3) Cardew Hall: Texel 417.5p, 363.6p, 354.5p Cardew Hall; 405.1p, 402.5p, 375.6p Street House: Suffolk 385.7p Scar Top; 323.3p Woodside.