Login / Register

Date: 10 May 2022 | Primestock

 | Share via

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 2,711 sheep were forward consisting of 158 spring lambs, 2,051 prime hoggs and 502 cast sheep.

Spring lambs topped at £171 for a 45kg Texel cross lamb from Messrs Sayer, Town End Farm, Penrith which was bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Prime hoggs topped at £168.50 for a pen of seven 73kg Texel cross hoggs from Messrs Hetherington, Old Hall Farm, Penrith which were bought by D Towers.

Topping at 387.1p/kg were a pen of 31kg Blue Texel cross hoggs which sold for £120 from Messrs Fell, Stanger Hill, Wigton which were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Heavy hoggs were much dearer than they had recently been with a pen of Charollais hoggs making £164 and another pen of 21 Charollais hoggs making £159 both from Old Hall Farm, Penrith.

Mule hoggs sold to £133 for a pen from Todholes Partnership, Elsdon.

Hill Cheviot hoggs sold to £137 for a pen of ten 55kg hoggs from Messrs Smithson, Bloan Farm, Brough Sowerby.

A pen of eight 44kg Hill Cheviot hoggs sold to make £128.50 (292p/kg) from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm, Longtown.

A pen of 28 38kg Blackfaced hoggs sold for £109 (286.8p/kg) and a pen of 20 44kg Blackfaced hoggs sold for £126 (286.4p/kg) all from Smalmstown Farm.

Swaledale hoggs topped at £125.50 for a pen from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton.

A pen of 48kg Swaledale hoggs sold to make £118 (268.2p/kg) from Todholes Partnership, Elsdon.

Cast sheep topped at £230.50 for a Texel cross ewe from Messrs Thompson, Grove House Farm, Darlington.

Suffolk cross ewes sold to £192 from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top, Penrith.

Swaledale ewes sold to make £120.00 for a pen of five from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton.

Leading Consignment Averages (Hoggs)
No.         Weight    p/kg        Head      From
100  @    76.3kg    208.1p    159.87    T Hetherington, Staffield
9      @    63.1kg    234.2p    148.83    N&A Bainbridge, Barnard Castle
41    @    57.2kg    239.4p    138.21    RG Mark, Ousby
34    @    56.4kg    241.9p    137.47    R&EM Smithson, Brough Sowerby
11    @    48.2kg    280.6p    136.45    TH Harrison & Son, Shap
31    @    50kg       267.5p    134.94    DA Wells, Hamsterley
48    @    49.8kg    267.1p    134.07    A&D Smith, Distington
29    @    51.5kg    256.5p    133.34    D Huber, Stainmore

Leading Prices –

Spring lambs

Price per head

Texel £171, £145, £142.50 Town End Farm; £150 Lower Leazes Farm; £144, £140(2) Street House; £142 Newstead Grange; £141 Woodside; £140 Scar Top; £140 Bank House: Suffolk £146 Lower Leazes Farm; £140 Front Street; £137, £131 Woodfoot; £130 Scar Top: Beltex £141, £140(2) Far Whittles Farm: Charollais £125 House & Holme Farm.

Spring lambs

Price per kilo

Beltex 388.9p(2) Far Whittles Farm; 364.7p Little Langton Grange: Texel 380p Town End Farm; 378.4p Scar Top; 375p Lower Leazes Farm; 369.2p Street House; 356.4p Bank House: Charollais 337.8p House & Holme Farm; 321.6p Little Langton Grange: Suffolk 331.8p Lower  Leazes Farm.

Prime Hoggs

Price per head –

Texel £168.50, £159, £157.50, £157(2) Old Hall Farm; £160.50, £157, £144 Laneside; £153, £150, £147, £145, £137, £135 Kelmore Hill Farm; £144, £139, £138(2) Sunny Gill Farm; £140.50, £135 Sleddale Hall; £140 Prospect Farm Cottage; £139, £135.50 Smalmstown Farm; £139, £135 Middle Shipley Farm; £138 Banks Gate Farm: Charollais £164, £159 Old Hall Farm; £140 Park Top Farm: Beltex £155, £141 Kelmore Hill; £153 Skelcies Hall; £150 Crossfell House; £144 Far Whittles Farm; £140 Laneside; £139 Smalmstown Farm; £135, £132, £130 Sleddale Hall; £130 Elm House: Blue Texel £150 Kelmore Hill Farm; £140, £133, £130 Stanger Hill; £135 Crossfell House; £130 Smalmstown Farm: Cheviot £137, £136.50, £136 Bloan Farm; £137 Inchgarth; £128.50, £116.50 Smalmstown Farm; £128 Fell House; £120.50 Slatich: Suffolk £134 Stanger Hill; £132.50, £132 Smalmstown Farm: Mule £133 East Todholes; £130.50, £128 Sunny Gill Farm; £130, £122.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £130 Haber; £130 Fell House; £124 Gillfield; £123 Smalmstown Farm: Herdwick £129.50, £120 Low Howgill: Scotch Blackface £128, £126, £118, £116.50, £116 Smalmstown Farm; £126 East Todholes; £120.50(2), £120 Slatich; £120, £118, £117 Greystone House; £120, £118.50 Inchgarth; £119.50, £119, £117.50, £117 Scofton Village: Swaledale £125.50 Hundith House; £125 Pallet Crag Farm; £122.50 Haber; £120.50 High Lane; £118 East Todholes; £116.50 High Birk Hatt; £112 Moffat Cottage: Jacob £121 Helbeck Grange: Rough £117 Galloper Park; £114 Helbeck Grange: Rouge £116.50, £116 Skelcies Hall.

Price Per kilo –

Blue Texel 387.1p, 342p, 333.3p, 305.1p Stanger Hill; 327p, 302.3p Smalmstown Farm: Beltex 329.3p Sleddale Hall; 324.3p Galloper Park; 315.9p, 307.7p Smalmstown Farm; 308.6p Elm House; 305.3p, 304.8p Woodfoot: Texel 323p Galloper Park; 302.1p, 290.5p Kelmore Hill Farm; 298.8p Rosgill Head; 298.8p, 297.8p Prospect Farm Cottage; 296.3p, 295.7p, 295.5p, 293.6p, 293.2p Smalmstown Farm; 291.3p Galloper Park; 291p Far Whittles Farm: Cheviot 292p, 284.1p Smalmstown Farm; 286.5p, 275.7p Inchgarth; 280.2p Slatich: Suffolk 288p, 280.9p Smalmstown Farm; 285.1p Stanger Hill: Scotch Blackface 286.8p, 286.4p, 284.4p, 282.9p, 281p, 279.3p, 278.8p, 278p, 275.7p Smalmstown Farm; 273.9p(2), 272.7p Slatich; 273.3p(2), 272.1p, 271.6p, 271.4p, 270.5p, 270.2p Scofton Village; 272.6p Inchgarth; 272.1p Greystone House: Mule 278p, 261.7p Smalmstown Farm; 266.3p Kelmore Hill Farm: Rouge 270.9p Skelcies Hall: Swaledale 268.2p East Todholes; 266.3p Haber; 254.8p Helbeck Grange; 253.7p West Summersides; 251.2p Prospect Farm Cottage; 248.9p Moffat Cottage; 241.3p High Lane: Herdwick 264.3p Low Howgill: Jacob 263p Helbeck Grange: Charollais 254.5p Park Top Farm: Rough 247.8p Helbeck Grange.

Cast Ewes

Texel £230.50, £198 Grove House Farm; £200 Street House; £200 Fair View; £180 Beckstones; £172 Prospect Farm Cottage; £170.50 Slatich; £154 Woodfoot; £153.50, £150 Lower Leazes Farm: Suffolk £192 Scar Top; £176 Glebe Farm; £150 Park Top Farm; £138.50 Waitby Farm; £134 Little Langton Grange; £130.50 Porthy Green: Beltex £180, £156 Far Whittles Farm; £161 Hundith House; £156 Asby Grange: Lleyn £170 Woodfoot: Charollais £162.50 East Upper Prisetside: Bluefaced Leicester £162 Hundith House: Rouge £152, £150 Skelcies Hall: Cheviot £142.50, £111 West Summersides; £118.50 Slatich; £118, £110.50 Rathvale Farm; £117 Pinewood Heights: Mule £130.50 Glen Whelt; £130 Newstead Grange; £126 Glebe Farm; £124 Smardale Mill; £124 Fair View; £121 Middle Shipley Farm: Rough £120, £112.50 Beckstones: Swaledale £120, £104 Hundith House; £112 Prospect Farm Cottage; £106 Bleathgill; £104 Glebe Farm; £102 Prospect Farm; £100 Glen Whelt: Lonk £116 Marshes Gill: Herdwick £90.50 Pinewood Heights; £90 Helbeck Grange: Scotch Blackface £87 Slatich.

Cast Rams

Texel £178, £154 Newstead Grange; £176.50 West Summersides; £168 Grove House Farm; £164.50 Pinewood Heights; £150 Bleathgill: Rouge £174, £150 Skelcies Hall: Suffolk £160.50 Glebe Farm: Beltex £150 Skelcies Hall: Charollais £150 East Upper Priestside: Bluefaced Leicester £140 Moffat Cottage: Swaledale £115.50 Rathvale Farm; £100 West Summersides.