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Date: 07 June 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 2,671 sheep were presented consisting of 1,127 prime lambs, 792 prime hoggs and 752 cast sheep. 

Topping the spring lambs at £198 were a pair of 46 kilo Dutch Texel cross lambs from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm which were bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby. 

Topping at 505.3p per kilo was a 38 kilo Beltex cross lamb which sold for £192 from Messrs Lyle, Staingils, Penrith. 

Messrs Davies, Goddesby, Leicester sold a pen of three 39 kilo Beltex cross lambs to make £190 (487.2p per kilo) with a pen of three 38 kilo lambs making £179 (471.1p per kilo also from this home.  Messrs Pickard, Quaniborough, Leicester sold a pen of 40 kilo Beltex cross lambs to make £190 (475p per kilo).  Another pen of six 39 kilo Beltex cross lambs sold for £185 (474.4p per kilo). 

Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm sold a pen of five 45 kilo lambs to make £189.  The consignment of 20 lambs from this home sold to average 45.9p per kilo £179.79 (391.2p per kilo).

Messrs Davies, Leicester sold their run of 24 lambs to average 40.3p per kilo, £176.54 (437.2p per kilo). 

Messrs Pickard, Leicester sold their consignment of 103 lambs to average 40.5p per kilo, £163.54 and 402.9p per kilo. 

Another fantastic overall sale average of 353.62p per kilo and £145.98 was achieved. 

40 pens and 165 lambs sold between £160 - £198. 

23 pens and 122 lambs sold between 400-505p per kilo. 

Prime hoggs topped at £188 for a 63 kilo Beltex cross hogg from Messrs Boustead, High Lane, Newbiggin on Lune. 

Texel cross hoggs topped at £183 for a pen of 63 kilo hoggs from Messrs Bousfield, Barrowmoor Road, Appleby. 

A pen of eleven 74 kilo Charollais cross hoggs sold to make £178 with another pen of thirteen Charollais cross hoggs making £175 and a pen of seven Suffolk cross hoggs making £175 all from Messrs Hetherington, Old Hall Farm, Penrith. 

Hill Cheviot hoggs sold to £164 for a pen of six 59 kilo hoggs from Messrs Smithson, Bloan Farm, Brough Sowerby. 

Hoggs also topped at 327.7p per kilo for a pen of 42 kilo hoggs making £154 from Messrs Dawson, Mount Pleasant Farm, York. 

Messrs Downie, Newton Farm, Aberdeenshire sold a pen of thirty one 41 kilo Hill Cheviot hoggs making £124.50 (303.7p per kilo). 

Mule hoggs sold to £151 from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hills Farm, Workington. 

Blackfaced hoggs sold to £140 for a pen of nine 52 kilo hoggs from Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire. 

All classes of hoggs were a strong trade with plenty of these required over the next weeks on the run up to Qurbani. 

Cast sheep topped at £323.50 for a cast Texel ram from Messrs Hetherington, Old Hall Farm, Penrith. 

Cast ewes topped at £210 for a Texel cross from Messrs Lyle, Staingills, Penrith. 

Hill Cheviot ewes topped at £176.50 from Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End, Appleby. 

Mule ewes topped at £158 for a pen from Messrs Parmley, Middleton in Teesdale. 

Messrs Walton, Rockliffe Farm, Darlington sold a pen of twelve Mule ewes to make £150. 

Swaledale ewes topped at £126 for a pair from Messrs Harrison, High Beck Head, Middleton in Teesdale.

Leading Consignment Averages (Spring Lambs)

No.

 

Weight

p/kg

Head

From

20

@

45.9kg

391.2p

£179.79

Messrs G Sowerby, Ormside

24

@

40.3kg

437.2p

£176.54

Messrs C&G Davies, Leicester

103

@

40.5kg

402.9p

£163.54

Messrs WF&RCM Pickard, Leicester

29

@

42.2kg

368.4p

£155.46

Messrs JJ Simpson, Richmond

17

@

42kg

365.6p

£153.59

Messrs P&A Jarman, Workington

311

@

41kg

359.5p

£147.66

Messrs Lyle, Penrith

52

@

41.9kg

347p

£145.94

Messrs JM&JM Batty, Maulds Meaburn

23

@

41.5kg

341.6p

£142.00

Messrs F&A Atkinson, Colby

23

@

43kg

329.9p

£141.89

Messrs TA Robson & Son, Malton

18

@

43kg

329.8p

£141.83

Messrs JF Weighell, Richmond

14

@

42.3kg

332.9p

£141.04

Messrs S Ellwood & Son, Penrith

Leading Prices –

Spring lambs

Price per head-Dutch Texel £198, £185 Terrys Farm; £185, £172 Staingills: Beltex £192, £176, £172, £170, £164 (3), £163, £161, £160, £156, £152.50, £152, £151 Staingills; £190, £183, £179, £174, £172, £171 Top Field Farm: £190, £185, £176, £174, £173, £172, £169, £167, £157, £154 Cheney House Farm; £189, £187 Terrys Farm; £162 Hill Top East: Texel £176 New View Farm; £172, £159 Newstead Grange; £172, £168 Terrys Farm; £170, £157 High Roans; £168, £161, £154.50 Street House (Slee); £167, £156, £150 Hill Top East; £164, £155, £152 Brow Top Farm (Jarman); £158 Hawkrigg Farm: £158 Barningham House; £158 Windygate; £155 Sideway Bank; £154, £151.50, £150 Staingills; £151 Yore House; £150, £145 Dry Evers; £147.50 Fox Grove Farm; £146.50 Crossfell House; 3145 Waitby Farm: Dutch Spotted £155.50, £149 Yore House: Charollais £150, £132 Wodencroft Farm; £142.50 Crossfell House; £133 Starrah; £130 Friendship Farm: Blue Texel £148 Barningham House: Suffolk £140 Staingills; £138.50, £138 Rockliffe Farm; £138 Eden Close; £137 Waitby Farm; £133 Friendship Farm; £132.50 Friarbiggin; £131 Wharton Hall: Bleu du Maine £138.50 Low Esh Farm Rouge £130 Middle Bank End.  

Price per kilo-Beltex 505.3p, 452.6p, 440.5p, 431.6p (2), 412.8p, 409.3p, 391p, 390.5p Staingills; 487.2p, 471.1p, 446.3p, 427.5p, 424.4p Top Field Farm; 475p, 474.4p, 435p, 432.5p, 430p, 417.5p, 402.4p, 392.5p Cheney House Farm; 456.1p, 420p Terrys Farm: Dutch Texel 430.4p, 393.6p Terrys Farm; 409.5p, 377.6p Staingills: Texel 396.2p 392.7p, 355.3p 350p Street House; 371.4p, 371.1p Hill Top East; 370.7p, 348.9p  Brow Top Farm; 363.5p Waitby Farm; 357.4p Terrys Farm; 353.9p, 352.7p Wharton Hall; 353.7p, 346.3p Dry Evers; 351.3p Crossfell House; 351.1p Windygate; 350p, 348.8p Staingills; 348.9p High Roans; 345.1p Hawkrigg Farm: Suffolk 354.1p Wharton Hall; 350p Staingills; 337.8p, 336.6p Rockliffe Farm; 332.5p Friendship Farm:: Charollais 347.6p Crossfell House; 341p Starrah; 333.3p Wodencroft; 333.3p Friendship Farm: Dutch Spotted 345.6p Yore House; 343.6p High Meadow Farm: Blue Texel 344.2p Barningham House: Rouge 333.3p Middle Bank End. 

Prime Hoggs

Price per head –Beltex £188 High Lane; £154, £150.50 Mount Pleasant Farm: Texel £183 Barrowmoor Road; £178, £173, £154 Stoneriggs;£177 Old Hall Farm: £171 Whygill Head; £170 Town Head; £170 High Beck Head; £170 (2), £160, £156, £150 Sunny Gill Farm; £170, £166, £154 Raygill Farm; £168, £155 Kelmore Hill Farm; £166 Low Farm; £160 Keskadale; £156.50 Townend (Martin); £155.50, £155, £150.50 Mount Pleasant Farm; £150 Decklyn: Charollais £178., £175, £171 Old Hall Farm: Suffolk £175, £174 Old Hall Farm: £165 Kelmore Hill Farm; £156 Mount Pleasant Farm: Cheviot £164, £163.50, £160.50, £146. £140 Bloan Farm: £148 (2) Newton Farm; £140 Mount Pleasant Farm: Mule £151, £146 Kelmore Hill Farm; £143, £142, £130 Mount Pleasant Farm; £137, £130 Sunny Gill Farm: Dutch Spotted £140 Birch Bush: Blackfaced £140, £131 Newton Farm; £129 Mount Pleasant Farm: Herdwick £130, £128 The Gables; £128 Mount Pleasant Farm: Swaledale £126, £122 Mount Pleasant Farm; £122 West Summersides; £117 The Croft; £113.50 Midfield; £111 Low Farm.

Price Per kilo –Beltex 327.7p, 320.2p Mount Pleasant Farm; 307.3p Keskadale; 298.4p High Lane (Boustead); Texel 311p, 310p, 307.1p,304.3p, 293.7p, 293.6p Mount Pleasant Farm; 309.1p, 294.8p Whygill Head; 305.9p, 293.5p Sunny Gill Farm; 305p Barrowmoor Road: Mule 304.3p, 289.8p, 276.6p Mount Pleasant Farm; 269.6p Kelmore Hill Farm; 262.5p Keskadale Farm: Suffolk 305.9p, 283.3p Mount Pleasant Farm: Cheviot 303.7p, 302p (2), 286.6p Newton Farm; 297.9p Mount Pleasant Farm; 286.3p, 278p, 277.1p Bloan Farm: Hampshire 291.7p Mount Pleasant Farm: Dutch Spotted 286.4p Keskadale: Charollais 276.9p Old Hall Farm: Blackfaced 275p, 271.8p, 269.2p, 262p Newton Farm; 268.8p Mount Pleasant Farm; Herdwick 272.3p Mount Pleasant Farm: Swaledale 254.2p, 252p Mount Pleasant Farm: 241.3p Low Farm; 234.6p West Summersides; 231.6p Midfield.

Cast Ewes- Texel 210 Staingills; £192, £170.50, £167.50 Galloper Rise; £190 Street House; £185 Terrys Farm; £180 Middle Bank End; £174 Hill Top East; £172, £170, £167, £164.50 Newstead Grange; £170 Highfield Farm; £168.50 (2), £167.50, £166.50 Danotty Hall;£166 Staingills; £166, £164 Wharton Hall; £164.50 Terrys Farm; £164 Musgrave House; £161 Windygate; £160.50, £160 Old Hall Farm; £160.50, £160 Leekworth Gardens; £160 Hill Top East: Suffolk £186.50 Staingills; £176, £169 Brow Top Farm; £168 Terrys Farm; £162.50 Middle Bank End; £160, £159, £155.50 Rockliffe Farm; £160 The Gables; £160 New View Farm; £154.50 Old Hall Farm; £150 Raygill Farm; Blue Texel £179 Low Esh Farm; £150.50 High Meadow Farm: Cheviot  £176.50 Middle Bank End; £120.50 Newton Farm; £114 Highfield Farm: Charollais £164.50 Old Hall Farm; £121.50East Mellwaters: Bluefaced Leicester £160.50 Keskadale; £154.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £150 Galloper Rise; £142 Paddock House Farm; Beltex £158.50 Keskadale; £152 Staingills; £152 Terrys Farm: Mule £158 Snaisgill Farm; £150 Rockliffe Farm; £150 Middle Bank End Farm; £146.50 Galloper Rise; £142 High Wood End; £140.50 Danotty Hall: Hampshire £152.50 Newton Farm: Lleyn £150 New View Farm: Swaledale £126, £116 High Beck Head; £118 West Friar House; £118 Paddock House Farm; £118 West Summersides; £116 Birch Bush; £114 (2) West Summersides; £113 Lanehead Farm; £112 Ettersgill Farm; £112 Pikestone Farm; £112 Bail Hill; £110.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £110 The Gables: Herdwick £104 Kelmore Hill Farm: Blackfaced £124.50 Newton Farm: Jacob £68.50 Rockliffe Farm; £62.50 Newton Farm.

Cast Rams- Texel E232.50 Old Hall Farm; £160 High Roans; £152.50 Galloper Rise; £150 Newton Farm: Cheviot £172 Newton Farm: Suffolk £160 Newton Farm: Swaledale £142.50 West Summersides; £128.50 Low Farm; £120 Greenhills Farm: Rough Fell £130 Manor Court: Bluefaced Leicester £110 Musgrave House.