Kirkby Stephen Flock Reduction Sale

12th March 2019

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart a flock reduction of 330 in-lamb Swaledale Ewes and Shearlings on behalf of Messrs Dawson, School Cottage, Kentmere.

Topping this great consignment at £142 were a pen of 12 mixed 1-3 crop Swaledale Ewes in-lamb to the Bluefaced Leicester and sold to Messrs Harryman, Keskadale Farm, Keswick.

Swaledale Shearlings in-lamb to the Swaledale Ram sold to £140 for a pen of 10 which were bought by Messrs Marston, Millstone Moor, Cockermouth.

Further pens of mixed 1-3 crop ewes sold to £138 twice for pens of 12 selling to Messrs Richardson, Ghyll House, Dufton and to Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon.

280  1-4 crop ewes sold to average £123.19 with 50 shearlings averaging £121.40

Leading Prices

Swaledale Ewes £142, £138(3), £135(2), £132(2), £130(4), £125(2), £122, £120, £118(3) £115.

Swaledale Shearlings £140, £125, £122, £118