Kirkby Stephen In Lamb Sheep Sale

29th January 2019

A dispersal of breeding sheep was held on behalf of Messrs Atkinson, Stonepotts, Soulby at Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart on Tuesday when 477 head were presented consisting of 405 In-lamb North of England Mule Gimmer hoggs and 72 in-lamb Swaledale shearlings  to ewes.

The consignment of Sheep were turned out in fantastic condition by Messrs Atkinson and were a great quality flock, with a packed ringside of potential buyers and supporters from near and far being in attendance.

Topping the dispersal at £127 were a pen of 12 Mule Gimmer hoggs in-lamb with singles which sold to Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire.

A pen of 10 Mule hoggs scanned for twins sold for £119 to Messrs Brass, Bridge End Farm, Soulby.

Twelve pens of Mule hoggs sold between £100-£127.

Leading Prices
Mule Hoggs with Twins £119, £115, £104, £101, £100(2), £98(2), £97, £95(2)
Mule Hoggs with Single £127, £116, £114, £111, £106, £100, £98(2), £96, £95
Swaledale Correct Ewes £76, £72.
Mule Shearlings £134.
Swaledale Shearlings £84(2), £80.