Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

10th July 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, where an entry of 2111 sheep were forward consisting of 1404 prime lambs and 707 cast sheep.

Topping the lambs at £107.80 was a Beltex cross lamb from P. McCune, Farewell Grange, Wigton which was bought by Mr. A. Atkinson.

Topping at 267p/kg was a pen of Beltex cross lambs from Mr L. Walton, Goodlie Hill Cottage, Appleby which were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Messrs Skidmore, Needless Hall Farm, Toronto sold a run of 40 Beltex cross lambs to average 38.4kg, £90.31 (235.2p/kg).

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon sold a great consignment of 115 lambs to average 40.5kg, £92.22 (227.7p/kg).

Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Workington sold a wonderful run of Texel cross Mule lambs weighing 45kg to average £95.26 (211.6p/kg).

All lambs with good meat of all weights were still a nice trade with heavier lambs 43kg plus being in particular strong demand.

An overall average of 200.38p/kg was achieved which includes several pens of Swaledale & Mule lambs within this average, and this being a stronger trade than had been seen so far this week.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per kilo – Beltex 267p, 234.1p, 230.3p Goodlie Hill Cottage; 246.3p, 237p, 234.1p, 232.9p, 232.4p, 229.7p, 225.8p Marriforth; 241.8p, 232.6p, 230.5p, 227.3p Needless Hall Farm; 230.9p, 225.9p Buddle House; 227.4p, 226.9p Stanhope Gate Farm; 225.1p Barnskew: DutchTexel 232.4p, 219.5p Stubsgill Farm; 214.1p Low Bank House; 214.1p Stanhope Gate Farm: Blue Texel 221.7p Brandle Howe: Texel 213.8p, 211p, 210.5p(x2) House & Holme Farm; 210.8p Staingills: Charollais 205.8p Staingills: Suffolk 194.6p Greenbury Grange; 191.6p Midtown Farm; 191.6p Chatterley Farm: Mule 173.2p House & Holme Farm: Herdwick 171.7p Dowthwaite Head Farm: Swaledale 150.9p West End:

Price per head – Beltex £107.80, £93.30 Farewell Grange; £104.80, £101, £98.30, £95.30(x2), £94.80, £91.30, £90.30 Marriforth; £102.30, £96.30, £95.30, £92.30 Stubsgill Farm; £100(x2), £94.30, £93.80 Needless Hall Farm; £100 Musgrave House; £98.80, £91.30 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £97.80, £95.30 Stanhope Gate Farm; £96.80 Staingills; £91.30(x2) Windygate; £91.30 Greenbury Grange; £90.30 Woodland House Farm: Texel £102.80, £86.30 Midtown Farm; £100.30 Waters Farm; £99.80 Stotley Hall Farm; £99.30 The Howes; £98.80, £97.80 School Farm; £98.30, £86.80 Sunnyside; £96.80 Friar House Farm; £94.80 Toft House; £92.80, £92.30, £91.80 Clifton Moor; £91.80, £88.30, £86.80 The Buildings Farm; £89.80, £86.30(x2), £85.80(x2) House & Holme Farm; £88.80 Barnskew; £88.80 Thorney Croft; £88.30 Musgrave House; £87.80 Staingills; £85.30 Greenbury Grange; £85.30 Windygate; £85.30 Stanhope Gate Farm: Dutch Texel £100.30, £94.30, £92.30, £90 Stubsgill Farm; £94.80 Waitby Farm; £91.80 The Hawthorns: Suffolk £89.80 Musgrave House; £84.30(x2), £82 Midtown Farm; £83.80 Lankaber; £82.30 Staingills: Charollais £89.80, £83.30 Villa Farm; £85.30 Eden Terrace; £82.30 Staingills: Swaledale £51.30 West End: Herdwick £49.80

Cast EwesTexel £121.50(x2), £100, £98.50 The Buildings Farm; £116.50, £111.50, £95.50, £90.50(x2) Staingills; £101.50, £94.50 Toft House; £100, £90.50 Marriforth; £99.50, £94.50 Railway Terrace; £94.50 Friar House Farm; £94.50 Keld Farm: Blue Texel £95.50 Railway Terrace: Suffolk £94.50, £91.50 Friendship Farm; £94.50 Raisgill Hall; £94.50 Keld Farm; £90 Chapel Farm: Beltex £90.50 Farewell Grange: Cheviot £86.50 Railway Terrace; £70.50 Greenbury Grange: Mule £84.50 Friendship Farm; £83.50 Staingills; £80 House & Holme Farm: Zwartble £84.50 Railway Terrace: Masham £80.50: Easy Care £61.50 Colstons: Rough Fell £54.50 Flakebridge Farm: Swaledale £51.50 Toft House; £51.50 Greenhow: Blackface £50.50 House & Holme Farm:

Cast Rams – Texel £102.50 The Buildings Farm, £100.50 Hall O Th Gate: Cheviot £99.50 Chatterley Farm: Beltex £86.50 Farewell Grange: Lleyn £84.50 Woodfoot: Rough Fell £72.50 Flakebridge Farm: Herdwick £50.50, £50 White House Farm: Swaledale £50 Villa Farm: