Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep

10th September 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when 2,939 sheep were forward consisting of 2,058 prime lambs and 881 cast sheep.

Topping the prime lambs at £168 was a 61kg Texel lamb from Messrs Teward, West View Farm, Darlington.

Topping at 250p/kg was a 44kg Beltex cross lamb which sold for £110 from Messrs Jackson, Little Beck, Kings Meaburn.

The consignment of twenty lambs from Little Beck sold to average 42.9kg £95.62 (222.8p/kg) with a pen of ten 42kg lambs selling for £93.80 from this home.

Messrs Teward, New View Farm sold their six Texel lambs to average £132.

Buyers were looking for well finished lambs with these sorts of every breed and weights been keenly bid for and demanded good returns.

Cast sheep topped at £260 for a pure Texel ewe from Messes Teward, New View Farm, with the five pure Texel ewes from this home selling to average £223.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs

Price per head –
Texel £168, £155, £140, £135, £104, £90 New View Farm; £97.80, £91.80, £86.80, £83.30 Parkside; £93.80 Black Syke; £92.80, £85.80 Low House; £90.30, £85.30 High Street; £90 Starrah; £86.80 Greta View; £85.80 Knock Cross Cottage; £83.30 Rosgill Head; £82.80 Little Close: Beltex £110, £92.30 Needles Hall Farm; £110, £106, £94.80, £93.80 Little Beck; £107, £95.30 Wyvill Grange Farm; £100, £95.80, 90 West View; £97.80 Galloper Park; £97.80 Windygate; £96.80, £92.30 Starrah; £96.80, £93.30 Parkside; £96.80 Midtown Farm; £94.80 Hallbankgate Farm; £93.80, £90 Ascot House; £93.80 Stoneriggs; £93.80, £91.30 Stripes Farm; £90.80 Dona Close; £90 Galloper Park: Blue Texel £93.80 East Mellwaters Farm; £72.80 Leekworth Gardens: Dutch Texel £88.80, £76 Amersber Cottage; £80.80 West View: Suffolk £81.30, £74.80 Midtown Farm; £78.30 Bank Head; £73.80 Hawkrigg End; £72.30 Whins Farm: Halfbred £76.30 Ascot House; £76 (2) Helbeck Farm: Charollais £75.80 Orchard Farm; £73.50, £73 Whins Farm: Cheviot £74.50 Dona Close; £68.80 Coupland Beck Farm: Mule £72.80 Pinfold House; £72.30, £70 Eden Flatt; £72.30 Green Farm; £72 Low West house; £71 Keisley Farm: Scotch Blackface £57.30 Waterhouses: Swaledale £45.30 Spanham Farm; £42.30(2) Oakbank; £42 Stoneriggs: Rough £40.50 Ellergill.

Price per kilo –
Texel 275.4p, 234.8p, 225p, 209p New View Farm; 212.6p, 195.3p Parkside; 197.4p, 195p Low House: Beltex 250p, 246.5p, 223.3p Little Beck; 239.6p, 226.9p Wyvill Grange Farm; 237p Hallbankgate Farm; 233.3p, 222p Parkside; 229.2p, 225.1p Needless Hall Farm; 228.1p, 227.3p West View; 227.4p Galloper Park; 225p, 223.3p Ascot House; 223.8p, 221.3p, 220.5p Upper Brydekirk; 222.3p Windygate; 221.5p Dona Close; 220p Midtown Farm: Blue Texel 195.4p East Mellwaters Farm; 180.5p Clockeld: Dutch Texel 187.9p West View; 178.1p Low West House: Charollais 170p Orchard Farm: Halfbred 169.6p Ascot House: Cheviot 165.6p Dona Close: Mule 158.6p Pinfold House; 153p Coupland Beck Farm; 151.9p East Thorngarth Hill; 150.7p Keisley Farm; 150p Castle Hill: Suffolk 157.2p Black Syke; 157p Dale View; 155.8p Midtown Farm; 155.3p St James Gardens: Swaledale 133.2p Spanham Farm; 131.3p Stoneriggs.

Cast Ewes
Texel £260, £250, £230, £190, £185 New View; £124 Parkside; £105.50, £104.50 Needless Hall Farm; £104.50 West View; £100, £96.50 Cooilingel Farm; £96.50 High Street: Suffolk £102.50 Steeley Farm; £96 Cooilingel Farm; £91.50 Hallbankgate Farm: Beltex £95.50, £90 Steeley Farm; £88.50 West View; £80.50 Hallbankgate; £80 Stripes Farm: Cheviot £77.50 Hallbankgate Farm; £62 West View: Mule £70 Low House; £69.50 Steeley Farm; £68.50 Sandford Hall; £68.50 Rosgill Head: Rough £50 Town Head; £48.50 Waterhouses: Scotch Blackface £46.50 Castle Hill; £45 Cooilingel Farm: Swaledale £48.50 Park House Farm; £46.50 Allenshields; £44.50 Low House(Scott).

Cast Rams
Bluefaced Leicester £104.50 Coupland Beck Farm: Charollais £124.50, £118.50, £104.50 Coupland Beck Farm: Beltex £82 Woodfoot: Swaledale £46.50 Poppin Cottage; £46 Foggy Gill.