Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

6th June 2017

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, where an entry of 2,024 sheep were forward, consisting of 1,120 spring lambs, 500 prime hoggs and 404 cast ewes and rams.

Topping the spring lambs section this week at £135.80 was a Texel cross from Messrs Wilkinson, Richmond which was bought by Mr A Slack.

Messrs Sowerby. Terrys Farm, Ormside had a wonderful consignment of 66 lambs to average 43.9kg, and £121.36.

Messrs Dodd, West View, Temple Sowerby sold another great run of 30 lambs averaging 40kg, £116.65 (291.62p/kg).

Lambs of all classes were a flying trade once again, with the overall market average being up 15p/kg on the week and many more lambs can easily sold to 14 active buyers here at Kirkby Stephen.  Heavy lambs of 46-51kg were in extreme demand with over 20 pens of lambs selling between £120- £135.

Prime hoggs topped at £127.80 for a pen of 57kg Texel cross hoggs from Messrs Mark, Sunny Gill Farm Ousby which were bought by Janan Meat Ltd.

Prime Lamb Leading Prices per Head – Texel £135.80 Langlands; £129.30, £114.30 Williamsgill Farm; £128.30, £123.80 Toft House; £127.80, £110.80 Rosgill Head; £125.80, £115.80 Waitby Farm; £122.80, £113.30 (2), £112.30, £111.30 Clifton Moor; £119.80 Eden Flatt; £117.80 Stockley Burn Farm; £114.80, £111.30 Crossfell House; £113.80 Greta View; £112.30, £111.80 Bridge End; £111.30 Wilson House; £110.80 Street House: Beltex £129.50, £128.80, £128, £127.80, £124.30, £122.30, £117.80 Terrys Farm; £124.80 Street House; £122.80 Stockley Burn Farm; £120, £118.80 (2), £118.30, £115.30 West View; £120 Asby Mill; £116.30 Upper Brydekirk; £114.30 Crossfell House; £114.30 Woodland House Farm: Suffolk £126.80, £117.30 Williamsgill Farm; £119.30 Crossfell House; £107.30 Wilson House: Dutch Texel £123.80, £122.30, £119.30 Terrys Farm; £119.30 Asby Mill; £112.80 Scarside; £110 Upper Brydekirk: Charollais £111.30 Orchard Far; £102.30 Elm Pot: Rouge £105.30 Langlands: Mule £80.30 Swathburn; £77.30 House & Holme Farm.

Prime Lamb Leading Prices per kilo – Beltex 307.7p, 295.8p, 291.9p. 282.9p West View; 302.9p, 286.5p Clifton Moor; 297.7p, 294.5p, 294.3p, 290.5p, 280p Terrys Farm; 296.7p, 283.3p Staingills; 292.7p, 287.3p Castle Hill; 289.2p, 288.6p Stockley Burn Farm; 287.2p Upper Brydekirk; 282.4p Asby Mill; 281.5p Rosgill Head: Dutch Texel 286.3p, 269.5p Staingills; 271.8p Scarside; 269.1p, 268.1p, 265.9p Terrys Farm: Texel 280.5p Rosgill Head; 274p Stockley Burn Farm; 271.5p Crossfell House; 267.8p Bridge End; 267.4p Whingill; 265.3p Staingills; 264.1p Wodencroft: Suffolk 255p, 253.6p Williamsgill: Rouge 253.7p Langlands: Charollais 244.1p Paradise Farm; 243.6p Elm Pot: Mule 220.9p House & Holme Farm; 220p Swathburn.

Prime Hoggs Leading Prices per Head – Texel £127.80, £124.80, £110.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £111.80, £101.80 Stubsgill Farm; £104.30 Rayne Farm: Cheviot £119.80, £117.80 Bloan Farm; £109.80 East Rackwood Hill; £99.80 Upper Brydekirk: Mule £108.30 Stubsgill Farm; £94.80 Shield Farm: Suffolk £92.80 Hyde Park: Badger Face £92.30 Rayne Farm: Swaledale £89.80 Gillses Farm; £84.80 Toft House; £76.80 Westerham; £76.80 Hole house: Rough £77.80 Cocklake Farm: Blackface £72.80 Elmgill: Herdwick £61.80 Dowthwaite Head.

Prime Hoggs Leading Prices per Kilo – Cheviot 226p, 201.4p Bloan Farm; 219.6p East Rackwood Hill: Texel 224.2p, 211.6p, 201.5p Sunny Gill Farm; 201.7p Rayne Farm; 200.7p Hyde Park: Badger Face 207.4p Rayne Farm: Swaledale 192p Westerham: Suffolk 191.3p Hyde Park: Mule 184.5p Hyde Park.

Cast Ewe Leading Prices per Head – Texel £118.50, £96.50 Stubsgill Farm; £115.50, £111.50, £101.50 West View; £105, £97.50 Upper Brydekirk; £94.50 Waitby Farm; £92.50 Old Mill Flatt; £92.50, £90.50 Crossfell House; £92.50 Lilac House; £92.50 House & Holme Farm; £91.50 Whingill; £90.50 Hawkrigg Farm; £90.50 Staingills: Beltex £115.50 West View: Suffolk £104.50, £90.50 Staingills; £100.50 Crossfell House; £100.50 Upper Brydekirk: Bluefaced Leicester £94.50 Stubsgill Farm; £86.50 Town Head Farm: Cheviot £80.50 House & Holme Farm: Mule £76.50 Old Mill Flatt; £75.50 Green Farm; £74.50 Staingills; £74.50 House & Holme Farm; £74.50 The Park Wall: Goat £76.50 Middle Bank End Farm: Dorset £72.50 Plantation View: Rough £71.50 Buckingham Road; £68.50 Low Stead; £65.50 Ellergill (Steadman): Swaledale £65, £60.50 Stubsgill Farm; £62.50 Sunnybrae; £61.50 Bail Hill; £57.50 Town Head Farm: Blackface £63.50 Plantation View: Herdwick £58.50 Dowthwaite Head.

Cast Ram leading Prices per Head – Texel £126.50 Dale Head; £121.50 Sunnybrae; £105.50 Hawkrigg Farm; £104.50 Dowthwaite Head; £100.50 Ellergill (Steadman): Bluefaced Leicester £122.50 Town Head Farm: Hampshire £121.50 Plantation View: Cheviot £104.50 Plantation View: Rough £90.50 Buckingham Road; £80 Low Stead: Swaledale £89.50 Elm Pot; £83.50 Bail Hill.