Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

2nd January 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their opening prime sheep sale of 2018 on Tuesday night, where an entry of 4,068 sheep were forward, consisting of 3,537 prime hoggs and 531 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £126.80 was a heavy Texel hogg from Messrs Toppin, Basco Dyke, Armathwaite which was bought by Mr Ditta, Accrington.  The whole consignment of heavy hoggs from Basco Dyke averaged £101.93.

Topping at 267.7p/kg was a pen of Beltex hoggs from Messrs Dodd, West View, Temple Sowerby which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.  The 30 hoggs from West View sold to average 44kg, £103.77 (235.84p/kg).

Hill Cheviot hoggs sold to £93.30 for a pen of 20, 48kg hoggs from Messrs Patchett, Ripon.

Messrs Sayer, Town End Farm, Hackthorpe sold a great consignment of 203 Dutch Texel and Beltex cross hoggs to average 213.82p/kg.

Cast sheep were in strong demand with this section topping at £130.50 for a pen of 3 Beltex cross ewes from Messrs Skidmore, Needless Hall Farm, Toronto.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head – Texel £126.80, £112.30, £99.80, £96.80, £93.80 Basco Dyke; £122.80 Fair View; £115.80 (2) Calva Farm; £111.80 Abbey Park; £107.80, £96.80, £95.30, £94.80, £93.30 (2), £91.30 Newton Farm; £107.50 West Summersides; £101, £98.30 Clarks Farm; £99.30 Stockley Burn Farm; £98.80 House & Holme Farm; £97.30, £94.30, £93.30 Hyde Park; £96.80, £90.80 Crossfell House; £94.30 Thorney Scale; £93.30 Little Langton Grange; £93.30 Bank House Farm; £91.80 Martindale Farm: Beltex £118.80, £108.80, £106.80, £102, £100.30 (3) Upper Brydekirk; £118.80, £117.80, £116.80, £115.80, £106.80, £105.80, £104.30, £103.80, £102.80 West View; £114.80, £104.80, £100.80 Dona Close; £110, £105 Fawcett Park Farm; £108.80 Greenfield Farm; £106.80, £102.30 Outgang Farm; £102.80 Stockley Burn Farm; £101.30 Starrah; £100 Steely Farm: Suffolk £103.80 Newton Farm; £100.80 Crossfell House; £99.30, £96.80, £96.30, £94.30 Hyde Park; £97.80 Black Syke: Bluefaced Leicester £98.80 Hartley Castle; £97.80 Greenfield Farm: Mule £95.80 Barras Farm; £90.30, £84.80 Setterah Park; £89.30 Stockley Burn Farm; £87.30 Cranberry; £86.80 Hyde Park; £84.30 Burton Hill; £81.30 Kilnstown; £80.30 Farney Shields: Hill Cheviot £93.30, £88.80, £88.30, £86.80, £85.30 West Summersides: Dutch Texel £91.30, £89.80, £89.30, £88.80 Town End Farm; £88.30 Hawkrigg Farm: Charollais £90.30 Little Langton Grange; £83.30 Greenfield Farm: Blue Texel £82.30 Town End Farm: Swaledale £80.30 Thorney Gale; £78 Fawcett Park Farm; £75.80, £72 Glebelands; £75.30, £71.30 High Stennerskeugh; £75.30 Ellergill; £74.30 West End Farm: Rough £78.80 Galloper Park: Blackface £74.30 Starrah.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 267.7p, 263.2p, 254.3p, 248.5p, 248.3p, 235.1p West View; 252.8p, 241.8p, 240.8p (2), 237.2p Upper Brydekirk; 249.5p, 237.3p Outgang Farm; 248.1p, 237.6p, 231.5p Town End Farm; 244.4p Fawcett Park Farm; 239.2p, 234.1p Crossfell House; 234.6p West Briscoe; 230.5p Little Langton Grange: Texel 256.7p, 239.2p, 227.6p, 222.7p Newton Farm; 239.2p, 216.2p Little Langton Grange; 213.7p, 211p Whygill Head; 211.4p Bank House Farm: Dutch Texel 213.6p Thorney Scale; 212.6p, 211.4p Town End Farm: Hill Cheviot 205.3p, 201.9p, 198.4p, 194.4p, 193p West Summersides; 194.1p Ghyll Bank; 191.8p Melbourne House; 191.1p, 190p Redlands Bank: Blue Texel 200.7p Town End Farm: Suffolk 196.5p, 194.7p, 193.6p Hyde Park: Blackface 185.8p Starrah; 176.4p Redlands Bank; 175p Castle Hill: Charollais 184.3p, 182.9p Little Langton Grange; 180.9p Orchard Farm: Mule 181.4p Intake Bottom; 180.8p Barras Farm; 180.2p Asby Grange: Swaledale 181.2p West End Farm; 180.5p, 180p Glebelands; 179.3p, 173.8p (3) High Stennerskeugh; 179p, 177.3p Fawcett Park Farm.

Cast Ewes – Beltex £130.50 Needless Hall Farm: Texel £122.50, £118.50 Needless Hall Farm; £120.50 Westfield House Farm; £117.50, £105.50, £90.50 West View; £114.50, £108.50, £98.50 Upper Brydekirk; £108.50, £105.50 Fair View; £103.50 Breaks Hall; £98.50, £90.50 (2) House & Holme Farm; £98.50 Town Head; £95.50, £94.50 Newton Farm; £94.50 Martindale Farm; £94.50 Steely Farm; £92.50 Abbey Park: Lleyn £108.50 Helm Farm; £102.50 Woodfoot (Jenkinson): Bluefaced Leicester £106.50 Howgill Grange; £100.50 Whingill; £90.50 Oak House: Suffolk £94.50 Westfield House Farm; £90.50 Hawkrigg Farm: Mule £80.50 Fair View; £79.50 Breaks Hall; £70.50 Martindale Farm: Hill Cheviot £70 Newton Farm; £68.50 West View; £67.50 Dry Howe; £67.50 Fawcett Park Farm: Swaledale £54.50 Whingill; £50.50 (2) Langton Field: Goats £54.50 Grange House: Blackface £52.50 Newton Farm.

Cast Rams – Texel £116.50 West Briscoe; £110.50 Oak House; £100, £98.50 Buckles Farm; £96.50 Bail Hill View; £96.50 Newton Farm: Beltex £100.50 Needless Hall Farm: Lleyn £98.50 Woodfoot (Jenkinson): Zwartble £89.50 Melbourne House: Blackface £62.50 Newton Farm: Swaledale £60.50 Hartley Castle; £58.50 West Briscoe; £58.50 Grange House.