Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

9th January 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime and cast sheep on Tuesday night, where an entry of 2,945 sheep were forward, consisting of 2,298 prime hoggs and 647 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £124 was a Beltex cross hogg from Mr S Millman, Brackenslack, Maulds Meaburn which was bought by Mr A Slack.

Topping at 286.7p/kg was a pen of five Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Robson, Middle Horsleyhope Farm Consett which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Smart Continental cross hoggs were a flying trade, being one of the dearest seen for some time, with over 30 pens selling between £124 – £100 and many more of these sorts can be sold to great advantage here at Kirkby Stephen.

Messrs Dodd, West View sold 44 Continental cross hoggs to average 43.6kg, £107.56 (246.7p/kg).

Mr Millman’s run of hoggs averaged 45kg, £109.52 (242.8p/kg).

Messrs Wilkin, The Slack, Ainstable sold a great run of 90 Mule hoggs to average £87.54.

Messrs Wharton, Keisley Farm sold a pen of 12 good meated Swaledale hoggs at 42kg to make £79.80 (190p/kg).

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head – Beltex £124, £120 (2), £117, £105.30, £101.80, £100 Brackenslack (Millman); £118 Town Foot (Knowles); £117.80 (3), £116, £111.80, £110.30, £108.80 (2), £106.30, £103.80, £101.80 West View; £111.80, £105.30, £103.30 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £104.80 Low Bank House; £103.80 Newton Farm; £101.30 Dale View; £100.80 Brackenslack (Seymour); £100.80 Jardines; £100.30 Crossfell House: Texel £107.30 House & Holme Farm; £100, £91.30, £90.80, £90, £89.80, £89.30 Newton Farm; £97.30, £95.80 Town Foot (Knowles); £94.30 Black Syke; £91.30 Jardines; £90.80 The Slack; £90.30 Rosgill Head; £89.80 Wat Garth; £89.80 West End Farm; £88.80 Brackenslack (Seymour); £87.30 Jardines: Suffolk £102.80, £99.80, £97.80, £80.80 Cooilingel Farm; £91.80, £80.30 Palliard; £84.80 Castle Hill; £82.80 Black Syke; £81.80 Burton Hill: Charollais £93.80, £90.30, £86.80, £82.30 Black Syke; £84.80 Rigby House: Mule £92.80 Keisley Farm; £91.30, £88.30, £84.30, £81.30 The Slack; £85.30 Gillcumber Edge; £83.80, £80.30 Burton Hill; £80.30 Grains O Beck; £80.30 Dousgill Farm; £80.30 Ashgill Farm; £80.30 West End Farm: Dutch Texel £91.30 (2), £88.80 Breaks Hall: Hampshire £89.80 Porthy Green: Swaledale £79.80 Keisley Farm; £76.80, £70.80 Glebelands; £73 Arngill House; £72.30 Cranberry; £68.30 Ashgill Farm; £67.80 Green Rigg; £66.30 Redlands Bank; £65.30 High Birk Hatt; £65.30 Palliard: Blackface £77.80 Bolton Road: Cheviot £76.30, £74.80 East Rackwood Hill; £73.80 Townfoot (Thompson): Rough £70 Whinfell Terrace: Goat £60 Wath Farm (Bowman).

Price per Kilo – Beltex 286.7p, 270p, 242.9p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 272.7p, 267.9p, 256.8p Brackenslack (Millman); 262.6p, 261.8p, 256.1p (2), 253.1p, 248.4p, 242.4p, 241.4p West View; 262p Low Bank House; 253.2p Newton Farm; 250.8p, 246.3p Brackenslack (Seymour); 245.8p Town Foot (Knowles); 241.8p Bolton Road; 240.5p Castle Hill: Texel 222.7p, 216.2p, 212p, 207.7p, 207p, 205.9p Newton Farm; 206.5p Brackenslack (Seymour): Suffolk 217.3p Cooilingel Farm; 187.3p Kiln Beck Farm; 186.7p Palliard; 184.3p Castle Hill; 184p Black Syke: Dutch Texel 212.3p, 211.4p, 207.5p, 202.1p Breaks Hall; 202.2p Steeley Farm: Charollais 205.2p, 202.1p, 199.6p, 192.9p Black Syke: Blue Texel 202.1p High Wood End: Cheviot 199.5p Townfoot (Thompson); 189.7p Melbourne House; 187p, 181.7p East Rackwood Hill; 186.9p Redlands Bank: Swaledale 190p Keisley Farm; 187.3p, 181.5p Glebelands; 176.3p Cranberry: Blackface 189.8p Bolton Road: Mule 182.5p Dousgill; 182.5p Grains O Beck; 181.7p Thorney Gale: Hampshire 172.7p Porthy Green.

Cast Ewes – Texel £120 Yore House; £120, £106.50, £104.50 (2), £94.50 West View; £100.50 Greta View; £91.50, £88.50 Magher-Kew; £88.50 Narthwaite; £88.50 Cooilingel Farm; £88.50 Cronk Breck Farm: Beltex £90 Town End Farm: Suffolk £86.50 Wat Garth: Bluefaced Leicester £85.50 Ellergill; £80.50 Yore House: Hampshire £70.50 Cooilingel Farm: Mule £68.50 Stripes Farm; £68 Eastfield Farm: Rough £66.50 High Lane (Capstick) Goat £60 Wath  Farm (Bowman): Swaledale £54.50 Midtown Farm; £53.50 High Lane (Capstick); £53.50 Wat Garth; £53.50 Harbour Flatt; £51.50 Galloper Rise; £51.50 Thornley Hall; £50.50 Chapel Farm; £50.50 Birch Bush; £50.50 Cooilingel Farm: Blackface £51.50 Dalbrack Farm; £48.50 Newton Farm; £47.50 House & Holme Farm.

Cast Rams – Texel £114.50 Harbour Flatt; £110.50 Green Farm; £98.50 Yore House: Bluefaced Leicester £102, £88.50 Harbour Flatt; £84.50 Yore House: Rough £72.50 Whinfell Terrace; £60.50 Galloper Rise: Swaledale £60.50 Arngill House; £54.50 High Lane (Capstick): Jacob £60 Green Rigg: Welsh £52.50 Cronk Breck Farm.