Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

20th February 2018

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night where 3,702 sheep were forward consisting of 3,074 prime hoggs and 628 cast sheep, which was over 1,100 more sheep on the same week last year.

Topping the sale at £140 was a 53kg Beltex cross hogg from regular consigner Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm, Penrith which was bought by Mr Andrew Atkinson.

Topping at 322p/kg was a pen of Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Simpson, Highscale Farm, Wigglesworth, with another pen of 17 Beltex cross hoggs from this home weighing 34kg and selling for £108.80 (320p.kg)

The whole consignment of 46 Beltex cross hoggs from Highscale Farm sold to average 34.7kg, £110.27 (317.8p/kg).

Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Greystoke sold another great run of 50 Beltex cross hoggs to average 42.8p/kg, £117.29 (274p/kg).

Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm sold 50 wonderful Beltex & Texel cross hoggs to average 44.3kg, £115.70 (261p/kg).

Well over 200 hoggs sold between £140 – £115, with 30 pens selling in excess of £120 and 10 pens selling between 322 – 300p/kg.

Cast sheep were also a wonderful trade with horned ewes topping at £81.50 for a Rough from Messrs Huck, Ravenstonedale.

Prime Hoggs
Price per Head – Beltex £140, £136.80, £130, £128.80, £127.80, £124.80 (2), £118.80 (3), £117.30, £116.80 (2), £114.80, £113.80, £112.80 (2), £112.30 Outgang Farm; £128.80, £126.80, £125.80, £124.80, £123.80, £118.80, £115.30, £114, £113.80, £113.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £128.80, £110.80 Highscale Farm; £128, £126, £120.80, £120, £118, £117.80, £117.30, £115 Water Hall Farm; £118.80, £117.80, £114.30 Town End Farm; £118.30, £116.80, £110.80 Dona Close; £116.80, £112.80 (2) West View; £116.30, £115.30, £114.30, £113.30 Crossfell House; £111.80 Stone Cross Farm; £110.80 Steely Farm: Texel £123.80 Sandyhill Farm; £118 Dona Close; £117.30 Smardale Hall; £115.80, £101.80, £101.30, £100 Briggle Farm; £115.80 Nelson Farm; £115.30, £114.30, £109.80 Stone Cross Farm; £113.80, £105.80 Easterbeck House; £113.30, £109.30 Pepper Hall; £112.80 Slack Cottage; £112.30, £110.80 Water Hall Farm; £111.30 Outgang Farm; £110 Burton Hill; £109.80, £106.30 Mount Pleasant Farm; £108.30, £101.80 (3) Hall Bank; £106.30 Blades Field Farm; £105.80 Town End Farm; £100 Aller Gill Cottage; £100 Dale Head: Suffolk £122, £120, £118, £112.80, £110, £107 Whins Farm; £116.30, £108.30 Mount Pleasant Farm; £110 Smardale Hall; £108.80 Outgang Farm; £106.30 Hall Bank: Charollais £120, £118, £114.30, £112, £111.30 (2), £109.80, £109.30, £109 Whins Farm; £118.80 Orchard Farm: Dutch Texel £110.80 Crossfell House: Cheviot £107.30, £102.80, £102.30, £100.30 Crossfell House; £103.80 (2), £102.30, £100.80 Mount Pleasant Farm: Mule £106.80 Harbour Flatt; £105.80, £95.80 Howgill Farm; £105.30, £98 Sowerthwaite Farm; £103.30, £97.80 Slack Cottage; £99.30, £97.30, £96.80 Mount Pleasant Farm; £98.80 Easterbeck House; £97.80 Croft House Farm; £97.80 Aller Gill Cottage; £97.80 Musgrave House; £96.80 Smardale Hall; £96.30 Blades Field Farm; £95.80 South House: Blue Texel £103.80 Town End Farm: Swaledale £97.80 High Stennerskeugh; £96.30, £88.30 Greenhow; £94.80, £89.30 Easterbeck House; £94.30, £92.80 Mount Pleasant Farm; £93.80, £90.30 The Croft; £89.80 High Blackton Farm; £87.80 Howgill Farm; £87.30 Step Ends Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £97.80 Sowerthwaite Farm; £95.80 Hesleywell: Rough £88.80 Smardale Hall; £85.80, £82.80 Helbeck Grange; £80 Hardendale Hall: Blackface £86.30 Redlands Bank: Goats £59.80 Dale Head.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 322p, 320p, 316p, 312.3p, 311.5p, 275.8p Highscale Farm; 314.5p, 307.6p, 294.9p, 290.5p, 290.2p, 281.4p, 274p, 272p, 270p Kirkbarrow Hall; 306.7p, 304.4p, 291.1p, 289.2p, 286.1p, 282.9p, 282.6p, 278.1p, 273.3p, 271.6p, 270p Outgang Farm; 292p, 288.9p Dona Close; 287.3p, 282.9p, 278.8p Town End Farm; 277p Steely Farm; 272.3p Water Hall Farm: Texel 254.1p Gracies Farm; 243.9p, 222.7p Nelson Farm; 236.7p Dona Close; 232.4p Musgrave House; 230.5p, 222.3p Briggle Farm; 228.1p Crossfell House; 227.2p, 222.7p Holme Farm; 224.5p Hall Bank; 224p Aller Gill Cottage; 223.9p House & Holme Farm; 223.8p (2) Helbeck Grange; 223.8p Chapel Farm; 223.3p Villa Farm; 223.3p Greenhow; 223.3p, 222.2p Pepper Hall; 223 Redlands Bank; 222p Langrigg House; 221.6p Water Hall Farm; 221.1p (2) High Griseburn: Blue Texel 225.7p Town End Farm: Dutch Texel 236.3p Southwaite Farm; 223.54p Nelson Farm; 221.6p Crossfell House: Charollais 229.5p (2) Holme Farm; 222.8p Orchard Farm; 217.9p Redlands Bank: Suffolk 221p Rigby House; 214.3p Briggle Farm; 212.3p Gracies Farm; 211.3p Mount Pleasant Farm: Cheviot 219.3p Chapel Farm; 214.2p, 213.1p Crossfell House; 212.3p Redlands Bank: Blackface 215.8p, 212.3p Redlands Bank: Mule 207p Mount Pleasant Farm; 203.8p Musgrave House; 203.3p Helbeck Grange: Swaledale 201.9p Harbour Flatt; 199.5p, 197.1p Redlands Bank; 198.4p, 195.9p High Stennerskeugh; 198.3p Ellergill; 197.1p Musgrave House; 196.5p Mount Pleasant Farm; 196.3p The Croft; 195.6p Shieldhill Top; 195.2p High Blackton Farm: Rough 199.5p Helbeck Grange: Jacob 190.9p The Oaks.

Cast Ewes – Texel £120, £109.50 Lands Farm; £115.50, £94.50 Nelson Farm; £107.50, £105.50 Woodland House; £100, £96.50 West View; £97.50, £94.50, £93.50 Crossfell House; £96.50 Orchard Farm; £96.50 Gracies Farm; £93.50 Amersber Cottage; £92.50 Town Head: Bluefaced Leicester £102.50 Eastfield Farm; £100.50 Rigg Farm: Beltex £100 West View; £98.50 Woodland House: Suffolk £95.50 Woodland House; £86.50 Crossfell House; £85.50 Town End Farm: Charollais £94.50 Orchard Farm: Cheviot £87.50, £81.50, £77.50 West View; £83.50, £74.50 Wharton Hall; £79.50 Low Greenside: Mule £84.50 Greenriggs; £84.50 Chapel Farm: Rough £81.50 Dale View; £66.50 Greenside Farm; £62.50 Smardale Hall; £62 Greenriggs; £60.50 High Lane: Dutch Texel £80.50 Dry Howe: Masham £78.50 Town End Farm: Zwartble £76.50 Holme Farm: Swaledale £63.50 Smardale Hall; £59.50 Dirt Pit Farm; £58.50 Low Farm; £56.50 Harbour Flatt; £55.50 School Cottage; £55.50 Greenriggs; £54.50 (2) Lands Farm; £54.50 High Lane: Herdwick £53.50 Smardale Hall.

Cast Rams – Bluefaced Leicester £110.50 Thorney Gale; £100.50 Harbour Flatt: Texel £104.50 Villa Farm; £102.50 Hall Bank; £101.50 Yew House: Cheviot £100.50 Aller Gill Cottage: Beltex £94.50 Thorney Gale: Rough £80.50 High Lane: Swaledale £70.50 Dale Head; £66.50 Lands Farm; £64.50 Thorney Gale: Herdwick £64.50 Thorney Gale.