Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

3rd April 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night where 2,377 sheep were forward consisting of 1,868 prime hoggs and 499 cast sheep and 10 spring lambs.

Topping the sale at £157.80 was a 59kg Beltex cross hogg from Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm, Helton which was bought by A. Atkinson.

Messrs Kendal also topped at 343.3p/kg with a pen of five 33kg Beltex cross hoggs which made £113.30 and sold to Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Trade was said to be possibly the dearest ever seen here at Kirkby Stephen Market.

A great run of 275 Hill Cheviot and Suffolk hoggs from Boghall, Fife sold to average 47.5kg £127.05 (267.47p/kg). A pen of 25 Hill Cheviot from this consignment weighing 42kg sold for £117.80 (280.5p/kg). Another pen of 26 well bred Hill Cheviots from this home weighing 52kg sold to make £136.30.

Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire sold another wonderful consignment of 361 Suffolk, Hill Cheviot and Charollais cross hoggs to average 49kg £129.05 (263.36p/kg).

Messrs Thompson, Whins Farm sold 47 Suffolk and Charollais cross hoggs to average 58kg £141.33.

Messrs Addison, Greystone House sold a pen of 20 Black faced hoggs weighing 40kg to make £112 (280p/kg).

Mule hoggs sold to a top of £137.30 for a pen of 20 57kg hoggs consigned by Messrs Barker, Town Head, Ousby with this same home topping the Swaledale hoggs at £129.80 for a pen of 18 weighing 51kg, both bought by Mr A. Slack.

Prime Hoggs
Price per Head – Beltex £157.80, £151.80, £148.80, £146.80, £133.80, £130, £126.30, £125.30 Outgang Farm; £151.80, £148.80(2), £146.80, £143.80, £140.80, £137.30, £135.80, £134.80, £134.30, £125.80, £122.30 West View; £147.80, £138.80, £131.80, £120 Bridge End House; £123.80 Helbeck Farm; £122.80 Newton Farm: Charollais £150.80, £146.80, £144.80, £144.30, £142.30, £141.30, £139.80, £132.30 Whins Farm; £138.80, £128.80 Skelcies Hall; £128.30 Newton Farm: Texel £148.30, £144.80, £143.80, £141.30, £138.30, £127.80, £126.80, £124.80 Newton Farm; £139.80 Musgrave House; £136.80, £125.80 Row End Farm; £135.30 Castle Hill; £129.80 Martindale Farm; £129, £121.80 Setterah Park; £125 The Cottage(Skelton); £124.30 Calva Farm; £123.80 The Cottage(Knight), £122.80 Burton Hill; £120 East Rackwood Farm: Suffolk £146.80(2), £145, £141.30, £137.80 Whins Farm; £140.80, £135.80, £132.80 Boghall; £138.80, £133.50, £126.30, £123.80, £122.30 Newton Farm; £134.80 Blades Field Farm: Mule £137.30 Town Head Farm; £122.80(2) Setterah Park, £120.80 Burton Hill; £118.80 Martindale Farm; £117.80 Blades Field Farm; £115.80 Musgrave House; £113.80 Lime House; £110 Castle Hill; £107.30 Helbeck Grange: Cheviot £136.30, £134.30, £123.80, £123.30, £122.80(2), £117.80, £115 Boghall; £128.80, £123.30 West View; £126.30 Newton Farm:

Swaledale £129.80 Town Head Farm; £111.80 Easterbeck House; £110, £100.80 High Blackton Farm; £108.80 Cranberry; £107.80 Setterah Park; £106.30 Musgrave House; £105.80 Town Head Farm: Dutch Texel £124.30 Lower Griseburn: Blackface £118.80, £107.80 Newton Farm; £115.80 West View; £113.80, £111.80 Greystone House; £105.30 Green Hills Farm:

Herdwick £110.80 The Cottages: Rough £93.30 Helbeck Grange.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 343.3p, 332.8p, 320.3p, 315.8p, 313.3p, 309.5p, 304.1p, 302.1p Outgang Farm; 333.6p, 330.7p, 322.6p, 320p, 319.8p, 315.8p, 312.6p, 306.4p, 303.6p West View; 323.2p Newton Farm; 314.5p, 301.7p Bridge End House: Texel 283.3p Setterah Park; 282.5p Calva Farm; 279.3p Outgang Farm; 271.3p, 268.9p, 268.1p Newton Farm; 268.8p Setterah Park: Cheviot 280.5p, 273.3p, 268p, 267p, 263.4p, 263.3p, 262.1p Boghall; 275.1p, 274p West View: Blackface 279.5p, 277.6p Greystone House; 270p Green Hills Farm; 269.3p West View; 262.9p Newton Farm; 261p Redlands Bank; 260.3p Craig Farm: Suffolk 266.3p, 260.4p, 256p Boghall; 265.9p, 252.7p Newton Farm; £259.6p Holme Farm; 254.7p The Cottage; 253.1p Whins Farm: Swaledale 265.8p, 249.4p Musgrave House; 256.7p Setterah Park; 254.5p Town Head Farm; £248.4p Easterbeck House; 246p Town Head Farm; 244.4p Harker Springs; 243.9p Ellergill; 242p Helbeck Grange: Charollais 262.9p Skelcies Hall; 262p Holme Farm, 261.8p Newton Farm; 258.7p, 254.4p Whins Farm: Mule 258.3p Martindale Farm; 257p Burton Hill; 256.1p Blades Field Farm; 255.8p Setterah Park: Masham 255.3p Outgang Farm: Herdwick 231.9p Green Hills Farm.

Spring Lambs
Price per Head – Zwartble £148.80, £130.80 Rookery House.

Cast Ewes
Texel £134.50, £125 West View; £118.50, £113.50, £105, £104.50 Barnskew; £113.50 Goodlie Hill Farm; £110.50 Winter Tarn Farm; £110 Breaks Hall; £108.50 Holme Farm; £105 Newton Farm; £100(2) Bridge End: Bluefaced Leicester £124.50 Ellergill; £110.50 Hartley Castle: Suffolk £113.50 Winter Tarn; £110.50 Row End Farm: Mule £101.50 Winter Tarn; £99.50 Barnskew; £98.50 Oak House; £97.50 Alder Bank; £92.50 Holme Farm: Blackface £100.50, £68.50 Newton Farm: Beltex £100 Holme Farm: Cheviot £85.50, £80.50, £78.50 Newton Farm: Swaledale £73.50 Cronkley; £71.50, £61.50 Asby Hall; £64.50 Whingill; £64.50 Ellergill; £63.50 Springfield; £62.50 Greenriggs; £61.50 Cranberry; £60.50 Hillcroft: Rough £65.50 Barnskew.

Cast Rams – Swaledale £66.50 Studfold Farm; £64.50 Bayles Farm; £62.50 Tullich: Shetland £64.50 Bayles Farm.