Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

1st May 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night where 3,262 sheep were forward consisting of 32 spring lambs, 2,474 prime hoggs and 756 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at £160 was a 45kg Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Atkinson, Waitby Farm, Kirkby Stephen which was bought by Dowding’s Butchers, Appleby.

Topping at 366.2p/kg were 42kg Texel cross lambs which sold for £153.80 from Messrs Slee, Street House, Kirkby Thore which was bought by Mr A Atkinson.

The 10 spring lambs from Waitby Farm sold to average 44kg, £151.89 (344.22p/kg).

Spring lambs averaged 332.02p/kg and many more could have easily have been sold!

Prime hoggs sold to £165 for a Beltex cross hogg from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Distington.

Some wonderful consignments of well fed hoggs were forward with Messrs Hetherington, Old Hall, Staffield selling a great run of 100 Charollais and Suffolk cross hoggs to average 57kg, £155.22 (272.31p/kg).

Another great consignment of 230 Suffolk and Hill Cheviot hoggs from Boghall, fife sold to average 52.5kg, £145.42 (276.99p/kg) with a pen of 20, 62kg Suffolk cross hoggs from this home selling for £162.80.

Messrs Mark, Sunny Gill Farm, Ousby sold a excellent run of 50 Texel cross hoggs to average 50kg, £141.85 (283.7p/kg).

All classes of cast sheep were also a flying trade.

Spring Lambs

Price per Head – Beltex £160, £148.80 Waitby Farm: Texel £154.80, £152.80, £150.80, £150.30, £149.80, £147.80 Waitby Farm; £153.80, £133.80 Street House: Zwartble £140.80 Hayberries.

Price per Kilo – Texel 366.2p, 321p Street House; 355.3p, 351.8p, 348.4p, 343.7p, 327.8p, 326.7p Waitby Farm: Beltex 355.6p, 346p Waitby Farm; 334.7p House & Holme Farm: Charollais 294.5p Mellwaters Farm.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head – Beltex £165, £163.80, £149.80, £144.80, £134.80, £132 Kelmore Hill Farm; £160.80, £160 Old Hall Farm; £148.80, £144.80, £132.80, £126.80 West View; £136.80, £129.30, £126.80 Dona Close; £132.80 Woodfoot (Maughan); £129.80, £124.80 Outgang Farm: Suffolk £162.80, £156.80, £150.30, £147.30 (2), £145.80, £135.80 Boghall; £159.30, £136.80 Old Hall Farm; £145.80 Winter Tarn Farm: Texel £160, £154.30, £152.80, £133.80 Old Hall Farm; £157.80, £151.80, £150.80, £147.80, £142.80, £140.80, £140, £138.80, £134.80, £132.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £155.80 Dona Close; £149.80 West Summersides; £144.80, £143.80, £136.80, £135.80, £135.30 Kelmore Hill Farm; £142.80 Setterah Park; £141.80 Yore House; £132.80 Town End Farm: Cheviot £147.80, £143.30, £136.80, £135.30 Boghall; £136.80, £128.80, £125.30, £123.30 Capplegill; £136.30, £126.80 West View; £131.80, £128.30, £126.30, £124.80 (2), £122.80 (2), £122.30 West Summersides; £126.80 Bloan Farm: Charollais £158.80, £148.80, £147.30 Old Hall Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £130 Elm Pot; £115.80 Greenhow: Mule £120 Kelmore Hill Farm; £118.30, £110.30 Hudspeth; £118.30 Setterah Park; £116.80 Town End Farm; £114.80 Burton Hill; £114.80 Duckintree Farm; £110.30 West Summersides: Swaledale £118.30, £109.80 Tullich; £113.80, £105.80 Arngill House; £109.30 (2), £104 West Summersides; £105.80 Blades Field Farm; £104.30 Villa Farm; £100.80 Setterah Park: Blackface £113.30 West View; £102.30 Hudspeth; £102.30 Milescott: Zwartble £112.80 Bullflatts Barn: Lleyn £109.80 Woodfoot (Jenkinson): Rough £105.80 Whinfell Terrace: Jacob £102.80 Hudspeth: Kerry Hill £91.80 Thornship: Herdwick £85 Wath Farm.

 

Price per Kilo – Beltex 302.9p, 293.7p, 292.5p Kelmore Hill Farm; 294.9p, 291.9p, 291.8p West View; 292.4p Old Hall Farm; 291p Dona Close: Charollais 297.6p, 286p Old Hall Farm: Texel 296.5p, 283.1p, 282.1p Kelmore Hill Farm; 291.7p, 289.2p, 286.8p, 285.6p (2), 281.1p Sunny Gill Farm; 285.6p Old Hall Farm; 282.5p Setterah Park; 280p Water Hall Farm: Cheviot 290.2p, 287p, 286.9p, 285.6p, 283.9p, 282.3p, 281.4p, 281.1p West Summersides; 288p, 287.9p, 281.5p, 281p Boghall; 283.7p Bloan Farm; 281.8p West View: Suffolk 277.1p, 272.8p (2), 272.7p, 270p Boghall; 272.7p Harbarrow Farm: Swaledale 262.9p Tullich; 245.6p, 242.9p, 241.8p, 236.4p West Summersides; 240p Setterah Park; 239.6p, 236.4p Arngill House: Blackface 257.5p West View; 243.6p Milescott: Mule 255.6p Harbarrow Farm; 253.9p Town End Farm; 252.3p Burton Hill: Hebridean 229.3p Hury Reservoir House: Rough 194.1p Whinfell Terrace.

Cast Ewes – Texel £150.50 Villa Farm; £138.50 Williamsgill Farm; £130.50 High Griseburn; £128.50 Yore House; £126.50 Fountain Head; £120.50 Water Hall Farm; £118.50 Musgrave House; £118.50 Castle Hill; £118.50, £117.50 Town End Farm; £114.50 Town Head Farm; £114.50 Helbeck Farm; £112.50 Street House; £111.50 Sunny Gill Farm; £110.50 Easegill Head: Suffolk £150.50 Williamsgill Farm; £116.50 Keld Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £130.50 Midtown Farm; £126.50 Blackhalls Farm; £124.50 Whitewall; £122.50 Fountain Head; £116.50 Ellergill; £116.50 Rake Head: Cheviot £94.50, £92.50, £80.50 Melbourne House; £93.50 West Summersides; £88.50 Kelmore Hill Farm: Mule £93.50 Hudspeth; £92.50 School Cottage; £91.50 Musgrave House; £89.50 West Summersides; £88.50 Blackhalls Farm; £86.50 Thorney Scale; £86.50 Carpool Farm; 386.50 Villa Farm; £86.50 Quarry Farm: Beltex £88.50 Buckles Farm: Swaledale £84.50 Stoneriggs; £80 Fountain Head; £78.50 Greenhow; £78.50 Midtown Farm; £77.50 Rigg Farm; £77.50 Blackhalls Farm; £77.50, £74.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £75.50 Smardale Hall; £74.50 School Cottage; £74.50 Gillses Farm; £73.50 East Lowfields; £72.50 Blades Field Farm; £72.50 South Wellhope: Rough £84.50 Whinfell Terrace; £79.50 Wath Farm; £75.50 High Wood End: Blackface £82.50, £73.50 Greenhow.

Cast Rams – Texel £156.50 West Summersides; £134.50 Keld Farm; £116.50 Thorney Scale

Bluefaced Leicester £138.50, £134.50 School Cottage; £120.50 Greenside Farm; £114.50 Ingledene Farm: Beltex £106.50 Fountain Head: Cheviot £95.50 Thornship Farm: Swaledale £88.50 Villa Farm; £84.50 Blades Field Farm; £84.50 Elm Pot: Rough £84.50 Outgang Farm: Herdwick £78.50 Wath Farm.