Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

13th June 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night where 3,340 sheep were forward consisting of 1,063 spring lambs, 1,361 prime hoggs and 916 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at £148.80 and 362.9p/kg was a 41kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Messrs Lee, Stockley Burn Farm sold a fantastic consignment of 107 smart Beltex cross lambs to average 37.4kg, 312.5p/kg (£116.90), with a great pen of 15, 36kg Beltex cross lambs from this home selling for £117.30 (325.8p/kg).

Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk sold a smart run of 20 Beltex cross lambs to average 42.2kg, £123.37 (292p/kg).

Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm sold another great run of 40 Continental cross lambs to average 42.4kg, £123.07 (290p/kg).

Messrs Lyle, Staingills sold a wonderful consignment of 110 Continental cross lambs to average 38kg, £110.75 (291p/kg).

Another fantastic sale average for spring lambs of 272.93p/kg was achieved for all sold, which included the two consignments of Mule lambs, which topped at £99.30 for a pen of 42kg from Messrs Jenkinson, Whingill.  Messrs Taylor, Swathburn sold another pen of 38kg Mules to make £91.80.

Messrs Lawson, Buddle House sold a nice consignment of 110 light weight lambs to average 32kg, £84.345 (263.5p/kg).

Hill cheviot hoggs topped at 243.1p/kg for a pen of 18, 39kg hoggs selling for £94.80 from Messrs Jackson, Great Eccleston.

Cast sheep topped at £150.50 for a pen of 5 Texel cross ewes from Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire.

Spring Lambs:
Price per KiloBeltex 362.9p, 315.8p (2) Upper Brydekirk; 342.9p, 336.1p, 331.2p, 328.6p, 325.8p, 315.3p, 315.1p, 310.2p, 306.6p, 303.5p, 300.8p Stockley Burn Farm; 328.9p, 320.5p, 318.2p, 315.5p, 308.9p, 300pTerrys Farm; 323.8p, 319.2p Staingills; 316.2p Woodland House Farm; 310.3p, 309.7p, 304.7p Clifton Moor; 304.4p Fair View; 300.8p Old Mill Flatt: Texel 291.8p, 291.7p, 284.4p Clifton Moor; 290.9p Upper Brydekirk; 290.8p Staingills; 287.9p South View; 281.7p Terrys Farm: Dutch Texel 284.8p, 274p Terrys Farm, 272.4p Staingills; 272p Old Mill Flatt: Suffolk 270.8p Staingills; 263.3p, 262.3p Holme Farm; 262p Swathburn: Charollais 268.3p Greenfield Farm; 263.2p Holme Farm: Mule 241.6p Swathburn; 234.2p, 230.9p Whingill.

Price per Head – Beltex £148.80, £135.80 (2), £124.30 Upper Brydekirk; £148, £141, £140, £139, £138.80, £127.30, £122.30, £120 Terrys Farm; £137.80, £130.30, £120 Stockley Burn Farm; £132.80, £124.80 Woodland House Farm; £126.30, £123.30, £121.30 Staingills; £124.80, £120 Fair View; £122.80 Waitby Farm; £120.80 Clifton Moor: Texel £140, £122.30, £120, £118.80 (2), £116.80 Clifton Moor; £128 Upper Brydekirk; £120.80 Rockcliffe Farm; £118.30 (2) Terrys Farm; £116.80 Waitby Farm; £116.30 Staingills: Dutch Texel £127.80, £125.30, £123.30, £122.80 Terrys Farm: Suffolk £112.80 Holme Farm; £108.30 Staingills: Charollais £107.30 Greenfield Farm: Zwartble £105.30 Avondale: Mule £99.30 Whingill; £91.80 Swathburn.

Prime Hoggs:
Price per Head – Suffolk £128.30, £124.30, £122.30, £117.80, £115.80, £113.30, £112.80, £112.30, £106.30 East Farm; £114.30 Hyde Farm: Beltex £124.30 Parkside; £100 Needless Hall; £91.80 Galloper Park: Texel £120.80, £120.30, £116.30, £115.30 Sewell House; £114.30, £111.30, £109.80, £109.30, £107.80, £107.30, £105.80 East Farm; £111.80 Lower Griseburn; £103.80, £102.30 Sunny Gill Farm: Cheviot £118.30, £112.30, £109.80 Bloan Farm; £99.30 The Wynd; £94.80; £94.30, £92.80 Little Eccleston Hall: Mule £97.80 Dalbrack Farm: Dutch Texel £94.80 Harbarrow Farm: Swaledale £88.80, £80.80 Hundith House; £84.80 Burtreeford; £80.80 Parkside; £80.80 Ravenseat: Blackface £86.80, £82.80, £82.30 (2), £80.80 Hyde Park; £84.30 Newton Farm.

Price per KiloCheviot 243.1p, 241.8p, 237.9p Little Eccleston Hall; 226.9p Bloan Farm; 216.8p Harbarrow Farm: Texel 237p, 232.9p, 230.7p Sunny Gill Farm; 236.1p, 226.9p, 225.1p, 223.1p East Farm; 235.3p, 221.5p, 220.7p Sewell House; 226.6p The Wynd: Beltex 235.1p Newton Farm; 224.5p Needless Hall: Dutch Texel 231.2p Harbarrow Farm: Suffolk 223.3p Newton Farm; 219.2p, 214.2p East Farm; 211.7p Hyde Farm: Blackface 217.9p, 315.5p, 206.7p, 202.2p, 200.7p Hyde Park; 213.4p Newton Farm.

Cast Ewes – Texel £150.50, £137.50, £106.50 (2), £105.50 Newton Farm; £138.50 (2) Parkside; £130 Staingills; £117.50 Fair View; £114.50 Upper Brydekirk; £112.50 Terrys Farm; £109.50 Martindale Farm; £109.50 Bridge End; £108.50 (2), £107.50 (2) Stockley Burn Farm; £108.50 Woodland House Farm: Beltex £118.50, £100 Terrys Farm; £116, £106.50 Needless Hall Farm; £114.50 Buckles Farm; £102.50 Low House: Suffolk £110.50 Terrys Farm; £104.50 West Underhurth; £96.50 Newton Farm; £95.50 Manor Farm; £95.50 Waitby Farm: Blue Texel £105.50 Low House: Bluefaced Leicester £100 Hundith House; £90.50 Rake Head: Mule £96.50 Stockley Burn Farm; £90.50 Dry Evers; £90.50 Greenfield Farm; £88 Greenriggs; £87.50 Low House; £86.50 Green Farm: Cheviot £95.50, £86.50 Newton Farm; £90.50 Laneside: Charollais £90.50 Rake Head: Rough £77.50 Manor Court: Blackface £71.50, £70.50, £67.50, £66.50 Newton Farm; £66.50 Dalbrack Farm: Swaledale £69.50 Manor Farm; £68.50 Hundith House; £68.50 Ghyll Brow; £64.50 Carpool Farm; £62.50 Aller Gill Cottage; £62.50 Friar House Farm: Herdwick £60.50 Argill House.

Cast Rams – Bluefaced Leicester £116.50 Town Head Farm; £100.50 Friar House Farm: Texel £105.50 Sunny Gill Farm; £100 Well House: Beltex £85.50 Starrah: Rough £70.50 Manor Court: Blackface £68.50 Newton Farm: Swaledale £66.50 Easegill Head; £64.50 Green Rigg.