Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

17th July 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, where an entry of 2,808 sheep were forward consisting of 1560 prime lambs, 50 prime hoggs and 1,198 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £118.80 was a 47kg Beltex cross lamb from Castle Hill Estates, Soulby which was bought by Staffield Farm Meats, Penrith.

Messrs Birkbeck, Castle Hill topped at 273.8p/kg for a pen of 37kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £101.30 to Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

A fantastic overall sale average of 202.38p/kg was achieved which was much stronger than expected and dearer than it had been so far on the week once again here at Kirkby Stephen!

Many more lambs could have been easily sold to 16 active buyers and many more number are needed for next week at Kirkby Stephen.

Some fantastic consignments of lambs were forward with Messrs Dodd, West View selling their run of lambs to average 42kg, £100.94 (240.33p/kg).

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth sold a great consignment of 135 lambs to average 40kg, £90.18 (225.45p/kg).

Messrs Skidmore, Needless hall Farm sold a run of 35 Beltex cross lambs to average 37kg, £88.80 (240p/kg).

Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm sold a run of lambs to average 46kg, £101.37 (220.36p/kg).

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs

Price per head – Beltex £118.80, £101.30 Castle Hill; £117.80, £95.80 Mid Farm; £114.80, £110.30, £106.80 (2), £104.80 (2) Terrys Farm; £109.30, £106.30, £104.80, £103.30, £100.30, £96.30, £98.50 West View; £108.30 Windygate Farm; £108.30 Rookby Scarth; £104.30, £98.80, £97.30 Marriforth; £102.30 Bonnygate Farm; £101.30 (2), £96.30 The Birches; £97.30 Rosgill Head; £97.30 Moorhouse; £96.80 (2) Bridge End House; £95.80 Greenfield Farm: Dutch Texel £105.80 Needless Hall Farm; £98.30 Bonnygate Farm; £93.80 Grassgill Lodge; £92.30, £90.30 Hawkrigg Farm; £91.30 Goodlie Hill Farm: Suffolk £98.80 Terrys Farm; £84.30, £83.30 Midtown Farm: Texel £98.30, £86.30 Gillses Farm; £93.30, £87.80 Dacre Lodge; £93.30, £87.80, £87.30, £86 Maison Gill; £93.30 Mid Farm; £92.80, £89.80 (2) Yore House; £92.30, £87.30 Stotley Hall; £90.30 Thorney Croft; £90.30, £86.30 Breaks Hall; £89.80 Terrys Farm; £89.30 The Buildings; £87.30 Asby Mill; £86.80 Windygate; £85.80, £85.30 Moorhouse: Blue Texel £93.80 West End Farm: Mule £81.80 Moorhouse; £81.30 School Cottage; £76.80 Sandwath Farm: Swaledale £65.30 Holly Cottage Barn.

Price per kilo – Beltex 273.8p, 252.8p, 243.1p Castle Hill; 270.8p Windygate Farm; 266.6p (2), 246.9p The Birches; 261.8p, 235.8p Mid Farm; 260.9p, 250.7p Terrys Farm; 260.2p, 255.6p, 253.1p, 246p, 244.6p, 234.9p West View; 256.4p, 235.9p, 235.6p Needless Hall Farm; 254.4p, 242.9p Marriforth; 249.5p, 239.2p Bonnygate Farm; 243.3p Rosgill Head; 235.8p Staingills; 234.2p Goodlie Hill Cottage; 232p, 230.5p Bridge End House; 231.2p Town End Farm; 230.4p Rookby Scarth: Dutch Texel 245.8p Bonnygate Farm; 235.1p, 211.4p Needless Hall Farm; 222.7p, 211.9p Goodlie Hill Farm; 217p Staingills; 213.3p Old Mill Flatt: Blue Texel 213.2p West End Farm: Texel 212.3p Thorney Croft; 210.9p, 204.1p Yore House; 210p Chapel House; 208p Moorhouse; 207.9p Maison Gill; 205.2p Breaks Hall; 204.6p Castle Hill: Mule 199.4p Hurstbrook; 182.9p Sandwath Farm; 182.4p House & Holme Farm; 181.9p Marriforth; 181.8p Moorhouse: Suffolk 193.7p Terrys Farm; 191.6p, 189.3p Midtown Farm; 187.6p Staingills; 186.4p Rookby Scarth: Charollais 185.2p Greenfield Farm: Swaledale 163.3p Holly Cottage Barn.

Prime Hoggs

Price per head – Beltex £89.80 Grassgill Lodge: Texel £80 High Green; £79.80, £72.30 Kitridding.

Cast Ewes – Texel £120, £112.50, £98.60, £98.50 West View; £120 Dale View; £116.50 Parkside; £110 Red House Farm; £100, £96.50 (2) Terrys Farm; £98.50 Corvalley Farm; £98.50 Buddle House; £97.50 Town End Farm; £97.50 Dry Evers: Beltex £109.50, £105.50 (4), £103.50, £100, £96.50, £95.50 Needless Hall Farm; £100.50 Town End Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £108.50, £91.50 School Cottage; £96.50 Yore House: Suffolk £101.50, £89.50 Cooilingel Farm; £96.50 Town End Farm; £95.50, £87.50 Black Syke; £92.50 Friendship Farm; £87.50 Windygate; £87.50 West Hindon Farm: Charollais £99.50 Town End Farm: Mule £84.50, £79.50 Greenriggs; £81.50 Dry Evers; £79.50 Cooilingel Farm; £78.50 Yore House; £77.50 Old Mill Flatt; £76.50 Staingills; £76.50 Friendship Farm: Rouge £74.50 Hurstbrook: Gritstone £74.50 Pasture House Farm: Zwartble £71.50 Yore House: Blackface £63.50 Castle Hill; £55.50 House & Holme Farm: Cheviot £60.50 Pasture House Farm: Swaledale £59.50 New Hall; £58.50 Easegill Head; £55.50 Greenriggs; £53.50 Dirt Pit Farm; £52.50 Holly Cottage Barn; £51.50 Church Farm: Rough £57.50 Greenside Farm: Jacob £43.50 The Oaks.

Cast RamsTexel £95.50 Cooilingel Farm; £90 East Mellwaters Farm: Suffolk £90.50 Cooilingel Farm: Blackface £66.50, £63.50, £60.50 Cooilingel Farm: Swaledale £52.50 Corvalley Farm.