Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

28th August 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 3605 sheep were forward consisting of 2375 prime lambs, 524 cast sheep and 706 store lambs.

Topping the sale at £116 was a Beltex cross lamb from Mr S. Millman, Brackenslack, Maulds Meaburn which was bought by Dowding’s Butchers, Appleby.

Topping at 240p/kg was a pen of Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Sedgley, Low Bank House, Barbon which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Trade for all classes of prime lambs was much sharper with an overall sale average of 195.55p/kg been achieved.

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon sold a great consignment of 173 lambs to average 40.5kg £91.87 (226.84p/kg).

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold another wonderful run of 150 lambs to average 41.5kg £90.39 (217.8p/kg) with a pen of 14 36kg Beltex cross lambs making £86.30 (239.7p/kg) from this home.

Smart continental cross bred lambs were a flying trade with several outlets looking for these types. Heavy lambs were also in extreme demand with a pen of 53kg mules selling for £93.30 from Messrs Marston, Easegill Head.

Messrs Metcalfe, Park House Farm, Barningham sold 48kg mules to make £88.80.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Head
Beltex £116, £99.30, £96.30 Brackenslack (Millman); £110, £104.80, £100.80, £96.80 Little Beck; £106.80, £105.80, £95.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £104.80, £100.80, £100, £99.80, £96.30 Parkside; £104.80, £95.30 Brackenslack (Seymour); £104.80 (2), £100 Terrys Farm; £104.30 Windygate; £101.80 The Birches; £100.80, £95.30 Low Bank House; £98.30 Black Syke; £96.80, £95.30, £95.30 Marriforth; £96.80 Grassgill Lodge; £96.30, £95.80 Lansmere: Texel £109.80 Wharton Hall; £109.80, £86.30 West End Farm; £104.80 Town Head; £102.80 Hallbankgate; £102.80, £87.30, £85.80 Scarside; £101.80 Westfield House; £101.30 Easegill Head; £94.80, £89.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £93.30 New House; £92.80 Jardines; £92.80 Brackenslack (Seymour); £91.80 High Stennerskeugh; £91.30 Terrys Farm; £90.30 Town End Farm; £89.80 Martindale(Robinson); £89.80 Waitby Farm; £89.30, £88.30 Raygill Farm; £87.80, £86.80 Hallbankgate, £87.30 Langrigg House; £86.80 Shepherds Cottage; £86.80 Old Mill Flatt; £86.80 Midtown Farm; £86.30 Low Bank House; £86.30 Jardines; £85.80 Stotley Hall Farm; £85.80 Pennine View; £85.80 Martindale (Wearmouth); £85.30 Little Langton Grange: Charollais £97.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £87.80 Black Syke; £86.80 Hallbankgate: Dutch Texel £96.80, £94.30 Terrys Farm: Suffolk £96.30 Rosgill Head; £95.80 Terrys Farm; £89.80(2) Scarside, £84.80 Keld Farm(Addison); £83.80 Raygill Farm; £83.30 Keld Farm (Stanley): Mule £93.30 Easegill Head; £88.80 Park House Farm; £87.80 Keld Farm; £84.30 Town End Farm; £83.80 Swathburn; £82.80 Asby Grange; £82 Leekworth Gardens; £80 Rookby Scarth: Swaledale £69.30 Parkside; £64.80 Pennine View; £61.30 Rookby Scarth: Goat £51.80 Hardberry Hill Farm.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 240p, 233.7p Low Bank House; 239.7p, 238.6p, 238.3p, 230p Carkin Moor Farm; 239.2p, 237.9p, 235.8p, 226.2p The Birches; 236.4p, 227.5p, 226.4p Brackenslack (Millman); 233.7p Lansmere, 232.9p, 232.4p Brackenslack (Seymour); 230.8p, 225.1p Bridge End Farm; 230.5p, 229p, 226.9p, 225.8p, 225.7p Marriforth; 229.1p Little Beck; 225.8p Dona Close; 225.8p Town End Farm; 225.1p Parkside: Texel 217.4p Bollam Terrace; 213.8p Carkin Moor Farm; 213.8p Martindale (Robinson); 210.3p, 210p, 208.5p Street House; 207.2p Wharton Hall; 206.8p Old Mill Flatt; 205.5p Town Head: Dutch Texel 210.4p Terrys Farm: Charollais 198.6p, 192.6p Carkin Moor Farm; 197.3p Hallbankgate: Suffolk 195.5p Terrys Farm; 192.7p Chuxole; 191.1p(2) Scarside: Mule 185p Park House; 184p Asby Grange; 183.3p Town End; 182.9p Keld Farm (Stanley); 179.8p High Stennerskeugh; 179.5p Stoneriggs: Goat 172.3p Hardberry Hill Farm: Swaledale 169p Parkside; 166.2p Pennine View; 165.7p Rookby Scarth.

Cast Ewes
Texel £104.50, £97.50, £90, £82.50 Parkside; £95.50 Town End; £88.50 Grassgill Lodge; £85.50 Brackenslack (Seymour); £85.50 Rosgill Head; £83.50 Whingill; £82.50 Brackenslack (Millman): Suffolk £93.50 Black Syke; £82.50 Eden Terrace; £82 Bowes Cross Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £74.50 Whingill: Mule £73.50 Brackenslack (Millman), £69.50 Hall Oth Gate; £67.50 Sandford Hall; £65.50 Jardines; £65.50 Bowes Cross Farm; £65 Martindale: Rough Fell £57.50 Piper Hole: Swaledale £57.50 Whingill; £50 Springfield; £48.50 Parkside; £46.50 High Stennerskeugh; £45.50 Pennine View: Herdwick £52.50 Springfield.

Cast Rams
Texel £85 Grassgill Lodge; Swaledale £80.50, £59.50 Allenshields, £60.50 Springfield.