Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

4th September 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 3245 sheep were forward consisting of 2603 prime lambs, 642 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £115.80 was a 48kg Beltex cross lamb from Page Farm Partnership, Ripon which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Topping at 248.80p/kg was a pen of 41kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £102 from Messrs Dodd, West View, Temple Sowerby and which were also bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

The consignment of lambs from West View sold to average 42.6kg £93.71 (220.49p/kg).

Messrs Longstaff, Ascot House sold another great run of lambs to average 42.5kg £93.53 (220p/kg).

Messrs Lyle, Staingills sold a wonderful consignment of 100 lambs to average 41.5kg £91.16 (219.66p/kg).

Page Farm Partnership sold a fantastic run of 40 lambs to average 45.5kg £97.79 (214.92p/kg)

Mule lambs sold to £87.30 for a pen of 10 lambs from Messrs Allan, Oakbank, Long Marton.

Cast sheep were a much sharper trade for all classes with Mule ewes topping at £96.50 from Todholes Partnership, Elsdon.

Swaledale ewes sold to £65.50 for a pen of three from Messrs Fawcett, Argill House.

Many more cast sheep could have been easily sold to great advantage.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Head
Beltex £115.80, £112.80, £108.80, £99.80, £96.30, £95.80, £95.30, £92.30 Rookwith House; £114.80, £99.80(3), £96.80; £94.80, £92.80 Parkside; £110.80 Brackenslack(Seymour); £108.80, £100, £96.30, £93.30 Upper Brydekirk; £103.80, £99.30; £93.80 Ascot House; £102, £98.80, £94.80, £92.80, £92 West View; £100 Black Syke; £98.80, £97.80 School Farm; £98.80, £92.80 Raygill Farm; £97.80, £94.80, £92.80 Bonnygate; £95.80 Dry Evers; £95.30, £93.80, £92.30 Staingills; £94.80 Windygate; £94.80 Castle Hill; £93.80 Wharton Hall; £93.30 Haithwaite: Dutch Texel £106.80, £97.80, £91.30 Staingills; £98.80, £92.30, £87.30 West View; £95, £94.30 Trainriggs Farm; £88.30 Lower Griseburn; £85.80 School Farm: Texel £102.80 Starrah; £97.80 Brackenbank; £96.30, £92.30, £88.80, £87.30, £86.80 The Buildings; £96 Decklyn; £95.80 Brakes Hall; £94.80 Staingills; £93.80 School Cottage; £92.80 High Green; £91.80 West Farm Cottage; £90.80 Brackenslack (Seymour); £90.50 Scarside; £88.80 Abbey Park; £86.80 The Park Wall; £86.80 Scarth Lees; £86.30 Park House Farm; £85.80 Mill Moor; £85.80 Windygate; £85.30 The Cottage: Rouge £97.80 West View: Charollais £89.30 Staingills; £78.30 Greenfield Farm: Mule £87.30 Oakbank; £83.80 Highfield Farm; £77.30 Foxtower View; £76.80 Whitewall Farm; £75.80 School Cottage; £75.30 Lockholme Hall; £75.30 Bents Farm; £75 Ghyll Bank: Blue Texel £86.80 Railway Terrace: Suffolk £86.80 Black Syke; £80.80, £79.80 Capplegill; £80.30 Foxtower: Bluefaced Leicester £83.80 East Unthank: Cheviot £77.30 Hallbankgate; £74.80 Yew House: Hampshire £75.80 Bonnygate Farm: Swaledale £72.80 School Cottage; £63.80 Whitewall Farm; £58.30, £57.30 Holly Cottage Barn: Scotch Blackface £56.80(2) Hudspeth.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 248.8p, 237.9p West View; 247.3p, 241.3p Rookwith House; 247.1p, 236.4p Ascot House; 240.8p, 231.5p, 227.6p, 227.3p Upper Brydekirk; 238.5p, 227p, 226.3p, 225.7p Bonnygate; 235.7p, 229.2p Brackenslack (Seymour); 231.5p Buddle House; 231.2p, 226.5p, 225.8p, 225.1p Castle Hill; 230.8p Staingills; 230p Brackenslack (Millman); 226.8p, 225.1p Parkside; 226.5p, 225.1p Staingills: Dutch Texel 235.2p, 212.9p West View; 227.2p, 217.4p, 217.3p Staingills; 214.3p, 209.4p, 208.3p Trainriggs Farm; 210.2p Lower Griseburn; 207.4p Jerusalem Farm: Charollais 229p Staingills; 186.4p, 180.5p Greenfield Farm; 182.6p Bayles Farm: Rouge 217.3p West View: Texel 210.7p Staingills; 205.7p Scarside; 200.6p, 197.2p, 194p, 191.6p The Buildings Farm; 197.7p Starrah; 195.5p Breaks Hall; 193p Abbey Park; 192.3p Middle Bank End; 191.6p Carpool Farm: Suffolk 186.1p, 181.5p Jerusalem Farm; 183.6p Capplegill; 182.9p Scarside; 180.8p Black Syke: Mule 178.2p Oakbank; 171.3p Smardale Mill; 170.8 The Cottages: Cheviot 178.1p Yew House; 175.7p Hallbankgate Farm; 174.2p Bayles Farm: Hampshire 176.3p Bonnygate Farm: Swaledale 166.6p Holly Cottage; 161.8p School Cottage; 160p Bridge End.

Cast Ewes
Texel £116.50, £90 East Todholes; £91.50, £87.50 Woodfoot; £90.50 West Stoney Keld; £90 Castle Hill; £89.50 Sandford Hall; £87.50 Greenfield Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £109.50 East Unthank Farm; £101.50 Stobbs Farm: Mule £96.50 East Todholes; £86.50 Oak House; £85.50 Westfield Farm; £84.50 Black Syke; £84.50 Foxtower View: Suffolk £91.50, £90.50 Black Syke: Cheviot £80.50, £78.50 Hallbankgate; £79.50 Wharton Hall: Swaledale £65.50, £59.50 Argill House; £59.50 High Stennerskeugh; £57.50 Whingill; £56.50 Buddle House; £54.50 Holly Cottage Barn; £54.50 Oak House; £53.50(2) East Unthank Farm; £51.50 The Pry: Herdwick £64.50(2), £58.50 Scarth Lees: Scotch Blackface £56.50 Stobbs Farm: £54.50 Hallbankgate; £50.50 Elmgill.

Cast Rams
Bluefaced Leicester £110.50 The Pry: Cheviot £78 Hallbankgate: Swaledale £68.50 Scarth Lees, £56.50 School Cottage: Scotch Blackface £58.50 Hallbankgate: Herdwick £57.50 Scarth Lees.