Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

25th September 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 5211 sheep were forward consisting of 3515 prime lambs, 1067 cast sheep and 629 store lambs.

Topping the prime lambs at £114 was a Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Topping at 248.8p/kg were a pen of Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Wearmouth, Parkside, Barnard Castle which were also bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

The annual “Bonny Boys” show for pens of 10 Mule Wether lambs was held which saw a fantastic turnout of quality Mule lambs put out to show.

Our Judges, Mule breeders and enthusiasts Philip and Jennifer Dawson, Kentmere awarded first prize to a wonderful pen of 10 strong Mule lambs which were fine examples of the North of England Mule Sheep and which were consigned by local breeders the Pedley family, Yore House, Sedbergh.

Show Results:-
1st Messrs JC & E Pedley & Sons, Yore House          £78 to M. Bowe.
2nd Messrs JJ & E Lawson, Hundith House                £81 to M. Bowe.
3rd Messrs JC & E Pedley & Sons, Yore House         £79 to A. Atkinson.

Good quality runs and meaty lambs were still best to sell with Messrs Lyle, Staingills, Culgaith selling a fantastic consignment of 151 lambs to average 45kg £90.65 (201.4p/kg)

Messrs Robson, Middle Horsleyhope Farm, Consett sold another great consignment of 44 lambs to average 44kg £90.80 (206.3p/kg)
Messrs Brass, Bridge End, Soulby sold their run of 40 lambs to average 38kg £80.30 (211.3p/kg)
Messrs Seymour, Brackenslack, Maulds Meaburn sold their run of lambs to average 39.5kg £86.30 (218.48p/kg)

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs

Price per Kilo
Beltex 248.8p, 220.5p, 213.2p Parkside; 247.3p, 220.2p, 220p Bonnygate Farm; 244p, 232.6p, 218.5p, 214.9p Carkin Moor Farm; 238.1p, 216.8p Little Beck; 237.3p, 232.8p, 216p Bridge End Farm; 235.7p, 228.5p, 225.4p, 223.5p Terrys Farm; 235p, 211.4p Greenbury Grange; 228p Hundith House; 224.2p, 211.1p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 219.3p Staingills; 218.5p Brackenslack; 218.3p Row End Farm; 214.1p, 212.5p, 211.8p, 210.2p Marriforth: Dutch Texel 245p, 213.6p Trainriggs Farm; 220.9p Terry Farm; 207.3p, 206.3p, 203p, 201.8p, 200.7p Staingills: Blue Texel 238.7p Marriforth; 238.1p Low Bank House: Texel 210.6p, 183.1p Whygill Head; 195.3p, 188.9p Greenbury Grange; 194.2p Hundith House; 193.3p, 190.7p Marriforth; 184.6p East Lowfields; 184.3p Little Beck; 182p Pennine View; 181.5p Heather Bank; 180.9p Wharton Hall: Charollais 188.6p Staingills; 178.8p Carkin Moor Farm; 178.4p Black Syke: Suffolk 171.8p The Hawthorns; 168.5p Terry Farm; 166.2p Jerusalem Farm: Cheviot 169.9p Rookby Scarth: Mule 157.1p Marriforth; 157.1p Hundith House: Swaledale 135p West End; 134.5p, 134.2p Green Hill Farm:

Price per Head –
Beltex £114 Hundith House; £110.80(x2), £104.80, £102.80 Terrys Farm; £108.80, £91.30, £90.30 Bonnygate Farm; £106.80, £94, £90.30 Greenbury Grange; £102, £96.80, £94.80, £93.80 Parkside; £100, £90 Carkin Moor Farm; £100, £94.30, £90.30 Little Beck; £98.30, £97.30 Bridge End Farm; £95.30, £90.30(x2) Marriforth; £95.30, £93.30, £92.80, £90.80 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £94.80(x3), £94.30, £93.80, £91.30 Staingills: Blue Texel £109.80 Marriforth; £100, £83.80 Low Bank House: Texel £108, £106.80, £101, £98.30 Hundith House; £96.80, £86.80, £86.30, £84.30 Raygill Farm; £96.80 Grove House; £91.80 High Street (Metcalf); £90.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £90.80, £82 Greenbury Grange; £90.30, £88.80, £88.30 Parkside; £90 Blades Field Farm; £89.80 Hill House; £87.80 Westfield House; £86.30, £85.80, £84.80, £82.80(x2) Marriforth; £86.30, £82.30 Hill Top Farm; £85.80 Crossfell House; £85.80 Starrah; £85.30, £83.30 Whygill Head; £85, £84.30 Greenbury Grange; £84.80 Abbey Park; £84.80 Little Beck; £83.80 West Lea; £83.80 Hill Farm; £83.80 Greenriggs; £82.30 The Buildings Farm: Dutch Texel £107.80, £83.30 Trainriggs Farm; £103.80, £93.80 Terrys Farm; £100.80 Crossfell House; £93.30, £92.30, £91.80(x2), £88.80, £87.30(x2),£85.80 Staingills; £87.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £84.80 Marriforth: Suffolk £89.30 Terrys Farm; £83.30 The Hawthorns; £78.30 Black Syke; £76.80 Hill Farm; £75.80 Fell View: Mule £88.80 Intake Bottom; £81, £77 Hundith House; £80 Knott Hill Farm; £79, £78 Yore House; £77 Marriforth; £77 Greenriggs; £75.30 Keisley Farm: Charollais £87.80 Greenbury Grange; £85.80 Staingills; £85.80 Carkin Moor Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £77.80 Woodcroft Farm: Cheviot £77.30 Rookby Scarth: Lleyn £70.30 Helm Farm: Swaledale £55 East Thorngarth Hill; £54.80, £50.30 Pennine View; £54 West End; £51.80 Hill Farm; £50.30 Rudd Hills: Rough £52.80 Wath Farm:

Cast Ewes
Beltex £114, £70 Brackenslack; £79 Ash Garth; £76 Brackenslack (Seymour): Texel £94, £80 The Buildings Farm; £92 Whygill Head; £82 Yore House: Suffolk £70 Hawkrigg Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £60 Hundith House: Mule £55 Black Syke; £52 Yore House: Cheviot £52 Balgray Hill; £45 Crossfell House; £44 Rookby Scarth: Lleyn £50 West Lea: Swaledale £45 Hundith House; £40 Slip Cottage:

Rams
Beltex £98 Balgray Hill; £88 Brackenslack (Millman) Texel £84 Black Syke: Zwartble £83 Wethercote: Swaledale £55 Wethercote; £49 Rookby Scarth: Herdwick £41 Hogg House Farm: