Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

9th October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 3563 sheep were forward consisting of 2257 Prime Lambs and 827 Cast Sheep and 479 Store Lambs.

Topping the prime lambs at £112 was a 49kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Dodd, West View, Temple Sowerby which was bought by Messrs Helliwell, Rochdale.

Topping at 242.3p/kg was a pen of 35kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £84.80 from Beck Hill Farm, Richmond and were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Messrs Kemp, Keepwick farm, Hexham sold a fantastic run of 110 Beltex cross lambs to average 42.5kg £94.05 (221.3p/kg) with a pen of 12 lambs from this home weighing 41kg making £96.30 (234.9p/kg)

Messrs Dodd, West View sold their 30 lambs to average 45.5kg £95.50 (209.9p/kg).

A SQQ sale average of 176.5p/kg was achieved which was sharper than they had been anywhere so far this week and with our sale average also including over 400 mule and horned lambs within it.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs

Price per Head Beltex £112, £110, £104, £96.80(2), £93.80 West View; £107.80, £96.80, £91.80, £90.80 Little Beck; £101.80, 390.30, £90 Row End Farm; £98.80, 395.80 Parkside; £98.80 School Farm; £97.80, £93.80, £90.30 Woodfoot; £97.30(2) Limestone Cottage; £97.30, £96.30(2), £95.80, £94 Keepwick Farm; £96.30, £94.80(3) Greenbury Grange; £95.30(3), £93.80 Town End Farm; £95.30, £94.30(2), £92.30(2), £90.30 Steeley Farm; £94.30, £93.30 Woodland House Farm; £92.80 Bridge End Farm; £92.30 West Lea: Dutch Texel £98.80, £98.30, £95.80, £90.30, £86.30 West View; £98.80, £95.80 Trainriggs Farm; £87.80 Abbey Park: Texel £90, £87.30, £86.30, £84, £82 School House; £88.80 Parkside; £87.80 Bridge End Farm; £86.80 Howgill Grange; £86.30, £80.30 Staingills; £85.80 Rosgill Head; £85.80 Skirwith Hall; £85.80, £84.80, £80.80 Abbey Park; £85.30 Burton Hill; £84.30 Row End; £84, £83.30. Grains O Beck; £83.80, £81.30 Townfoot Farm; £82.30, £80.80, £80.30 Waterside; £82 Kiln Beck Farm; £81.80 Town End Farm; £81.80 Home Farm; £81.30 Jardines; £81.30 Heather Bank; £80.30 Bayles Farm; £80.30, £80 Burton Hill; £80 Green Gill Farm; £80 Street House; £80 Eden Gate Holme Farm: Suffolk £85.30, £74.30 West Underhurth; £84.80, £83, £80, £78.30 Whins Farm; £80.30 Town End Farm: Charollais £83.30, £82.80, £82 Whins Farm; £80 Staingills: Mule £75.80 Howgill Grange; £75.80 Eastfield Farm; £70.80 Green Gill Farm; £70.30 Town End Farm; £70 Stoneriggs: Goat £66.80 Castle Hill; £52.30(2) Low Moor: Rough £56.30 Low Shaw Farm; £52 Crooksbeck: Swaledale £50 Stoneriggs; £50 Hillgill Farm; £44.80 Swarthymere; £43.30(2) Spanham Farm.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 242.3p, 234.9p, 232.4p, 227.8p, 222.2p, 220.5p(2), 215.5p, 213.3p Greenbury Grange; 234.9p, 228.1p, 224p, 221.1p, 215.4p Keepwick Farm;  234p, 231.1p, 228.6p, 215.1p(2) West View; 231.7p, 224.5p(2), 221.1p, 210.4p Limestone Cottage; 230p Woodland House Farm; 227.8p, 221.8p, 221p, 216.2p Bridge End Farm; 226.9p, 224.5p, 214.7p, 214.3p, 210p Steeley Farm; 226.9p(2), 223.3p, 221.6p, 211.7p Town End Farm; 224.6p, 210.4p Little Beck; 219p Windygate; 217p Castle Hill; 217p, 213.6p Woodland House Farm; 216.2p Staingills; 214.5p, 213.6p Ash Garth; 212.9p, 210.2p Parkside; 212.1p Row End Farm; 212p Green Gill Farm: Dutch Texel 241p, 191.6p Trainriggs Farm; 218.4p, 210.5p, 203.8p, 196.3p West View; 193.4p Barnskew: Texel 202p, 200.8p, 200.7p Waterside; 200.7p, 194.5p Staingills; 193.6p Heather Bank; 192.2p Stoneriggs: Goat 190.9p Castle Hill: Suffolk 167.3p, 162.9p West Underhurth; 165p Beck Foot; 163.1p Whins Farm; 162.8p Scarside: Charollais 163.3p Staingills; 163.3p, 162.4p Whins Farm: Mule 159.1p Stoneriggs; 150.7p Martindale Farm: Swaledale 147.1p Stoneriggs: Rough 137.3 Low Shaw Farm; 136.8p Crooksbeck.

Ewes
Texel £113.50, £85.50 Fell View Farm; £108, £93.50 Town End Farm; £100, £90 Greenbury Grange; £95, £88.50 Grassgill Lodge; £94 Ballachrink Farm; £90 Cooilingel Farm; 86 Woodland House; £85.50, £80 Midtown Farm; £85 Scarside; £80 Wychbury: Bluefaced Leicester £104.50 Fell View: Beltex £97 Bonnygate Farm: Cheviot £90 Wychbury; £60 Steeley Farm; £58 Greenbury Grange: Mule £65.50 Garth Side; £50 Hall Oth Gate; £50 Snaisgill Farm; £50 Buckles Farm: Dorset £60 Ballachrink Farm: Lleyn £50 Woodfoot: Swaledale £41, £37 Kilnstown; £40 Hoggarths Farm.

Rams
Texel £106.50, £92.50 Town End Farm: Swaledale £40 Grains O Beck.