Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

23rd October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 4469 sheep were forward consisting of 2914 Prime Lambs, 1335 Cast Sheep and 220 Store Lambs.

Topping the sale at £105 was a Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Jackson, Little beck, Kings Meaburn which was bought by Dowding’s Butchers, Appleby.
Topping at 240.5p/kg were three 39kg Beltex lambs which sold for £93.80 from Mr S Millman, Brackenslack, Maulds Meaburn being purchased by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Messrs Millman’s run of Beltex cross lambs sold to average 38kg, £88.16 (232p/kg).
Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold another great consignment of 32 lambs to average 43kg, £92.45 (215p/kg).
Mule lambs sold to £78.80 for a pen of 15 from Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Workington.
Cast sheep were a firmer trade then they have recently been, with this section topping at £110 for a Suffolk ewe from Lucy Shaw, Clifton.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Head Beltex £105, £97.80, £96.80 Little Beck; £103.80, £91.30 Lansmere; £103.30, £98.80, £96.80, £94.80, £93.80, £93.30 (2), £92.30 Upper Brydekirk; £98.80 Wharton Hall; £98.80, £96.80 Parkside; £96.30 Carpool (Dinsdale); £95.80 Low Bank House; £95.80 Short Thorns Farm; £94.80, £93.80 Brackenslack (Millman); £94.80 Wilson House; £94.30, £91.80, £90.30 Grassgill Lodge; £94, £90 Terrys Farm; £93.80, £91.30 Carkin Moor; £93.80, £92.30 Brackenslack; £93.30, £90.30 Stubsgill Farm; £92.80 Rosgill Head; £92.80 Row End Farm; £92.30 Haithwaite; £90.30 Littleburn Farm; £90 School Cottage: Dutch Texel £94.80 Parkside; £94.30, £89.30, £86.30 Terrys Farm; £92.30 Littleburn Farm; £88 Trainriggs; £85.30, £84.30 School Cottage; £83.30 Abbey Park; £80.80 Wharton Hall: Texel £98.80 Sideway Bank; £96.80, £81.30 Lansmere; £94.80, £88.80, £87.80, £86.80, £82 (2) Parkside; £94.30 Littleburn Farm; £91.30 Grassgill Lodge; £90 Townend; £89.50 Newton Farm; £88.80, £86.80, £83.80 Little Beck; £88.30, £82.30 Carkin Moor; £87.80 Porthy Green; £87.30, £86.30, £82.80, £81.30 (2), £80 (3) The Buildings; £86.80 Carpool; £85, £82.30 Howgill Farm; £83.80 Abbey Park; £82.80 Scarside; £82.80 Rosgill Head; £81.80 Wilson House; £81.30 Thorney Gale; £81.30 Heather Bank; £80 Alder Bank: Blue Texel £93.80, £92.80 Low Bank House: Suffolk £85.80 Terrys Farm; £84 Littleburn Farm; £83.80 Shawmire; £80 Rosgill Head; £79.80 Jerusalem Farm; £79.30 Waterside; £78.80 Plumtree House; £76.30 Black Syke: Charollais £84.80 Black Syke; £81.30, £76.80 Carkin Moor; £73.80 Newton Farm; £72.30 Hawkrigg Farm: Mule £78.80 Stubsgill Farm; £78.30, £70.30 Harbour Flatt; £75.50 Stotley Hall; £74.30 Easegill Head; £73.80 Park House Farm; £73.80 Newton Farm; £73.30 Oakbank; £73 Waterhouses; £72.30 Low Farm; £71.80 Dalbrack: Bluefaced Leicester £78 Whitewall: Cheviot £66.80 Valehurst; £66 Bank Head: Rough £66.30 Crooksbeck; £53.80 Waterhouses: Swaledale £59.80 Cowshill Bridge View; £58 Birch Bush; £56 The Croft; £55.30 (2) High Birk Hatt; £53.80 High Stennerskeugh; £52.30 Eller Gill Barn.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 240.5p, 230.6p, 221.1p, 220.5p Brackenslack (Millman); 235.2p, 210.4p Parkside; 234.9p Carpool (Dinsdale); 233.7p, 220.7p, 220.5p, 217.9p Brackenslack; 230.8p218p Haithwaite; 229.8p Wharton Hall; 229.6p, 227.8p, 220.7p, 219.5p, 217.1p, 217p, 215.5p, 214.5p, 212.6p Upper Brydekirk; 220.9p Lansmere; 220.5p Wilson House; 218.30 Black Syke; 214.3p Windygate; 213.7p Heather Bank; 213.3p Carkin Moor; 212.9p Short Thorns; 212.6p Little Beck; 210p Little Beck; 210p Stubsgill Farm: Blue Texel 221p, 213.2p Low Bank House: Dutch Texel 210.7p Parkside; 207.4p Littleburn Farm; 202.3p Porthy Green; 197p Trainriggs; 196.5p Terrys Farm; 193.9p School Cottage: Texel 201.9p Carpool; 199.6p Parkside; 198.5p Littleburn Farm; 194.4p Croft Farm; 193.6p Lansmere; 192.5p Wilson House; 191.3p The Buildings; 190.3p Scarside : Charollais 197.2p Black Syke; 165.9p Carkin Moor; 164.7p Orchard Farm; 164p Newton Farm: Suffolk 161.8p Waterside; 159.6p Jerusalem Farm; 159p Terrys Farm: Mule 154.4p Dalbrack Farm; 152.2p Newton Farm; 151.8p Stoneriggs; 150.7p Low Farm; 150.6p Park House Farm: Rough 141.1p Crooksbeck: Swaledale 137.1p, 134.1p Eller Gill Barn; 136.5p (2) High Birk Hatt; 136.1p Hill Farm; 131.2p High Stennerskeugh.

Ewes – Suffolk £110 Clifton Hill Gardens; £102.50 Guise: Texel £100.50 Waterside; £100 Brackenslack; £90.50, £86.50 Newton Farm; £90 Sideway Bank; £88.50 Cowshill Bridge View; £86.50 Porthy Green: Bluefaced Leicester £82.50 Aller Gill Cottage; £76.50 Fountain Head: Beltex £90.50 Townend; £76.50 Porthy Green: Mule £75.50 Martindale Farm; £67.50 House & Holme Farm; £62.50 Newton Farm; £60.50 Guise; £59.50 Brackenslack; £59.50 Thorney Gale: Cheviot £60.50 Newton Farm: Rough £56.50 Lynburn Hall: Blackface £46.50 Newton Farm; £45.50, £43.50 (2) Dalbrack Farm: Easy Care £45.50 Hesket House: Swaledale £44.50 Stoneriggs; £41.50 Hall O Th Gate.

Rams – Texel £102.50 Wharton Hall: Beltex £71.50 Gracies Farm: Swaledale £61.50 Toft House; £53.50 Cowshill Bridge View

Store Lambs
Beltex £61, £60 Westfield House Farm: Texel £54 Colene Croft; £54 Hopewell Farm; £51, £50 Park Farm; £50 Snaisgill Farm: Dutch Texel £51 Bowfield Farm: Swaledale £21 Hall O Th Gate.