Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

30th October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night, when 3007 sheep were forward consisting of 2121 Prime Lambs, 886 Cast Sheep.

Topping the prime lambs at £110 and 239.10p/kg was a pair of 46kg Beltex cross lambs from Mr D. Kemp, Keepwick Farm, Hexham which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Messrs Kemps run of 140 lambs averaged 46kg £94.41 (205.2p/kg) with a pen of 20 45kg lambs from this home selling to make £100 and another pen of 42 45kg lambs selling for £96.80.

Messrs Allinson, West Briscoe sold their run of 45 lambs to average 43kg £88.32 (205.3p/kg).

Mule lambs sold to £83.30 for a pen of 22 55kg lambs from Messrs Wharton, Keisley Farm, Murton.

Twelve active ewe buyers were operating which resulted in all classes of Cast Sheep being much dearer. With this section topping at £130.50 for a Texel cross ewe from Mr T Brogden, Helbeck Farm, Brough which was bought by Janan Meats Ltd.

Swaledale ewes topped at £57.50 from S & P Brogden, Helbeck Farm.

Mule ewes sold to £75.50 from Messrs Lancaster, Roseleigh, Sandford with a pen of 13 mule ewes selling for £70.50 from Messrs Skelton, Low House, Maryport.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Head Beltex £110, £100, £96.80, £94(2), £94(2), £90, £89.80 Keepwick Farm; £104.80, £94.80, £93.80(2), £89.30 Staingills; £101, £98, £92 Terrys Farm; £98.80, £96.80, £92.80(2), £89.80 Hallbankgate; £97.80 Steeley Farm; £95.80 Crossfell House; £95.80 Starrah; £95.30, £92.80, £89.80, £88.80 West Briscoe; £95, £91.30 Castle Hill; £94.80 Bolton Road; £94.30 Abbey Park; £94.30 Lower Griseburn; £92.80 Amersber Cottage; £92.80, £88.80 Woodfoot; £90.80, £89.80(2) Steeley Farm; £89.30 Wilson House; £88.80 Windygate; £88.80 Wharton Hall; £88.30 Helbeck Farm: Dutch Texel £95.80, £86.80 Terrys Farm; £85.30 Staingills; £84.80 West Briscoe: Texel £88.80, £85.80, £84.30, £80.30 Helbeck Farm; £87.80 Rosgill Head; £87.30 Bank House; £86.80, £84.80 Hallbankgate; £85.30 Hollins View Farm; £84.80 Jardines; £84.80 Intake Bottom; £83.80 Abbey Park; £82.80, £81.30 Calva Farm; £82 Wath Farm; £80.30 West End Farm; £80 Townfoot Farm: Suffolk £85.80, £78.80 Terrys Farm; £84 Staingills; £80 Rosgill Head; £77.80 Keld Farm; £75.80 Villa Farm: Charollais £85.30 Starrah; Mule £83.30, £77.80 Keisley Farm; £76.80, £72 Eden Flatt; £75 Argill House; £74.30 Greenriggs; £72.30 Whitewall Farm; ££72.30 Intake Bottom; £72 Oakbank: Blue Texel £80 Crossfell House; Hampshire £70.80 Bank House Farm: Rough £54.30 Waterhouses; £51.80 Low Stead: Swaledale £51.80 High Birk Hatt.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex
239.1p, 222.2p, 215.1p Keepwick Farm; 228.1p Starrah; 226.9p, 215.8p, 206.5p West Briscoe; 225.7p Bolton Road; 224.5p Lower Griseburn; 223.3p, 215.5p, 213.9p, 213.2p Staingills; 221p, 206.5p Woodfoot; 220p, 206.8p Green Gill Farm; 217.3p Steeley Farm; 217p, 212.3p, 206.5p Castle Hill; 214.3p Abbey Park; 214.1p Newsham Grange; 212.6p Wilson House; 210.5p, 207.9p Steeley Farm; 210.2p, 208.8p, 206.2p, 206p Hallbankgate; 209.3p Keld Farm; 206.7p, 206.5p Windygate; 205.3p Helbeck Farm; 205.p Ash Garth: Dutch Texel 203.1p Staingills; 201.9p: Texel 188.7p Hallbankgate; 186.4p Brakes Hall; 185p Jardines; 184.4p, 181.4p Wilson House; 182.9p Scarside; 180.5p Burton House; 180.5p Helbeck Farm: Suffolk 160.8p Terrys Farm; 157p Black Syke: Charollais 160.4p, 158.5p Staingills: Mule 157.2p Intake Bottom; 155.3p Eden Flatt; 155.3p East Thorngarth Hill; 155.1p Green Gill Farm; 154.6p Sunnybrae; 151.5p Keisley Farm; 150p Argill House: Swaledale 139.4p Hill Farm: Rough 132.4p Waterhouses.

Ewes
Texel
£130.50, £90.50 Helbeck Farm; £108.50 Wharton Hall; £98.50 Carpool; £94.50, £80.50 Hallbankgate; £87.50 Sunnyside; £84.50 Roseleigh; £83.50, £80 Low House; £81.50 Crossfell House: Suffolk £89.50 Fell View; £82.50 Black Syke: Bluefaced Leicester £75.50 East Lowfields: Mule £75.50 Roseleigh; £70.50 Low House; £68.50, £63.50 Toby Hill Farm; £68.50 Carpool Farm; £67.50 Raygill Farm; £65.50 Croup Farm; £64 Sproat Ghyll: Cheviot £73.50 Wharton Hall; £59.50 Fell View; £58.50 Crossfell House: Beltex £72.50 Ash Garth: Swaledale £57.50 Helbeck Farm; £49.50 Rudd Hills; £45.50 Croft House; £44.50 Bowderdale Head: Ryeland £50 Light Trees: Blackface £48.50 Low House; £44.50 Laneside: Rough £47.50 Wath; £47.50 Ellergill; £46.50 Sproat Ghyll: Herdwick £45.50 Low House;

Rams
Beltex £96.50 Hallbankgate; £80 Newsham Grange: Bluefaced Leicester £86.50 Oakbank: Texel £80.80 Newsham Grange; £80 Helbeck Farm: Rouge £80 Hallbankgate: Swaledale £63.50 Flakebridge; £59.50 Helbeck Farm; 352.50 Home Farm.