Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

18th December 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night  3,246 sheep were forward, consisting of 2,501 prime lambs and 745 cast sheep.

Topping the lambs at £120 was a Beltex cross from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton which was bought by M Helliwell, Rochdale.
Topping at 273.9p/kg was a pen of 41kg Beltex cross lambs which made £112.30 from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan selling to Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Messrs Hunters consignment of 40 lambs sold to average 42kg £97.40 (231.9p/kg)
All classes and weights of prime lambs were a stronger trade with a SQQ sale average of 196.8p/kg being achieved this average including over 750 horned and mule lambs within it.
516 Beltex cross lambs were forward to average £92.36 (225.2p/kg).
Mule lambs were good to sell topping at £86.50 for a pen of 15 from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House with another pen of 26 Mules weighing 46kg selling for £82.30 (178.9p/kg) from Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Workington.
Cast sheep were also dearer topping at £120 for Texel cross ewes from Newton Farm, Aberdeenshire.
Buyers are requiring plenty of sheep from our market next week’s sale on Thursday 27th December.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Kilo –  Beltex 273.9p, 234.9p, 234p(2), 229.8p, 229.3p, 228.1p Upper Brydekirk; 253.8p Haithwaite; 252p, 233.7p Keepwick Farm; 246.6p, 238.3p, 228.8p, 227.7p Dona Close; 243.1p, 241.8p, 241.4p, 233.3p, 227.7p Marriforth; 241p, 234.5p, 227p Ascot House; 238.3p Castle Hill; 236.8p, 225.1p Croft House(Cooper); 232.8p, 232.4p Waterside; 230.5p Stubsgill Farm; 230.5p(2), 228.3p Bolton Road; 229.3p Row End Farm; 229p Wharton Hall; 227.8p Starrah; 227.1p  Windygate; 227.1p, 226.3p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 225.1p Rookby Scarth; 225.1p Searchlight Farm; 225.1p Wilson House: Dutch Texel 225.1p, 220.2p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 224.5p, 215.4p Fair View; 221.8p, 216.2p Waterside: Texel 223.9p Whygill Head; 223.8p, 219p Helbeck Farm; 221.5p, 219.2p, 217.8p, 216.6p, 211.2p Waterside; 217.8p Wilson House; 215.8p Clarks Farm; 215.4p Newton Farm; 214.9p Searchlight Farm; 213.5p Low Bank House; 210p Calva Farm: Goat 213.6p Decklyn: Suffolk 211.6p Thorns Farm; 183.2p Ellergill; 180.9p Newton Farm: Cheviot 199.5p Thornship Farm; 183.3p Herdship: Charollais 197.1p Croft House(Cooper); 187.6p East Thorngarth Hill: Blackface 191.4p Waterside; 184p Bolton Road; 175.2p Elmgill: Mule 184.7p Yore House; 179.5p Hesket Demain; 178.9 Stubsgill Farm; 177.4 Lowfields; 176.4p Step Ends Farm; 176.2p Marriforth; 175.8p High Lane; 174p West End Farm; 173.4 Ellergill; 173.4p Rookby Scarth; 173.4p Hilltop Farm; 173p Croft House Farm(Richardson): Swaledale 177.4 Wharton Hall; 176p Town End Farm; 172.9p  Step Ends Farm; 171.8p Mount Pleasant; 170p High Stennerskeugh; 169.7p Springfield; 169.1p Hoggarths Farm; 168.7p Herdship; 168.77 West End Farm; 165.8p Southwaite Farm; 165p Winter Crag: Bluefaced Leicester 175.6p House & Holme: Herdwick 165.1p, 165 Winter Crag.

Price per Head Beltex £120, £112.80 Hundith House; £112.30, £98.80, £98.30(2), £96.30(3), £95.80 Upper Brydekirk; £110, £108.80, £104.80, £98.80, £94.80, £93.30, £92.80 Marriforth; £100.80, £97.80, £96.80, £95.80, £94.80 Keepwick Farm; £100, £95.80 Town End Farm; £100, £96.80, £91.30 Stubsgill Farm; £98.80, £93.80, £90.80 Ascot House; £98.80, £96.30 Row End Farm; £97.80, £92.80(2) Middle Horsleyhope; £97.80 Haithwaite ; £97.80, £96.80 Rookby Scarth; £95.80 Southwaite Farm; £95.80 Whygill Head; £95.30 Castle Hill; £95.30, £93.80 Dona Close; £94.80 Waterside; £93.30(2) Low Bank House; £92.30 Searchlight Farm; £92.30 Setterah Park; £92.30, £90 Croft House; £92 Newton Farm; £92, £91.30 Bolton Road: Texel £105.80 Middle Horsleyhope; £103.30 Helbeck Farm; £97.80, £97.30, £95.30, £92.80 Clarks Farm; £96.30 Hundith House; £93.30, £92.80(2), £91.80, £90 Whygill Head; £91.80 Low Bank House; £91.80, £91, £90.80(2), £90 Waterside; £90.80 Rookby Scarth; £90.80 East Lowfields; £90.80 Newton Farm; £90.30 Calva Farm: Dutch Texel £90.80, £86.80 Waterside; £90.30 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £89.30 Breaks Hall; £88.30 Fair View; £87.80 Wharton Hall; £87.80 Clarks Farm: Suffolk £88.80 Clarks Farm; £78.30 Thorns Farm; £77.80 Newton Farm: Mule £86.50 Hundith House; £86.30 Marriforth; £82.30 Sowerthwaite Farm; £82.30 Stubsgill Farm; £81.30 Croft House Farm; £81.30 Eden Flatt; £80.80 Southwaite Farm; £80 Sowerthwaite Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £85 Marriforth; £84.30 House & Holme: Charollais £84.80, £82.80 Croft House, £80.30 Hawkrigg Farm: Blackface £82.30 Waterside; £77.30 Bolton Road: Cheviot £79.80 Hilltop Farm; £79.80 Thornship Farm; £78.80, £77.80 Herdship: Rough £66.80 Ellergill: Swaledale £66.30 High Stennerskeugh; £66.30 Yore House; £65.80 Herdship; £65.80 West End Farm; £65.30 Mount Pleasant Farm; £63 Southwaite Farm; £62.80 Springfield; £62.80 Middle Farm; £62.30 Whitbysteads; £60.30 Wharton Hall: Goat £59.80 Decklyn: Herdwick £57.80, £52.80 Winter Crag; £52 Croft House.

Cast Ewes – Texel £120, £108.50, £99.50, £90.50, £86.50 Newton Farm; £103.50, £88.50 Waterside; £102.50, £88.50 Chapel Farm; £94.50, £92.50 Marriforth; £93.50, £85.50 Town End Farm: Suffolk £114.50 Hawkrigg Farm: £97.50 Chapel Farm; £86.50 Castle Croft; £84.50 Hawkrigg Farm: Mule £92.50, £75.50, £65.50 Marriforth; £68.50, £62 South View; £67 Newton Farm; £63.50 Town End Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £86.50, 380 Marriforth; £84.50 Park Top Farm: Cheviot £79.50, £66.50 Newton Farm; £70 High Tenement Farm; £66.50 Chapel Farm: Goat £60.50 Wath Farm: Swaledale £49.50, £48.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £45 Helbeck Farm; £42.50 High Tenement Farm.

Cast Rams – Blue Texel £90 South View: Texel £88.50 Hill House: Bluefaced Leicester £85 Greenriggs: Rouge £80 South View: Rough £74.50, £63.50 Kilnmire: Blackface £71.50 House & Holme Farm: Swaledale £69.50, £66.50 Glebelands; £67.50 Easegill Head, £63.50 Granthwaite; £60.50 The Pry: Jacob £50 The Pry.