Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

27th December 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Thursday when an entry of 5,037 sheep were forward consisting of 3,757 prime lambs and 1,280 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £127 was a 54 kilo Beltex cross lamb from Grace Elliott, Bank House, Mungrisdale which was bought by Dowding’s Butchers, Appleby.
Topping at 275p per kilo was a pen of 40 kilo Beltex cross lambs which made £110 from Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm, Helton which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
The consignment of 40 Beltex cross lambs from Outgang Farm sold to average 42.9 kilos, £104.12 (242.7p per kilo).
Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Greystoke sold their run of 50 Texel cross and Beltex cross lambs to average £105.48.

Heavy lambs were in strong demand with a pen of 53 kilo Beltex cross lambs selling for £115.80 from Messrs Gill and which were bought by Mr A Slack.
A 50 kilo Beltex cross lamb sold to £124 (248p per kilo) from Miss G Elliott, Bank House and a 49 kilo Beltex cross also sold to £124 (251.1p per kilo) from Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond.
Handy weighted lambs were also very good to sell with a pen of 34 kilo Beltex cross lambs selling for £91.30 (268.5p per kilo) from Messrs Morland, Starrah Farm, Kirkby Stephen.

960 Mule lambs were forward with these topping at 203.2p per kilo for a pen of 25, 41 kilos selling for £83.30 also from Messrs Morland, Starrah.
Over 1,500 Mule and Horned lambs were forward in the 3,757 total.

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs
Price per Head Beltex £127, £124, £115, £107.80, £100.30 Bank House; £124, £115,50, £109.80, £108.80 (2), £104.30, Carkin Moor Farm; £115.80, £102.30 Bowes Cross Farm; £115.80, £109.30, £107.80, £105.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £115, £114, £110, £109.30, £108.80, £108.30, £107.30, £106.80 (2), £105.30, £102.30, £101,£100 Outgang Farm; £114.80, £100.30 Stubsgill Farm; £112.30, £102.30 High Field (Dinsdale); £108.80 Scale House Farm; £107.80 Setterah Park; £106.80, £101.80, £100.30 Row End Farm (Little); £106.30, £102.80, £102.30 Whygill Head; £102.30 Little Beck (Jackson); £102.30 West View (Dodd); £100.30 Windygate: Texel £120, £115.80, £107.80,£106.80, £97.80, £95.30 Town End Farm (Sayer); £113.80, £107.80 Waterside; £107.80, £104.80, £98.30, £95 Steeley Farm; £107.80 High Town; £106.80 Manor Farm; £106.80, £105.30, £101.80, £98.80, £98.30, £97.80, £95.80, £95.30 Newton Farm; £106.80, £104.30, £103.80, £102.80 Kirkbarrow Hall; £106.80, £101.30 West Side House; £105.30 Sideway Bank; £102.80, £95.30 East Lowfields; £102.30, £99.30 (2), £97.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £102.30 Galloper Garth (Wharton); £102.30 West Hinedon Farm; £101.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £100 Bank House; £98.30, £97.30 Whygill Head; £98.30 Setterah Park; £97.80 Black Syke; £96.30, £95 Bowes Cross Farm; £96.30 Little Eccleston Hall; £95.30 High Green (Allan); £95.30 Brackenslack: Rouge £105.30, £103.80, £97.30, £96.30 Skelcies Hall: Dutch Texel £103.80, £102.80, £97.30 Stubsgill Farm; £102.30 Bowes Cross Farm: Suffolk £97.80 Town End Farm (Sayer); £97.80 Waterside; £94.30 Little Eccleston Hall; £93.30 Newton Farm ; £90.80 Manor Farm: Blue Texel £95.30 Low Trough Farm: Mule £91.30, £87.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £91.30, £85.30 High Town; £90.30 Low Trough Farm; £85.80 West Side House; £85.30 Keisley Farm; £85 Newton Farm; £85 Farewell Grange; £84.30 Setterah Park, £84.30 West Side House; £84.30 Slack Cottage: Blackface £85 Farewell Grange; £83.30 Newton Farm: Zwartbles £84 Newton Farm: Cheviot £84.80 Brackenslack; £81.80 Newton Farm; £81.30 Thornship: Bluefaced Leicester £80 South Thornberry: Gritstone £80.80 Scale House Farm: Swaledale £80 High Stennerskeugh; £75.30 The Gables; £74.80 Hoggarths; £74.80 Low Farm; £73.30 Slack Cottage; £73.30 Pennine View; £72.30 Howgill Grange; £72.30 Argill House; £72.30 Shaw Paddock; £72.30 Easegill Head.

Price per Kilo –  Beltex 275p, 256.4p, 255.8, 248.4p, 242.6p, 240.7p, 240.5p Outgang Farm; 261.9p, 257.6p Steeley Farm; 259p, 255.3p, 253.1p Carkin Moor Farm; 255.2p High Field (Dinsdale); 255.1p Stubsgill Farm; 254.9p West Briscoe; , 253.6p, 250.8p Haithwaite; 249.5p, 242.9p Castle Hill Farm;249.5p West View (Dodd); 249.5p, 246.9p Little Beck; 248.2p Buckles Farm;248p Bank House; 246.8p The Gables; 246.4p, 241.8p Carkin Moor Farm; 245.6p, 244.6p Stubsgill Farm; 245.1p Starrah; 245p  Setterah Park; 244.4p Whygill Head; 244.4p, 243.6p, 242.2p High Field (Dinsdale); 242.3p Amersber Cottage; 241.6p Brackenslack; 241.4p town End Farm (Sayer); 240.7p, 240.5p Outgang Farm: Texel 248.4p, 232.4p, 132.4p, 228p, 222.8p, 221.3pNewton Farm; 246.8p Street House (Slee); 234.2p, 227p, 220,2p Waterside; 225.8p Sykeside; 224.5p, 222p Town End Farm (Sayer); 223.8p Brackenslack; £222.6p Rosgill Head; 222.1p Argill House; 221.7p High Green; 221.5p Hardendale Hall; 221.1p Whygill Head; 222.9p West Hinedon Farm; 220.8p Wharton Hall; 220.3p School Cottage: Rouge 244.9p, 243.3p, 224p Skelcies Hall; Dutch Texel 233.6p, 230.7p Stubsgill Farm: Blue Texel 222p Lough Trough Farm: Charollais 217.8p Black Syke Farm: Cheviot 215.3p Newton Farm;214.3p Thornship Farm; 210p Melbourne House: Suffolk 212.3p Ardgathen Croft; 204.5p West Hinedon Farm; 204.4p Scale House Farm; 202.8p Newton Farm, 201.8p Manor Farm:  Mule 203.2p Starrah; 200p Town End Farm (Sayer); 198.2p The Gables; 196p Slack Cottage; 194.4p Ashgill Farm; 191.2p Scale House Farm: Blackface 194.9p Newton Farm; 193.5p Castle Hill:  Kerry Hill 189.2p Thornship Farm: Swaledale 187.9p, 175.8p Pennine View;184.2p, 178.1p Hoggarths Farm; 179.3p The Gables; 178.8p Slack Cottage; 177.2p Melbourne house; 176.3p Argill House :Herdwick 180p Starrah.

Cast Ewes – Texel £115, £104.50, £101.5p Newton Farm; £110.5o Grassgill Lodge; £100 West View (Dodd); £97 Outgang Farm; £96.50 Staingills; £95.5p Hilton Road; £90.50 Middle Bank End: Beltex £100, £85.50 (2) High Field (Dinsdale), £90.50 Outgang Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £95.50 Swathburn; £81.50 West Hinedon Farm: Suffolk £91.50, £90.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £90.5o West Hinedon Farm; £85.50 (2) Staingills: Mule £73.50, £67.50 Newton Farm; £70.50 Outgang Farm; £70 Staingills; £68.50 Chapel Farm: Cheviot £64.50 Newton Farm: Wensleydale £63.5p Middle Bank End: Easy Care £61.50 Chapel House: Rough Fell £55.50 Chapel Farm; £52.50 Archers Hall: Blackfaced £54.50 Hilton Road; £52.50, £49.50 Newton Farm; £48.50 Scale House Farm; £48.50 Helbeck Grange: Swaledale £50 Grassgill Lodge; £49.5o Kelmore Hill Farm; £47.5p Swathburn; £47.50 Setterah Park; £45.50 Bollihope Shield Farm: Herdwick £44.50 Hilton Road.

Cast Rams – Texel £100 Hesket Demain: Bluefaced Leicester £100 Stoneriggs; £88.5p Cherry Tree Farm; £84.5o Guise: Rouge £90 Skelcies Hall: Swaledale £67.50, £59.50 Bollihope Sheild Farm: £60.5o East Thorngarth Hill; £58.5p Eastfield Farm (Heron).