Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

8th January 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when an entry of 4231 sheep were forwards consisting of 3066 prime hoggs and 1165 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £128.80 was a pen of 3 Blue Texel hoggs from Messrs Jarvis, Cragg House, Preston which were bought by Janan Meat Ltd.
Topping at 272.7p/kg were a pen of 33kg Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Williamson, Littleburn Farm which sold for £90 to Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Good quality heavy hoggs were a flying trade with a pen of 10 (60kg) Blue Texel hoggs selling for £122.80 from Messrs Jarvis, Cragg House with the whole consignment of 25 Blue Texel lambs from this home selling to average £119.42.
Messrs Toppin, Basco Dyke, Armathwaite sold another wonderful run of 40 Texel cross heavy hoggs to average £116.51.
Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold their smart consignment of 40 Beltex cross hoggs to average 42.5kg £103.17 (242.7p/kg).
14 active buyers were around the ring competing for all breeds and weights of hoggs from 25-73kg. 10 active cast sheep buyers were operating with all classes being dearer.
The best quality and strong ewes were a flying trade topping at £158.50 for a Texel cross ewe from Messrs Dedman, Darlington which was bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats Ltd.
Another pen of 6 Texel ewes sold for £148.50 from Mr R Wilson, Appleby which were also bought by Yorkshire Halal.
A pen of 25 Blackface ewes sold to £59.50 from Newton Farm, Aberdeenshire.
Swaledale ewes sold to £58.50 for a pen from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Workington.
Mule ewes sold to £78.50 for a pen of 4 from Messrs Longrigg, Breaks Hall

Leading Prices:
Prime Lambs
Price per Head Blue Texel £128.80, £122.80, £113.80 Cragg House, £116.80 Upper Brydekirk, £93.80 Railway Terrace: Texel £122.80 Cragg House; £120.80, £118.30, £115.80, £112.80 Basco Dyke; £117.80, £117.30 Basco Dyke; £116.80, £112.80, £100 Wodencroft; £114.80, £98.30, £97.30, £95.30 Haughton Farm; £113.80(x2) Stanhope Gate Farm; £113.80, £104 Fawcett Park Farm; £112(x2), £99.30, £98.80, £97.30, £95.30 Waterside; £112, £101.80, £97.30, £95.30 Heather Bank;£106.80, £103.80 Stubsgill Farm; £102.80 West End Farm; £100., £97.80, £96.80 Yore House; £100 Church Farm; £100 Hollins View Farm; £99.80 Dona Close; £98.80 Outgang Farm; £98.80 Yew House; £97.80 Smeale Farm; £96.30 Green Farm; £95.80 Haithwaite; £95 Steeley Farm: Beltex £118.80, £110.80, £105.30, £104.30(x2), £103.80, £101.80(x2), £99.80, £98.80 Upper Brydekirk, £115.80, £98.30 Row End Farm, £113.80, £109.80, £108.80, £100, £98.80(x2) Outgang Farm; £113.80, £110.80, £98.80, £96.30 Marriforth; £112.80, £101.80, £100, £95.80 Littleburn Farm; £112, £111.80, £108.80, £105.80, £101, £96.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £110.80, £96.80 Dona Close; £108.80, £99.30 Haithwaite; £108.80 Skelcies Hall; £106.80, £96.30 Staingills; £103.80, £101.80, £101.30 Windygate; £102.80, £100.80 Wodencroft; £100.80 Lower Griseburn; £100 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £97.80 Fair View; £96.30(x2) Haas Side Farm; £95.80 Fell View; £95.30(x2) Stubsgill Farm; £95.30 Woodland House Farm: Suffolk £100, £98.80(x2) Waterside; £99.80 The Hawthorns; £94.80 Littleburn Farm; £90.80 Fell View: Rouge £105.80, £101.80, £95.80, £95.30 Skelcies Hall: Charollais £104.80 Waterside; £93.30, £89.80 Orchard Farm; £89.30 Black Syke; £87.80 Hawkrigg Farm: Mule £92 Croft House Farm; £86.30 Kelmore Hill Farm; £85.80 Eden Flatt; £85.30 Burton Hill; £84.80,£82.80 Marriforth; £84.80 Lanehead Farm; £84.30 Musgrave House; £83.30 White Kirkley Farm; £82.80 Oakbank Farm; £82.30 Croft House Farm; £82.30 Stubsgill Farm; Dutch Texel £91.80 Haithwaite: Cheviot £91 Cragg House Farm; £89.30 Heather Bank; £86.30 Amersber Cottage; £82.30 Steeley Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £90 Stubsgill Farm; £85 Marriforth: Zwartbles £84.30 Cooilingel Farm; £83.30 Railway Terrace: Blackface £83.30 Greystone House: Swaledale £83.30, £73.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £80, £72.80 Step Ends Farm; £74.80, £73.80 Oakbank Farm; £74.80, £72 Dirt Pit Farm; £74.30 High Birk Hatt; £74.30 Ghyll Brow; £74.30 High Blackton Farm; £74.30, £72.30 Allotment Farm: Rough Fell £76 High Wood End; £74.80 Dalefoot; £71.80 Piper Hole: Jacob £72.80: Herdwick £60.80 Croft House:

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 272.7p, 262.3p, 250p, 239.5p, 236.7p Littleburn Farm; 270.3p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 264.1p, 231.5p Skelcies Hall; 264p, 254.4p, 253.2p, 248.3p, 244.9p, 242.4p(x2) 240.9p, 235.2p, 232.1p Upper Brydekirk; 260.9p Waterside; 256.4p, 253.3p, 237p, 234.5p Outgang Farm; 252.5p, 236.1p, 235.1p Fawcett Park Farm; 248p Wodencroft; 239.4p Heather Bank; 239., 230.5p Castle Hill; 238.3p Woodland House Farm; 238.3p Steeley Farm 236.4p Haithwaite; 235.9p Wharton Hall; 235.9p Musgrave House; 235.7p, 230.5p, 230p Dona Close; 234.9p(x2) Haas Side Farm; 234.9p Marriforth; 234.1p Croft House; 232.8p Calva Farm; 232.4p(x2) Stubsgill Farm; 230.7p Windygate; 230p Orchard Farm: Charollais 268.7p Waterside; 230.3p Orchard Farm; 229p, 211.9p Black Syke: Texel 253.3p, 217.8p(x3) Waterside, 230.8p, 223.8p Newton farm; 226.3p, 221.6p Haughton Farm; 225.1p, 219.8p, 217p Haas Side Farm; 221.7p, 217.6p Townfoot; 219.5p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 217.4p Heather Bank; 217.4p Roseleigh; 217p Breaks Hall: Rouge 246p, 238.3p Skelcies Hall: Blue Texel 229p Upper Brydekirk; 223p Cragg House; 218.1p Railway Terrace: Dutch Texel 226.4p Haithwaite: Easy Care 223.3p Staingills: Cheviot 207p Townfoot, 205.8p Steeley Farm, 198p Amersber Cottage: Suffolk 203.7p The Hawthorns; 196.9p Guise; 192.6p Eden Terrace; 192.2p Kiln Beck Farm; 190p Lankaber: Mule 202.1p Waterside; 191.6p Heather bank; 189.5p Howgill Grange; 189.2p Oakbank Farm; 189.1p Intake Bottom; 188.5p Southwaite Farm; 187p Stubsgill Farm; 186.9p White Kirkley Farm; 186.4p Yore House; 185.2p Quarry Farm: Blackface 197.7p, 182p Cooilingel Farm, 187.6p Heather Bank; 185.1p Greystone House: Jacob 196.8p Waterside: Rough Fell 187p Dalefoot; 173.7p Ellergill: Swaledale 181.2p Ghyll Brow; 179p, 174p Oakbank Farm; 176.9p Allotment Farm; 175.7p, 170p Fawcett Park Farm; 171.3p High Blackton Farm; 171.1p High Stennerskeugh; 170.9p Slip Cottage:

Store Sheep Suffolk £87 Plumtree House: Texel £77.50 Plumtree House; £74 Colene Croft; £71.50 Dacre Lodge:

Cast Ewes Texel £158.50 Dedman; £148.50 Lowfield Cottage; £142.50 Stanhope Gate Farm; £138 Wodencroft; £138 Marriforth; £136, £116.50 Croit-Y-Kelly; £127.50, £104.50 Newsham Grange; £107.50, £104.50 Breaks Hall; £106.50 Dale View; £103.50 Townfoot: Suffolk £109.50 The Hawthorns; £97.50 Roseleigh; £90 Staingills: Bluefaced Leicester £106.50 Whingill; £100.50, £90.50 Gillcumber Edge; £96.50 Greenriggs: Beltex £100 Littleburn Farm: Zwartbles £90 Cooilingel Farm: Charollais £82.50 Ballamoar Farm: Mule £78.50 Breaks Hall; £75.50 Guise; £74.50 Chapel Farm; £73.50, £71.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £73.50 Hartley Castle; £71.50 Lockthwaite: Cheviot £70.50 Haughton Farm: Blackface £59.50 Newton Farm; £56.50, £51.50 Cooilingel Farm: Swaledale £58.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £52.50 Church Farm; £52.50 Whingill; £50 Friar House Farm: Rough Fell £50.50 Chapel Farm:

Cast Rams Bluefaced Leicester £136 Gillses Farm, £114.50 Gillcumber Edge: Blue Texel £125.50 Cragg House: Texel £118 Newton Farm, £106.50 Pallet Crag Farm; £100 Townfoot; Cheviot £94.50 Haughton Farm; £89.50 Newton Farm: Beltex £94.50 Haughton Farm; £90.50 Carkin Moor Farm: Rouge £90 Skelcies Hall: Suffolk £90 White Kirkley Farm: Zwartbles £85.50 Castle Hill: Rough Fell £80.50, £77.50 Ellergill: Jacob £72.50 Ellergill: Swaledale £71.50, £66.50 Pallet Crag Farm; £70.50 Friar House Farm; £70.50 East Friar House Farm; £69.50 Low House; £68.50 Quarry Farm; £65.50 Lanehead Farm; £65.50 Stanhope Gate Farm: Blackface £69.50 Newton Farm: Shetland £61.50: