Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

15th January 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when an entry of 4,021 sheep were forwards consisting of 2,801 prime hoggs and 1,220 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £113.80 were a pair of 43 kilo Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Longstaff, Ascot House, Murton which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Topping at 287.3p per kilo were a pen of 33 kilo Beltex cross hoggs which sold for £94.80 from Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth, Great Asby and were also purchased by Vivers Scotlamb.
The consignment of hoggs from Ascot House sold to average 42 kilos £103.51 (246.4p per kilo).
Messrs Dinsdale, Highfield, Morland sold their run of 45 hoggs to average 42.5kilos £101.20 (238.1p per kilo).
Messrs Jackson, Little Beck, Kings Meaburn sold their consignment of hoggs to average 41 kilos £97.75 (238.4p per kilo).
Smart bred Continental cross hoggs were in short supply and demanded premium returns with many more of these types needed to meet wide and strong demand from our buyers!.
Mule hoggs topped at £86.30 for a pen of 40, 46 kilo hoggs from Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon which were bought by A Atkinson.
Light weight hoggs were in extreme demand with a pen of 31 Mule hoggs weighing 38 kilos selling to make £73.80 (194.2p per kilo).
A pen of 30 Blackface hoggs weighing 33 kilos sold for £61.80 (187.3p per kilo).
A pen of 35 kilo Swaledale hoggs sold to make £63.30 (180.9p per kilo).
Cast sheep sold to top at £130.50 for three Texel cross ewes from Messrs Reed, Lands Farm, Westgate.
Mule ewes topped at £73.50 for a pen of 20 from Messrs Little, Row End Farm, Soulby.
Swaledale ewes topped at £51.50 for six ewes from Kilnstown Farms, Roweltown.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per Head Beltex  £113.80, £112.80, £103.80, £96.80 Ascot House; £112.80, £110.80, £105.80 (2) Brackenslack (Millman); £110, £105, £92.80 Marriforth; £108.80, £107.80, £103.80, £102.80 West View (Dodd); £107.80, £106.80, £105.80, £103.80, £102.80, £98.30, £97.80 High Field (Dinsdale); £106.80, £104.80, £101 Lansmere; £106.80, £98.80, £94.80, £94.30  Little Beck (Jackson); £106.80, £100.30, £94.80 (2) Woodfoot (Maughan); £103.30, £95.30 Old Mill Flatt; £100.80 Town Head (Richardson); £97.30, £96.30 Crossfell House; £97.30 Brackenslack (Seymour); £95.80, £90.30 Windygate; £95, £94.30, £90 Stubsgill Farm; £94.80 Ash Garth; £93.80 The Gables: Texel £105.80, £104.30, £102.80, £97.80, £96.80, £95.30, £94.80, £92.80 Bowes Cross Farm; £105, £99.30, £98.80 Lansmere; £97.80, £96.30, £95.80, £95,30, £94.30 (3) Basco Dyke; £95.80 Crossfell House; £91.80 House and Holme Farm; £90.80 Windygate; £90 (2) Stubsgill Farm; £90 Jardines: Charollais £92.80 Steelcroft: Dutch Texel £88.30 Steelcroft; £86.30 Crossfell House; £86.30 Little Eccleston Hall: Mule £86.30, £80.80 Marriforth; £84.30, £83.30, £80.30 Stubsgill Farm; £83.30 Ashgill Farm; £83,30 Woodbine House; £83.30 Villa Farm; £82.80 Church Farm; £81.80  Little Eccleston Hall; £81.30 East Lowfields; £80.30 Prospect Farm; £80.30 Carpool Farm; £80.30 Claylands Farm: Kerry Hill £83.30 Little Eccleston Hall: Hill Cheviot £80.30 Dry Howe; £80 West Lea; £74.80 Melbourne House: Bluefaced Leicester £80 Stubsgill Farm: Suffolk £79.80 Marriforth; £78.80 Blades Field Farm; £77.80 Little Eccleston Hall: Swaledale £78.80 Dry Howe; £77.80, £74.80, £70.30 Hill Farm; £75 Villa Farm; £74.80 Ellergill, £73.80, £70 Oakbank Farm; £73.30 (2) Green Gill Farm; £72.80, £71.80 Ashgill Farm: £80.30 Prospect Farm; £80.30 Carpool Farm; £80.30 Claylands Farm: Jacob £73.30, £67.80 Herdship: Herdwick £72.20, £65.80 Chapel Hill: Rough Fell £68.80 The Gables; £63.30 Raven Cottage: Blackface £66.80, £66.30, £66.30 Craig Farm.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 287.3p, 239.7p Ash Garth; 264.7p, 259.5p, 242p, 230.2p Ascot House; 256.7p, 253.2p West View (Dodd); 254.3p, 233.3p Woodfoot (Maughan); 253.2p, 250.7p, 248.4p, 246p, 239.1p High Field; 250p School Cottage; 249.5p Crossfell House; 248.4p, 246.3p, 238.2p Lansmere; 248.4p,248.2p, 241p Little Beck (Jackson); 244.4p, 240.2p Old Mill Flatt; 239.1p West Lea; 237.3p, 231.4p Brackenslack (Seymour); 233.3p Wharton Hall; 230.3p Marriforth; 230.2p Brackenslack (Millman): Texel 231.6p, 210p Cooilingel Farm; 230.9p Lansmere; 226.9p, 226.3p. 220.4p, 217.3p, 214.3p, 213.8p Bowes Cross Farm; 222.8p Crossfell House; 215.3p, 211.7p Waterside; 213.6p Carpool; 210.5p Tullochallum: Dutch Texel 215.4p Steelcroft: Cheviot 200.9p Melbourne House; 191.2p Dry Howe: Suffolk 195.5p School Cottage; 191.8p Newton Farm; 190p Marriforth: Mule 194.2p, 193.30p, 187.3p, 185.6p Cooilingel Farm: 919.1p Ashgill Farm; 187.6p Marriforth; 186.7p Wharton Hall: Blackface 188.1p Craig Farm; 187.3p, 186.9p Cooilingel Farm; 185.1p Laneside (Allonby): Charollais 185.6p Newton Farm; 185.6p Steelcroft: Swaledale 180.9p, 173.3p Oakbank; 180.3p, 177.6p Step Ends Farm; 188.6p, 175.9p, 174.5p, 170.6p Ashgill Farm; 176.6p, 173.7p Ravenseat; 171.3p The Gables; 170.5p Villa Farm: Jacob 173.8p Herdship: Herdwick 173.2p Chapel Hill.

Cast Ewes
Texel £130.5p, £118.50 Lands Farm; £115 Avondale; £112, £90 Brackenslack (Seymour); £100 Greta View; £100 Little Close; £96.40 High Street (Metcalf); £91.50 Carpool Farm; £90.50 Fountain Head; £90.50 Row End Farm; £90 Ballavelt Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £90 Lands Farm; £82.50 Villa Farm; £80 Kilnstown; £80 Yore House: Beltex  £90 Brackenslack (Millman):Suffolk £80 House and Holme Farm; Charollais 76.50, £71.50 (2) Whins Farm: Mule £73.50 Row End Farm; £65.50 Beck Foot; £65.50 The Park Wall: Cheviot £60 Newton Farm: Blackface £54.50 Laneside (Allonby); £49.50 House and Holme Farm: Swaledale £51.50 Kilnstown; £50.50 Newton Farm; £50.50 Gapshields; £48.50 Woodbine House; £48.50 The Park Wall; £47.50 Black Cleugh; £46.50 Wemmergill Farm: Rough Fell £47.50 Town Head.

Cast Rams
Texel £100 Greta View; £90 Milestone House; £90 Friendship Farm; £90 Brackenslack (Seymour): Bluefaced Leicester £90 Lands Farm; £90 Argill House: Blackface £70.50 Waterhouses: Rough Fell £70.50 Ellergill: Swaledale £64.50 Kilnstown; £64.50 Argill House; £63.50 Garnthwaite; £63.50 Black Cleugh.