Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

22nd January 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when an entry of 3,469 sheep were forwards consisting of 2,364 prime hoggs and 1,105 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £158 and 329p/kg was a Beltex cross hogg which was kindly sold for charity by Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond which was bought by Morgan Helliwell, Rochdale.
Messrs Bayles, Haithwaite sold a pen of five Beltex cross hoggs weighting 37kg and selling for £107.30 to Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Penrith sold their fantastic consignment of 50 Dutch Texel cross hoggs to average £112.36 with a pen of five, 53kg hoggs selling for £116.80 (220.4p/kg) to M. Helliwell.
Messrs Dinsdale, Highfield, Penrith sold their wonderful run of 40 Beltex cross hoggs to average 41kg £105.26 (256.7p/kg).
Messrs Hughes, Dona Close, Asby sold their run of 26 Beltex cross hoggs to average 40kg £101.82 (254.5p/kg)
Beck Hill Farm, Richmond sold their consignment of 42 hoggs to average 42kg £103.31 (245.9p/kg).
Mule hoggs sold to £92.30 for a pen from Messrs Dawson, School Cottage, Kentmere bought by M. Bowe.
Light weight hoggs were a flying trade with a pen of 53, 36kg Suffolk cross hoggs selling for £78.80 (218.9p/kg) from Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.
Over 60 pens of hoggs sold between £100 – £158 with over 40 pens selling between 240-329p/kg.
Cast sheep sold to £140.50 for a pen of Beltex cross ewes from Mr P Brass, Bridge End, Soulby.
Swaledale ewes sold to £60 for a pen from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hills, Workington.

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs Price per Head Beltex £158, £100 Carkin Moor Farm; £126, £115 West View; £120, £110, £106.80 Spring Hill(AS Bell); £120, £116.80 Steeley Farm; £120, £110, £108.80, £107.80, £104.80(2), £104.30, £101.80 Greenbury Grange;  £116.80, £114.80, £110, £107.80, £104(2), £100.80 Upper Brydekirk; £116.80, £104.30 Short Thorns Farm; £112.30, £110.80, £106.80, £106, £105.80 High Field; £110 Kirkbarrow Hall; £109.80, £100.80 Keld Farm; £107.30 Haithwaite; £106.30, 3105.30 Stripes Farm; £105.50 Spring Hill(NJ Bell); £104.80, £102.30 Dona Close; £101.80 Spring Hill(L Percy); £101.80 Heather Bank: Dutch Texel £117.80, £116.80, £114.80, £110, £109.80, £109.30, £108.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £105.30, £102.80 Carkin Moor Farm: Texel £115, £107, £105 Kelmore Hill Farm; £106, £100.30, £95.80, £94.80, £90 Clarks Farm; £105.80, £102.30, £97.80, £96.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £105.30 Short Thorns Farm; £100, £95.80, £91.80 Harbarrow Farm; £98.80 Fox Grove Farm; £98.80, £97.30 Newton Farm; £97.80, £94(2), £90.30 Nelson Farm; £97.30, £93.80, £93.30 High Griseburn; £96.80 Low Swainston Farm; £96.80 House & Holme Farm; £95.80 Green Gill Farm; £93.80, £92.80 Keld Farm; £93.80 Haithwaite; £92, £91.30, £90.30 Low Trough Farm; £91.80 Setterah Park; £90.80 Coupland Beck Farm; £90.30 Martindale Farm; £90 Steeley Farm; £90 Highfield Farm: Charollais £102.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £95.80 Harbarrow Farm: Suffolk £95.30 Low Swainston Farm; £94.30 Clarks Farm; £93.80, £92.30 Harbarrow Farm; £90.30 Littleburn Farm: Mule £92.30 School Cottage; £90.80 Croft House; £90.80 Harbarrow Farm; £89.30 Low Swainston Farm; £88 Kelmore Hill Farm; £87.80 Orchard Farm; £87 Setterah Park: Cheviot £89.80 Newton Farm; £85.30 Ghyll Bank; £58 West View: Bluefaced Leicester £83.30 Eastfield Farm: Scotch Blackface £82.30 Newton Farm; £78.80 Glen Ogle Farm: Rough Fell £78.30, £74.30 Ghyll Bank: Swaledale £76.80(2) Thwaite Farm; £76.80 Eller Gill Barn; £75.30 Hartley Castle; £75.30 Waterside Farm; £75.30 High Blackton Farm; £75 Step Ends Farm; £74.80(2) School Cottage.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 329.2p Carkin Moor Farm; 290p, 255p Haithwaite; 285.7p, 275p, 262p(2), 254.4p, 241.8p Greenbury Grange; 280.8p, 263.8p, 258p, 254.3p, 244.5p High Field; 273.9p, 267.4p West View; 273.7p Steeley Farm; 272.7p, 244.4p, 242.7p Spring Hill (AS Bell); 269.2p, 249.5p Dona Close; 265.5p 256.7p, 247.6p Upper Brydekirk; 254.7p, 245p, 244.9p, 243.3p Steeley Farm; 252p, 249.5 Keld Farm; 249.5p Dona Close; 249.4p Starrah; 249.4p Heather Bank; 247.2p, 244.9p Stripes Farm; 246.8p Carpool (Dinsdale); 245.5p Castle Hill; 245.3p Spring Hill(NJ Bell); 243.5p Newton Farm; 242.6p Short Thorns Farm; 240.9p Springhill(L Percy): Dutch Texel 244.8p Carkin Moor Farm; 244.1p, 220.4p Kirkbarrow Hall: Charollais 228.6p Orchard Farm; 196.7p Carkin Moor Farm: Texel 227.2p Heather Bank; 227p, 222.3p Coupland Beck Farm; 226.7p Kinknockie; 224.4p, 223.8p Cooilingel Farm; 222.7p Low Trough Farm; 222.1p High Griseburn: Suffolk 218.9p Kinknockie; 217.4p Cooilingel Farm; 202.3p High Wood End: Cheviot 209.7p Cooilingel Farm; 208p Ghyll Bank: Mule 202.1p Starrah; 196.8p, 193.5p Cooilingel Farm; 190p Heather Bank: Scotch Blackface 197p Glen Ogle Farm; 196p, 191.2p Newton Farm: Swaledale 184.1p Tullich; 180.8p West End Farm; 179.7p Tullich; 179.3p Waterside Farm; 179.2p Low Farm; 178.8p Mount Pleasant; 175.9p Woodside Farm.

Cast Ewes –Beltex £140.50, £100.50 Bridge End Farm; £96.50, £90 Littleburn Farm: Texel £125.50, £102.50 Thornley Park Farm; £125.50, £114.50 Short Thorns Farm; £124.50, £118.50 Bridge End Farm; £123.50(2), £115.50 West View; £110.50, £110.50 Fair View; £110.50 Upper Brydekirk; £109.50(2) Newton Farm; £106.50 Low Trough Farm; £104.50 Littleburn Farm; £100 Kinknockie: Suffolk £95.50 Littleburn Farm: Lleyn £90.50 Woodfoot: Zwartble £81.50 Low Trough Farm: Mule £72 House & Holme Farm; £70.50 Stripes Farm; £69.50 Fair View; £68.50 Abbey Park; £68.50 Eastfield Farm; £67.50 Newton Farm; £67.50 Kinknockie; £67.50 Low Farm: Masham £70 Sykeside: Cheviot £69.50, 365.50 Newton Farm; £68.50 Hobkin Ground: Swaledale £60 Kelmore Hill; £52.50 Swathburn; £50.50 Bleathgill; £50 Stotley Hall Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £60 Short Thorns Farm: Scotch Blackface £56.50, £51.50 Newton Farm; £50.50 House & Holme Farm.

Cast Rams – Texel £107.50 Short Thorns Farm; £100, £99.50 Sproat Ghyll; £90.50 Stotley Hall Farm; £90 Cooilingel Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £106.50 Swathburn; Rough Fell £85.50 Archers Hall; £74.50(2) Sproat Ghyll: Beltex £80 Cooilingel Farm: Blue Texel £80 Steeley Farm: Scotch Blackface £59.50 Glen Ogle Farm: Swaledale £59.50 Archers Hall; £53.50 Town End Farm.