Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

12th February 2019

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when an entry of 3,477 were forward consisting of 2,349 prime lambs and 1,128 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £125.50 were a pen of three Beltex cross hoggs from Joanna Andrews, Boscar Flats, York which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.
Topping at 300p/kg were a pen of Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Bell, Hallbankgate Farm, Brampton which were also purchased by Vivers Scotlamb.
The fantastic consignment of 40 Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Andrews sold to average 41.5kg £110.38 (265.8p/kg)
Messrs Dinsdale, High Field, Morland sold their great run of 50 Beltex cross hoggs to average 40.3kg £104.98 (260.5p/kg)
Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Greystoke sold their wonderful consignment of 50 heavy hoggs to average 50kg £101.30.
Mule hoggs topped at £94 for a pen of 16 from Messrs Graham, Dalbrack Farm, Brechin which were bought by Mr M Bowe.
Over 70 pens of hoggs sold between £100 – £125 with over 40 pens selling between 250-300p/kg.
Many more of these smart continental cross type hoggs, of all weights are greatly needed, with a massive demand from buyers here at Kirkby Stephen on a weekly basis.

Cast sheep sold topped at £127 for a pen of Texel cross ewes from Greengate Farm, Ayrshire. A pen of 14 Suffolk cross ewes from this same home sold to make £113.50. This wonderful consignment of 200 Suffolk cross ewes averaged £103.56 overall. Swaledale ewes topped at £54.50 for a pen of 13 from Messrs Lodge, West Side House, Settle. Well bred heavy ewes were in strong demand with over 30 pens selling between £100-£127.

Prime Hoggs
Price per Head – Beltex £125.50, £123.30, £114.50, £112.80(2), £110.80(2), £108.50, £107.80, £107.50, £105, £101.80, £100.50 Boscar Flats; £124, £117.80, £116.80, £114.80, £113.80, £110.80, £108.80, £108.30, £102.80, £100.80, £100 Outgang Farm; £121.80, £120, £118.80, £107.80, £103.30 Hallbankgate Farm; £120, £112.80, £110.80, £106.80, £105.30, £104.30, £101.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £115.80, £110, £100.30, £100 Yarnhill Farm; £110, £105.80, £100 Dona Close; £110, £102.80, £100 Farewell Grange; £109.80, £107.80, £105.80, £104.80(2), £102, £100 High Field; £106.80, £100 West View; £105.80, £104.80, £100 Griffin Farm; £105.80 Bowes Cross Farm; £104 Hundith House; £100.30 Little Beck: Texel £110, £92.80 Kelmore Hill; £105, £93.30, £90 Wharton Hall; £98.80 Newton Farm; £98.80; £91.80 Bowes Cross Farm; £95.30 Hallbankgate Farm; £94.80 Crossfell House; £94 Yarnhill Farm; £93.30, £90.30 Redlands Bank; £92.80 Outgang Farm; £91.30 Warden Hill; £90.80 Dalbrack Farm; £90.30 Low Cow Helm: Dutch Texel £105 Griffin Farm; £100.80 Yarnhill Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £96.30 Low Cow Helm; £85.80 Warden Hill: Suffolk £95.30 Outgang; £93.80 Tarnhill Farm; £92.30 School Cottage; £91.30 Townfoot Farm: Swaledale £94.80, £77.80 Hundith House; £84.30 Dalbrack Farm; £80.80, £78.80 Harbour Flatt; £75.80 High Birk Hall; £75 Flakebridge: Mule £94, £88.80 Dalbrack Farm; £92.30, £85.30 Hundith House; £91.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £90 Farewell Grange; £88 Outgang Farm; £84.30 Redlands Bank: Blue Texel £90 Dalbrack Farm: Cheviot £89.30, £80./80 Yarnhill Farm; £82.30 Crossfell House: Charollais £86.80 High Field: Scotch Blackface £85.80 Dalbrack Farm; £77.80 Laneside; £77.30(2) Greystone House: Lonk £76.80 Cooilingel Farm: Kerry Hill £73.80 Thornship Farm: Rough Fell £78.80 Flakebridge Farm; £74, £73.80 Manor Court: Shetland £60.80 Newton Farm.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 300p, 252.8p, 252p Hallbankgate Farm; 291.9p, 286.7p, 282p, 270.2p 267.9p, 262.5p, 262.3p, 260.2p, 256.7p, 252.3p, 251.3p Boscar Flats; 274p, 267p, 265.5p, 258.6p Outgang Farm; 268.3p Farewell Grange; 263.2p(2), 261.9p, 257.2p Yarnhill Farm; 261.4p, 258p, 256.4p, 255.6p(2), 255p  High Field; 260.9p Kirkbarrow Hall; 260.6p, 250p Dona Close; 250.9p Starrah: Texel 229p, 221.8p Yarnhill Farm; 215p Redlands Bank; 213p Town End Farm; 213, 212p Newton Farm; 211.6p Kinknockie: Dutch Texel 210p Griffin Farm; 209.3p Farewell Grange; 205.7p Yarnhill Farm: Charollais 208.9p Yarnhill Farm; 201.9p High Field: Cheviot 208.2p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 206.1p, 203.4p Thornship Farm; 202.2p Kinknockie: Suffolk 202.1p(2) Kinknockie; 193.7p Town End Farm: Kerry Hill 199.5p Thornship Farm: Scotch Blackface 193.3p Greystone House; 189.5p West View; 1884.5p Newton Farm; 182.6p Dalbrack Farm; Shetland 190p Newton Farm: Mule 186.9p Yarnhill Farm; 181.8p, 181.4p Cooilingel Farm; 180.8p East Lowfields: Swaledale 179.4p Dalbrack Farm; 175.1p Harbour Flatt; 171.5p Farney Shields; 171p East Rackwood Hill Farm: Lonk 178.6p Cooilingel Farm.

Cast Ewes
Texel £127 Greengate Farm, £112, £110.50, £107.50, £106.50 Greengate Farm; £126, £108.50, £100.50 Haughton Farm; £121.50, £114.50, £105.50, £104.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £112(2) Baljean Farm; £100 Mount Pleasant Farm: Suffolk £113.50, £112.50, £110.50, £108.50 Greengate Farm: Beltex £105.50 Gracies Farm; £90 Crossfell House: Charollais £103.50 Greengate Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £102.50, £83.50 Gillses Farm; £85, £80 West Side House: Cheviot £82.50, £66.50 Crossfell House: Dorset £82.50 Ballachrink Farm: Mule £75.50, £65.50 Villa Farm; £72.50 Black Lodge Farm; £67.50 Church Farm: Rough Fell £58.50 Ellergill Farm; £55.50 Cocklake Farm; £50 Flakebridge Farm: Swaledale £54.50, £48.50 West Side Farm; £54.50 Gillses Farm; £50.50 South Wellhope; £50 Hill House West; £49.50 Lanehead Farm; £48.50 Church Farm; £48.50 Greenriggs; £48.50 Cowshill Bridge View: Scotch Blackface £49.50, £48.50 Newton Farm:

Cast Rams
Texel £124.50 Wharton Hall; £118.50 Greengate Farm; £106.50 Wharton Hall: Charollais £120.50, £118, £110.50 Greengate Farm; £106.50 Espland: Beltex £98.50 Gracies Farm; £88 Little Beck: Rough Fell £96.50 Cocklake Farm; £71.50 Manor Court: Suffolk £95.50 Newton Farm: Scotch Blackface £88.50, £76.50 Newton Farm: Swaledale £66.50 Gillses Farm; £62.50 Punchard Farm.