Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

26th March 2019

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when an entry of 3,511 sheep were forward consisting of 2,993 prime hoggs and 518 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £130.80 were a pen of three 52 kilo Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire which were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.
Topping at 293.3p per kilo were a pen of six 40 kilo Beltex cross hoggs which sold for £117.30 from Joanna Andrews, York and were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.
Messrs Andrews consignment of 40 Beltex cross hoggs sold to average 40 kilo £110.53 (276.32p per kilo)
Messrs Phillips, Northallerton sold a pen of four 46kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £120 and were bought by Mr M Helliwell, Rochdale.
Light weight hoggs were a flying trade with a pen of 33, 33 kilo Hill Cheviot hoggs selling for £77.30 (234.2p per kilo) and another pen of 34, 34 kilo Hill Cheviot hoggs selling for £79.80 (234.7p per kilo) both from Hayllar Farms, Kirkby Stephen. A pen of 22, 34 kilo Swaledale hoggs sold to make £71.80 (211.2p kilo) also from this same home.
Another 93, 38 kilo Hill Cheviot sold to make £83.30 (219.2p kilo) also from Hayllar Farms.
Heavy hoggs were also good to sell with 43 Suffolk cross hoggs weighing 68 kilo and making £111.30 from Boghall, Fife.
The whole consignment of 250 Suffolk cross hoggs from Boghall sold to average 57 kilo £97.04.
Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Greystoke sold their consignment of 100 Continental cross hoggs to average 51 kilo £97.51 (191.2p per kilo)
Messrs Patchett, Ripon sold their run of 316 Texel and Cheviot cross hoggs to average 52 kilo £94.08.
Heavy Mule hoggs topped at £101 for a pen from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Distington.
Hill hoggs were good to sell with Messrs Addison, Kings Meaburn selling their pen of 45 kilo Blackface hoggs to make £90.80. Messrs Graham, Brechin, Angus sold his pen of 50 Swaledale hoggs weighing 45 kilo to make £86.30.
Cast sheep sold to £148.50 for a Texel ewe from Messrs Reed, Lands Farm, Bishop Auckland which was bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.
A Suffolk cross ewe was offered for sale for charity in aid of Cancer Research UK and Hospice at Home and went on to sell for £207 to Morgan Helliwell.
Swaledale ewes topped at £84.50 from Messrs Buckle, Bleathgill, Barras.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head –

Beltex £130.80, £106.80 Newton Farm; £120, £112.30 Bridge Close; £117.30, £114.30, £112.80, £111.80, £110, £102.30, £100.30 Boscar Flats; £115, £107.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £114, £110.80(3), £108.80, £100(2) Outgang Farm; £108.80(2), £102.80(3), £100(3_ Kirkbarrow Hall; £104.80 Grassgill Lodge: Dutch Texel £120.80 Heather Bank; £95.80 Tailbert; £95.30 Bridge Close: Texel £120.30 Heather Bank; £101.80, £97.80, £96.80(3) Kelmore Hill Farm; £100.30(2), £95.80, £93.80(2), £93.30(3), £92.80, £92 West Summersides; £98.80, £95.30 Outgang Farm; £97.80, £93.80 Newton Farm; £96.30, £94.80, £92.80, £92.30 Low Trough Farm; £94.80 Boghall; £92.80 Dalbrack Farm; £92.80 Haber; £92.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £92.30 Hawkrigg Farm: Suffolk £115.30, £105.80, £98.30, £95.30 Whins Farm; £111.30(2), £98.80, £96.30, £96; £94.30, £94(2) Boghall; £100.30 Outgang Farm: Blue Texel £110 Newton Farm; £105, £100 Kelmore Hill Farm: Charollais £104, £103.80, £103.30, £100.80, £97, £96.80, £96, £94.80, £94.30(2), £92 Whins Farm: Mule £101 Kelmore Hill Farm; £89.80, £87.80(2) Tailbert; £88.30(2) Dalbrack Farm; £87.80 Stoneriggs; £87.80, £86.30(2) Bridge Close; £86.30 Burton Hill; £86.30 Haber: Cheviot £92 West Summersides; £90.30 West View; £89.80, £82.80 Capplegill; £83.30(2) Helbeck Grange: Blackface £90.80, £88.30 Littlebeck Farm; £88.30 Dalbrack Farm; £84.80 Glen Ogle Farm: Swaledale £86.30, £85.30, £83.30 Dalbrack Farm; £85.30 Grassgill Lodge; £84.80 Punchard Farm; £82.80 High Blackton Farm; £81.80 Ashgill Farm: Rough Fell £83.80 Manor Court: Herdwick £81.80 Kelmore Hill Farm: Jacob £63.30 Beechcroft Farm.

Price per Kilo –

Beltex 293.3p, 275.1p, 272.7p, 272.1p, 257.2p, 244.4p Boscar Flats; 284.1p, 272p, 265.1p, 263.8p, 250.8p, 246.8p Outgang Farm; 280.8p, 260.9p Bridge Close; 276.4p, 255.6p Kelmore Hill Farm; 254.3p, 251.5p, 251.5p Newton Farm: Dutch Texel 268.4p Heather Bank: Blue Texel 256.4p, 233.3p Kelmore Hill Farm: Cheviot 234.7p, 234.2p, 219.2p, 219.2p Helbeck Grange; 217.9p, 215.7p Capplegill; 213.7p Low Stow Bank; 210p West View: Texel 231.5p, 220p Newton Farm; 221p Dalbrack; 219.4p Red House Farm; 219.4p Red House Farm; 219p Littlebeck Farm; 215.5p Low Trough Farm; 215.4p Fox Grove Farm: Suffolk 215.1p Hyde Park; 195.7p, 188.7p Newton Farm; 195.3p Boghall; 189.4p Outgang Farm: Charollais 212.6p Low Stow Bank; 201.8p Greenfield Farm: Swaledale 211.2p Helbeck Grange; 197.8p, 190p Ashgill Farm; 192.3p Beechcroft Farm; 191.8p Dalbrack Farm; 190p Ellergill: Blackfaced 206.6p, 201.9p Glen Ogle Farm; 206.6p Beechcroft Farm; 205.3p Newton Farm; 201.8p Littlebeck Farm; 200.7p Dalbrack Farm: Mule 203.9p, 199.5p Tullich; 200.9p The Edge; 195.1p Bridge Close; 192.3p Ashgill Farm; 192p Dalbrack Farm: Jacob 191.8p Beechcroft Farm: Herdwick 181.8p Kelmore Hill Farm.

Cast Ewes

Suffolk £207 Charity; £109.50 Sandriggs Farm:

Texel £148.50, £138.50 Lands Farm; £146.50, £137.50 Grassgill Lodge; £139.50 Rennels House; £138.50 Sideway Bank; £138.50, £116.50 Bonnygate Farm; £137.50 Mill Cottage; £134.50 Galloper Garth; £134.50 Pallet Crag Farm; £112.50, £110.50 Greenfield Farm: Beltex £143.50, £138.50, £126.50, £117.50, £111.50(2), £108.50(2), £100 Outgang Farm; £103.50 Greenfield Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £85(2) Oak House: Swaledale £84.50 Bleathgill, £80 Intake Bottom; £74.50 Punchard Farm; £68.50, £67.50 Ettersgill House; £66.50 Hoggarths Farm; £65.50 Glebe Farm; £65.50 Grassgill Lodge; £64.50 Lands Farm; £63.50 Blades Field farm; £61.50 Well House; £61.50 Stoneriggs: Mule £83.50 Windygate; £81.50 Smardale Mill; £80.50 Trough Farm; £80 Newton Farm: Cheviot £81.50 Capplegill; £77.50 Newton Farm: Blackfaced £64.50 Elmgill; £64.50 Newton Farm: Rough Fell £60 Manor Court.

Cast Rams

Texel £124.50 Punchard Farm; £118.50 Smardale Mill; £110 Heather Bank; £101.50 Low Trough Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £120.50, £90 Oak House; £92.50 Glebe Farm: Cheviot £85.50 Capplegill; £82.50 Bayles Farm: Swaledale £84.50 Glebe Farm; £84.50 Flakebridge Farm; £84.50 Buckles Farm; £80.50 Bleathgill: Rough Fell £79.50 Outgang Farm.