Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

2nd April 2019

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when a massive entry of 5,661 sheep were forward consisting of 4,625 prime hoggs and 1,036 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £130.80 were a pair of 44kg Beltex cross hoggs from Megan Kendal, Outgang Farm, Helton, Penrith which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Topping at 333.3p/kg was a 36kg Beltex cross hogg which sold for £120 from Messrs Tustian, Yarnhill Farm, Banbury bought by Vivers Scotlamb.
Joanna Andrews, York sold her consignment of 71 smart Beltex cross hoggs to average 41.5kg £119.94 (289p/kg)
Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm sold a pen of 10 38kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £120 (315.8p/kg) selling to Vivers Scotlamb. The consignment of 40 Beltex cross hoggs from Outgang sold to average 38.8kg £115.11 (396.6p/kg)
Messrs Tustian, Banbury sold a pen of 22 Beltex cross hoggs weighing 38kg to make £112.80 (296.8p/kg) with the consignment of 127 Beltex cross hoggs from this home averaging 38kg £104.12 (274p/kg).
512 Beltex hoggs sold to average 252p/kg, equivalent to £106.04 per head.
Messrs Graham, Glenesk, Brechin sold a pen of 27 Swaledale hoggs weighing 44kg to £89.80 (204p/kg).
Over 60 pens of hoggs sold between £110-£130 with over 50 pens selling between 250-333p/kg.
564 Mule hoggs were forward and sold to average £91.04 and topped at £95.30 twice for two pens of 20 from Messrs Patchett, Ripon and from Messrs Sibson, Keswick.
Another pen of 34 46kg Mule hoggs from Messrs Patchett sold to make £92.80.
Messrs Lawson, Pasture House Farm, Bolton Low Houses sold a pen of 41kg Hill Cheviot hoggs to make £90.30 (220.2p/kg)
Messrs Bell, Hallbankgate Farm, Brampton sold a pen of 17 Hill Cheviot hoggs weighing 48kg to make £95.30.
2,326 heavy hoggs were forward which must be one of the largest shows of heavy hoggs in the country with plenty of buyers present to handle heavy hoggs here at Kirkby Stephen. 1,213 of these hoggs fell in the 52-76Kg bracket.
Messrs Wearmouth, Parkside, Barnard Castle sold a pen of 66kg hoggs to make £127.80.
Cast sheep topped at £150 for a Texel ewe from George Slack, Heather Bank.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head –
Beltex
£130.80, £125, £120 (2) £117.80, £115.30, £113.80, £112.80, £110 Outgang Farm; £127.80, £119.80 Parkside; £126.30, £125, £121.30 (3) £118.30, £117.30 (2) £115.80, £115.30 Boscar Flats; £125, £120, £119.80, £119.30, £115.80, £112.80 Yarnhill Farm; £125, £117.80 Hallbankgate Farm; £117.80, £115.80, £114.80, £113.80, £110.80 Breckonhill Farm; £117.80 Croft House; £117.80, £112.80 Little Beck; £117.80, £116.80, £114.30 (3) £112.30 Dona Close; £117.80, £114.30, £112.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £116.80, £113.80 Woodfoot: Texel £110.80, £110.30 (2) £106.80, £101.80, £100.30, £100 (2) Newton Farm; £110 Rookby Scarth; £108.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £108.80, £107.80 (2) £104.80, £100 (2) Timberley Farm; £105.80 Plumbland Farm; £103.30 Birks Farm; £102.30, £101.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £101.30, £100.80 Easterbeck House; £100 (2) Outgang Farm: Dutch Texel £107.80 Boscar Flats: Suffolk £105.80, £102.80, £101.80, £100.80, £98.80 (2) £98.30, £97.80, £96.80 Boghall; £102.80, £96.80 Whins Farm; £97.80, £96.30 Newton Farm; £97.80, £96.80 East Farm; £96.80 (2) Upper Auquhadlie: Charollais £103.80 (2) £100.80, £99.80, £97.30, £95.80 (3) £95 (2) Whins Farm; £99.80 Yarnhill Farm: Blue Texel £101.80 Breckonhill Farm: Mule £95.30, £93.80 (2) £93.30, £92.80 (5) West Summersides; £95.30, £94.30, £93.30 (2) Hole House; £94.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £92.30 Boghall: Cheviot £95.30 Hallbankgate Farm; £94.30 West Summersides; £93.80 Yarnhill Farm; £93.80 Upper Auquhadlie; £93.80 Croft House; £93.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £92.30, £91.80 West View; £92 Boghall; £90.30 Pasture House Farm: Scotch Blackface £93.30, £91.80 Dalbrack Farm; £93.30, £91.80 Greystone House: Swaledale £89.80 (3) £83.30 Dalbrack Farm; £85.80, £82.80 Easterbeck House; £85 Parkside; £83.80 Valley Farm; £82.80 Yore House; £82.80 Burton Hill; £81.80 Green Rigg: Rough Fell £77.30 Low Stead: Herdwick £75.80 Scar Sykes; £70.80 Anns Cottage.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 333.3p, 291p, 278.6p, 271.7p Yarnhill Farm; 315.8p, 297.3p, 295.6p, 292.7p, 282.1p, 271.7p Outgang Farm; 308p, 295.9p(2), 288.8p, 288.5p, 279.3p, 277.8p, 272.8p Boscar Flats; 302.1p Breckonhill Farm; 290.7p, 283.7p Hallbankgate Farm; 282p Little Beck; 280.5p Kirkbarrow Hall; 278.1p Dona Close; 271.6p Woodfoot; 270p Waterside: Texel 262.6p Newton Farm; 241.8p Sunny Gill Farm; 239.1p Rookby Scarth; 237.9p Kelmore Hill Farm; 236.5p, 234.3p, 231p Timberley Farm; 234p, 232.4p Waterside; 231.7p, 231.2p  Westgarth Hill; 231.5p Briggle Farm: Charollais 226.8p Yarnhill Farm; 210.7p East Farm: Dutch 220.2p, 217.6p Gunnerwell; 211.7p Slatich; 210.4p Hallbankgate: Cheviot 220.2p, 217.5p Pasture House Farm; 219.3p West Summersides; 217p Sunny Gill Farm; 215.6p, 215.3p Redlands Bank: Suffolk 215p Kinknockie; 213.5p Newton Farm; 209.5p Waterside; 206.7p Briggle Farm: Scotch Blackface 205p Slatich; 204p Dalbrack Farm; 200p Pasture House Farm: Swaledale  204.1p(2), 193.7p, 191.1p Dalbrack Farm; 200.9p Redlands Bank; 191.8p Quarry Cottage: Mule 203p Dalbrack Farm; 201.7p, 199.6p, 197.1p, 195.4p West Summersides; 199.5p Westgarth Hill; 197.3p Pasture House Farm; 195.9p Briggle Farm; 195.2p Burton Hill; 195.2p Kelmore Hill Farm: Herdwick 185.3p Chapel Farm; 183.8p Stybeck Farm: Rough 175.7p Low Stead; 170.2p Ellergill.

Cast Ewes
Texel £150 Stoneriggs; £115, £110 Hundith House; £106.50 Outgang Farm; £105.50 Croft House; £100 Street House: Suffolk £136.50, £128.50, £117.50 Williamsgill Farm; £116.50 Akilmafilly; £113.50, £107.50, £106.50 Holms of Caaf Dalry; Blue Faced Leicester £114.50 Kelmore Hill Farm: Beltex £101.50 Breaks Hall: Cheviot £87.50, £86.50 (2) £81.50, £80.50 Akilmafily: Mule £83.50 Holms of Caaf Dalry: Goat £70 Dale Head: Scotch Blackface £67 Middle Bank End Farm; £62.50 Castle Hill: Swaledale £65.50, £60.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £64.50 Hundith House; £59.50 Stoneriggs; £57.50 Milestone House; £55.50 Whingill; £55.50 Hoggarths Farm: Rough Fell £65 Crooksbeck; £58.50 Flakebridge Farm; £58.50 Raisgill Hall: Badger Face £56.50 Slatich:  Hebridean £33.50 Breckonhill Farm

Cast Rams
Blue Faced Leicester £134.50 Milestone House: Texel £109.50 (2) £105 Holms of Caaf Dalry; £107.50 Yarnhill Farm: Swaledale £74.50 New Hall; £73.50 Valley Farm: Scotch Blackface £70 Waterside.