Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

16th April 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep when 3166 sheep were forward consisting of 45 spring lambs, 2344 prime hoggs and 777 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at £121.80 and 320.5p/kg were a pen of six 38kg Beltex cross lambs from Ivanhoe Livestock Partnership, Bedale which were bought by West Scottish Lamb.
The consignment of 36 Beltex and Blue Texel cross lambs from Ivanhoe Livestock averaged 38kg £107.71 (283.4p/kg).
The sale average for new season lambs was 272.16p/kg.
Topping the prime hoggs at £120 and 307.7p/kg were a pair of 39kg Beltex cross hoggs from George Harryman Junior, Hawkshead which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
Messrs Harrymans consignment of 40 Beltex cross hoggs sold to average 40kg £108.12 (270.3p/kg).
Good pens of meaty hill bred hoggs were good to sell with 46kg hill Cheviot hoggs selling for £93.80 from Boghall, Fife.
A pen of 20 Swaledale hoggs sold to make £85.30 from Messrs Lawson, Buddle House, Richmond. With another pen of 38, 40kg Swaledale hoggs selling for £81.30 (203.3p/kg) from Messrs Graham, Glenesk, Brechin. The run of 124 Swaledale hoggs from this home sold to average 40kg £81.03 (202.5p/kg)
Handy weighted hoggs were in strong demand with a pen of 38kg Texel cross Mule hoggs selling for £86.80 (228.4p/kg) from Messrs Hebson, Chapel Farm, Carlisle and another pen of 20, 36kg Hill Cheviot hoggs from this home selling for £80 (222.2p/kg)
Messrs Taylor, Redlands Bank, Appleby sold a pen of 20 Blackface hoggs weighing 38kg to make £80.30 (211.3p/kg).
Many more of these handy weigh bracket hoggs are required next week to fulfil strong demand from our buyers.
Cast sheep were also a strong trade topping twice at £136.50 for two lots of Texel cross ewes from Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond.
Swaledale ewes topped at £74.50 for a pen from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Distington.
An overall cast ewe sale average of £82.51 was achieved for 777 head with nearly half of these being hill bred ewes.

Spring Lambs

Price per head – Beltex £121.80, £112.30, £104.80(2) Wyvill Grange Farm: Dutch Texel £120 Terrys Farm: Blue Texel £114 Wyvill Grange Farm:

Price per kilo – Beltex 320.5p, 303.5p, 268.7p(2) Wyvill Grange Farm: Blue Texel 300p Wyvill Grange Farm: Dutch Texel 272.7p Terrys Farm.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head –

Beltex £120, £118.30, £116.80, £114.30, £112.30, £109, £106, £104.80 The Galleon: £118.80, £113.80, £113, £110.30, £109.30, £106.80, £104.80, £104.30(2), £103.80 Boscar Flats; £112.80 Terrys Farm; £112.80 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £108.80, £107.80, £106.80, £105.80, £104.80, £100.80, £100.30 Outgang Farm; £106.80 Calva Farm;£105.80 Kelmore Hill Farm;

£103.80,  £102.80 Town End Farm; £102.80, £102.80, £100.80(2) Kirkbarrow Hall; £102.30, £101.30 Birks Farm; £102 Chapel Farm: Texel £116.80 Boynessmill House; £113.80 Hag Gate Farm; £112.30, £101.30, £96.80, £95.80 Birks Farm; £106.80, £97.80, £96.30, £95.30, £95 Chapel Farm; £104.30, £100.80 Outgang Farm; £101 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £100, £98.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £97.30 Calva Farm; £96.30 Wharton Hall; £95.80 Abbey Park: Rouge £110.80 Skelcies Hall: Bluefaced Leicester £107.80 Kelmore Hill Farm: Suffolk £102.80(2), £95, £93.30, £92.30 Boghall; £94.30 Kinknockie: Hill Cheviot £93.80 Boghall; £93.80 Wharton Hall; £92.80 Bloan Farm; £88.80, £87.30 West View: Mule £91.30 Kelmore Hill Farm; £90 Hag Gate Farm; £89.30 Musgrave House; £88.80 Burton Hill; £85.80 Kinknockie; £85.30 Ladywell; £85 Town End Farm: Scotch Blackface £87.80, £85.30 Waterside; £87.80, £86.80 Greystone House: Charollais £89.30 Kinknockie: Rough £88.80 Flakebridge Farm; £75.80 Crooksbeck: Swaledale £85.30, £82.80, £81.30 Buddle House; £83.80 Burton Hill; £83.30, £81.30, £80.80 Dalbrack Farm; £82.30 Rawthey Side; £81.80 Blades Field Farm; £81.30 Wemmergill Farm; £80.80 Musgrave House; £80.80 Argill House; £80.80 Howgill Farm; £80.80 Burton Hill: Welsh £76.80 Barnetts Barn Farm: Herdwick £74.30, £72.80, £70.80 Oak House.

Price per Kilo – Beltex 307.7p, 299.5p, 293.1p, 288.5p, 287.9, 286.5p, 259.5p, 249.5p The Galleon; 281.8p Kirkbarrow Hall; 269p, 256.8p, 243.7p, 242.9p, 242.4p Boscar Flats; 262.3p Little Beck; 261.9p, 248.1p Outgang Farm; 257p Town End Farm; 245.8p Hag Gate Farm; 242.9p Chapel Farm: Texel 265.5p Boynessmill House; 254.3p, 228.4p, 224.4p Chapel Farm; 237p Outgang; 226.5p Waterside; 223.6p, 223.1p, 220p Barnetts Barn Farm; 220.3p Waterside: Cheviot 221.7p, 211.5p Chapel Farm; 219.7p Redlands Bank; 213.2p Wharton Hall; 213p Barnetts Barn Farm: Scotch Blackface 211.3p, 196.3p Redlands Bank; 201.9p, 194.9p Greystone House; 199.4p, 195.8p Glen Ogle Farm; 192.2p West View: Swaledale 203.4p Wemmergill Farm; 203.3p, 203.2p, 202p, 196.9p Dalbrack Farm; 194.1p, 193.6p, 192.2p Buddle House; 192.7p Rigg Farm; 192.4p Musgrave House: Herdwick 200.8p, 196.8p, 191.4p Oak House: Suffolk 197p Briggle Farm; 194p, 190p Kinknockie; 190p Boghall: Mule 195.5p Redlands Bank; 191p Rigg Farm: Welsh 192.5p, 192p Barnetts Barn Farm: Hampshire 187.6p Barnetts Barn Farm: Rough 170.5p Crooksbeck.

Cast Ewes

Texel £136.50(2), £113.50, £102.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £124.50 Heather Bank; £119.50 Barnetts Barn Farm; £113.50 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £110.50 Breaks Hall; £110.50 Town End Farm; £105.50 Friendship Farm; £104.50 Drumlane Road; £102.50, £100 Outgang Farm: Beltex £124.50, £94.50(2) Town End Farm; £97.50 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £94.50 Townfoot: Suffolk £112.50, £108.50(2), £107.50, £105.50, £102.50, £100.50, £100 Drumlane Road; £107.50 Friendship Farm; £106.50 Terrys Farm; £104.50 Rosgill Head; £101.50 Terrys Farm: Charollais £112.50 Greenfield Farm; £90 Drumlane Road: Bluefaced Leicester £96.50 Gillcumber Edge: Mule £92.50 Rosgill Head; £92.50 Friendship Farm; £87.50 Alder Bank; £86.50 Hollins View Farm; £86.50 Town End Farm: Cheviot £90.50 Martindale Farm; £77.50 Scar Sykes Farm; £72.50 Coupland Beck Farm; £72.50(2) Middle Bank End; 71.50 Low Greenside; £70.50 Townfoot; £70 Barnetts Barn Farm: Dorset £83.50 Buckles Farm: Rough £76.50 Beckstones: Swaledale £74.50, £68.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £69.50, £60 Stoneriggs; £63.50 Buckles Farm; £61.50 Town Head Farm; £60 Bleathgill: Goat £72.50 Drunlane Road: Scotch Blackface £66.50 Castle Hill: Hebridean £62.50 Valley Farm: Herdwick £43.50 Scar Sykes.

Cast Rams

Texel £125, £110.50 Mill Cottage; £117.50 Drumlane Road; £115.50, £113.50 Rosgill Head: Charollais £110.50 Drumlane Road: Cheviot £100.50 Low Greenside: Suffolk £100 Drumlane Road: Rough £96.50 Beckstones: Swaledale £77.50 Dirt Pit Farm; £65.50 Kelmore Hill; £61.50 Musgrave House: Herdwick £61.50 Low Greenside.