Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

30th April 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when 4,009 sheep were forward consisting of 30 spring lambs, 2656 prime hoggs and 1323 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at  £116 was a Texel cross lamb from Dean Scott, Hollins View Farm, Brough Sowerby, which was bought by Dowdings Butchers Appleby.
Topping at 303p/kg were a pen of 33kg Texel cross lambs which sold for £100 from Messrs Slee, Street House, Kirkby Thore and were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats
Prime hoggs topped at £112.50 for a pen of 10 Beltex cross hogs from East Farm, Malton which were bought by S&S Meat Wholesalers, Darlington.
Topping the hoggs at 251.2p/kg were a pen of 36 Texel cross hoggs weighing 43kg and selling for £108 from Messrs Dawson, Hall Bank, Penrith, which were bought by A Atkinson.
Light and medium weighted hoggs which were well finished were a flying trade, seeing the dearest seen for some time.
Hill Cheviot hoggs sold to £107.30 for two pens of 20 47kg hoggs from Messrs Turnbull, Boghall, Fife.
Another pen of 20 Hill Cheviot hoggs weighing 42kg sold to make £98.30, 234p/kg from Hyde Park. The whole consignment of 357 mainly Hill Cheviot Hoggs from this home sold to average 41kg  £94.39 (230.2p/kg)
Herdwick hoggs sold to £83.80 for a pen of 39kg (214.9p/kg) from Messrs Dawson, Hall Bank, Penrith.
Cast Sheep were a strong trade once again here at Kirkby Stephen, with a massive entry of 1323 forward selling to average £84.28 for all sold.
481 Texel cross ewes forward sold to average £95.18 with 264 Suffolk cross ewes selling to average £98.47.
Well over 300 ewes sold between £100 to £130.
Topping this section at £130.50 was a cast Texel Ram from Messrs Downie, Aberdeenshire.
Messrs Machin, York, sold a fantastic consignment of 64 Texel cross ewes to average £120.81.
Swaledale ewes topped at £80 for a pen of five from Messrs Slack, Stoneriggs, Hilton.

Spring Lambs

Price per head – Texel £116 Hollins View; £114.80, £108.80, £108 Waitby Farm; £106.80, £100 ClarksFarm; £101.80, £100 South View; £100 (2) Street House: Suffolk £108.80 Waitby Farm: Charollais£98.80, £96.30 Orchard Farm: Zwartble £95.80, £94.80 Mount Pleasant Farm.   

Price per kilo – Texel 303p, 282.3p, 277.8p Street House; 260.3p, 250p South View: Charollais 275.1p, 274.4p Orchard Farm: Suffolk 231.5 Waitby Farm.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head – Beltex £112.50, £111.50, £110.50, £110, £109 (3) £108 (2) £107 (2) £100 (3) East Farm; £110 (2) £107, £106.80, £106.50, £106.30, £106, £105.80, £103.50 Boscar Flats; £101.80 Sunny Mount: Texel £111.80 Harbarrow Farm; £110.80, £105.30, £104.80, £104.30, £103.30, £100.30 Boscar Flats; £108, £105.30 Hall Bank; £108, £106.80, £104.30 (2) £102.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £104.30, £103.30, £102.80 (2) £102 Hyde Park; £103.80 Grove House Farm; £101.30 Kelmore Hill Farm; £100 Fair View; £100 Holliday: Hill Cheviot £107.30 (2) £106.30, £105.30, £104.30 Boghall; £106.80 (2) £102.80, £102.30, £100 Nether Strathkinness Farm; £100.30 Hyde Park: Blue Texel £105.50 Wyse Hill Farm; Dutch £103.80, £98.80, £95.80 Trainriggs Farm: Suffolk £100.30 Penny Hill; £98 Hyde Park; £97.30 Harbarrow Farm; £95 (2) Boghall: Bleu du Maine £100, £95 Sewell House: Charollais £97.80 Hawkrigg Farm: Scotch Blackface £96.80, 88.80 Greystone House: Mule £88.80 Crossfell House; £86.80 Milescott; £86, £85.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £85.80 West Friar House: Blue Faced Leicester £85.30 Southwaite Farm; £85 Low Farm: Swaledale £84.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £84.80 Milescott; £82.80 Musgrave House; £80.80 Slack Cottage; £80.80 Low Farm: Welsh £84.80, £83.80, £81.30 Barnetts Barn Farm: Herdwick £83.80 Hall Bank: Rough Fell £70 2 Manor Court:

Price per Kilo – Texel 251.2p Hall Bank; 247p, 243p, 239.8 Harbarrow Farm; 242.6p Sunny Gill; 238.2p, 234p Boscar Flats; 235.9 Grove House Farm; 234p, 232.9p, 231.8p, 230.9p Hyde Park; 234p, Kelmore Hill Farm; 232.1p, Langrigg House; 232p Barnetts Barn Farm; 230p Newton Farm: Beltex 248.2p, 244.2p, 232.9p Crossfell House; 241.6p, 234p, 229.2p Boscar Flats; 241p Kelmore Hill Farm; 239.2p, 228.1p Carpool Farm; 226.2 Sunny Mount: Suffolk 237.3p Harbarrow Farm; 233.3p, 228.6p Hyde Park; 231.4p Newton Farm; 223.1p Crossfell House; 222.9p Penny Hill: Hill Cheviot 234p, 233.3p, 232.9p (2) 232.8p, 231.9p, 231.7p Hyde Park: Charollais 233p Hawkrigg Farm: Dutch Texel 229.8p, 219.5p Trainriggs Farm: Scotch Blackface 222p, 210.4p Greystone House; 209.7p Newton Farm; 208.7p Low Farm: Welsh 219.7p, 217.4p, 210.3p Barnetts Barn Farm: Herdwick 214.9p Hall Bank: Swaledale 210p, 200.8p, 191.1p Low Farm; 197.2p Milescott; 197.1p Musgrave House: Mule 203.6 Low Farm; 202.1p, Rake Head; 201.9p Milescott; 201.8p Crossfell House:   

Cast Ewes – Texel £129.50, £126.50, £124.50 (2) Low Farm (Machin); £126.50, £110.50 Clarks Farm; £124.50, £107.50 Draperstown; £116.50, £105.50 Marriforth; £115.50, £106.50 Amersber Cottage; £114.50 Holms of Caaf; £112.50, £107.50, £106.50, £105.50 Bodoney Road; £110.50, £109.50, £105.50 Ardvarney Road:Suffolk £110, £107.50 Ardvarney Road; £109.50, £108.50, £107.50 Holms of Caaf; £108.50 (2) Bodoney Road; £106.50, £105.50 Draperstown: Beltex £110.50 Old Hall Farm; £110.50 Goodlie Hill Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £105 Milestone House; £100 Kilnstown: Zwartble £100.50, £96.50, £94.50 Mount Pleasant Farm; Blue Texel £99.50 Wyse Hill Farm: Charollais £97.50, £91.50 Old Hall Farm; £95.50 Ardvarney Road; £94.50 Draperstown: Mule £85.50 Holms of Caaf; £78,50 Low Farm (Machin); £77.50 Ardvarney Road; £77 Milestone House: Masham £83.50 Low Farm (Machin): Swaledale £80 Stoneriggs; £76.50, £60 Helbeck Farm; £75.50, £68.50 Kilnstown; £65.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £64.50 Eastfield Farm (Heron); 361.50 Asby Grange; £61.50 Bridge End Farm (Brass); £60.50 Davygill; £60.50 Hoggarths Farm; £60 Milestone House: Cheviot £78.50 Amersber Cottage: Rough Fell £70.50 Sproat Ghyll; £70 Smardale Hall; £70 Town Foot: Herdwick £61.50 Bail Hill; £55 Marriforth; £54.59Kelmore Hill Farm; Welsh £56 Barnetts Barn Farm.

Cast Rams – Texel £130.50, £105.50 Newton Farm; £120.50 Davygill; £114.50 Windygate; £110.50 Draperstown; £106.50 Milestone House; £105.50 (2) East Mellwaters: Blue Texel £124.50 Wyse Hill Farm; Bluefaced Leicester £109.50 Newton Farm; £107.50 Low Farm (Nateby); £101.50 Asby Grange; £100.50 Kilnstown: Suffolk £108.50, £105.50 Newton Farm; £100.50 Clarks Farm; Cheviot £95, £85 Newton Farm: Rough Fell £90.50 Archers Hall; £80 Sproat Ghyll: Swaledale £81.50 Kilnstown; £78.50 Helbeck Farm; £76.50 Low Farm (Nateby); £75.50 The Croft; £73.80 Dalbrack Farm.