Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

14th May 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when 4645 sheep were forward consisting of 653 spring lambs, 3083 prime hoggs and 909 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at  £131 was a 43kg Texel cross lamb from Messrs Ewin, Black Syke, Sandford which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb, Annan.
Topping at 343.2p/kg were a pair of 37kg Beltex cross lambs which made £127 from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd. The 26 lambs forward from this home sold to average 39kg £113.17 (290.19p/kg).
Messrs Lyle, Staingills sold 34kg Beltex cross lambs to make £116 (341.2p/kg) and sold to Vivers Scotlamb with another 15 pens of lambs from Staingills selling between 3.00-3.30p/kg, and a pen of 8 35kg lambs selling for £116.30 (332.3p/kg) also from this home.
Messrs Skelton, Low House sold a pen of 21 lambs weighing 36kg to make £116.30 (323.1p/kg) with another pen of 22 30kg Beltex cross lambs selling for £96.30 (321p/kg) also from Low House.
The whole consignment of 163 Spring Lambs from Messrs Skelton sold to average 290.02p/kg.
Prime hoggs topped at £137.80 for a pen of 13 Texel crosses from Messrs Kennedy, Roman Vale, Long Marton. The whole run of 50 Texel and Suffolk cross heavy hoggs sold to average £133.53.
Joanna Andrews, York topped at 263.2p/kg for a pen of five 38kg hoggs which sold for £100 to Lancashire Direct Meats, Blackburn.
Messrs Bell, Hallbankgate Farm, Brampton sold a hogg in aid of “Mind in Cumbria” a mental health charity which went on to make £185 and was bought by west Scottish Lamb, Carlisle.
Cast sheep topped at £146.50 for a Texel cross ewe from Ayrshire.

Spring Lambs

Price per head –
Texel £131, £112.80, £110.30, £107.80 Black Syke; £117.80, £115.30, £107.80, £105.80 Staingills; £116.80 Waitby Farm; £110 Foxtower View; £110, £106.30 Brow Top Farm; £107.80 South View: Beltex £129, £116.30 Low House; £127, £124, £116.30(2), £116, £115.80 Upper Brydekirk; £119.80, £115.80 Starrah; £118.80 Hyde Park; £118, £117.30, £116.30(2), £116, £114.30, £113.50, £112.80(2); £110.80 Staingills: Suffolk £116.80 Low House; £108, £107.80 Waitby Farm; £107.80 Low Grassgill; £107.30, £106.30 Staingills; £106 Bank Head: Dutch Texel £115.30, £113.80, £112.80, £111.80, £110.80, £110 Staingills; £111.80 Black Syke: Charollais £112.80, £109.30, £107.30 Staingills: Bleu De Maine £112 Black Syke: Blue Texel £108.80 Staingills: Dorset £94.80 Main Street.

Price per kilo –
Beltex 343.2p, 317.9p, 313.5p Upper Brydekirk; 341.2p, 332.3p(2), 327.8p, 323.6p, 317.5p, 317.1p, 316.6p, 313.3p, 308.7p Staingills; 323.1p, 321p, 307.1p, 300p Low House: Texel 320.3p, 293.9p, 280.5p, 273.8p, 270.3p Staingills; 304.7p Black Syke; 277.5p, 273.6p Martindale Farm; 275p Brow Top Farm; 270p Street House: Dutch Texel 319.4p, 305.6p, 303.4p, 291.8p, 289.2p, 284.1p Staingills: Blue Texel 302.2p Staingills: Suffolk 284.9p, 276p Low House; 253.1p Staingills: Charollais 275.1p, 273.3p 268.3p Staingills.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head –
Scotch Blackface £185, £95.80 Hallbankgate Farm; £90.80 Roromore Farm; £87.80 Green Hills Farm; £84.30 Slatich; £83.80 Elmgill; £82.80 Milescott; £82.80 Main Street: Texel £137.80, £136.80, £132.80, £129.80, £114.80 Roman Vale; £112.80, £111.80(2), £108.30(2) Old Hall Farm; £112.30 Lansmere; £110.80, £109.80 New Godderthwaite; £110.30, £108.80(2), £108.30 Timberley Farm; £110.30 Boscar Flats; £108(3) East Farm: Beltex £116, £115, £112, £110.50, £110, £109.80, £106.80 New Godderthwaite; £112.80 Old Hall Farm; £112 (2), £111.30, £109.80 Boscar Flats: Charollais £114 East Farm; £111, £110.80, £108.30(2), £107.80(2), £104.80, £104.30, £103.80(2) Whins Farm: Suffolk £112.30, £107.30 Old Hall Farm; £108.80, £103.80, £100(3) Whins Farm; £108.80 East Farm: Zwartble £112, £110 Boscar Flats: Cheviot £105.80(2), £101.30, £99.80, £98.30 Sunny Gill Farm; £99.80 Hallbankgate Farm; £95(2) Bloan Farm: Mule £92, £85.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £90 Hallbankgate Farm; £86.80 Ladywell; £85.80 Midtown: Swaledale £86.30 Kelmore Hill Farm; £80.30 Slack Cottage; £79.30 Craig Farm; £78.30 Ladywell; £77.80 Waterside Farm: Herdwick £81.80, £81.30, £78.30 Cragg Farm: Jacob £66.80 Hudspeth.

Price per Kilo – Dutch Texel 224.4p Gunnerwell: Scotch Blackface 335.8p Hallbankgate Farm; 237.3p Greenhills Farm; 223.8p Milescott; 222.9p Cragg Farm; 216.2p Roromore Farm; 215.6p Newton Farm: Beltex 263.2p, 261.4p, 253p Boscar Flats; 241.4p, 235.8p, 235.2p, 230p Hallbankgate Farm; 240p Cragg Farm; 239p Kelmore Hill Farm; 237.9p Boscar Flats: Texel 244.5p, 236.3p, 231.4p Newton Farm; 243.2p East Farm; 242.5p Harbarrow Farm; 240.9p, 230p Old Hall Farm; 240p Waterside; 238.9p Lansmere; 233.7p Kiln Beck Farm; 233p Timberley Farm; 231.2p Boscar Flats; 230 Kelmore Hill: Cheviot 243.9p Green Hills Farm; 224.4p Capplegill; 221.3p Newton Farm; 220.6p Cragg Farm: Suffolk 237.3p Harbarrow Farm; 232.9p, 214.6p Old Hall Farm; 217.7p Boscar Flats: Herdwick 223.7p, 213.9p, 204.5p Cragg Farm: Swaledale 208.7p Craig Farm; 200.7p, 191.4p Kelmore Hill Farm; 195.8p Ladywell: Mule 205.9p Cragg Farm; 199.5p Kelmore Hill Farm; 192.9p Laydwell; 192.4p Hudspeth.

Cast Ewes
Texel £146.50, £130 Holms of caaf Dalry; £134.50 Street House; £125.50, £123.50, £120, £116.50(2) Low House; £124.50, £122.50 Lansmere; £123.50 South House; £119.50 Drumlane Road; £116.50 Brackenslack; £116.50 Grove House Farm; £115.50 Waterside:  Charollais £118.50, £107.50, £104.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £107.50 Greenfield Farm: Beltex £116.50 Brackenslack; £90 Sunny Gill Farm: Suffolk £104.50 Low House; £104.50, £100.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £103.50 Decklyn: Rouge £94.50 Low House: Zwartble £93.50 Mount Pleasant Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £92.50 Drumlane Road: Cheviot £86.50 West Summersides; £78.50 Carpool; £76.50 Low Greenside; £75.50 Turfbeg Farm: Mule £79.50 Low House; £79.50 Martindale Farm; £77.50 Holme Farm; £75.50 West Summersides: Scotch Blackface £70 Turfbeg Farm; £66.50 Castle Hill; £60.50 Newton Farm: Swaledale £69.50 New House; £67.50 Argill House; £65 The Gables; £64.50 Ghyll Brow; £64.50 South House; £63.50 West Summersides; £62.50 New House; £61.50 Town Head Farm: Herdwick £59.50 The Gables.

Cast Rams – Bluefaced Leicester £115.50 South House; £103.50 West Summersides: Beltex £110.50 Townend: Texel £100 Briggle Farm; £98.50, £95 Holms of caaf Dalry: Cheviot £90.50 Castle Hill: Swaledale £90 South House; £74.50 Waterside Farm.