Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

21st May 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when 3221 sheep were forward consisting of 654 spring lambs, 1852 prime hoggs and 715 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at £129 was a 41kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Metcalfe, Home Farm, Penrith.
Topping at 363.4p/kg was a 32kg Beltex cross lamb which sold for £116.30 from Messrs Pedley, Yore House, Sedbergh.
Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold their consignment of lambs to top at £128 for 38kg Beltex crosses, with the whole run of 26 Dutch Texel and Beltex cross lambs from this home selling to average 38kg £112.82 (296.8p/kg)
Messrs Slee, Street House, Kirkby Thore sold their 42 Texel cross lambs to average 38kg £106.51 (280.3p/kg).
Messrs Lyle, Staingills sold their consignment of 155 lambs to average 37kg £97.81 (264.35p/kg)
Prime hoggs topped at £116.80 for a pen of 3 heavy Lleyn hoggs from Messrs Jenkinson, Woodfoot, Crosby Ravensworth.
Cast sheep were a flying trade with this section topping at £140.50 for a Texel ewe from Messrs Addison, Hayberries, Barnard Castle.
23 pens of ewes sold between £120-£140.
Beltex cross ewes topped at £135.50 for a pair from Messrs Lyle, Staingills, Penrith.
Suffolk cross ewes topped at £126.50 also from Staingills. With this same home also topping the Mule ewes at £84.50.
Hill cheviot ewes topped at £102.50 for a pen of four from Messrs Skelton, Low House, Maryport.
Swaledale ewes topped at £73.50 from Messrs Eccles, Barnard Castle, with four different vendors from Workington, Appleby, Ulverston and Ravenglass all topping Herdwick ewes at £65.50.

Leading Prices

Spring Lambs
Price per head –
Beltex £129, £109.80 Home Farm; £128, £124, £118.30 Upper Brydekirk; £118.30 Woodland House Farm; £118.30, £110.30 Town Farm; £118 Cardew Hall; £116.80 Hayberries; £116.30 Yore House; £114.80, £107.80 Starrah; £111.80, £110.30, £108.80 Staingills; £109.80, £108.30 Musgrave House; £107.80 Black Syke; £107.30 Old Mill Flatt; £106.80 Woodland House Farm; £105.80 Wharton Hall: Dutch Texel £118.80, £113.80, £108.80 Upper Brydekirk; £115, £112, £105 Terrys Farm; £102.80 Staingills: Texel £118.30, £109.30, £107.80 Street House; £111.80, £107.30 Scar Top; £109.80, £106.80 Waitby Farm; £107.80 Wharton Hall; £104,  £101.80 Home Farm; £103.80 Whingill; £103.30 Crossfell House; £101 Clarks Farm: Charollais £105.30, £104.30 Staingills: Suffolk £90.80 Crossfell House: Mule £80 Whingill.

Price per kilo –
Beltex 363.4p Yore House; 336.8p, 317.9p, 307.3p Upper Brydekirk; 314.6p Home Farm; 311.3p Home Farm; 311.3p Town Farm; 309.4p Musgrave House; 307.3p Woodland House Farm; 303.8p(2), 298.1p, 296.6p, 290.3p Staingills; 299.5p Hayberries: Texel 315.6p Clarks Farm; 295.4p, 288.5p, 266.2p Street House; 286.9p Crossfell House; 266.2p Scar Top: Dutch Texel 312.6p, 291.8p, 279p Upper Brydekirk; 289.6p Staingills: Charollais 292.5p, 274.5p, 250.1p Staingills: Zwartble 223.9p Hayberries: Suffolk 219.7p Clarks Farm; 216.4p Midtown Farm: Mule 205.1p Whingill.

Prime Hoggs

Price per Head –
Lleyn £116.80 Woodfoot: Texel £112.80, £105.30, £101.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £109.80, £108.30 Buninver Road; £109.30 Old Hall Farm; £106.80 Wharton Hall; £105.80, £103.30, £101.80 Timberley Farm; £103.80 Outgang Farm; £103.30, £102.30 East Farm; £103.30, £100.30, £100 Scales Hall: Suffolk £112.80, £108.30, £103.80 Whins Farm; £110.80, £104.80(2), £104.30, £102.30 East Farm; £105.80, £104.30 Old Hall Farm: Beltex £108, £95 West View; £107.80 Outgang Farm; £106.80, £102.80, £92 Buckles Farm; £106.30 Scales Hall; £101.80 Town Farm; £94.30 Croft House: Cheviot £106.80, £91.30 Thornship Farm; £102.80, £93.80, £93.30, £92.80, £90.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £94.80, £94.30, £93.80 Bloan Farm; £94.80 Bank Head: Charollais £106.30, 3103.30, £101, £100.80, £100 Whins Farm; £104.30, £101.30 East Farm; £100 Old Hall Farm: Scotch Blackface £88.80, £81.30 Buninver Road; £85.80 Drumlane Road; £84.80 Main Street: Vendeen £87.80 Flat Chapel How: Bluefaced Leicester £86.80 Sandersons Croft: Mule £85, £80 Buninver Road; £84.80 Short Thorns Farm; £81.30 Main Street; £80 Townfoot: Swaledale £84.80, £79.80 Helbeck Farm; £83.80, £80.80 Bridge End; £78 Birch Bush; £76.80 Ettergill House; £75.80 Barningham House: Zwartble £83.80(2) Old Smithy: Kerry Hill £81.80, £74.80 Thornship Farm: Herdwick £73.80 Eden Vale; £68(2) Oak House.

Price per Kilo –
Beltex 229.4p Outgang Farm; 228.4p, 205.4p Buckles Farm; 219.3p, 209.8p Croft House; 207.7p Greenbury Grange; 206.4p Scales Hall: Cheviot 215p, 202.2p Beechcroft Farm; 205.3p Drumlane Road; 205.1p Sunny Gill Farm; 203.3p Thornship Farm; 202.7p Cragg Farm: Texel 207.3p Old Hall Farm; 206.3p, 203p Timberley Farm; 204.9p Scales Hall; 200.7p Main Street; 200p Croft House: Suffolk 205p, 195.5p Drumlane Road: Charollais 200.7p Scale Hall; 187.3p Timberley Farm: Scotch Blackface 196p Cragg Farm; 194.6p, 190p Beechcroft Farm; 192.8p Drumlane Road: Bluefaced Leicester 192.9p Sandersons Croft: Herdwick 189.4p Cragg Farm; 183.8p Beechcroft Farm: Kerry Hill 188.3p Beechcroft Farm: Mule 184.2p Short Thorns Farm; 184p Main Street: Swaledale 183p, 173.9p Beechcroft Farm; 176.5p Sunrise House Farm.

Cast Ewes – Texel £140.50 Hayberries; £134.50, £125.50 Townfoot; £134.50, £125.50, £118.50 Clarks Farm; £132.50, £115.50, £110.50 Low House; £128.50, £120.50, £115.50(2), £114.50(3), £112 Cardew Hall; £128.50(2) Parkside; £127.50, £124.50 Yore House; £125.50 How Nook; £125.50 Grove House Farm; £124.50, £118.50 Short Thorns Farm; £119.50 Breaks Hall; £117.50 Fell View Farm; £111.50 Birch Bush; £110.50 Buninver Road: Beltex £135.50 Staingills; £124.50(2) Low House; £115.50 Townfoot; £107.50 Greenfield Farm; £103.50 Town Farm: Suffolk £126.50 Staingills; £108.50 Cardew Hall; £105.50 Buninver Road; £105 Low House; £102.50 Terrys Farm; £100.50 Black Syke; £100.50 Clarks Farm: Charollais £124.50, £91.50 Orchard Farm; £91.50 Starrah: Bleu d main £120 Low House: Cheviot £102.50 Low House; £91.80 Greenbury Grange; £84.50 Rathvale Farm: Zwartble £100 Old Smithy: Mule £84.50 Staingills; £82.50 Birch Bush; £81.50 Cardew Hall; £79.50 Clarks Farm; £79.50 Whingill: Lleyn £78.50 Woodfoot: Rough £76.50 Dale View: Scotch Blackface £73.50 Eden Vale; £69.50 Cragg Farm; £62.50 Starrah: Swaledale £73.50 Hardberry Hill Farm; £72.50 Parkside; £70.50 High Stennerskeugh; £70 Musgrave House; £70 Haber: Jacob £72.50 Fell View Farm: Kerry Hill £69.50 Fell View Farm: Herdwick £65.50 Fell View Farm; £65.50 Eden Vale; £65.50 Rathvale Farm; 365.50 Cragg Farm:

Cast Rams – Texel £120.50 Flakebridge Farm; £111.50 Yore House; £108.50 West Summersides; £106.50 Buninver Road; £102.50 Grains O Beck: Bluefaced Leicester £119.50 Low Rigg; £104.50, £102.50 Fell View Farm; £100.50 Barningham House: Beltex £109.50 Town Farm; £98.50, £92.50 Haithwaite: Teeswater £107.50 Hardberry Hill Farm: Swaledale £86.50 Haithwaite; £85.50 Flakebridge; £79.50 Ettersgill House; £78.50 Barningham House.