Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

9th July 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday when 2733 sheep were forward consisting of 1525 prime lambs, 1208 cast sheep.

Topping the prime lambs at £114 was a 47kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Raine, Stanhope Gate Farm, Barnard Castle.

Topping at 268.6p/kg were a pen of 42kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £112.80 from Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Workington.

Also from this home were a pen of 51kg Beltex cross Mule lambs which sold for £102.

Messrs Skidmore, Needless Hall Farm, Toronto sold their run of Beltex cross lambs to average 38kg £92.19 (242.6p/kg) with a pen of 38kg from this home selling for £99.30 (261.3p/kg).

Heavy lambs were good to sell with a pen of 8, 48kg Suffolk cross lambs selling for £98, and the whole consignment of 30 Suffolk cross lambs averaging 49kg and £97.38 from Ayrshire.

Light weight lambs were also in strong demand with a pen of 12, 31kg Continental cross lambs selling for £72.30 (233.2p/kg) and another pen of 10, 33kg lambs selling for £73.30 both from Messrs Lawson, Buddle House, Richmond.

Cast Sheep sold to another wonderful trade for all classes here at Kirkby Stephen with this section topping at £125 for Beltex cross ewes from Messrs Skidmore, Needless Hall Farm.

Leading Prices

Spring Lambs

Price per head – Beltex £114, £105.80, £101.80, £96 Stanhope Gate Farm; £112.80, £99.30, £95 Needless Hall Farm; £112.80, £105.80, £102, £98, £94.80, £94.30 Stubsgill Farm; £106.80 Needless Hall Farm; £106.30, £96.30 Etherley House; £105.80, £96.80 Starrah; £103.30 West Briscoe; £101.80, £100.80, £94.30 Ash Dub; £99.80 Old Mill Flatt; £96.80 Terrys Farm; £96.80 The Grange; £96.30 Friar House Farm; £96.30 Staingills; £95.80 Helbeck Farm; £95.80 Allergill Farm; £95.80 Galloper Park; £94.30 Rosgill Head: Dutch Texel £104.80, £96.30, £88.30 Terrys Farm; £96.30, £95.80, £95.30, £89.30, £87.80, £86.30(3) Staingills; £95.80 Holms of caaf Dalry; £95.30, £89.80, £89.30 Etherley House; £94 High Toft Hill Farm; £86.80 East Mellwaters Farm: Texel £98.80, £87.80 Helbeck Farm; £97.80 Holms of caaf Dalry; £95.30, £89.80, £85.80 Staingills; £94.80 Knock Cross Cottage; £94.80 Musgrave House; £94.80, £85.80 Stanhope Gate Farm; £93.80 West Farm; £93.30 Railway Terr; £92.80 Allergill Farm; £92.80, £87.80 Brackenbank View; £91.80, £88.30 Stubsgill Farm; £89.80 Galloper Park; £87.80 Bollam Terr; £87.80 Fountain Head; £87.30 Rosgill Head; £86.30 East Mellwaters Farm: Suffolk £98 Holms of caaf Dalry; £92.30 High Toft hill Farm; £79.80 Jerusalem Farm: Charollais £86.30, £85.50 Staingills: Cheviot £75.80 Railway Terr: Mule £73.30 Glebe Farm; £72.80 House & Holme Farm: Rough £70.30 Ellergill: Swaledale £52.50 West End.

Price per kilo – Beltex 268.6p, 240.5p Stubsgill Farm; 261.3p, 260.5p, 243.6p Needless Hall Farm; 258p, 242.6p, 240p Stanhope Gate Farm; 252p, 242.4p, 230p Ash Dub; 249.5p Old Mill Flatt; 242.9p, 241.6p, 239.7p, 235.1p, 235p, 234.9p Staingills; 242p Terrys Farm; 239.5p Helbeck Farm; 236.2p Etherley House; 236.1p Starrah; 236.1p, 234.8p West Briscoe; 235p Needless Hall Farm; 233.2p Buddle House; 232.8p The Grange; 230.8p Friar House Farm: Dutch Texel 246.9p, 238.3p, 233.2p, 232.8p, 228.1p, 227.1p, 225.1p, 223.3p, 221.3p, 221.1p Staingills; 223p Terrys Farm: Charollais 233.2p, 231.1p Staingills: Texel 227.8p Galloper Park; 221.6p, 219p Staingills; 203.9p West Farm; 202.3p Raven Cottage; 202.2p Leigh Croft; 202.2p House & Holme Farm: Blue Texel 217.9p Beechcroft Farm: Suffolk 204.2p Holms of caaf Dalry; 191.4p Waitby Farm; 189.2p Jerusalem Farm; 188.6p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 188.4p High Toft Hill Farm: Half Bred 202.1p Staingills: Mule 191.6p House & Holme Farm; 178.8p Glebe Farm; 177.2p Scar Sykes: Cheviot 184.9p Railway Terr: Rough 171.5p Ellergill.

Cast Ewes Beltex £125, £122.50, £105.50(2), £97.50 Needless Hall Farm; £102.50 West Briscoe: Texel £122.50, £110.50 High Street; £120.50, £117.50 Staingills; £117.50, £109.50(2), £104.50, £101.50(2), £100.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £111.50 High Toft Hill Farm; £107.50 House & Holme Farm; £105.50 Woodfoot; £102.50 West Briscoe ; £100.50 Needless Hall Farm; £100.50 Ash Dub: Charollais £119.50 Orchard Farm; £119.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Suffolk £106.50 Davygill Farm; £105.50, £99.50, £98.50, £96.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £102.50 West Hindon Farm; £95.50 Low Swainston Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £103.50 Sandersons Croft; £101.50 Winter Crag; £98.50 Asby Hall; £97.50 Augill House Farm: Mule £88.50 Brackenbank View; £79.50 High Toft Hill Farm; £77.50 West Briscoe ; £77.50 Low Swainston Farm; £75.50 Martindale Farm: Cheviot £75.50, £70.50(2) Pasture House Farm: Rough £70.50 Raisgill Hall; £66.50, £62.50 Archers Hall; £66.50 Ellergill: Zwartble £70 Waitby Farm: Swaledale £65.50 Stotley Hall Farm; £64.50 Winter Crag; £61.50 Kelmore Hill Farm; £60.50 Asby Hall; £59.50 West Hindon Farm; £58.50 Archers Hall; £56.50 Beechcroft Farm: Scotch Blackface £64.50 House & Holme Farm: Easycare £63.50 Hesketh House: Woodland £62.50 Beechcroft Farm: Ryeland £61.50 Beechcroft Farm.

Cast Rams – Texel £118.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Bluefaced Leicester £110.50, £87.50 Archers Hall; £87.50 West Hindon: Rough £104.50, £78.50 Raisgill Hall: Swaledale £69.50 East Thorngarth Hill.