Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

3rd September 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when a record entry of 6,665 head were forward consisting of 3,444 prime lambs and 2,069 Cast sheep and 1,152 store lambs.

Topping the sale at £105 were a pair of 50 kilo Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond.
Topping at 250p/kg were a pen of 38 kilo Beltex cross lambs which sold for £95 from Messrs Beveridge, Low West House, Bishop Auckland.
The run of 50 Beltex cross lambs from Carkin Moor Farm sold to average 42 kilo £92.48 (220p/kg) with a pen of 12, 37 kilo lambs selling for £86.30 from this home and a pair of 50 kilo Beltex cross lambs selling for £100 to Dowdings Butchers Appleby.
Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm, Dufton sold 52 kilo Beltex cross lambs to £102.30 also selling to Dowdings Butchers Appleby.
Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth, Great Asby sold their consignment of 35 lambs to average 38.5 kilo £87.04 (226p/kg)
Good meated sheep of any weights were in strongest demand throughout the sale with buyers now looking for well fleshed lambs and were cautious of under finished lambs!
Another massive entry of 2069 cast sheep were forward with all classes of these being a strong trade once again with 14 active buyers around the ring.
This section topped at £120 for a pair of Texel cross ewes from Messrs Wearmouth, Parkside, Barnard Castle.
Swaledale ewes topped at £56.50 from Messrs Bainbridge, West Friar House, Barnard Castle.

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs
Price per head –Beltex £105, £100 (2) £99.30, £98.30, £90 Carkin Moor Farm; £102.30, £100, £91.30, £90 Fawcett Park; £99.80 Woodland House Farm; £98.80 (2) Ash Dub; £98.80, £92.80 West Lea; £98.80 Ghyll Bank; £96.80, £95.80, £94.80 (2) Bowes Cross Farm; £96.30 West Briscoe; £96.30, £94.30 Parkside; £95.80 Terrys Farm; £95.80 7 Galloper Park;  £95 Low West House; £94.80, £94.30, £90.30 (2) Hallbankgate Farm; £94.80, £90 Mid Farm; £94.80 Lower Griseburn; £94 Ash Garth; £92.80 Stubsgill Farm; £91.80 Town End Farm; £90 Short Thorns Farm: Texel £97.80 Green Gill Farm; £93.80 The Buildings Farm; £92.80 £90, £86.80, £85.80, £83.80 Parkside; £85.80 Low West House; £85, £84.80, £83.30 Birch Bush; £84.80, £82.30 Windygate; £84.80 Terrys Farm; £84.30 Harbour Flatt; £83.80 Carpool: Dutch Texel £91.80, £86.30, £84.30, £81.80 Abbey Park; £89.30 Terrys Farm: Suffolk £90 Low West House; £88.80, £84 Goryhill; £87.80 Castle Croft; £84.80 Woodland House Farm: Charollais £85.30, £82.80, £78.80 Whins Farm: Scotch Blackface £73.80 (2) House and Holme Farm; £64.80 Middle Bank End Farm: Mule £73.30 Harbour Flatt; £70.30 Ellergill; £68 Town Head Farm: Halfbred £72 White Hurworth Farm; £71.80 Townfoot Farm: Rough Fell £56.80 Low Shaw; £53.30 No 2 Manor Court; Swaledale £50 Parkside; £49.30 Whitewall Farm:

Price per kilo – Beltex 250p, 231.9p Low West House; 241p, 225p, 220.8p Ash Garth; 237.9p Stubsgill; 233.2p, 225p, 223.4p Carkin Moor Farm; 230p Hallbankgate; 229.5p Town End Farm; 227.2p Lower Griseburn; 226.3p West Lea; 225.7p Bowes Cross Farm; 225.7p Mid Farm; 225p, Short Thorns Farm; 224.5p, 224p Parkside; 222.8p Terrys Farm; 221.8p Woodland House Farm: Texel 210.9p Parkside; 208.4p The Buildings Farm; 195p Low West House; 191.4p Windygate; Dutch Texel 205p Trainriggs; 199.6p Abbey Park; 194.1p Terrys Farm: Suffolk 171.4p, 165.5p Goryhill; 163.1p Woodland House Farm: Halfbred 167p Townfoot Farm: Charollais 164.2p Whins Farm: Scotch Blackface 163.7p Middle Bank End Farm; 160.4p House and Holme Farm: Mule 156p Harbour Flatt; 154.1p Red House Farm: Swaledale 140.6p West Friar House: Blue Texel 107.5p Lansmere;

Cast Ewes Texel £120 Parkside; £115.50, £97.50, £94.50 Marriforth; £113.50 Brackenslack; £100, £90 The Buildings Farm; £98.50, £95.50 Laneside; £93.50 Goryhill; £91.50 Porthy Green; £90.50 Waterside; £90 Searchlight Farm; £90 Row End Farm; £90 Easegill Head: Halfbred £87.50, £83.50, £79.50 Goryhill: Blue Faced Leicester £86.50, £82.50 Marriforth; Suffolk £83.50 High Plains Farm; £81.50 Castle Croft; £81.50 Winter Tarn Farm: Charollais £82.50 Haughton Farm; £76.50 Leigh Croft; £74.50 Steward Shield Meadows: Mule £75.50 Row End; £69.50 South House; £68.50 Lansmere: Cheviot £64.50 Lansmere; £54.50 Laneside: Swaledale £56.50 West Friar House; £52.50 The Park Wall; £50.50 Easegill Head; £50 Marriforth: Rough Fell £51.50 No 2 Manor Court.

Cast RamsTeeswater £95.50 14 Westside: Suffolk £93.50 Stewart Shield Meadows: Texel £83.50 Scar Top; £80 Searchlight Farm: Rough Fell £65.50 Yew House; Swaledale £56.50 Stanhope Gate Farm; £52.50 Hillgill Farm; £50 Woolpits Hill.