Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

17th September 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when 5026 sheep were forward consisting of 2,707 prime lambs 1218 cast sheep and 1001 Store lambs

Topping the sale at £112 was a 52kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs McCune, Farewell Grange, Aspatria which was bought by West Scottish Lamb.

Topping at 253.20p/kg was a pen of 41kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £103.80 from Messrs Bainbridge, Bonnygate Farm, Soulby and were purchased by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.

Messrs Bewley, Mid Farm, Wigton sold their 25 Beltex cross lambs to average 40kg, £92.69, (231.7p/kg).

Messrs Bainbridge, Bonnygate Farm sold their 25 lambs to average 42kg, £92.60, (220.47p/kg)

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold their consignment of 81 lambs to average 44kg, £91.09, (207p/kg)

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon sold their well fleshed run of 143 lambs to average 41kg, £84.25, (205.48p/kg)

Once again buyers were looking for good meated lambs and were prepared to pay good premiums for these types here at Kirkby Stephen with leaner lambs receiving more cautious demand.

Cast sheep were a similar trade on the week, topping at £120 for a cast Texel ram from Messrs Lancaster, Fell View, Sandford.

Good pens of horned ewes were good to sell with a pen of Swaledale ewes selling to £67.50 from Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Workington and a pen of Rough Fell ewes selling to £69.50 from Messrs Dunning, Raisgill Hall, Tebay.

Leading Prices
Prime Lambs
Price per kilo –
Beltex 253.2p, 241.8p, 235.9p, 221.6p Bonnygate Farm; 248.1p, 238.5p, 229.7p, 222.1p, 220.4p Carkin Moor Farm; 243.3p, 235.8p, 229.5p, 228.3p, 227.6p Mid Farm; 242p Castle Hill; 236.1p Helbeck Farm; 228.8p, 227.6p,223.4p Town End Farm; 226.3p Galloper Park; 225.7p Parkside, 225.1p West View; 224.5p Fawcett Park Farm; 223.3p Marriforth; 222.1p Row End Farm; 222p, 221.3p Brackenslack; 220.5p Bowes Cross Farm:Texel 210.2p(x2), 209.3p, 208.6p, 200p Askrigg Hall; 206.1p, 204.2p Stubsgill Farm; 200.7p Parkside; 200.7p Row End Farm: Dutch Texel 208.3p(x2) Kirkbarrow Hall; 208.3p Barnskew: Blue Texel 205.1p Galloper Park: Cheviot 177.4p West View(x2): Charollais 167.4p Copley Lane; 166.7p Woodcroft Farm: Suffolk 163p Rigby House: Mule 153.2p Haithwaite; 151.7p Asby Grange; 151.7p Eastfield Farm; 150p Haber: Swaledale 135.1p Stoneriggs:

Price per head –
Beltex £112, £90 Farewell Grange; £108.80, £103.80(x2), £100.80, £95.30, £94.80, £93.30 Bonnygate Farm; £105.80, £97.80(x2), £96.80, £95.30, £94, £93.80, £93.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £105, £98.80, £92.80, £91.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £104.80, £94.80, £90 Parkside; £104.80 Kirkbarrow Hall; £98.80 Brackenslack; £98.30, £93.80, £93.30 Town End Farm; £97.30, £94.30, £93.30, £91.80, £91.30 Mid Farm; £96.80, £91.80 Helbeck Farm; £96.80, £95.80, £92.30 West View; £96.80 Castle Hill; £95.80, £93.80 Brackenslack(Millman); £94.80 Bowes Cross Farm; £93.30 Row End Farm; £92.80, £90.30 Galloper Park; £92.80 Holme Farm; £90.80 Starrah: Texel £101 Hayberries; £97, £91.80, £90.80, £88.30(x2), £88, £87.80(x2), £85.80(x2) Askrigg Hall; £94.80, £87.80, £86.80(x2) Stubsgill Farm; £94.30, £86.30 Town End Farm; £90.30, £89.30, £88.30, £86.80(x2) Parkside; £89.30 School Farm; £88.30 High Stennerskeugh; £87.80 Low Hall; £87.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £86.80 Earnwell; £86.80 Helbeck Farm; £86.80 Newton Farm £86.30 Fox Grove Farm; £86.30 Row End Farm; £85.30 Jerusalem Farm: Dutch Texel £95.80(x2) Kirkbarrow Hall; £83.30 Barnskew; £82.30 Town End Farm; £80.30 Littleburn Farm; £80 Green Gill Farm: Suffolk £90, £72.80 Waterside; £82.80, £73 Littleburn Farm; £73.30(x2) Jerusalem Farm; £72 Newton Farm: Charollais £90, £80 Woodcroft Farm: Blue Texel £80 Galloper Park: Cheviot £76.80 Helbeck Farm; £76.30(x2) West View: Mule £74.80 Croft House Farm; £72 Starrah; £71.30 Asby Grange; £71.30, £70.30 Eastfield Farm; £70.30 Claylands Farm: Rough Fell £51.80, £50 Greenside Farm: Swaledale £50 Rudd Hills; £47.30 Stoneriggs:

Cast Ewes
Texel £103.50 The Grange; £100.50 Bracken Bank; £100 Kirkbarrow Hall; £95.50, £86.50 Helbeck Farm; £95.50 Bridge End Farm; £90.50, £85.50 West View; £89.50, £85.50, £85 Holms of caaf Dairy: Charollais £102 Raisgill Hall: Suffolk £86.50, £85, £82.50(x2) Holms of caaf Dairy: Beltex £85.50, £80 Littleburn Farm: Halfbred £83.50 Holms of caaf Dairy: Rough Fell £69.50, £56.50 Raisgill Hall; £63.50 Whinfell Terrace; £54.50 Barugh House: Mule £68.50 Hartley Castle; £67.50 Leigh Croft; £66.50 Bracken Bank; £65.50 Beck Foot; £65.50 Rake Head: Swaledale £67.50, £47.50 Stubsgill Farm; £57.50 Eastfield Farm; £53.50 Valance Lodge; £47.50 Thorney Gale; £45.50 South Wellhope; £45.50 Parkside; £45.50 Punchard Farm: Cheviot £56.50 West View: Blackface £41.50 Farewell Grange: Jacob £37.50 Green Rigg: Herdwick £31.50 Dowthwaite Head Farm:

Cast Rams
Texel £120 Fell View: Cheviot £100 Newton Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £90 East Rackwood Hill Farm: Beltex £80 Littleburn Farm: Swaledale £54.50 Low House; £54.50 Punchard Farm; £54.50 Green Rigg; £50 Ashgill Farm: