Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

22nd October 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when 5,066 sheep were forward consisting of 3,429 Prime lambs, 1,037 Cast sheep and 600 Store lambs.

Topping the prime lambs at £130 was a Texel lamb from Messrs Teward, New View Farm, Darlington.

Topping at 256.1p/kg were a pen of 38kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £97.30 from Messrs Bewley, Mid Farm, Wigton.

The consignment of 30 lambs from Messrs Bewley sold to average 41kg £96.25
(234.7p/kg)

Messrs Lee, Carking Moor Farm, Richmond sold their run of 240 well fleshed lambs to average 48kg £91.64. A pen of 6 Dutch Texel cross lambs sold to make £120.80 with a pen of 23 42kg Beltex cross lambs from this home selling to make £98.30 (234p/kg).

Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold their 30 lambs to average 43.5kg £91.35 (210p/kg).

Messrs Jackson, Littlebeck, Kings Meaburn sold their run of 25 lambs to average 44kg £91.96 (209.01p/kg)

Mule lambs sold to average £75 for a pen of 25 from Messrs Wharton, Keisley Farm, Murton.

Light lambs were a strong trade with a pen of 22, 33kg Blackfaced lambs selling for £60.30 (182.7p/kg)

Trade here at Kirkby Stephen was once again sharper than it had been anywhere in the week so far, with all types and weights of well fleshed lambs being strongly competed for.

3429 prime lambs sold with an SQQ average of 171.8p/kg being achieved.

Cast sheep were also a sharper trade for all classes.

Texel ewes sold to £120 from Messrs Teward, New View Farm. A pen of Swaledale ewes sold to £53.50 from Messrs Pattinson, Pinfold House, Bishop Auckland.

A pen of 14 Blackfaced ewes sold for £53.50 for Dalbrack Farm, Brechin.

A pen of 15 Rough Fell ewes sold to make £55.50 from Messrs Taylor, Waterhouses.

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs

Price per head –

Texel £130, £120.80, £104 New View Farm; £104, £86.80, £85.80 School Farm; £96.30, £94.30 Intake Bottom; £93.80 Galloper Garth; £93.30, £88.30, £87.80, £86.80, £84.30 Steeley Farm; £92.80, £87.30 Windygate; £90 High Street; £89.80 The Buildings Farm; £88.80 Stubsgill Farm; £88.80(2) Abbey Park; £86.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £86.30 Midtown Farm; £85.30 Little Beck; £84.30 Greenbury Grange: Dutch Texel £120.80, £101.30, £94.80, £93.80, £87.30, £86.80, £85.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £93.80, £88.30, £87.80 Terrys Farm; £86.30 Kirkbarrow Hall; £85 Wodencroft: Beltex £110.80, £107, £101.80, £100, £99.80, £99.30, £98.30, £95.80, £95, £92.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £105, £98.30, £94.80(3) Fawcett Park Farm; £103.80, £101 Terrys Farm; £102, £96.80, £94.30(2), £93.50, £90 Upper Brydekirk; £101.30, £100(2), £98.80, £98(2), £97.80, £97.30, £96.80, £94.30(2), £92.80 Mid Farm; £98.80 West View; £98.80 Midtown Farm; £97.80, £96.80, £94.30, £91.30(2), £90 Little Beck; £96.30 Bolton Road; £96 Cherry Tree Farmhouse; £91.80 Castle Hill; £91.80 Breaks Hall; £91.30 Stubsgill Farm; £90 West Lea; £90 West Briscoe: Charollais £95.80, £95.30 Fawcett Park Farm: Rouge £93.80 Fawcett Park Farm: Blue Texel £83.80 The Buildings Farm: Suffolk £81.80 Midtown Farm; £81.80 Terrys Farm; £81.80 Greenbury Grange; £76.80 Bolton Road; £74.50 Palliard: Bluefaced Leicester £81.80 Ormathwaite Farm; £80.80 Lands Farm: Mule £75, £73.30 Keisley Farm; £73.80 Intake Bottom; £71.30 Asby Grange; £70.80 Kilnstown; £70.80 Villa Farm; £70.30 Eden Flatt; £70.30 Cherry Tree Farmhouse; £70 Waterhouses; £70 Ellergill: Cheviot £73.80 Amersber Cottage: Rough £68.80, £56.80 Waterhouses; £61.80 The Gables: Scotch Blackface £60.30 Elmgill: Swaledale £57.30(2) High Birk Hatt; £48.30 Stoneriggs; £47.80 Step Ends Farm; £47.80 Hill Farm.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 256.1p, 241.8p, 241.2p, 239p, 237.9p, 236.1p, 227.3p, 224.5p(2) Mid Farm; 241.1p, 223.2p, 222p West Briscoe; 237.6p, 234p, 227.3p Carkin Moor Farm; 237.2p, 220p Upper Brydekirk; 235.2p Midtown Farm; 230.7p Terrys Farm; 230p, 223.4p Fawcett Park Farm; 229.5p Castle Hill; 229.2p West Lea; 227.4p Little Beck; 220.5p Kirkbarrow Hall: Dutch Texel 241.2p, 198.4p , 191.7p, 187.6p, 185.4p Carkin Moor Farm; 193.7p Amersber Cottage; 184p, 180.4p Terrys Farm; 180.5p West Trailtrow: Charollais 238.3p, 195.5p Fawcett Park Farm: Texel 234.9, 209.6p Intake Bottom; 217p, 210.2p, 206.7p, 205.6p Steeley Farm; 204.1p The Buildings; 200.9p The Grange: Rouge 203.9p Fawcette Park Farm: Blue Texel 194.9p The Buildings Farm: Scotch Blackface 182.7p Elmgill: Bleu Du Maine 179.5p Copley Lane: Suffolk 163.6p Terrys Farm; 162p Eden Terrace: Bluefaced Leicester 161.6p Lands Farm; Cheviot 157p Amersber Cottage: Mule 155p Asby Grange; 154p Waterhouses; 153p Stoneriggs; 150.7p Pinfold House; 150.6p Intake Bottom; 150.6p Kilnstown: Swaledale 146.4p, 144.5p Stoneriggs; 136.4p(2) High Birk Hatt: Rough 138.5p Waterhouses; 135.1p Manor Court.

Cast Ewes

Texel £120 New View Farm; £100, £93.50(2), £90 Parkside; £98.50, £90.50 Short Thorns Farm; £90 High Toft Hill Farm; £90 Whygill Head: Beltex £97.50 Buckles Farm; £80.50 Parkside: Bluefaced Leicester £85.50 Pinfold House: Cheviot £74.50 Hayberries; £71.50, £70.50 High Greenbury Farm: Zwartble £71.50 Old Smithy: Mule £65.50 South House; £65.50 Hopewell Farm; £63.50 Sawbridge Hall; £63.50 High Toft Hill Farm; £62.50 Fair View: Rough £55.50, £48.50 Waterhouses; £45.50 High Lane: Eastcare £54.50, £53.50 Staingills: Swaledale £53.50 Pinfold House; £49.50 Rutherfold Farm; £46.50 South House; £45.50 Spring End; £43.50 High Lane; £43.50 Easegill Head; £43.50 Asby Grange; £42.50 Whitewall Farm; £42.50 Bridge End Farm: Scotch Blackface £53.50, £45.50(3) Dalbrack Farm; £45.50 Riverside Cottage: Goat £51.50 Sleetburn.

 

Cast Rams

Texel £102.50 Fountain Head: Bluefaced Leicester £100 Spanham Farm: Charollais £100 Black Syke: Swaledale £72.50, £60.50 Stanhope Gate Farm; £60.50 Shieldhill Top; £55.50 Easegill Head;  £54.50 Stoneriggs: Beltex £71.50 Easegill Head.