Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

26th November 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when 6,072 sheep were forward consisting of 4,566 prime lambs 1,306 cast sheep and 200 store lambs.

Topping the prime lambs at £121 was a pen of three 46kg Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Sayer, Town End Farm, Hackenthorpe which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Topping at 268.2p/kg was a pen of 44kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £118 from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan.

The wonderful consignment of 42 Beltex cross lambs from Upper Brydekirk sold to average 43kg £102.21 (237.7p/kg) another pen of 8 42kg lambs from this home sold to make £108.80.

Messrs Wearmouth, Parkside sold a pen of three Texel cross lambs weighing 52kg to make £117.80 (226.5p/kg) selling to M. Helliwell, Rochdale. The run of lambs from this home sold to average 45kg £102.27.

Page Farm Partnership, Ripon sold 56kg Beltex cross lambs to make £116.80 selling to A. Atkinson. A pen of 10 43kg lambs from this home sold for £109.30 (254.2p/kg). This whole consignment of 35 lambs sold to average 44kg £100.31 (227.9p/kg)

Messrs Avison, Middlefield Farm, Leyburn sold a pen of 12 45kg lambs to make £109.80 (244p/kg) with another pen of 14 52kg lambs selling for £105.80.  The whole run of 103 lambs from this home sold to average 47kg £101.17.

Mule lambs sold to £88.30 for a pen of 28 from Messrs Huck, Sowethwaite Farm, Austwick.

A pen of 35 Mule lambs weighing 44kg sold for £80.80 (183.6p/kg) from Messrs Raine & Davidson, Thorney Gale, Stainmore.

75 pens of lambs sold between £100-£121.

Cast sheep were another strong trade here at Kirkby Stephen once again.

A pen of 13 Suffolk cross ewes sold for £121.50 from Alford.

Cheviot cross ewes sold to £93.50 for a pen of 13 from Alford.

Mule ewes sold to £80.50 from Messrs Dobson, Bank Wood, Brackenber.

Scotch Blackface ewes sold to £65 for a pen from Newton Farm, Aberdeenshire.

Swaledale ewes topped at £62.50 for a pen of six from Messrs Tunstall, Prospect House, Winton.

Leading Prices – Prime Lambs

Price per head –

Beltex £121, £106.80, £105.80; £103.30(2) Town End Farm; £118, £110, £108.80(2), £102.80, £101.80, £101.30, £100 Upper Brydekirk; £116.80, £112.80, £107.80, £103.80 Rookwith House; £116, £102.80 Brackenslack; £115, £106.80, £100 Moor Riggs; £112.80, £112, £109.80, £106.80, £105.80, £102.80 Middlefield Farm; £110, £100 Stripes Farm; £108.80, £100 High Field; £108 Ash Garth; £107.80, £102.80 Short Thorns Farm; £105.80 Parkside; £105.80; £101.80 Marriforth; £105, £104.30, £100 Carkin Moor; £104.80, £100.80 Water Hall Farm; £103.80, £102.80 Wyvill Grange Farm; £103.80, £100, £100 West View; £103.30 Newton Farm; £101.80 Bowes Cross Farm; £101.80 Hardendale Hall: Texel £117.80, £102.80, £100, £95.80 Parkside; £115, £95.80 Short Thorns Farm; £110, £103, £96.80 Terrys Farm; £109.80 Brackenslack; £106.80 Wath Farm; £105.80 Brackenbank View; £105, £102, £100, £95, £94 Holms of caaf Dalry; £104.80 Searchlight Farm; £104.80, £94.80, £94 Carkin Moor Farm; £100.30, £96.30, £94.30 Dry Evers; £100, £97.30 Chapel Farm; £99.30 High Field; £96.80 Moor Riggs; £95.80 Windygate; £94.80 Town End Farm; £94.80 Middlefield Farm: Charollais £106 Holms of caaf Dalry; £102.80 Moor Riggs; £92 High Field: Blue Texel £105.30, £96.80, £94.80, £92 Wyvill Grange Farm; £103.30 Short Thorns Farm; £100 Terrys Farm; £91.80 Town End Farm: Dutch Texel £103.80, £96.80, £95.30, £94.80, £94.30, £93.80(2), £93.30, £90 Marriforth; £92.30 Breaks Hall: Suffolk £97.80 Terrys Farm; £91.30, £85.80 Newton Farm; £90.30, £88.80 Chapel Farm; £86.80 Holme Farm; £86.80 The Howes: Bluefaced Leicester £92 Kilnstown Farm: Mule £88.30 Sowerthwaite Farm; £86.80, £84.30, £82.30 Asby Grange; £86.30, £83.80 Lanehead Farm; £86, £84, £82.80, £82.30 West View; 384.30 Newton Farm; £83.80 Low Farm; £83.80, £82 Kilnstown Farm; £83.30 Haithwaite; £83.30 Haber; £82.30 Scarrowmanwick; £82 Allotment Farm: Cheviot £84.80 West View; £79.80(2) Ghyll Bank: Swaledale £76.80 Highfield House; £72 High Birk Hatt; £70 West End Farm; £68.80, £67.30 Pennine View; £67.80 Prospect House: Zwartble £76.80 Bonny Rigg: Scotch Blackface £73.30 Newton Farm: Rough £73.30 Hardendale Hall; £72.80 Flakebridge Farm.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 268.2p, 259p, 253p, 250p, 244.8p, 241.2p Upper Brydekirk; 263.6p Brackenslack; 263.2p, 253.2p, 252.1p West View; 263p Town End Farm; 261.4p Moor Riggs; 254.2p, 240.5p  Rookwith House; 253.6p, 247.1p, 244.8p Wyvill Grange; 251.9p Marriforth; 251.9p, 245.6p Parkside; 247.3p High Field; 245.5p Terrys Farm; 245.5p, 240.8p Ash Garth; 244.4p Short Thorns Farm; 244p Middlefield Farm; 243.9p Stripes Farm; 240.3p Easegill Head; 240p Midtown Farm: Dutch Texel 247.1p, 225.1p, 223.3p, 219.3p Marriforth; 227.1p 216.6p Steeley Farm; 219.8p Breaks Hall: Texel 243.9p Chapel Farm; 239.5p, 219p Windygate; 232.8p, 213.9p Trainriggs Farm; 228.4p, 226.5p, 212.9p, 212.8p Parkside; 221p Moor Riggs; 219.8p, 213.9p Searchlight Farm; 215.7p Terrys Farm; 214.3p Dry Evers; 213.3p Amersber Cottage; 212.6p, 212p Carpool Farm: Blue Texel 239.3p, 237p. 235.9p, 230.5p Wyvill Grange: Cheviot 198p(2), 196.5p, 193.5p, 190.6p Doddick Farm; 194.6p Ghyll Bank; 192p The Gables; 192.7p West View: Charollais 195.7p High Field; 187.9p Holms of caaf Dalry; 187.3p Black Syke: Suffolk 195p Newton Farm; 192.1p, 189.3p Chapel Farm; 186.4p, 184.8p Black Syke: Scotch Blackface 187.9p Newton Farm: NC Cheviot 187.3p Townfoot: Mule 183.6p Thorney Gale; 183.6p Castle Hill; 183.3p Stoneriggs; 182.9p West View; 182.9p Asby Grange; 182.1p Ellergill; 181.8p Kilnstown; 181p Haber; 180.7p Starrah; 180.7p Millstone Moor: Swaledale 178p Doddick Farm; 171.4p High Birk Hatt; 168.3p Pennine View; 164.1p west Briscoe: Rough 165.5p Flakebridge Farm.

Cast Ewes

Texel £130(2), £125 Alford; £124, 3109.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £122.50, £115 Parkside; £120.50(2) Holms of caaf Dalry; £120, £114 Brackenslack; £112.50, £108.50 Townfoot; £107.50, £105.50 Searchlight Farm; £106 Steeley Farm; £105 Short Thorns Farm: Beltex £124 Carkin Moor Farm; £96, £94 Stripes Farm: Suffolk £121.50, £120.50, £93.50 Alford; £115.50, £95.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Bluefaced Leicester £100 Argill House; £91.50 Alford; £87.50 Millstone Moor: Cheviot £93.50, £88.50 Alford; £84.50 High Tenement Farm; £84.50 Starrah; £82.50 Sunny Gill Farm: Charollais £90 Holms of caaf Dalry: Mule £80.50 Bank Wood; £79.50 Rigby House; £78.50 Crellin; £77.50 Alford; £73.50 Brackenslack; £72.50 High Tenement Farm:

Rough £75.50 Barugh House; £61.50 High Lane: NC Cheviot £75 Newton Farming: Zwartble £72.50 Carkin Moor Farm: Dorset £65.50 Glendown Farm: Scotch Blackface £65, £61.50, £50 Newton Farm; £51.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Swaledale £62.50 Prospect House; £60.50 Allergill Farm; £57.50 High Lane; £54.50 High Blackton Farm; £54.50 Blades Field Farm; £53.50 West Briscoe; £53.50 Argill House; £53.50 Low Farm; £53.50 Helbeck Farm; £51.50 Millstone Moor; £50.50 Revelin Farm; £50.50 Helbeck Grange: Goat £55.50 Corvalley Farm: Herdwick £47.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Hebridean £38.50 Newton Farm.

Cast Rams

Texel £112 Whingill; £110 Holms of caaf Dalry; £110 Lockthwaite; £107.50(2) West Farm; £107.50 Haithwaite; £104.50 Martindale Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £107.50 Blades Field Farm; £107.50 Pikestone Farm; £100 Bail Hill View: Charollais £101.50 Cooilingel Farm: Beltex £100.50 Martindale Farm: Rough £81.50, £76.50 Barugh House: Swaledale £61.50 Sowerthwaite Farm; £59.50 Green Gill Farm.

Store Lambs

Texel £69.50, £67, £63 Brackenthwaite Farm; £62 Castlethwaite: Mule £56 Revelin Farm: Swaledale £31.50 Mount Pleasant Farm.