Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

23rd December 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Monday night when an entry of 3,706 sheep were forward consisting of 3,301 prime lambs and 405 cast sheep.

Topping the lambs at £136 and 316.3p per kilo were a pen of five 43 kilo Beltex cross lambs from Joanna Andrews, Boscar Flats, York.

A 58 kilo lamb sold for £160 which was kindly donated to the great North Air Ambulance Service by Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor and which was generously purchased by Yorkshire Halal Meats, Ossett.

An overall sale average of 212.4p per kilo for 3,301 lambs and an SQQ average of 216.64p per kilo and achieved with a quarter of the lambs forward being Mule and horned.

The wonderful consignment of 84 lambs from Boscar Flats sold to average 41.8kilos, £112.78 (269.8p per kilo) with a pen of six 41 kilo Beltex cross lambs selling for £123.30 (300.7p per kilo)

Page Farm Partnership, Rookwith House, Ripon sold a pen of four 44 kilo Beltex cross lambs made £125.

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold 50 kilo Beltex cross lambs to make £125 (250p per kilo) selling to M Helliwell, Rochdale. Another pen of 28 lambs from this home weighing 49 kilo lambs sold for £110.80 (226.1p per kilo) selling to A Atkinson, Harrogate. The whole run of 108 lambs from Carkin Moor sold to average 47 kilos £108.20 (230.2p per kilo).

Messrs Morland, Starrah, Kaber sold 40 kilo Beltex cross lambs to make £120 (200 p per kilo).
Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold 33 lambs to average 42.5p per kilo £106.69 (251p per kilo).
Messrs Sayer, Town End Farm, Hackthorpe sold their run of 136 lambs averaging 40 kilos, £100.11 (250.3p per kilo).
Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm, Dufton sold their 21 lambs to average 42.2p per kilo, £105.71 (250.52p per kilo).
628 Beltex cross lambs sold to average £102.66.

Mule lambs topped at £102 for 55 kilo lambs from Hyde Park.
Messrs Hutchinson, Redgate, Kirkby Stephen sold a pen of 30, 43 kilo Mules to make £85.30 (198p per kilo).
Messrs Lawson, Hundith House sold a pen of 12, 48 kilo Mules to make £91.80.

Cast sheep sold to a top of £163.50 for a pen of three Texel cross ewes from Messrs Elliott, Askrigg Hall, Penrith which were bought by Janan Meats, the consignment of ewes from this home averaged £145.36.
Mule ewes sold to £101 from Messrs Harvey, Meadow Bank, Soulby.

Leading Prices – Prime Lambs

Price per head – Beltex £160, £125, £117, £113.80, £111.80, £107.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £136, £123.30, £120, £118.80, £115, £114.30, £114, £112, £105.50, £105 (3) Boscar Flats; £125, £110.50, £110, £116.30 Town End Farm; £116.30 Newton Farm; £114.30, £112.30, £111, £110, £106.80 Marriforth; £114, £111.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £112.80, £112.30, £109.30, £108.80, £107.30 (2), £105.80 (2) Town End Farm (Sayer); £110.30 Lansmere; £110, £105 Stubsgill Farm:Suffolk £122.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £104 Outgang; £102 (2), £95.30, £94.80 Hyde Park: Dutch Texel £113.80, £113.30, £110.80 (2), £107.30, £104.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £104 Lansmere: Texel £111.80, £109.80 (2), £105.30, £100.80, £100.30 Hyde Park; £107.50, £103.80 Marriforth; £106.80 (2), £102.30 Newton Farm; £105, £104, £102.80 Outgang; £105, £104, £101.80 Rookwith House; £104.80 Stubsgill Farm; £104.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £102, £100 Haithwaite Farm; £102 Abbey Park; £102 Etherley House; £101.80 Askrigg Hall; £101.80 Town End Farm (Sayer); £100 Graham: Blue Texel £104.80 Marriforth; £103.80 Rookwith House; £88.50, £85 Croft House Farm; £87.80 Villa Farm; £87.50, £87.30 Marriforth; £85.30 (3) Redgate:Mule £102 Hyde Park; £9180 Hundith House; £ Cheviot £99.30, £97.80, £93.30 Marriforth; £98.80 Newton Farm; £95, £92.80 Hyde Park: Charollais £95.30 Holme Farm (Bousfield); £93.30 Black Syke: Swaledale £75.30 Thorney Gale; £69.80 West End Farm:Goat £72.80 Startforth Park.

Price per kilo – Beltex 316.30p, 300.7p, 289.8p, 279.1p, 278.4p, 267.4p, 266.7p, 262.5p, 259.8p, 257.3p, 256.1p Boscar Flats; 300p, 292.3p, 277.4p Starrah; 295p, 272.1p,267.4p, 250p Upper Brydekirk; 290.8p, 284.1p, 270p Rookwith House; 283.5p Newton Farm; 283.7p, 281.9p, 280.3p, 268.6p, 268.3p, 267.4p, 265.4p (2) Town End Farm (Sayer); 278.2p, 263.9p Black Syke; 275.9p, 267.4p, 264.7p Carkin Moor Farm; 273.9p, 253.4p Marriforth; 272.7p, 268.7p, 253.3p Fawcett Park Farm; 272.7p Old Mill Flatt; 265.8p Castle Hill; 257p Outgang; 256.8p Buckles Farm; 256.5p Lansmere; 256.2p Town Farm; 255.8p (2) Middle Bank End; 255.8p Row End Farm (Little); 255.8p Stubsgill Farm; 254.5p Little Langton Grange; 250p Haithwaite: 250p Carkin Moor Farm: Blue Texel 249.4p Starrah ; 243.7, 220.5p Marriforth:Texel 244.3p Marriforth; 243.1p, 231.7p Town End Farm (Sayer); 234.1p Startforth Park; 233.7p Mill Cottage; 233.3p Hyde Park; 232.5p Newton Farm;230.5p Thorney Gale: Dutch Texel 231.8p, 226.1p (2) Carkin Moor Farm; 230p Amersber Cottage: Cheviot 227.6p, 217.3p Marriforth; 214.5p Buckles Farm;Suffolk 222p, 220p, 214.1p Hyde Park: Charollais 221.6p Holme Farm; £218.6p Villa Farm: Blackface 215.8p, 200p Newton Farm: Mule 198p, 196p, 194p (2), 192p Redgate; 195.8p Red House Farm; 194.8p Alder Bank; 192.6p Stubsgill Farm; 191.3p Hundith House; 191.2p Starrah; 190.9p Ellergill; 190.9p Villa Farm; 190.5p Castle Hill: Swaledale 183.7p Hope House; 178.4p High Stennerskeugh; Rough Fell 181.4p Raven Cottage.

EwesTexel £163.50, £146.50, £127.50, £125.50 Askrigg Hall; £154.50, £145.50 Middle Bank End; £120.50 Starrah; £110.50, £108.50 Low Bank House: Beltex £134.50 Starrah: Mule £101 Meadow Bank; £89.50, £84.50 Low Bank House: Suffolk £86.50 Wath Farm; £84.50 Terrys Farm; £80.50 High Toft Hill Farm: Hill Cheviot £82.50 (2) Middle Bank End: Swaledale £64.50 , £56.50High Stennerskeugh; £63.50 Hundith House; £59.50 West Summersides: Easycare £55 Marwood Grange:

Cast Rams – Texel £116.50 Starrah; £90 Step Ends Farm: Suffolk £104 Terrys Farm: Beltex £101.50 Castle Hill: Bluefaced Leicester £100 Grains O Beck; £90 Raven Cottage: Swaledale £70 Hoggarths Farm; £62.50 Greenhills Farm; £61.50 Rudd Hills; £70 Newton Farm.