Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Monday night when an entry of 4,468 sheep were forward consisting of 3,338 prime hoggs and 1,130 cast sheep.
Topping the sale at £190 was a Beltex cross hogg from Messrs Raine, Stanhope Gate Farm, Barnard Castle.
Topping at 317.4p/kg were a pair of 39kg Beltex cross hoggs which sold for £123.80 from Messrs Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Distington and were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.
Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth, Ripon sold 41kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £128.80 (314.1p/kg) selling to West Scottish Lamb, with another pen of 10 Beltex cross hoggs from this home weighing 38kg selling for £118.30 (311.3p/kg) to Vivers Scotlamb.
Messrs Raine, Stanhope Gate Farm also sold 76kg Texel cross hoggs to make £140, with a pen of 71kg Beltex cross hoggs from this home selling for £132 to Mr Ditta, Accrington.
Messrs Atkinson, Green Farm, Colby sold 74kg Texel cross hoggs to make £138 which were bought by S & S Meats, Darlington.
Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold their run of 173 hoggs to average 51.5kg £112.05 (217.6p/kg) with a pen of 37 58kg Texel cross hoggs selling for £121.30 (209.1p/kg) and another pen of four 64kg hoggs sold to make £125 from this home to A. Atkinson.
Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth sold their run of 260 hoggs to average 43kg £107.56 (250.1p/kg).
Mule hoggs topped at £123 for 68kg hoggs from Messrs Richardson, School Farm, Great Strickland which were bought by S & S Meats, Darlington.
Good pens of Mule hoggs regularly exceeded 205-207p/kg topping at 207.7p/kg for a pen of 32 43kg Mule hoggs selling for £89.30. Another pen of 43, 42kg Mule hoggs sold for £86.80 (206.7p/kg) from Messrs Tiplady, Red House Farm, Barnard Castle.
A pen of 22 45kg Mules sold to make £92.30 £205.1p/kg from Messrs Lawson Stubsgill Farm, Distington.
Swaledale hoggs topped at £209.4p/kg for a pen of 35kg selling for £73.30 from Messrs Coatsworth, East Rackwood Hill Farm, Bishop Auckland. Another pen of 18 38kg Swaledales sold to make £78.80 (207.4p/kg) from Messrs Rutter, Green Gill Farm, Scargill, Barnard Castle.
A pen of 45 40kg Swaledale hoggs sold to make £78.30 from Messrs Iceton, High Birk Hatt, Baldersdales. Swaledale hoggs also topped at £90 for a pen of 48kg from Messrs Slack, Stoneriggs, Hilton.
Another fantastic trade was witnessed here at Kirkby Stephen with an overall sale average of 212.28p/kg and an SQQ average of 217.3p/kg for 3,338 hoggs being achieved with just over a third of the sale being Mule and horned hoggs.
Over 150 pens of hoggs sold between £100-£190, with over 70 pens of hoggs selling between 250-317p/kg.
Cast sheep were a flying trade once again here at Kirkby Stephen with an overall sale average of £96.08 for 1,130 sold.
Topping this section at £184.50 were a pen of six Texel cross ewes from Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond. The consignment of 50 ewes from this home sold to average £134.54.
Suffolk cross ewes sold to £158.50 from Waterside, Aberdeenshire. Hill Cheviot ewes topped at £103.50 for a pen also from this home.
Mule ewes topped at £101.50 for a pen of 4 from Messrs Scott, Hollins View Farm, Brough Sowerby.
Swaledale ewes topped at £80 from Messrs Parker, Green Hills Farm, Dalton in Furness with another pen of six Swaledales selling for £75.50 from Messrs Luck, Milestone House, Barnard Castle.
A run of 245 Suffolk and Continental cross ewes from Ayrshire sold to average £119.73.
Over 500 ewes sold between £100-£184 with over 130 pens of ewes selling between £100-£184.
414 Texel cross ewes forward sold to average £115.45.
Swaledale ewes sold to average £61.56.
Cast Rams were a strong trade topping at £143.50 for a Texel from Messrs Teward, New View Farm, Darlington.
144 Cast Rams forward sold to average £95.97.
Leading Prices – Prime Hoggs
Price per head – Beltex £190, £132 Stanhope Gate; £128.80, £123.80, £120.80, £120, £113.80 Farewell Grange; £128.80, £122.30, £118.30, £117.80, £117.30, £116.80, £115.80, £113.30 Marriforth; £123.80, £112 Stubsgill Farm; £120, £118, £114.80, £113.30 Littleburn Farm; £119 Parkside; £118.80, £115.30, £112 Carkin Moor Farm; £118 Windygate; £118 West View; £117.80 Haithwaite; £116.80(2), £114.30, £110.30 Woodfoot; £116.80, £111.80 Newton Farm; £116 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £116 Town End Farm; £115.80 West Lea; £115 Castle Hill; £114.80 Rosgill Head; £114.50 Paradise Farm; £110.80 Lansmere; £110.30 Jardines; £110 Green Hills Farm: Texel £140, £125 Stanhope Gate Farm; £138, £107.80 Green Farm; £126, £117, £110 Parkside; £125.80, £112.80, £110, £108.80, £106.80 Basco Dyke; £125, £121.30, £110, £109.80 Carkin Moor; £114.50 Newton Farm; £114, £110 Holms of caaf Dalry; £113.80, £109.30 Marriforth; £113.80 Woodfoot; £112 Outgang Farm; £112, £110.50 Millriggs Farm; £111.80, £105.80, £105 Croft House; £109.80 School Farm; £108.80, £107.80 Paradise Farm; £108.80 New Hall; £107.80 Green Hills Farm; £106.80 Barrowmoor Road: Mule £123 School Farm; £96.30 West View; £94.80, £93.80, £91.30 Marriforth; £93.80, £93.30 Kilnstown; £93.30 Burton Hill; £93.30 Blades Field Farm; £92.30 Farewell Grange; £92.30 Stubsgill Farm; £92 Cowling Manor; £91.80, £91.80, £91.30(2) Villa Farm; £91.80 Scarrowmanwick; £91.50 Howgill Farm: Dutch Texel £117.80, £106.80 Carkin Moor Fam; £107.30 Etherley House; £106.80 Marriforth: Rouge £116.80 Farewell Grange: Bluefaced Leicester £112, £92 Marriforth; £90 Park House Farm: Charollais £112, £107.30 Croft House; £96.30 Villa Farm; £96.30, £94.80 Outgang Farm: Suffolk £110.30 Etherley House; £100.80 White House; £99.80 Littleburn Farm; £95.30 Newton Farm: Halfbred £100.80 Millriggs Farm; £95.30 Town Head; £94.30 Fir Tree Farm: Blue Texel £99.80 Nelson Farm: Badgerfaced £90.30 Gracies Farm: Teeswater £90 Crooksbeck: Swaledale £90 Stoneriggs; £84.80 Slip Cottage; £83.80 Musgrave House; £83.80 Well House; £83.80 Oakbank Farm; £81.30 Pinfold House: Scotch Blackface £90 House & Holme Farm; £86.80 Farewell Grange: Cheviot £86.30 House & Holme Farm; £84.30 Croft House; £84 Newton Farm: Shetland £82.30 Hall Bank: Rough £75.30 Ghyll Bank:
Price per kilo – Beltex 317.4p, 294.7p Stubsgill Farm; 314.1p, 311.3p, 308.7p, 291.2p, 287.3p, 286.1p, 276.3p, 271.6p, 269.3p Marriforth; 309.5p, 299.5p, 285.7p, 268.3p Farewell Grange; 307.7p, 276.3p Littleburn Farm; 295.8p, 274.5p Carkin Moor Farm; 290p Goodlie Hill Cottage; 287.5p Castle Hill; 285.8p, 278.1p, 269p Woodfoot; 284.9p, 281.2p Newton Farm; 278.4p Fir Tree Farm; 274p Haithwaite; 269p Jardines; 267.5p, 266.3p, 260.5p Paradise Farm; 267.5p West Lea; 262.2p Windygate; 262p Fair View; 261.5p Smardale Mill; 261.4p Sawbridge Hall; 260.5p Steeley Farm: Rouge 271.6p Farewell Grange: Texel 260.2p, 241.2p, 232.2p, 230.8p Marriforth; 245p Paradise Farm; 242.7p, 232.9p Lansmere; 241.8p, 233.8p Heggle Lane Farm; 240.5p Jardines; 236.1p Town Head; 235.6p Newton Farm; 235.3p Fell View; 234.4p Breaks Hall; 232.8p Smardale Mill; 232.4p Bank House; 232.4p New Hall: Dutch Texel 260p, 237.3p, 235.4p Marriforth; 231.2p Fir Tree Farm; 230p Etherley House: Charollais 230.8p, 218.9p, 215.5p Outgang Farm; 224p Villa Farm; 216.6p Orchard Farm: Halfbred 230p Fir Tree Farm; 226.9p Town Head; 213.2p Millriggs Farm: Cheviot 226.5p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 220p Buckles Farm; 216.1p Townfoot; 216p House & Holme Farm; 215.7p Herdship; 215.4p Newton Farm: Suffolk 224.5p Waterside; 217p Marriforth; 216.2p Palliard; 212p Littleburn Farm: Blue Texel 222.3p Bolton Road; 221.8p Nelson Farm: Badgerfaced 210p Gracies Farm: Swaledale 209.4p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 207.4p Green Gill Farm; 207.4p Townfoot; 206.2p Cowling Manor; 199.5p Blades Field Farm; 196.8p Herdship; 195.8p High Birk Hatt: Mule 207.7p Milestone House; 207.4p Townfoot; 206.7p Villa Farm; 206.7p Red House Farm; 206.5p Ellergill; 205.1p Stubsgill Farm; 205.1p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 204.2p Howgill Farm; 203p West View; 202.9p Marriforth; 202.9p Villa Farm; 202.2p Stoneriggs; 201.9p Well House; 200.7p Asby Grange; 200p Intake Bottom: Kerry Hill 206.9p Browney Lane: Scotch Blackface 200p House & Holme Farm: Rough 183.7p Ghyll Bank.
Cast Ewes – Texel £184.50, £174.50, £173.50, £168.50(2) Carkin Moor Farm; £180, £149.50(2), £140.50, £134.50, £129.50, £125.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £174.50, £169.50, £161.50, £144.50, £132.50 New View Farm; £171.50 Whygill Head; £170.50 Stanhope Gate Farm; £161.50, £140, £136.50, £131.50, £124.50, £124, £120 Waterside; £161.50 Hollins View Farm; £148.50 Buckles Farm; £146.50 Townfoot; £139.50 The Grange; £136.50, £120.50 Allergill Cottage; £124.50, £120.50 Goodlie Hill Cottage: Charollais £174.50 Waterside: Suffolk £158.50 Waterside; £122.50, £121.50(2), £120.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Bluefaced Leicester £128.50, £105.50 Park House Farm; £110.50(2), £104.50 Marriforth: Beltex £105.50 Stripes Farm, £104.50 Green Hills Farm: Cheviot £103.50, £101.50 Waterside; £98.50 Townfoot: Mule £101.50 Hollins View Farm; £98.50 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £97.50 Waterside; £95.50 Plumtree House; £94.50 Cowling Manor; £94.50 Wiske Moor; £94.50 South View; £93.50 Carkin Moor Farm; £93.50 Bolton Road; £92.50 Holms of caaf Dalry; £90.50 High Toft Hill Farm; £90.50 Ellergill Farm: Rough £82.50, £75.50 Ellergill Farm; £73.50 Ghyll Bank: Swaledale £80 Green Hills Farm; £75.50 Milestone House; £75 Stubsgill Farm; £74.50 Ellergill; £74.50 Haber; £70 Lanehead: Scotch Blackface £73.50, £66.50 Newton Farm; £66.50 Middle Bank End: Jacob £63.50 Ellergill Farm.
Cast Rams – Texel £143.50 New View Farm; £140, £129.50 Colene Croft; £136.50, £123.50 Stubsgill Farm; £131.50 Pasture House Farm; £129.50 Holms of caaf Dalry, £124.50 Green Gill Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £140 Wythes Hill; £140 Yore House; £137.50 Stubsgill Farm; £130 Dry Howe, £120 Low Houses Farm: Suffolk £132.50 The Cottage: Cheviot £115.50 Yore House; £95.50 Newton Farm; £94.50 Holms of caaf Dalry: Beltex £104.50 Stripes Farm; £98.50 The Cottage: Rough £96.50 Crooksbeck; £96.50 Ellergill Farm: Scotch Blackface £90.50 Middle Bank End Farm; £90 Newton Farm: Swaledale £83.50 West Briscoe; £80.50 Mount Pleasant; £75.50 Bleathgill: Goat £75.50 Holms of caaf Dalry.