Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

10th March 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 3,868 sheep were forward consisting of 2,451 prime hoggs and 1,417 cast sheep.

Topping the prime hoggs at £152 was a Texel cross hogg from Messrs Bell, Hillcrest, Wigton, which was bought by S & S Meats, Darlington.

Topping at 360p/kg was a pen of 35kg Beltex cross hoggs which sold for £126 from Moir Livestock, Home Farm, Aberdeenshire.

Joanna Andrews, Boscar Flats, York sold 55kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £151 selling to M Helliwell, Rochdale.

Messrs Bell, Hillcrest, Wigton sold a pair of 45kg Beltex x hoggs to make £148.80 (330.7p/kg) which were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats, Ossett.

Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm, Helton sold 42kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £145.50 (346.4p/kg) which were bought by Vivers Scotland. Another pen of Beltex cross hogg from this home weighing 38kg sold to make £128.80 (338.9p/kg) selling to Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Joanna Andrews, York sold a pen of 39kg Beltex cross hoggs to make £130 (333.3p/kg) which sold to West Scottish Lamb.

The consignment of 40 hoggs from this home sold to average 45kg £134.45 (298.8p/kg)

Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm, Dufton sold their run of 20 hoggs to average 45.5kg £132.95 (292.2p/kg)

Messrs Patchett, West Summersides, Ripon sold a pen of 28 Hill Cheviot cross hoggs weighing 48kg to make £127.80 (266.3p/kg) their whole consignment of 300 Hill Cheviot and Texel cross hoggs sold to average 48.5kg £122.22 (252p/kg).

Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, Workington sold their run of 45 Texel cross and Mule hoggs to average 46kg £125.57 (272.24p/kg)

Scotch Blackfaced hoggs sold to 247.3p/kg for a pen of 21 44kg hoggs which made £108.80 from Messrs Addison, Greystone House, Kings Meaburn.

A wonderful pen of 91 Swaledale hoggs weighing 44kg sold for £106.30 (241.6p/kg) from Messrs Graham, Dalbrack Farm, Brechin which were bought by Scotbeef.

Another pen of 20 Swaledale hoggs from this home weighing 48kg sold to make £112.80.

Mule hoggs sold to £126.30 for a pen of 10 58kg hoggs from Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hill Farm, which were bought by Janan Meat.

A pen of 20 56kg Mule hoggs sold for £124.80 from Messrs Huck, Sowerthwaite Farm, Austwick which were bought by Worsley Wholesale Butchers.

Cast sheep of all classes were a fantastic trade once again.

Topping this section at £204 was a Texel cross ewe from Messrs Brannen, Scar Top, Newbiggin which sold to Pak Mecca Meats.

Also selling for £200 was another Texel cross ewe from Moir Livestock, Aberdeenshire.

Bluefaced Leicester ewes sold to £160 from Messrs Hutchinson, Redgate.

209 Suffolk cross ewes sold to average £134.35

444 Texel cross ewes sold to average £125.92.

A consignment of 441 Suffolk and Continental cross ewes sold to average £130.20

Another consignment of 100 Suffolk and Continental cross ewes sold to average £143.31

Leading Prices – Prime Hoggs

Price per head –

Texel £152 Hillcrest; £144.80, £132.80, £128.30, £125.80, £125(2) Newton Farm; £140.80, £132.80 West Summersides; £140(2) New View Farm; £140, £138, £126, £125.80 Kilnknowe; £137.80, £133, £131, £129.80, £125.80 Wyseby Hill Farm; £137.80 West View; £136, £135, £128.80, £126.80 Kelmore Hill Farm; £135.80 Ashgill Farm; £135(2), £132.80 Martindale Farm; £132.80 Upperlands Farm; £130 Parkside; £128.80(3) Outgang Farm; £126.80 Dalbrack Farm; £125.80 West Side House: Beltex £151, £144, £142.80(2), £142.50, £137.80, £134, £138.80, £130, £128 Boscar Flats; £148.80 Hillcrest; £145.50, £125.80, £132.80, £128.80 Outgang Farm; £145, £125 West View; £141.80, £133.80, £130.80 Ewebank Farm; £140, £135.80, £132.80, £127.80 Newton Farm; £137, £136(3), £129, £127 Fawcett Park Farm; £136.80, £128 Kelmore Hill Farm; £135.80 Upperlands Farm; £135 Easterbeck House; £128.80 Villa Farm; £126(2) Home Farm; £125.80 Starrah: Suffolk £147, £124.30 Newton Farm; £130.80 Wyseby Hill Farm; £120.50 Kilnknowe; £120, £118.80 Redlands Bank; £119.50 Briggle Farm: Charollais £141.80 Outgang Farm; £136, £135, £134.80, £130(2), £124.80(2) Whins Farm; £134.80, £127.30 Upperlands Farm; £130.80 Wyseby Hill Farm; £130 Newton Farm: Blue Texel £140 Newton Farm: Cheviot £134.50 Marshes Gill; £132.30 Wyseby Hill Farm; £129.80, £128.80, £127.80, £121.80, £117.80, £117.30 West Summersides; £120, £118.80 Westwick Farm: Mule £126.30, £126 Kelmore Hill; £124.80, £120.80 Sowerthwaite Farm; £120.80 West View; £120 Hole House; £118.80, £115.80 Dalbrack Farm; £117.80 Upperlands Farm; £115 Town Head Farm: Scotch Blackface £118.80, £113.30, £108.80 Greystone House; £113.80 Newton Farm; £97.80 Helbeck Grange; £95.80 Pasture House Farm: Swaledale £112.30, £106.30 Dalbrack Farm; £107.80 Town Head Farm; £102.80 Helbeck Grange; £102 Birch Bush; £101 How Burn; £100.30 Ashgill Farm: Rough £110 High Wood End; £109.80, £108.80 Archers Hall; £102.80 Outgang Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £105 Hartley Castle; £105 Westwick Farm; £102 Spanham Farm: Lonk £102 Marshes Gill: Goat £61.80, £60 Moyadam Park.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 360p, 315p Home Farm; 346.4p, 338.9p, 322.6p, 300.8p, 295.1p Outgang Farm; 333.3p, 324.5p, 311.4p, 299.6p, 298p, 297.8p Boscar Flats; 330.7p Hillcrest; 329.5p West View; 323.8p, 295.7p, 295.3p Fawcett Park Farm; 315.8p, 290.5p Newton Farm; 304.1p Ewebank Farm; 300p, 291.1p Kelmore Hill Farm: Texel 302p Wyseby Hill Farm; 292.7p Outgang Farm; 289.2p Kilnknowe; 286.2p, 274.5p, 272p Kelmore Hill Farm; 276.4p, 270.5p Newton Farm; 275.1p School Cottage; 274.5p Briggle; 270p Hollins View: Charollais 283.6p, 253.8p Outgang Farm; 281p Upperlands Farm; 256.5p Wyseby Hill Farm; 251.9p Rigby House: Cheviot 266.3p, 250.6p West Summersides; 260p Newton Farm; 254p West View; 253.1p Westwick Farm; 253p, 251.9p, 251.8p Redlands Bank: Blue Texel 264.2p Newton Farm: Suffolk 251.7p, 250.7p Hillcrest; 243.7p Newton Farm; 241.3p Wyseby Hill Farm; 241p Kilnknowe; 240.4p Outgang Farm; 240p Villa Farm: Scotch Blackface 247.3p, 236p Greystone House; 232.4p Hillcrest; 229.7p Pasture House Farm: Mule 243.7p Newton Farm; 238.2p, 234p Alder Bank; 237.1p Starrah; 236.3p Dalbrack Farm; 234.3p Ashgill Farm; 231.9p Briggle Farm; 231.7p Redgate: Swaledale 241.6p, 234p Dalbrack; 227.6p Ashgill Farm; 222.3p Birch Bush; 222p Musgrave House; 221.6p, 220.5p Helbeck Grange; 220p Town Head Farm: Ryeland 225.8p Brough Castle Farm: Rough 218.7p Outgang Farm.

Cast Ewes

Texel £204, £163.50 Scar Top; £200 Home Farm; £180, £164 Galloper Garth; £169.50, £167.50, £161.50, £145 Wyseby Hill Farm; £169.50, £163.50, £145.50, £141.50 Upperlands Farm; £165.50 Hillcrest; £160, £147.50, £144, £141.50 Home Farm; £156.50 Parkside; £155.50 Castle Bank Farm; £155.50 The Cottage; £152.50 Hawkrigg Farm; £150.50 Grayrigg Hall; £148.50 Hillcrest; £144.50 Wodencroft; £140 New View Farm: Charollais £178.50, £160, £157.50 Upperlands Farm; £149.50 Wyseby Hill Farm: Suffolk £168.50, £162.50 Wyseby Hill Farm; £164.50, £160.50, £150.50, £149.50, £143.50 Upperlands Farm; £158.50 Low Grassgill; £156.50 Moorhouse; £144.50 Newton Farm; £143.50 Moyadam Park: Bluefaced Leicester £160, £153.50 Redgate; £142.50 Croft House; £139.50, £100 Grayrigg Hall; £115.50 South House: Blue Texel £140.50, £120 Wyseby Hill Farm: Beltex £140.50 Marriforth; £139.50 Upperlands Farm; £130 Hillcrest; £125 Home Farm: Cheviot £128.50 Marriforth; £126.50 Upperlands Farm; £113.50 Home Farm: Mule £125.50 Bowderdale Head; £117.50 Parkside; £117.50 Newton Farm; £116.50 Grayrigg Hall; £115.50 Hesket Demain; £114.50 West Side House; £114.50 Wyseby Hill Farm: Dorset £124.50 Upperlands Farm: Lleyn £90(2) Helm Farm: Swaledale £87.50 Skirrygill; £86.50 Grayrigg Hall; £85.50 Hoggarths Farm; £84.50 Bleathgill; £81.50 Clough House; £78.50 West Side House; £77.50 Haithwaite; £76.50 Marriforth; £76.50 Thwaite Farm; £76.50 Villa Farm; £75.50 Birch Bush: Scotch Blackface £80.50, £74.50 Newton Farm; £80, £78.50 Dalbrack Farm: Rough £80 Howes Lodge; £79.50 Greenside Farm: Herdwick £75.50 Hesket Demain.

Cast Rams

Charollais £178.50, £149.50 Wyseby Hill Farm; £160 Upperlands Farm: Texel £147.50, £141(2), £127.50 Upperlands Farm; £130.50 Wyseby Hill Farm; £128.50, £124.50 Moyadam Park; £120 Parkside; £120 School Cottage: Bluefaced Leicester £145.50 Grayrigg Hall: Suffolk £130.50 Upperlands Farm; £115.50(2) Home Farm: Cheviot £125.50 Wyseby Hill Farm; £113.50 Upperlands Farm: Beltex £124 Wyseby Hill Farm: Rough £100 Kilnmire: Swaledale £89.50 Bowderdale Head; £89.50 Grayrigg Hall; £83.50 West Side House; £80 Villa Farm: Ryeland £80 Meaburn Hall Farm: Herdwick £79.50 Newton F