Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

21st April 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 2,750 sheep were forward consisting of 70 spring lambs, 2,020 prime hoggs and 660 cast sheep.

Topping the spring lambs at £127 (295.3p/kg) were a pair of 43kg Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Slee, Street House, Kirkby Thore which were bought by Steadman Butchers, Kirkby Stephen.

Prime hoggs topped at £124 for a pair of 44kg Beltex cross hoggs from Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm, Dufton which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Messrs Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, Penrith topped at 290.8p/kg for a pen of seven 40kg hoggs which made £116.30 selling to Vivers Scotlamb.

Cast sheep sold to £152.50 for a Texel ewe from Hollins View Farm, Kirkby Stephen which was bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Leading Prices –

Spring Lambs

Price per head – Beltex £127 Street House; £118.80 Powis House; £115, £112 Staingills: Texel £110.80 Powis House; £110(3) Staingills.

Price per kilo – Beltex 295.3p Street House; 280p, 255.6p Staingills: 277.8p Newsham Grange; 270p Powis House: Texel 282.1p, 250p Staingills; 267p Street House; 263.8p, 257.1p Powis House.

Prime Hoggs

Price per head – Beltex £124, £108(2), £106.80, £106, £105 Fawcett Park Farm; £120.50, £116.30, £100 Kirkbarrow Hall; £115(2), £105 Hallbankgate Farm; £106 Black Leases Farm; £106 Greenhow: Texel £106.30, £104.80, £100.80, £99.80 Kirkbarrow Hall; £100, £95 West View; £99 Sleddale Hall; £96.50 Black Leases Farm; £96 Oakcroft; £95 West Summersides; £94.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £94 Pasture House Farm: Suffolk £96.30, £95, £94.50, £94, £93.50, £92 Boghall: Cheviot £96, £95.30, £94.80, £94.30, £93, £92.80(2), £92(2) Boghall: £92.30,  £92, £90.80 Sycamore Rise; £90.80 Bloan Farm; £90 West View: Mule £88.80, £82 West Summersides; £85.80 The Cottages; £85.50 Bowderdale Head; £83.80 Hole House; £83 Midfield: Swaledale £87.80, £80 West Summersides; £87.80 Rudd Hills; £85.80 Croft House Farm; £85.80 Hole House; £83.30 Lockholme Hall; £82.80 Burton Hill; £82.80 Ravenseat; £82 Town End Farm; £80 Argill House; £80 Pasture House: Kerry Hill £85 Thornship Farm:  Scotch Blackface £85.80 Castle Hill; £83 Hillcrest; £82.80 Greystone House: Herdwick £85.80 Bridge Farm House: Rough £84.80 Midfield: Bluefaced Leicester £80 East Lowfield; £80 Bowderdale Head: Goat £70(2) Decklyn.

Price per kilo – Beltex 290.8p, 267.8p, 263.2p Kirkbarrow Hall; 287.5p.267.4p Hallbankgate Farm; 281.8p, 273.8p, 258.5p, 250p Fawcett Park Farm; 259.5p Pasture House Farm; 242.9p Lowergate Farm; 236.2p Sleddale Hall; 230.4p Black Leases Farm: Texel 250p Hillcrest; 232.9p Kirkbarrow Hall; 232.6p West View; 223.9p Sleddale Hall; 222.9p Wemmergill Farm: Scotch Blackface 218.4p Hillcrest: Mule 208p, 195.9p Hilton Road; 197.3p West Summersides: Cheviot 205p, 202.8p, 202.4p 201.7p, 200p Boghall; 200.7p East Rackwood Hill Farm; 200p Thornship Farm: Swaledale 198p Ashgill Farm; 195.1p, 190.5p West Summersides; 193.3p Town Head Farm: Suffolk 196p Boghall; 195.1p Pasture House Farm: Rough 188.4p Midfield: Shetland 186.7p Spout House Farm: Goat 194.4p(2) Decklyn.

Cast Ewes

Beltex £142, £116.50 Pasture House Farm; £137 Old Mill Flatt; £120.50 The Gables: Charollais £127.50, £106.50 Holme Farm; £112.50 Newsham Grange:  Texel £152.50 Hollins View; £150.50 Dale View; £148, £126.50 Little Beck; £142.50 Sunnyside; £142.50 Hartley Castle; £141.50 How Nook; £140.50 Hallbankgate Farm; £139.50 Lands Farm; £138 Row End Farm; £131.50 West View; £125.50 Terrys Farm; £124.50 Hayberries; £122.50 Lower Griseburn; £122.50 The Gables; £122.50 Sycamore Rise; £122 Town End Farm; £120.50 Rosegill Head; £120 Staingills: Bluefaced Leicester £122.50 Thornship Farm; £117.50 Scarrowmanwick; £108.50 Bow Hall; £100.50 Hartley Castle: Zwartble £116.50, £109.50 Hayberries: Suffolk £112.50 Thorney Gale; £106.50 Terrys Farm: Mule £92.50 Hollins View; £92 stripes Farm; £90.50 Waterhouses; £90.50 How Nook: Rough £87.50 Dale View; £84.50 Waterhouses: Cheviot £83.50 Thornship Farm; £83.50 West Summersides; £78.50 Coupland Beck:  Kerry Hill £80.50 Thornship Farm: Scotch Blackface £80, £75 Castle Hill: Swaledale £79.50 Highfield Farm; £78.50 Fieldham House; £75.50 Ashgill Farm; £75.50(2) West End; £75.50 Swathburn; £74.50 Punchard Farm; £74.50 Argill House; £74 Croft House Farm: Goat £75.50 North Netherscales Farm; £70 Decklyn.

Cast Rams

Bluefaced Leicester £146.50 Whitwall Farm; £110.50, £104.50 Swathburn; £108.50 Oak House: Texel £143.50 Raisgill Hall; £120 Waterhouse; £118.50 Whinfell Terrace: Beltex £124 Rennels House: Zwartble £119.50 Hayberries: Cheviot £110.50, £90 Coupland Beck Farm: Swaledale £80.50 Bleathgill.