Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

16th June 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 3,115 sheep were forward consisting of 1,823 spring lambs, 255 prime hoggs and 1,037 cast sheep.

Topping at £130 was a 49kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside which was bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Topping at 315.7p/kg were a pair of 37kg Beltex cross lambs which made £116.80 from Messrs Fletcher, Friar House Farm, Barnard Castle which were bought by West Scottish Lamb.

Messrs Strong, Barton Hall, Penrith sold a pen of 11 Texel cross lambs at 44kg to make £123.80 selling to Vivers Scotlamb. The run of 46 lambs from this home sold to average 40.7kg £116.15 (285.1p/kg)

Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm sold 38kg Beltex cross lambs to make £118.80 (312.6p/kg) with a pen of 20 38kg lambs making £115.80 and a pen of 14 45kg Beltex cross lambs making £118 selling to A. Atkinson.

Miss B Teasdale, Ousby sold her run of 11 lambs to average 40.4kg £111 (274.7p/kg).

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond sold their run of 31 lambs to average 40kg £106.70 (266.8p/kg)

Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold 31 lambs to average 39kg £104.78 (268.7p/kg).

Messrs Lyle, Staingills topped at £124.30 for a pen of five 40kg lambs (2310.8p/kg) with another pen of 10 38kg lambs making £117.30 (310p/kg).

The consignment of 300 lambs from Staingills sold to average 39kg £98.06 (251.4p/kg)

Prime hoggs topped at £103.80 for a Texel cross hogg from Messrs Capstick, High Lane, Newbiggin on Lune.

Cast sheep topped at £130 for Texel cross from Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm, Richmond which was bought by Yorkshire Halal.

Swaledale ewes sold to £70.50 for a pen from Messrs Mallon, Pallet Crag Farm, Eggleston.

A very strong overall cash sheep average of £78.44 for 1037 sheep was achieved.

Leading Prices –

Spring Lambs

Price Per Head –:Beltex £130, £118.80, £118, £115.80 Terrys Farm; £124.30, £117.30, £109.30, £107.80 Staingills; £121, £116.30 Ling Cottages; £117, £115.30(2), £110.80, £107.80 Upper Brydekirk; £116.80 Friar House Farm; £115.80 High Field; £115, £108.30 Barton Hall; £114.80; £102.80 Woodland House Farm £110.80 Castle Hill; £108.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £106 Park Farm(Walton); £104 Moor Riggs; £102 Fox Grove Farm: Dutch Texel £124, £120 Terrys Farm: Texel £123.80, £117.30 Barton Hall; £120, £110 Clifton Moor; £116, £106.80 Sycamore Rise; £116, £103.80 Terrys Farm; £115 Hollins View; £114, £105 Galloper Garth; £112 High Field; £108.30, £100 Carkin Moor; £105.80 Ling Cottages; £105 Windygate; £104.80 Eden Flatt; £102.30 Staingills; £100 Park Farm (Walton): Charollais £117.80 Clifton Moor; £116.80, £116, £112, £105, £100 Brackenslack; £100 Clifton Moor: Suffolk £116, £110, £103.80 Terrys Farm; £105, £100 Woodside: Blue Texel £106, £92 Askrigg Hall; £93.30 Bonny Rigg; £92.80 Bolton Road: Zwartble £90 Hayberries: Mule £88 Moorhouse; £79.30 Whingill.

Price per kilo – Beltex 315.7p Friar House Farm; 312.6p, 304.7p Terrys Farm; 310.8p, 308.7p, 299.4p Staingills; 310.3p, 290.8p Ling Cottages; 307.8p Castle Hill; 294.4p Woodland House Farm; 292.5p, 288.3p, 284.1p, 281.2p Upper Brydekirk; 287.5p Barton Hall; 285p Carkin Moor: Texel 300.8p, 281.4p Barton Hall; 279.1p Clifton Moor; 273.2p Moor Riggs; 264.1p Carkin Moor; 260.5p Sycamore Rise; 258p Ling Cottages; 253.5p Street House: Charollais 265.5p, 233.3p Brackenslack; 250.6p, 232.6p Clifton Moor: Dutch Texel 248p, 244.9p Terrys Farm: Suffolk 230.7p, 229.2p Terrys Farm; 228.3p, 222.2p Woodside: Blue Texel 230.4p, 230 Askrigg Hall: Bleu du maine 225.1p Low Esh Farm; 221.8p High Meadow Farm: Mule 214.3p Whingill; 212.1p Archers Hall.

Prime Hoggs

Price per head – Texel £103.80 High Lane; £98.80 Gunnerwell; £89.80 Ashgill Farm; £88.80 Croup Farm; £83.80 West Hindon Farm; £81.80, £80 Sunny Gill Farm: Mule £99.80 Ghyll Bank: Suffolk £99.80, £95.80(3), £90 Whins Farm: Charollais £97.80, £88.80 Whins Farm: Cheviot £94.80 Ghyll Bank: Bluefaced Leicester £92 Whitestone: Herdwick £91.80 The Gables; £65.80 Almagill: Rough £86 Archers Hall; £84.80 Ghyll Bank: Swaledale £82.80 High Beck Head; £80 Pallet Crag Farm; £80 Ashgill Farm: Goat £80.80, £75(2) Decklyn.

Cast Ewes

Texel £130 Carkin Moor; £118 Galloper Garth; £114, £110 Parkside; £112.50 West Briscoe; £112 Wharton Hall; £109.50, £105.50 Terrys Farm; £105 Upperlands Farm: Blue Texel £112.50 Castle Hill: Beltex £110.50 Staingills; £103.50 Ling Cottages; £101.50 Terrys Farm: Dutch Texel £110 Terrys Farm: Zwartble £104.50, £90.50 Hayberries; £94.50 Castle Hill: Suffolk £93.50 High Harbour Farm; £92.50 Upperlands Farm; £91.50 Black Syke: Charollais £85.50 High Harbour Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £85.50 Whitestone; £84.50 Bowes Cross Farm; £83.50 Galloper Garth: Teeswater £82.50 The Oaks: Hampshire £82.50 High Harbour Farm: Cheviot £81.50 Upperlands Farm; £80.50 High Harbour Farm; £75.50 Sunny Gill Farm; £84.50 Ghyll Bank: Mule £77.50 Lime House; £76.50 Foxtower View: £75.50 Abbey Park; £75.50 Fox Grove Farm; £75.50 Stripes Farm: Lleyn £74.50 Whingill; £71.50 Almagill: Dorset £74.50 High Harbour Farm: Rough £73.50 Cocklake Farm; £71.50 Archers Hall: Swaledale £70.50, £66.50 Pallet Crag Farm; £67.50 High Green; £65.50 West Hindon Farm; £65 West Briscoe; £63.50 Poppin Cottage; £63.50 Galloper Garth; £62.50 Archers Hall; £60.50 High Beck Head: Jacob £62.50 Starrah: Easycare £59.50 Hesket House:

Cast Rams

Texel £120, £110 The Buildings Farm; £97.50 Meadow View Lodge; £95 Sunny Gill Farm: Hampshire £95.50 High Harbour Farm: Bluefaced £90 Vicars Green: Swaledale £70 Poppin Cottage.