Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

8th September 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 4,530 sheep were forward consisting of 3,070 prime lambs, 905 cast sheep and 555 store lambs.

Topping the sale at £139 were four different pens of lambs from four different vendors.

Firstly, for a pair of 39kg Beltex cross lambs which also topped at 356.4p/kg from Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth, Great Asby which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Next at £139 were another pair of 46kg Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Marston, Easegill Head, Kirkby Stephen which were bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Also hitting the £139 mark was a 48kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Watson, Whygill Head, Asby which was also bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Page Farming Partnership, Ripon were next to make £139 for 44kg Beltex cross lambs selling to Vivers Scotlamb.

Messrs Dodd, West View, Temple Sowerby sold 39kg Beltex cross lambs to make £128.80 (330.03p/kg).

A smart pen of five 40kg Beltex cross lambs weighing 40kg sold for £130.80 327p/kg from Messrs Maughan, Ash Garth bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Another wonderful sale average of 220.7p/kg for 3070 lambs was achieved.

Over 30 pens of lambs sold between £120-£139, with 16 pens of lambs selling between 300-356p/kg.

620 Beltex cross lambs forward sold to average £102.58 and 250p/kg.

Heavy lambs were in extreme demand with a pen of 52kg Texel cross lambs selling for £120 (230.8p/kg) from Messrs Mellor, Doncaster which were bought by A. Atkinson.

A pen of 49kg Texel cross lambs sold to make £115 (234.7p/kg) from Messrs Watson, Whygill Head, Asby purchased by A Atkinson.

A pen of five 50kg Texel cross lambs sold to make £114 (228p/kg) from Page Farm Partnership, Ripon which were bought by West Scottish Lamb.

Good meated lightweight lambs were also good to sell with a pen of 34kg lambs selling for £81.80 (240.6p/kg) from Messrs Lawson, Buddle House, Richmond and were bought by West Scottish Lamb.

Leading Averages
12      @      41.2kg      £118.80    (288.2p/kg)          Ascot House
41      @      45.8kg      £113.39    (247.2p/kg)          Green Farm (Hodgson)
20      @      39.8kg      £112.30    (282.2p/kg)          West View
10      @      44.7kg      £111.07    (248.5p/kg)          Whygill Head
45      @      39.9kg      £110.16    (276.1p/kg)          Ash Garth
20      @      42kg         £110.06    (262p/kg)             Upper Brydekirk
52      @      42.9kg      £109.38    (254.8p/kg)          Easegill Head
131    @      42.5kg      £107.12    (252p/kg)             Marriforth
42      @      40.5kg      £107.07    (264p/kg)             West Hale Farm
31      @      48kg         £106.34    (221.5p/kg)          Redgate
45      @      40.6kg      £100.96    (248.7p/kg)          Windygate
45      @      44.6kg      £100.92    (226.3p/kg)          Brackenslack
44      @      42.9kg      £100.82    (235p/kg)             Rookwith House
82      @      43.5kg      £100.70    (231.5p/kg)          Crossfell House
30      @      45kg         £100.68    (223.7p/kg)          Etherley House
54      @      45kg         £100.61    (223.6p/kg)          Hill Park Farm

Leading Prices –

Prime Lambs
Price Per Head –:

Beltex £139, £113.80, £110.80 Rookwith House; £139, £120.30 Whygill Head; £139, £130.80, £118.80, £109.80 Ash Garth; £139, £130.30, £125.80, £124.80, £119.80, £110.30 Easegill Head; £136 Row End Farm; £135.80, £128.80, £123.30, £119.30, £117.80, £115.30 Marriforth; £130.80, £124.80(2), £107.80 Upper Brydekirk; £130, £121.30, £110.80 Green Farm(Hodgson); £128.80(2), £121.80, £116.80, £114.80 West View; £125.80, £121.80, £114.80 Ascot House; £123, £115 Nova Farm; £118.80, £116.80 Cherry Tree Farm; £114.80, £113.80 Starrah; £114.30 Home Farm; £114 West Hale Farm; £112.30 Windygate; £109.80 Town End Farm; £107.80 Brackenslack; £107.30 Carpool; £106.80, 3105(2) Low House: Texel £120 New View Farm; £120(2), £113.80 West Hale Farm; £119.80, £110, £104.80 Easegill Head; £117, £110 Bowes Cross Farm; £115 Whygill Head; £114.30, £105 Marriforth; £114 Rookwith House; £113.80 High Stennerskeugh; £112 Hartley Castle; £112, £110 Crossfell House; £112 Farewell Grange; £110.80, £106.80, £105.80 Redgate; £110.80 Meadow View Lodge; £110 Eden Flatt; £110 Sunny Gill Farm; £110 Green Farm(Hodgson); £110 East Mellwaters Farm; £107.80 Brackenbank View; £107 Brackenslack; £106.80 Hollins View; £106.80, £105.30, £104.80 Etherley House; 105.80 Hill Park Farm; £105.80 Decklyn; £104.30 Low House: Suffolk £120, £100 Redgate; £109.80 Upper Brydekirk; £108.80 Green Farm; £108.80 Low House; £101.30 Terrys Farm; £100.80 Meadow View Lodge: Rouge £118.80 Ascot House: Blue Texel £106.80 Rookwith House: Charollais £103.80 Sunny Gill Farm; £93.50 Brackenslack: Bluefaced Leicester £95.80 Park House Farm; £90 Nova Farm: Mule £95 Eden Flatt; £93 Villa Farm; £92.80 Green Farm; £91.80 Waterhouses; £90(2) Park House Farm; £90 Foxtower View: Cheviot £92.80 Amersber Cottage; £85.50 Bank Head: Scotch Blackface £76 Laneside: Swaledale £64.50 Pennine View; £60 Woolpits Hill.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 356.4p, 327p, 312.6p Ash Garth; 330.3p, 314.1p, 304.5p, 299.5p West View; 325.8p, 302.2p, 297.1p, 285.9p, 285.2p Easegill Head; 317.1p, 288.8p Green Farm (Hodgson); 316.3p Row End Farm; 315.9p, 284.5p Rookwith House; 315.8p, 286.7p, 286.2p Marriforth; 311.4p, 290.2p, 283.6p Upper Brydekirk; 308.1p West Hale Farm; 306.8p, 287p, 283.3p Ascot House; 293.9p, 285.1p, 283.2p Low House; 293.4p, 289.6 Whygill Head; 287p Starrah: Texel 299.5p, 272.7p, 232.4p, 230.8p West Hale Farm; 260.4p Easegill Head; 253.2p Rookwith House; 248.5p, 239.5p, 233.3p Marriforth; 248.3p, 246.8p Low House; 244.4p Bowes Cross Farm; 239.1p, 230p Home Farm; 239.1p Crossfell House; 238.3p Farewell Grange; 234.7p Whygill Head; 231.4p Ash Garth: Rouge 289.8p Ascot House: Blue Texel 248.4p Rookwith House: Suffolk 247.3p Low House; 231.5p The Cottage; 222p Green Farm; 218.1p Villa Farm; 215.9p Porthy Green; 215.3p Upper Brydekirk: Charollais 220.9p Sunny Gill Farm; 212.5p Brackenslack: Cheviot 210.9p Amersber Cottage; 203.6p Bank Head; 200.8p West View: Mule 201.7p Green Farm; 198.4p Villa Farm; 197.7p High Stennerskeugh; 197.7p Marriforth; 197.7p Friar House Farm; 197.3p Williams House.

Cast Ewes

Texel £116, £104 West View; 3116 Glen Whelt; £112.50 Whygill Head; £110 Bonnygate Farm; £110 Goodlie Hill Cottage; £105 East Cottage; £105, £104.50 Carpool; £102.50 Chapel House; £102.50 Etherley House: Beltex £108.50 Upper Brydekirk; £100 Farewell Grange; £94.50 Wodencroft; £92 Carpool: Suffolk £104.50 River View; £90.50 Plumtree House; £90 Eden Terrace: Charollais £92.50 Low House: Bluefaced Leicester £92.50 Barrhill Ave: Zwartble £86.50 Melbourne House: Rouge £85.50 Bonnygate Farm; Cheviot £80.80, £70(2) Low House; £80, £73.50 Barrhill Ave: Mule £78.50 Greta Farm; £78 Eden Flatt; £75.50 Rosegill Head; £75.50 Low House; £75.50 Bonnygate Farm: Masham £76 River View: Swaledale £63.50, £57.50 Whingill; £56.50 Ashgill Farm; £55.50 High Stennerskeugh; £55.00 Woolpits Hill; £55.50 Waterhouses:

Cast Rams

Texel £124.50 Gracies Farm; £122.50 New View Farm; £110.50 Hartley Castle:  Bluefaced Leicester £110 Easegill Head; £100 Eden Flatt:   Rough £70 High Lane: Swaledale £68 West Stoney Keld; £60 South Wellhope; £60 Easegill Head.