Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

22nd September 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 4,431 sheep were forward consisting of 2,466 prime lambs, 961 cast sheep and 1,004 store lambs.

Topping the prime lambs at £135 was a 47kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Wills, Fawcett, Park Farm, Dufton.

Topping at 369.4p/kg were a pen of six 36kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £133 from Messrs Slater, Whiteley Hay Farm, Cheshire. Another pen of fifteen 36kg Beltex cross lambs sold to make £120 (333.3p/kg) which were also from Whiteley Hay Farm, with another pen of 12 Beltex crosses from this home weighing 39kg selling for £118.80 (304.6p/kg)

The whole consignment of 40 lambs from Whiteley Hay Farm sold to average 37.5kg £120.57
(321.5p/kg)

Messrs Sowerby, Terrys Farm, Ormside sold a 49kg Dutch Texel cross lamb to make £131 (267.3p/kg) selling to Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

40 pens of lambs sold between 250-369p/kg

53 pens of lambs of lambs sold between £110-£135

Heavy lambs were in strong demand with Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park, selling 51kg lambs to make £130 selling to Dowdings Butchers Appleby.

Messrs Watson, Whygill Head sold 52kg Texel cross lambs to make £124.80 (240p/kg) selling to A. Atkinson.

Messrs Seymour, Brackenslack sold 51kg Charollais cross lambs to make £121 (237.3p/kg) selling to A. Atkinson.

Messrs Atkinson, Abbey Park sold a pen of 23 Texel cross Mule lambs weighing 49kg to make £106.80 (218p/kg)

Messrs Bell, Langton Field sold a pen of 25 Texel cross Mule lambs weighing 49kg to make £106 (216p/kg) selling to West Scottish Lamb.

With another pen of 26 Texel cross Mules from this same home weighing 50kg selling for £108 (216p/kg).

Plenty pens of good meated Mule lambs sold at 2.00p/kg and over with a pen of 25 44kg Mules selling for £88.80 from Kilnstown Farms, Carlisle bought by Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Another pen of 25 Mules weighing 46kg sold for £92 from Messrs Hayton, Asby Grange, which were bought by Janan Meat.

Cast sheep topped at £148 for a pen of three Texel cross ewes from Messrs Millar, Crookholm, Canonbie which were purchased by Yorkshire Halal Meat.

Mr P Slater, Dandy Farm, Macclesfield sold a pen of 10 Texel cross ewes to make £140 selling to Yorkshire Halal Meats.

Swaledale ewes sold to £62.50 for a pen of 14 from Kilnstown Farms Carlisle which were bought by A. Atkinson, with another pen of 26 Swaledale ewes from this same home selling for £61.50 to Janan Meat.

Leading Averages
40      @      37.5kg      £120.57    (321.5p/kg)        Whiteley Hay Farm
12      @      44kg         £115.68    (262.3p/kg)        Fawcett Park Farm
10      @      46kg         £114.40   (248.7p/kg)        Whygill Head
12      @      40.6kg      £110.97    (273.3p/kg)        Moor Riggs
22      @      48.9kg      £109.72    (224.4p/kg)        Terrys Farm
20      @      47.6kg      £108.90    (228.8p/kg)        Etherley House
42      @      51kg         £108.32    (212.4p/kg)        Clarks Farm
20      @      38kg         £107.87    (283.9p/kg)        Ash Garth
115    @      47.9kg      £107.45    (224.3p/kg)        Barnskew Farm
44      @      47kg         £106.37    (226.3p/kg)        Abbey Park
94      @      42kg         £105.17    (250.4p/kg)        Fordham Farm
42      @      45.5kg      £105.07    (230.8p/kg)        Green Farm
30      @      43kg         £104.70    (243.5p/kg)        Brackenslack
23      @      44kg         £103.91    (236.2p/kg)        The Buildings
20      @      42.5kg      £103.04    (242.4p/kg)        West Briscoe
20      @      42kg         £101.74    (242.2p/kg)        Woodfoot
40      @      42.5kg      £100.37    (236.2p/kg)        Home Farm

Leading Prices –

Prime Lambs

Price Per Head –:

Beltex £135, £130, £120, £118, £110.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £133, £120, £118.80(2) Whiteley Hay Farm; £128, £123.80, £114.80 Moor Riggs; £118.30, £116, £114, £110, £108.80 Fordham Farm; £118, £114.80 Whygill Head; £116.80 Home Farm; £115.80 West Briscoe; £114 Ascot House; £114, £112, £110.30 Brackenslack (Seymour); £113.30 Black Syke; £112m Little Beck; £112 Green Farm; £110.30 Woodfoot; £110, £109.80, £107.80 Langton Field; £110, £107.30 Ash Garth; £107.30 Barnskew: Dutch Texel £131, £125.80, £120.80, £110, £108.80 Terrys Farm: Texel £124.80, £110.80 Whygill Head; £123, £112, £106.80(2), £106, £105.30 Abbey Park; £121, £106.80(2), £105.80(2) Clarks Farm; £115.80 Brackenslack; £115, £112, £108.30, £105.80 Green Farm; £114 Home Farm; £112.30 £109.30, £107.80, £105.80, £104.30 Langton Field; £112, £110 Crookholm Farm; £112 Fordham Farm; £108.80(2), £105.80 Etherley House; £108.30, £105.80(2) The Buildings Farm; £108, £104 Haithwaite; £107.80, £106.80 Redgate; £107.80 West Briscoe; £107.80 Greenriggs; £106.80 Whiteley Hay Farm; £105.80 Black Syke; £105.80 Colene Croft; £104.80 Cotegill Barn: Charollais £121, £101.80 Brackenslack(Seymour); £110 Shawmire; £103.80 Colene Croft: Zwartble £118, £90 Ormside Lodge: Suffolk £110 Clarks Farm; £105 Wharton Hall; £104.80 Terrys Farm; £100 Green Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £108.80 Park House Farm; £90 Hartley Castle; £90 Ormathwaite Farm: Blue Texel £100 Redgate: Mule £93.80 Intake Bottom; £92 Windygate; £92 Asby Grange; £91.80(2) Greenriggs; £91.30 Barningham House; £91.30 Green Farm; £90.80 Hill Farm; £90.80 Ellergill; £90 High Stennerskeugh: Cheviot £87.30 Yew House: Hampshire £82.80 Rigby House: Masham £80 Sykeside: Rough £73.30 Yew House: Swaledale £70 Bayles Farm; £65 Stoneriggs; £60 Midfield; £60 Hill Farm.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 369.4p, 333.3p, 304.6p, 276.3p Whiteley Hay Farm; 302p, 299.5p, 273.3, 273.2p Moor Riggs; 287.2p, 274.4p, 272.7p, 254.9p, 251.8p Fawcett Park; 282.4p, 282.1p Ash Garth; 280p, 258.7p, 250p Little Beck; 278p Ascot House; 276.3p Black Syke; 275.8p Brackenslack; 275.1p, 271.4p, 261.9p, 259p, 257.8p Fordham Farm; 269.3p West Briscoe; 269p Woodfoot; 265.5p Home Farm; 263p Haithwaite; 261.7p Barnskew; 256.5p Whygill Head; 250.7p Langton Field: Dutch Texel 267.3p, 246.5p, 233p Terrys Farm: Texel 254.3p Whiteley Hay Farm; 251.8p, 240p Whygill Head; 250.7p Redgate;  250.7p West Briscoe; 246.4p  Brackenslack(Seymour); 246.1p, 246p Green Farm; 244.4p Crookholm Farm; 243.1p Street House; 240.7p The Buildings: Charollais 237.3p, 221.3p Brackenslack; 216.6p Black Syke; 216.3p Colene Croft: Blue Texel 227.3p Redgate: Suffolk 209.6p Terrys Farm; 209p Cotegill Barn; 207.5p Clarks Farm; 206.2p Redgate; 206.1p Green Farm: Zwartble 207p Ormside Lodge: Mule 201.8p, 200.7p Kilnstown Farm; 200.7p Ascot House; 200p High Stennerskeugh; 200p Asby Grange: Cheviot 194.2p Valehurst; 194p Yew House; 193.3p Scar Sykes: Hampshire 192.6p Rigby House: Swaledale 185.7p Stoneriggs: Rough 178.8p Yew House.

Cast Ewes

Texel £148, £110 Crookholm; £140, £135 Dandy Farm; £120 Brackenlack (Seymour); £116 Whygill Head; £110 Greta View: Beltex £120 Brackenslack (Millman); £82.50 Ascot House: Charollais £115.50 Crookholm Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £110 Hartley Castle: Cheviot £80 Melbourne House: Mule £77.50, £75 Rake Head; £75 Colene Croft; £74.50 Barningham House; £74 Bleathgill: Lleyn £70 Rake Head: Swaledale £62.50, £61.50 Kilnstown; £62, £60.50 Bleathgill; £60 Cross Keys; £60 East Todholes; £59.50 Greenriggs; £58.50 Whingill; £58.50 Hartley Castle: Rough £60.50 Bents Farm; £60.50 Town Head; £60 High Wood End.

Cast Rams

Beltex £110 Cairn Cottage: Texel £108.50 Middle Holling Carr.