Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

29th September 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 2,916 were forward consisting of 2,015 prime lambs and 901 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £154 was a Texel lamb from Messrs Teward, New View Farm, Darlington which was bought by Mr A Slack.

Topping at 300p per kilo was a pen of 11, 39 kilo Beltex cross lambs which sold for £117 from Messrs Kemp, Keepwick Cottage which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Another pen of 10, 37 kilo Beltex cross lambs sold to make £110.30 (298.1p per kilo) also from Messrs Kemp.

Also selling for £135, 293.5p per kilo were 46 kilo Beltex cross lambs from Keepwick Cottage which were bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

A pen of 18, 39 kilo Beltex cross lambs sold to make £113.30 (290.5p per kilo) also from this same home.

The whole consignment of 92 lambs from Keepwick Cottage sold to average 39.7p per kilo, £113.69 (286.3p per kilo).

Messrs Teward, New View Farm, Darlington also entered the leading prices at £140 for 67 kilo Texel lambs which were bought by Mr A Slack.

Messrs Dodd, Skylin, Temple Sowerby sold 53 kilo Beltex cross lambs sold 53 kilo Beltex cross lambs to make £130 with 50 kilo lambs from this home selling for £116 (232p per kilo).

Messrs Fairburn, Marriforth sold a pen of 6, 49 kilo lambs to make £112 (228.6p per kilo) selling to Mr A Atkinson.

Messrs Lee, Carkin Moor Farm sold a pen of 13, 47 kilo Texel cross Mule lambs to make £108.30 (230.4p per kilo).  A pen of 27, 47 kilo Texel cross mule lambs from this home sold to make £103.80 (220.9p per kilo).

Mule lambs sold to £94.50 for a pen of 14 from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton which were bought by G Lomax.

A pen of 10, 47 kilo Mules sold for 200p per kilo £94 from Messrs Richardson, Croft House which were bought by G Lomax.

Cast sheep topped at £145 for a pen of 7 Beltex cross ewes from Messrs Slater, Whiteley Hay Farm, Cheshire which were bought by Lancashire Direct Halal.

Another pen of 14 Beltex cross ewes sold for £140 also from Whiteley Hay Farm, selling to Yorkshire Halal Meat.  The consignment of 40 ewes from this home sold to average £138.49.

Swaledale ewes sold to £60.50 for a pen of 7 from Messrs Taylor, Gilts which were bought by Janan Meat.

Leading Averages
92        @        39.7kg             £113.69           (286.3p per kilo)          Keepwick Cottage
32        @        39 kg               £101.14           (259.3p per kilo)          West End Farm
30        @        44kg                £110.43           (250.7p per kilo)          Skylin
125      @        42.9kg             £103.71           (241.6p per kilo)          Marriforth
60        @        45kg                £105.88           (234.5p per kilo)          Carkin Moor Farm
30        @        47kg                £102.03           (215.9p per kilo)          Town End Farm
25        @        44kg                £104.64           (237.8p per kilo)          Parkside

Leading Prices –

Prime Lambs

Price Per Head –:

Texel £154, £140, £120, £114 New View Farm; £108.30, 103.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £106, £96.80, £97.80, £95.30 Fair View; £105.80 Keepwick Cottage; £105.80 Rosgill Head; £105.80 Carpool; £104.80, £98.80 Parkside; £103.80 Dona Close; £100.80 Marriforth; £100, £98.30, £97, £95 Townend (Martin); £100 High Hermitage Farm; £100 Stanhopegate Farm; £99.30 Brackenslack; £98.80 Town Foot; £98.80 Hollins View; £98.80 Skylin; £98.80 Rosgill Head; £97.80, £95.30 Town End Farm (Sayer); £97.80 Whygill Head; £96.80 Stoneriggs; £96.80 Jardines; £95.80 Oak House; £95.80 Ormathwaite Farm: Beltex £135, £117 £115.80, £114.30, £113.30, £110.30 Keepwick Cottage; £130, £126, £116, £115, £112, £110 Skylin; £128, £117.80, £114 (2), £113.30, £112.30 (2) £112, £109.30, £107, 105.80, £105.30, £102.30 Marriforth; £116.30 West End Farm; £116, £108.30, 105.80 Brackenslack; £115.30, £113.30, £108.80 (2) Town End Farm (Sayer); £114.80 Decklyn; £114.30 Starrah; £112.80 Town Foot; £112, £110, £109.80, £100.80 Stanhopegate Farm; £110.80 Dona Close; £109.30, £107.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £108.30 Parkside; £106.30 West End Farm; £106.30, £102.80 Parkside; £105.80 Intake Bottom; £103.80 Searchlight Farm: Blue Texel £113.30 Town End Farm (Sayer): Bluefaced Leicester £96.80 Oak House: Mule £94.50 Hundith House; £94 Croft House Farm; £88.80 Starrah: £86.80 Intake Bottom; £86.80 Eden Flatt: Charollais £92.80, £90.50 Brackenslack: Cheviot £90 Thornship Farm; £86.30 Skylin; £85 Bank Head: Suffolk £88.30 Forest Farm; £86.80 How Nook: Hampshire £86 Colby Laithes: Kerry Hill £76 Thornship Farm: Blackfaced £75, £72.30 Laneside: Hebredian £66.80 High Hermitage Farm: Swaledale £66.50 (2) High Birk Hatt; £66.30 Rudd Hills: Rough Fell £52.80 Low Shaw Farm.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 300p, 297.1p, 293.5p, 290.5p, 285.8p, 275.7p Keepwick Cottage; 291.6p Dona Close; 291.6p Dona Close; 290p, 283.3p, 280.8p, 261.8p, 261.2p Marriforth; 287.5p, 280p, 273.9p, 261.9p Skylin; 287.2p Stanhopegate Farm; 286.7p West End Farm; 280.5p Searchlight Farm; 280p Decklyn; 272.1p Starrah; 270.5p West End Farm; 268.3p, 268.1p, 260.2p Carkin Moor Farm; 267.8p Stanhopegate Farm: Texel 271.3p Keepwick Farm; 246p Carpool; 230.4p, 220.9p Carkin Moor Farm; 229.1p Marriforth; 226.9p Fair View; 223.8p Home Farm (Metcalfe); 223.4p Townend (Martin); 223p Parkside: Blue Texel 257.5p Town End Farm (Sayer):Charollais 201.1p Brackenslack; Mule 200p Croft House Farm; 193p Starrah; 190.9p Marriforth; 187p Stoneriggs; 187p Oak House: Suffolk 201p Forest Farm; 192.2p How Nook; 191.4p Forest Farm: Kerry Hill 198p High Hermitage Farm: Cheviot 196.1p Skylin; 188.9p Bank Head; 187.5p Thornship Farm: Hebredian 190.9p High Hermitage Farm: Swaledale 157.9p Rudd Hills.

Cast Ewes

Beltex £145, £140 Whiteley Hay Farm: Texel £135, £130.50 Whiteley Hay Farm; £112.50 Parkside; £105 Swarthymere; £104.50 Home Farm (Metcalfe); £100.50, £100 Dona Close; £100 Marriforth; £95.50 Upperlands; £95.50 Windygate; £95.50 Carpool: Suffolk £93.50, £87.50 (2) Upperlands Farm; £85.50 Carkin Moor Farm: Rough Fell £78.50 Town Head (Beck); £53.50 The Gables; £50 High Lane: Bluefaced Leicester £80 Marriforth: Mule £78 Hesket Demain; £70 Hundith House: Cheviot £69.50 East Rackwood Hill; £65.50 Upperlands: Swaledale £60.50 Gilts; £60, £54.50 Bleathgill; £57.50 Dousgill; £54.50 South House; £54.50 Allotment Farm: Herdwick £41.50 Bail Hill.

Cast Rams

Texel £100 Home Farm (Metcalfe): Bluefaced Leicester £97.50 Allotment Farm; Swaledale £66.50 Barras Farm.