Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

13th October 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 3,449 sheep were forward consisting of 2,677 prime lambs, 772 cast sheep.

Topping the sale at £137 was a 56kg Texel cross lamb from Messrs Slater, Whiteley Hay Farm, Cheshire which was bought by J. Birkbeck.

Topping at 313.91p/kg was a pen of three 36kg Beltex cross lambs which sold for £113 also from Whiteley Hay Farm.

Also making £136 was a 51kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Seymour, Brackenslack. Maulds Meaburn which was bought by Dowdings Butchers, Appleby.

Messrs Dodd, Skylin, Temple Sowerby sold a 52kg Beltex cross lamb for £135 selling to J Birkbeck.

Messrs Strong, Barton Hall, Pooley Bridge sold a pen of 25 x 41kg Beltex cross lambs to make £119.30.

Messrs Wynne, Hall Farm House made the journey up to Kirkby Stephen once again and sold a pen of three 38kg Beltex cross lambs to make £117 (307.9p/kg) with another pen of 21 x 37kg lambs from this home selling for £111.30 (300.8p/kg)

Trade once again led the way on the week so far with a overall sale average of 212.6p/kg and an SQQ average of 221.6p/kg being achieved for 2677 lambs of which over 500 of these were Mule and horned lambs.

This average was 36p/kg dearer than the same week last year.

Over 50 pens of lambs sold between £110-£137.

Leading Averages
44   @ 45.5kg £110.42 (242.7p/kg) Stanger Hill
33   @ 42.4kg £104.21 (245.8p/kg) Upper Brydekirk
20   @ 42.7kg £114.40 (267.9p/kg) Little Beck
248 @ 42kg    £  99.71 (237.4p/kg) Kedzlie Farms Ltd
46   @ 42.5kg £102.67 (241.6p/kg) Heggle Lane Farm
12   @ 43.5kg £103.71 (238.4p/kg) Abbey Park
10   @ 42kg    £105.41 (250.9p/kg) Castle Hill
30   @ 45.6kg £109.46 (240p/kg)    Barnskew
10   @ 42kg    £104.77 (249.5p/kg) Grassgill Lodge
10   @ 42.9kg £100.56 (234.4p/kg) Skylin
50   @ 42.5kg £100.47 (236.4p/kg) Brackenslack
15   @ 45kg    £101.50 (225.6p/kg) Terrys Farm
55   @ 44kg    £102.77 (233.6p/kg) Steeley Farm
50   @ 43kg    £112.69 (262.1p/kg) Barton Hall
10   @ 44kg    £100.89 (229.3p/kg) Nova Farm
28   @ 41kg    £103.01 (251.2p/kg) Paradise Farm
26   @ 46kg    £107.02 (232.7p/kg) Parkside
176 @40.5kg  £104.26 (257.4p/kg) Hall Farm House

Leading Prices –

Prime Lambs

Price Per Head –:

Texel £137, £116 Whiteley Hay Farm; £128.80, £118.80, £108.80 High Street(Metcalf); £120(x2) Stripes Farm; £114, £112, £111.50, £110, £109.50, £106, £105.80, £102.80 Stanger Hill; £110 Scar Top; £109.80 Hall Farm House; £109.80, £104.80 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £107.80, £102.30 Heggle Lane Farm; £107.30, £100.50 Nova Farm; £107, £102, £100Parkside; £106.80 Upper Brydekirk; £106.80 Carpool; £106 Croft House Farm; £106 Kilnknowe; £105, £103.80, £100.80, £100(x2) Kedzlie Farm; £104, £103.30 Abbey Park; £104 High Toft Hill Farm; £102.30 Breaks Hall: Beltex £136, £118.80, £109.80, £108.80, £105.80 Brackenslack; £135, £108.80, £108 Skylin; £124.50, £117.30 Barkskew; £124.30, £113.30, £109.80, £106.50 Edenhall; £122. £120.50, £116.30, £112 Little Beck; £120.30, £117.30, £117, £111.30, £110.30, £109.30 Hall Farm House; £120 Asby Grange; £119.30, £108 Barton Hall; £118, £112.30, £108.80, £106.30 Paradise Farm; £117.50, £108.50 Stanger Hill; £116, £106 Parkside; £116, £114, £109.80, £108, £107.30, £106.80 Upper Brydekirk; £116 Castle Hill; £115.50 Terrys Farm; £115.30, £111.30, £107.80, £106.30, £106, £105.80(x2) Steeley Farm; £113.30, £107.80 Langton Field; £113 Whiteley Hay Farm; £112.80 Barton Hall; £112.30, £111.80, £105.80 Grassgill Lodge; £112 Fair View; £110.30 Kedzlie Farm; £107.80 Stanhope Gate Farm: Blue Texel £117.50 Stanger Hill; £102 Parkside: Suffolk £106.80 Middle Horsleyhope Farm; £100 Stanger Hill; £94.30 Terrys Farm; £92.80 Etherley House: Charollais £97.30 Barrowmoor Road (Bousfield); £89.80 Orchard Farm: Mule £90(x3) Kilnknowe; £88.80 Eden Flatt; £88.30 Croft House Farm; £88, £87 Asby Grange; £88 Glebe Farm; £86.80 Argill House; £86.50, £86 Villa Farm; £86.50 Greenriggs; £86.30 Williams House; £86 Waterhouses; £86 Eastfield Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £90 Whitewall Farm; £90 Rathvale Farm; £90 Villa Farm: Cheviot £90 Skylin: Zwartble £86 Melbourne House: Rough Fell £81.80, £73.30 Waterhouses; £73 Hardendale Hall; £73 Kilnmire: Swaledale £78 West End; £77.80 High Birk Hatt; £64.80 Ghyll Brow; £64 Stoneriggs:

Price per kilo –

Beltex 313.9p Whiteley Hay Farm; 307.9p, 300.8p, 293.4p, 282.8p, 279.3p, 273.3p Hall Farm House; 295p, 272.6p, 269.2p, 267.4p Paradise Farm; 291p, 282p Barton Hall; 290.5p, 286.9p, 283.7p Little Beck; 290p, 260.5p Upper Brydekirk; 290p Castle Hill; 289.1p Home Farm; 288.8p Terrys Farm; 287.2p Fair View; 279.8p, 271.3p Stanger Hill; 271.8p, 263.6p Parkside; 268.1p, 262.9p Steeley Farm; 266.7p, 264.5p  Brackenslack; 266.6p Barnskew; 266.3p Edenhall; 263.4p Skylin; 260p Grassgill Lodge: Blue Texel 279.8p Stanger Hill: Texel 266.2p, 242.2p, 238.1p, 235.9p, 233.3p, 232.6p Kedzlie Farm; 256.7p, 237.9p Heggle Lane Farm; 255.3p, 238.2p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 254.3p, 238.5p Upper Brydekirk; 253.4p, 240.5p, 238p, 237.5p Stanger Hill; 250.8p, 249.5p, 231.2pHall Farm House; 248.4p Carpool(Dinsdale); 244.9p(x2) Stripes Farm; 244.6p Whiteley Hay Farm; 240.2p, 236.4p Abbey Park; 239.3p, 238.4p Nova Farm; 232.5p Breaks Hall; 231.7p Etherley House:Suffolk 237.3p Middle Horsleyhope Farm; 212.8p Stanger Hill: Charollais 219p, 210.8p Orchard Farm; 208.5p House & Holme Farm: Cheviot 195p Stoneriggs: Mule 189.6p Asby Grange; 188p Croft House Farm; 187p Eastfield Farm; 187p West Hindon Farm; 185.9p High Stennerskeugh; 185p Eden Flatt: Swaledale 172.9p High Birk Hatt; 167.5p, 164.1p Stoneriggs; 162.3p Mount Pleasant Farm:  Rough Fell 169.8p Kilnmire; 166.9p Waterhouses:

Cast Ewes

Texel £112 Parkside; £106.50 Skylin; £105 Parkside; £100 Dandy Farm; £100 Easegill Head: Beltex £110, £100 Dandy Farm; £95 Skylin: Suffolk £105 Low Grassgill: Blue Texel £100 Whiteley Hay Farm; £100 Dandy Farm: Cheviot £85 Prospect Farm Cottage (Pedley); £72 Bank Head; £70 Westwick Farm: Mule £84 Stripes Farm; £77 Westwick Farm; £75 Villa Farm: Swaledale £70 Croft House Farm; £65.50 Blades Field Farm; £62.50 East Todholes; £60 Westwick Farm; £56 Harbour Flatt; £55 Thorney Gale: Rough Fell £60.50 Waterhouses; £58.50 Kilnmire: Easy Care £53.50 Hesket House: Jacob £50 Town Head Farm: Herdwick £45.50 Thorney Gale: Shetland £31.50 Scar Sykes; £30 Birks Head Farm:

Cast Rams

Texel £130, £125 Dandy Farm: Bluefaced Leicester £130 Rathvale Farm: Beltex £100 Dandy Farm: Hampshire £90 House & Holme Farm: Swaledale £70 Easegill Head; £64.50 Gillses Farm: