Kirkby Stephen Prime Sheep Sale

10th November 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday night when an entry of 4,305 sheep were forward consisting of 3,079 prime lambs, 619 cast sheep and 507 store lambs.

Topping the sale at £138 and 320.9p/kg 43kg Beltex cross lamb from Messrs Bell, Hallbankgate Farm, Brampton which was bought by Vivers Scotlamb.

Messrs Dodd, Skylin, Temple Sowerby sold a 42kg Beltex cross lamb to make £134 and 319p/kg also selling to Vivers Scotlamb.

Messrs Kirkpatrick, Nether Place, Lockerbie sold a pen of 18 39kg Beltex cross lambs to make £122.80 (314.9p/kg).
another pen of 9 37kg Texel cross lambs sold for £114.80, 310.3p/kg also from Nether Place.

Messrs Dinsdale, High Field, Morland sold a pen of three 42kg Beltex cross lambs to make £127.80 (304.3p/kg) selling to Field Fresh Wales.

Another overall sale average of 209.38p/kg and SQQ of 220.25p/kg was achieved for 3079 lambs which includes 722 Mule and horned lambs. This confirming that Kirkby Stephen Prime sheep sale has the edge as being one of the most competitive markets in the country to sell all classes of prime sheep.

24 pens and 115 lambs sold between £120-£138.

61 pens and 300 lambs sold between £110-£138

604 lambs sold in excess of £100

40 pens and 257 lambs sold between 270-320p/kg.

536 Beltex cross lambs sold to average £108.35 (256p/kg)

Mule lambs sold to 204.2p/kg for a pen of 10 43kg lambs which made £87.80 from Messrs Birkbeck, Castle Hill, Soulby.

Messrs Wills, Fawcett Park Farm, Dufton sold a pen of 21 50kg Mule lambs to make £90.

Cash sheep topped at £145 for a pair of Texel ewes from Messrs Millar, Crookholm Farm, Canonbie which were bought by Yorkshire Halal Meat.

Many more sheep can be easily sold to advantage on a weekly basis to demand for all classes from our 14 active buyers!

Leading Averages
16      @      42kg         £118.72      (282.7p/kg)           Skylin
45      @      43.5p/kg   £115.64      (265.8p/kg)           High Field
60      @      45kg         £110.66      (245.9p/kg)           Fawcett Park Farm
245    @      42kg         £106.57      (253.7p/kg)           Nether Place
13      @      40kg         £106.45      (266.1p/kg)           West Lea
10      @      48kg         £106.20      (221.3p/kg)           Lower Griseburn
50      @      46.5p/kg   £103.15      (221.8p/kg)           Hallbankgate Farm
200    @      48kg         £102.79      (214.1p/kg)           Carkin Moor Farm
16      @      44kg         £101.50      (230.8p/kg)           Dona Close
20      @      42kg         £100.75      (239.9p/kg)           Barnskew
48      @      46kg         £100.72      (219p/kg)              Town Farm
46      @      44kg         £100.57      (228.6p/kg)           Castle Hill
31      @      45kg         £100.56      (223.5p/kg)           New Hall

Leading Prices –

Prime Lambs

Price Per Head –:

Beltex £138, £125.80(2), £123, £114.30 Hallbankgate; £134, £126.80, £122.30, £117.80 Skylin; £127.80, £124.80, £124.30, £123.30, £120.80, £115.80, £111.80 High Field; £126, £120.80, £117.30, £116.80, £110.80 Fawcett Park Farm; £124.80 Wilson House; £124.80, £122.80, £121.80, £116, £114.80, £113, £112.80 Nether Place; £124, £122.30, £117.80 Castle Hill; £122, £121.80, £119.30(2), £116.80, £115.80, £114.80, £112.80 Carkin Moor Farm; £120 Far Highfield; £117.80 Marriforth; £115.80, £113.30 Ascot House; £115.30 Dona Close; £112.30 Wharton Hall; £112.30 West Lea; £111.80 Bowes Cross Farm: Texel £120.80 New Hall; £119.30, £105.80 Town Farm; £116.80 Searchlight Farm; £116.80, £107, £100 Hallbankgate Farm; £115.80, £105.80 Far Highfield; £114.80 Nether Place; £107.80 Musgrave House; £106.80 Langton Field; £106.30, £101.30 Carkin Moor Farm; £104.30 Wharton Hall; £100.30 Heggle Lane Farm; £100 Yore House; £100 Crookholm Farm: Dutch Texel £112.80, £111.80 Lower Griseburn: Charollais £100 High Field; £98.80 Orchard Farm; £97.30 Towers Farm; £96.80, £96.30 Carkin Moor: Suffolk £96.80, £92.30 Fawcett Park Farm; £87.80 Forest Farm; £87.80 Palliard: Blue Texel £90 Heggle Lane Farm: Mule £90 Fawcett Park Farm; £88.80, £86.30 Pinfold House; £87.80 Castle Hill; £87.80, £87.30, £86.30, £86 Thorney Gale; £87.30, 386.80(2), £86.50 Marriforth; £86.80 Intake Bottom; £86.80 High Toft Hill Farm; £86.80 Low Farm; £86.30 Greenriggs: Lleyn £86.80, £84.80 Woodfoot: Bluefaced Leicester £84 Williams House: Cheviot £83.80 Melbourne House; £83.30 Townfoot: Rough £75 Crooksbeck: Swaledale £75 Pennine View; £73.80 Thwaite Farm; £68.80 Step Ends Farm; £68.80 Bayles Farm.

Price per kilo –

Beltex 320.9p, 285.9p(2), 273.3p, 272.1p Hallbankgate Farm; 319p, 301.9p, 298.3p, 274p Skylin; 314.9p, 290p(2), 287p, 282p Nether Place; 304.3p, 290.2p, 289.1p, 287.6p, 286.7p High Field; 303.4p Dona Close; 296.9p, 291p, 280p, 270.7p Carkin Moor Farm; 295.2p, 284.4p Castle Hill; 294.6p Fawcett Park Farm; 287.9p, 282.4p West Lea; 283.3p, 282.4p Ascot House; 279.5p Bowes Cross Farm; 277.3p Wilson House: Texel 310.3p, 235.2p Nether Place; £271.6p Searchlight Farm; 271.1p, 235.1p Town Farm(Tattersall); 262.6p New Hall; 259.6p Hallbankgate Farm; 249.5p, 230.9p Paradise Farm; 246.4p, 235.2p Far Highfield ; 245p Musgrave House; 244.5p Fell View; 242.6p Wharton Hall; 238.8p Heggle Lane Farm; 231.7p Black Syke; 230.8p Intake Bottom; 230.5p Breaks Hall: Dutch Texel 245.2p, 228.2p Lower Griseburn: Blue Texel 225p Heggle Lane Farm: Suffolk 220p Fawcett Park Farm; 202 Palliard: Charollais 215.1p, 209.3p Carkin Moor Farm; 210.9p Black Syke; 207p Towers Farm: Cheviot 213.6p Townfoot; 206.1p Fell View: Mule 204.2p Castle Hill; 192.9p Intake Bottom; 192.6p Claylands Farm; 191.8p Pinfold House; 191.4p Marriforth: Lleyn 201.9p Woodfoot: Scotch Blackface 186p Laneside: Swaledale 180p Thwaite Farm; 178.4p Claylands Farm; 184.4p Pennine View; 172.4p 172p Step Ends Farm.

Cast Ewes

Texel 145, £140 Crookholm Farm; £138, £90, £90 Marriforth; £120 Sunny Gill Farm; £112, £90(2) Parkside; £95.50 Lower Griseburn; £95 Paradise Farm; £90.50 Holme House Dale; £90 Low House: Beltex £90.50 Parkside: Beltex £90.50 Parkside; £85 Holme House Dale: Cheviot £86.50 Sunny Gill Farm: Masham £86 Low House: Bluefaced Leicester £86 Yore House: Mule £80.50 Abbey Park; £80 Waterhouses; £78 Littlebeck Farm; £75(2) Low House; £75 Red House Farm: Scotch Blackface £67, £62 Low House; £56.50 Castle Hill: Lleyn £65.50 Whingill: Rough £65.50 Waterhouses; £60 Kilnmire; £60 Low House: Swaledale £60.50 Parkside; £57.50 The Street; £54 Hole House; £53 Williams House; £52 Red House Farm; £50.50 Ashgill Farm; £50.50 Rudd Hills; £50 Hole House: Herdwick £58 Roseleigh:

Cast Rams

Texel £90 Fountain Head: Zwartble £71.50 Oak House: Kerry Hill £70.50 Bank Head: Swaledale £70 Pinfold House; £68.50 Yore House; £66.50 Valley Farm; £65.50 Hartley Castle: