Kirkby Stephen Store Lamb Sale

14th August 2018

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen held their fortnightly sale of store lambs on Tuesday when 1,000 were on offer.

Topping the sale at £81 were a pen of Texel cross lambs from Messrs Sowerby, Sandersons Croft, Kirkby Thore.

Mule lambs topped at £55 for a pen of 30 from Messrs Mitchell, Parrick House Farm, Barnard Castle.

Plenty of stronger pens of Continental cross lambs regularly sold between £62 to £70.

A packed ringside of buyers were around the ring with several fresh buyers being present here at Kirkby Stephen looking for Store lambs, many more could have been easily sold!

Leading Prices
Texel £81, £65 Sandersons Croft; £70, £67.50, £59 Yore House; £69, £65, £55 Riverside Cottages; £66, £58 (2) Birch Bush; £63 Mere Bank; £62.50 East Mellwaters; £60 Shieldhill Top; £60 Stoneriggs; £58.50 High Wood End; £56 Dale Head; £55.50 Well House: Beltex £71.50 Stoneriggs; £66 Orchard Farm; £58.50 East Mellwaters Farm: Mule £55 Parrick House Farm; £52.50 Short Thorns Farm; £51.50 Sandersons Croft; £49.50 East Friar House: Suffolk £53 High Wood End: Herdwick £45 Dowthwaite Head Farm; £37 Sleetburn: Swaledale £30, £29 Parrick House Farm.