Kirkby Stephen Store Lamb Sale

11th September 2018

Harrison & Hetherington, Kirkby Stephen held their fortnightly sale of store lambs on Tuesday when a bumper entry of 1109 lambs were forward.

Topping the sale at £84 was a pen of Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End Farm, Appleby.

A pen of 18 mule lambs sold for £65.50 from Messrs Long, Rathvale Farm, Ulverston.

All classes of store lambs sold to one of the strongest trades seen so far this season with an abundance of buyers around the ring. Many more store lambs can be sold every sale here at Kirkby Stephen.

Leading Prices

Beltex £84, £71(2), £70 Middle Bank End; £68.50, £63(2) Bollam Terrace: Mule £75.50, £65.50, £55.50, £55, £54.50 Rathvale Farm: Suffolk £74 Rathvale Farm; £65.50, £62, £58.50 Southwaite Green Mill; £58 Gracies Farm: Texel £68 Rathvale Farm; £64, £62.50 Middle Bank End Farm; £60, £59 Hall Oth Gate; £60(2), £59.50 Castlethwaite; £57 Southwaite Green Mill; £56 Market Street: Rough £57 Piper Hole: Cheviot £52.50 Dry Howe: Herdwick £44.50, £40.00 Dowthwaite Head Farm: Scotch Blackface £41, £40 Knott Hill Farm: Swaledale £39 Hall Oth Gate; £29, £26(2) Parrick House Farm; £26.50 Sleetburn.