Kirkby Stephen Store Lambs

11th August 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their fortnightly sale of store lambs at Kirkby Stephen when 786 were on offer.

Topping the sale at £83.50 were a pen of 15 Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Bousfield, Bollam Terrace, Kirkby Stephen.

Messrs Allison, West Briscoe, Barnard Castle sold a pen of 24 Beltex cross lambs to make £82.50.

Texel cross lambs sold to £81 for a pen of eight from J Capstick, Yew House, Newbiggin on Lune.

Mule lambs sold to £71.50 for a pen of 35 from Messrs Sowerby, Low Barn, Appleby.

A roaring trade for all classes and sizes of store lambs was achieved here at Kirkby Stephen with a fantastic overall sale average of £71.63 being acheived with this including over a quarter of the sale being Mule and horned lambs.

Plenty more store lambs are required to a strong buyer demand here at Kirkby Stephen.

Leading prices:

Beltex £83.50 Bollam Terrace; £82.50 West Briscoe: Texel £81 Yew House; £78, £77(2), £73.50 Elm Gill Farm; £76 Shieldhill Top; £75.50, £74 South Wellhope: Suffolk £72 High Wood End: Mule £71.50 Low Barn; £65 Shieldhill Top; £65 High Lane: Cheviot £71 Dry Howe: Zwartble £64 Sandersons Croft: Swaledale £47 Hill Top Farm: Rough £46 Weasdale Farm.