Kirkby Stephen Store Sheep Sale

10th November 2020

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their sale of store lambs when 507 were on offer.

Topping the sale at £115 on two separate occasions were two pens of Beltex cross lambs from Messrs Kendal, Outgang Farm, Helton.

Further pens of Beltex cross lambs sold to make £112, £111 and £105 also from Outgang Farm.

Mule lambs sold to £78 for a pen from Messrs Wearing, Stephens Farm, Sedbergh.

Swaledale lambs sold to £50.50 for a pen of 24 from Messrs Collinson, Billing Shield Farm, Eastgate.

All classes and sizes of store lambs were a flying trade once again with plenty of buyers in attendance still looking for numbers of store lambs.

Leading prices:

Beltex £115(2), £112, £111, £105, £97(2), £93, £92(3), £91.50(2), £90(3) Outgang Farm; £98, £93 Parkside: Dutch Texel £99, £97, £87 Dry Howe: Texel £78, £66.50 Stephens Farm; £76 Outgang Farm; £64.50 Ellergill: Mule £78 Stephens Farm: Suffolk £69.50 Ellergill: Hampshire £52.50 Brough Castle Farm: Swaledale £50.50 Billing Shield Farm: Jacob £46.50 Ellergill.