Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly prime sheep sale at Kirkby Stephen on Friday, when an entry of 1,495 sheep was forward
Topping the sale at £91.80 was a Beltex x lamb from Messrs Boustead, High Lane and purchased by Dowding’s Butchers, Appleby.
A full ringside of 13 buyers was operating which resulted in all classes of lambs being dearer than recent weeks.
Price per Head – Beltex £91.80, £78.80 High Lane; £88.80, £73.30, £72.30 Row End; £77.80 Castle Hill; £75.80 Starrah; £70.80 Fair View; £70.80 Hartley Castle; £70.30 Greystone House; £70 Hardberry Hill. Charollais £78.80 Thorney Gale; £70.30, £66.80 Fair View. Texel £74.80, £68.80, £67.30 Fair View; £71.30, £69.80 Briggle; £68.80 Blandswath; £67.80 Orchard Farm; £67.80 Smardale Hall; £67.80 (x2) Greystone House. Suffolk £66.80 Amersber Cottage. Mule £64.80 Greenriggs; £63.80 (x2) Haber; £63.80 High Stennerskeugh; £63.80 Croft House; £63.30 Gillcumber Edge; £63.30 Pennine View; £63.20 Claylands Farm. Cheviot £64.80 Wharton Hall. Scotch Blackface £61.80 Castle Hill. Rough Fell £59.80 Smardale Hall; £56.80 High Lane. Swaledale £55.30 High Stennerskeugh; £54.30 Hardberry Farm; £52.30 Pennine View; £51.80 Smardale Hall. Jacob £51.80 Hardberry Hill
Price per Kilo – Beltex 199.60p, 197p High Lane; 194.40p, 193.50p, 183.70p Starrah; 188.50p Decklyn; 187.50p Castle Hill; 172.10p Row End. Texel 172p Blandswath; 162p Briggle ; 161p Cross Keys. Charollais 171.30p Thorney Gale; 166.60p Orchard Farm. Cheviot 158p Wharton Hall. Suffolk 153.20p Low Moor. Mule 143.40p High Stennerskeugh; 142.40p, 140p Greenriggs; 141.80p, 140.20p Haber. Swaledale 135.80p Hardberry Hill. Scotch Blackface 131.50p Castle Hill.
Cast Ewes and Rams
Texel £77 Amersber Cottage; £72.50 Smardale Hall. Bluefaced Leicester £75 Thorney Gale, Mule £56.50 (x2) Amersber Cottage. Rough Fell £40 Flakebridge. Swaledale £33.50 Thorney Gale; £33.50 Hartley Castle.