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Prime Sheep - 06.04.22

On Wednesday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their weekly sale of 3,730 prime sheep, comprising of 2,319 prime hoggs & 1,411 cast ewes and rams.

Another large show of prime hoggs were forward to our complete ringside of buyers, with a SQQ average of 287ppk was achieved.

Topping at 456ppk from M/s W Gribbon, Waterside with a pen of 39kg Beltex x Texel hoggs totalling £178 ahead, purchased by West Scottish Lamb, with this consignment of 32 hoggs averaging £160 / 368ppk (43kg’s).

Leading in the averages went to M/s A J & F M Harrison, Grange Hall with a run of 23 Beltex x Texel hoggs to average 395ppk / £157 for 39.5kg’s.

The sale topped at £184 for an amazing pen of 42kg Beltex x Texel hoggs from M/s R & J M Ridley, Ranbeck (443ppk) purchased by West Scottish Lamb with the consignment averaging 364ppk.

Heavy hoggs topped at £181 ahead for 50kg Beltex x Texel’s from M/s J C Robinson, Blackleases (362ppk), and M/s W & S E Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall achieving a marvellous consignment average of 265ppk / £137 for a run of 89 weighing 52kg’s.

Lightweights were in short supply with Mr J Barker, Capplegill selling a pen of South Country Cheviots 36kg’s to £107 (297ppk), purchased by Pickstock Foods.

Cast ewes and rams were in short supply and customers went home short of requirements. The sale topped at £300 ahead for a Texel ewe from Holme House being purchased by Mr J Tucker.

First time customers from Piercebridge, Mr R Morrell averaged a staggering £190.91 for there consignment a well worth trip.

Heavy ewes were in great demand, with a pen of 16 English Mule ewes achieving £150 from M/s R & A Slack, Cockley Bank purchased by Mr W Shearer.

Horned ewes met some fiery prices with a pen of 12 Scotch Blackface achieving £130.

Keep all your ewes coming and take full advantage of the trade with demand & prices are as strong as they are.

Cast rams averaged £133.30 topping at £200 ahead from first time customers M/s Brown, Willows Farm, Seaton with a Texel x purchased to Mr D Kemp.

Leading Prices
Prime Hoggs p/kg
Beltex – 456.0, 439.0, 435.0, 434.0, 418.0 (2), 370.0 Waterside Farm; 443.0, 438.0, 423.0, 402.0 Ranbeck; 412.0, 398.0, 397.0, 393.0, 387.0, 359.0 Grange Hall; 408.0, 378.0, 369.0, 333.0, 292.0 Lower Gate Farm; 400.0, 393.0, 355.0 Honeypot; 369.0, 328.0 Black Leases; 366.0, 355.0, 349.0 Petteril Green; 311.0, 295.0 Ireby Hall; 308.0 Auchengray Farm
Texel – 402.0, 373.0, 346.0 Sleddale Hall; 388.0, 378.0 Gillside; 386.0 (2) Smallthwaite Farm; 365.0, 324.0 Honeypot; 360.0 Drumreach Farm; 359.0, 314.0, 308.0 Reagill Grange; 351.0, 341.0, 338.0, 335.0, 310.0 Petteril Green; 334.0, 313.0, 304.0, 294.0, 281.0 Black Leases; 310.0 Smallthwaite Farm; 307.0, 295.0, 295.0, 292.0, 284.0 Auchengray Farm; 291.0 Town Head (Mounsey)
Continental – 388.0, 369.0, 348.0, 344.0 Bolton Wood Lane Farm; 384.0, 335.0, 290.0, 280.0 Kirkbarrow Farm; 357.0, 326.0, 306.0 Ranbeck; 351.0, 293.0 Dalemain; 344.0 The Meadows; 314.0 High House Farm (Nevinson); 303.0 Thrang Crag; 298.0 Waterside House; 293.0 (2), 286.0 Bromley Green; 293.0, 290.0 Park House (Henderson); 292.0 Seatoller Farm; 290.0 Nook Farm; 288.0 Brownrigg Hall Farm; 284.0, 283.0 Auchengray Farm; 280.0 Gateghyll
Cheviot – 324.0 Ranbeck; 297.0, 290.0, 272.0 Capplegill; 287.0 Dalemain; 278.0 Brownrigg Hall Farm
Charollais – 289.0 Gillside
Badgerface – 273.0 Drumreach Farm
Herdwick – 267.0 Seatoller Farm; 253.0 Auchengray Farm; 253.0 Gillside; 252.0 The Meadows
Mule – 264.0 Slack Farm Cottage; 263.0 Thrang Crag; 257.0 Town Head (Mounsey); 254.0 Sleddale Hall; 253.0 Street House (Maughan); 252.0 Station House
Swaledale – 261.0 Street House (Maughan); 253.0 Howtown Hotel
Suffolk –258.0 Fern House; 252.0 Dalemain; 251.0 Clear View Farm; 250.0 The Meadows; 250.0 Park House (Mchale)
Cheviot Mule – 258.0 Slack Farm Cottage

Prime Hoggs £/head
Beltex - £184, £177, £169 (2) Ranbeck; £181, £151 Black Leases; £180, £173, £167 Honeypot; £180, £178 (2), £167 (2), £163, £161 Waterside Farm; £172, £156, £150 Petteril Green; £169, £165, £159, £157, £155, £147 Grange Hall; £155, £144 Lower Gate Farm; £140 Ireby Hall
Continental - £179, £167, £166, £155 Bolton Wood Lane Farm; £173, £161, £148, £140 Kirkbarrow Hall; £156, £154 High House Farm (Nevinson); £155 The Meadows; £150 (2), £144 Ranbeck; £140 Waterside House
Texel - £170, £167, £141 Gillside; £169, £165, £164, £157, £155, £140 Petteril Green; £169, £159, £149 Sleddale Hall; £166 (2) Smallthwaite Farm; £157, £147 (2), £143 Black Leases; £157, £146, £143 Honeypot; £155 Drumreach Farm; £148, £145 Auchengray Farm; £147 Reagill Grange; £140 Park House (Henderson)
Suffolk - £145, £139 Sceugh Dyke; £144, £138 Honeypot; £135, £134 Highrigg; £128 Clear View Farm; £127 Smallthwaite Farm; £125 Waterside House
Cheviot - £142, £122 (2) Black Leases; £140 Highrigg; £136 Ranbeck; £120 (2) Capplegill; £120 Honeypot
Cheviot Mule - £138 Park House (Henderson); £124 Slack Farm Cottage
Mule - £128, £125, £120 Waterside House; £125, £122 Beechcroft; £124 Slack Farm Cottage; £124 Street House (Maughan); £124 East Cliff; £122 Sleddale Hall; £121 Thrang Crag
Swaledale - £120 Street House (Maughan); £117 Ranbeck; £117 Gillside; £115 Street House (Maughan); £114 Howtown Hotel; £111 Dalemain
Herdwick - £116 The Meadows; £114 Gillside

Cast Ewes £/head
Texel (av £194.41) - £300, £288, £280, £245, £220, £194 Holme House; £240, £228, £200, £160 Hopewell Farm; £228 Wickerslack; £202 Lowther Street; £190, £164 Backmuir Farm; £180 Brougham Castle; £176, £170 Haltcliffe Bridge; £170 Meadow Farm; £158 Reagill Grange; £154 Borrans Hill; £150 Auchengray Farm
Continental (av £129.19) - £282, £182 Hopewell Farm; £200, £186, £160 Newbiggin Farm; £180, £162, £152 Bolton Wood Lane Farm; £175 New Hall Farm; £174 (2), £153 Backmuir Farm; £168 Meadow Farm; £167, £165, £164 (2), £163, £158, £151 Holme House; £167 Drumreach Farm; £164 Barkbeth; £163 The Meadows; £158, £157 Lamonby House; £156 Riverview; £154 Thethwaite Farm; £150 Pennine View; £150 Scales Hall (Jackson)
Charollais (av £162.29) - £240 New Hall Farm; £210, £202, £164 Holme House
BDM (av £171.00) - £220 Backmuir Farm
Beltex (av £150.55) - £196, £168 Thethwaite Farm; £176 Haltcliffe Bridge
Suffolk (av £147.80) - £180, £175, £171, £164, £159, £157, £152 Holme House; £174, £172, £160 Demesne (Robley); £166, £150 Meadow Farm; £164, £162, £150 Thethwaite Farm; £161, £156 Willows Farm; £152, £150 Low Fauld; £152 Holme House; £151 Newbiggin Farm; £
Bluefaced Leicester (av £144.00) - £168, £160 Holme House; £146 Riverview
Zwartble - £156 Holme House; £150 Holme Farm (Bousfield)
Cheviot (av £105.97) - £150 Willows Farm; £149, £127 Wickerslack; £140 Holme House; £139, £124 Meadow Farm; £131, £128 Pennine View; £131 Side Farm; £128, £125 Riverview
Mule (av £125.44) - £150 Cockley Bank; £147 Ireby Hall; £144, £130 Riverview; £143 Willows Farm; £142 Lodge Farm (Mallinson); £140 Lamonby House; £140 Holme Farm (Bousfield); £137 Hill Top (Taylor); £136 Reagill Grange; £136 Town Head (Mounsey); £135 Demesne (Robley); £134 Newbiggin Farm; £132 Mellgates
Cheviot Mule (av £150.00) - £150 Backmuir Farm
Scotch Blackfaced (av £82.65) - £130 Sky House; £119 Holme House; £115 Riverview; £110 Mellgates
Swaledale (av £70.34) - £116 Gill Head; £106 Mellgates
Herdwick (av £64.88) - £115 Willows Farm

Cast Rams £/head
Continental - £200 Willows Farm; £190, £188, £170 Holme House; £186, £162 The Meadows; £150 Raw Foot; £150 Auchengray Farm
Suffolk - £192 Demesne (Robley); £176 The Meadows
Bluefaced Leicester - £180 Low Snab
Charollais - £170 Mellgates; £165 Side Farm
Texel - £170 Meadow Farm
Cheviot - £142 Riverview

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