An entry of 2,412 sheep was forward at Kirkby Stephen Mart on Tuesday night, consisting of 2,042 prime lambs and 370 cast ewes and rams.


Topping at £83.80 were Texel x lambs from Moorland View and purchased by A Slack.


Hitting 204.9p/kg was a pen of eight Beltex x lambs from R E and S Williamson, Littleburn. These were purchased by Vivers Scotlamb.


Cast ewes and rams were dearer with many being up £10 on recent weeks.