Sales Reports

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2018

Forward: 206 head of cattle Comprising: 92 Young Feeding Bulls, 10 Beef Feeding Cows & 104 Bullocks & Heifers. ***PLEASE NOTE*** Additional Sale next Wednesday due to poor weather this morning, please phone office on Thursday with entries, ballot drawn for catalogue on Friday morning.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

Forward: 55 Prime cattle comprising 20 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 34 Cast Cattle. 3,114 Prime Sheep comprising 2,871 Old Season Lambs & 243 Cast Ewes & Rams. 241 Breeding Sheep (Comprising 61 Ewes with 119 Lambs at Foot, 41 In-lamb Ewes & 20 Store Hoggs). 92 Rearing Calves. 11 Dairy Cattle. 5 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

Rearing Calves to £410 x2 (91) B&W av £68.15 Cont av £306.35 Native av £202.5 A large show of calves on offer today but not quite as strong as trade as previous weeks with the cold weather holding a couple of buyers back today, however on the whole calves sold away nicely. A run of strong blues from JR&MJ Moon of Wigglesworth sold to £410 twice. The Blue heifers were not quite as potent today, however Houseman’s of Church Farm Enterprises managed £380 three times for some 5 week old heifers and GCL Stephenson made £340 with a lovely 4 week old heifer. Despite a limited number of buyers on black and white calves today trade was brisk with the better end topping out at £145 for a consignment from Chadwick and Leaver of Southfield, Burnley with an average for all entrants of £68.15.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2018

Snowdrop blooms at Craven Dairy Auction Robin Jennings, who runs the Stainbank pedigree dairy herd at Hull House Farm, South Stainley, Ripon, picked up his first Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2018 at Skipton Auction Mart’s second February show and sale. (Mon, Feb 26)

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WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY 2018

WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY 2018

Top call 8,100gns Skipton dog returns to breeder As travelling companion pays 1,600gns for top price pup Both the top price 8,100gns broken dog and 1,600gns pup went home in the same vehicle with shepherdesses and near neighbours from the Derbyshire High Peak District following the annual winter sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction Mart. (Fri, Feb 23)

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BIG BREAKFAST - THURSDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2018

BIG BREAKFAST - THURSDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2018

St George’s Court Charity Big Breakfast kitty closes at £8,748 The final total raised at this year’s Yorkshire Farmhouse Big Breakfast charity bonanza is a whopping £8,748. Organised and hosted by Lindsey and Will Hitchen at their St George’s Court B&B, based at Old Home Farm, High Grantley, Ripon, with support from friends and several members of Farm Stay UK, more than 200 breakfasts were served up across three days and six sittings.

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WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2018

WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 658 Head - 499 Store Lambs av £62.04. 51 Feeding Ewes av £49.55. 103 Inlamb Ewes av £102.05 A fantastic sale to finish the 2017/18 season of Wednesday Fortnightly sales, however please note that Store Lambs, Gimmer Lambs and Inlamb Sheep can now be sold every Monday Lunchtime in conjunction with the Seasonal Weekly Sales of Sheep with Lambs at Foot, entries to the Mart Office by 12 noon Fridays prior to sale.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

Forward: 66 Prime cattle comprising 25 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 38 Cast Cattle incl. 1 Cast Bull. 3609 Prime Sheep comprising 3075 Old Season Lambs & 535 Cast Ewes & Rams. 101 Ewes & Lambs. 54 Rearing Calves. 15 Loads of produce.

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CALVES - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

CALVES - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

Rearing Calves to £500 B&W av £60.74 Cont av £374 Native av £216.31 Spring calf show and what a trade shame we just didn’t have more calves through the door. Pre Sale Champion went to a tremendous suckler bred limousin heifer from D&J Carlisle of Cracoe which sold for the top price of £500. The Reserve Champion a cracker of a bull from regular vendor Shaun Sowray of Sowray Bros, Bishop Thornton reached £440 with all his bulls averaging £433. Limousin bulls saw a strong trade with both Hayton & Stocks and Sowray Bros breaking £400 at £460 and £420 respectively. However it’s the heifers which seem to be dearer than any other centres at the minute with British Blues on average £40-£60/ head above that of other centres with 11 British blue heifers averaging £338.

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CALF PRESS - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

CALF PRESS - MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

Cracking Carlisle Cracoe calf clinches championship and top call at Skipton A Limousin youngster eclipsed the British Blues for a change at Skipton Auction Mart’s Spring rearing calf show and sale, on Monday, February 19. The home-bred heifer, just one month and one day old, secured a first-ever calf championship at the venue for Tom Carlisle, who farms with his father John at Coxons Farm, Cracoe.

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CRAVEN CHAMPIONS - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

CRAVEN CHAMPIONS - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

The store cattle sale included the Craven Champions Show & Sale (full results below). The Champion topped the sale at £3600 selling to Mr A Roberts of Gaerwen who kindly judged the show on Tuesday evening. Well done to all exhibitors and thankyou to the show sponsors. (full press report to follow)

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 884 head of cattle Comprising: 301 Young Feeding Bulls, 50 Beef Feeding Cows, 504 Bullocks & Heifers, & 25 Breeding Cattle inc 5 Pedigree Cattle.

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BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

Gunnerfleet Limousin herd shines at Skipton beef breeding cattle showcase Local showmen claimed the principal honours at a special show and sale of pedigree beef breeding cattle at Skipton Auction Mart, staged alongside the annual Craven Champions store cattle with show potential double-header. (Wed, Feb 14)

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CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

Walker family dominates Craven Champions showcase Supreme champion falls to show judge for new record price of £3,600 The Walker farming family, from Brennand Farm, Dunsop Bridge, dominated the Craven Champions double-header, the annual opening show and sale of 2017-born store cattle with show potential at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues & Wed, Feb 13 & 14)

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2018

Craven Dairy Auction (14 head) A good trade was had in the dairy ring this morning with the pre-sale show being judged kindly by Brian Blezard of Ribchester. The 1st Prize Heifer and Champion consigned by J Caygill & Partners of Rylstone, went on to take the championship with a 28 litre pedigree heifer that had been calved 9 days. A lovely wearing heifer with a cracking udder was hard bid for and was eventually knocked down to AG Parker of Emley for £2050. The second prize heifer from R&E Butterfield of Bentham, giving 26kg had a strong following also which quickly reached £1820 and went home with Mark Goodall of Tong.

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