Sales Reports

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs - Forward: 928 Head. Overall averages – Store Lamb £74.21. Feeding Ewe £54.67. Breeding Sheep £133.07. A very mixed show for quality as would be expected at this time of year, but none the less with 928 head forward representing a very strong seasonal entry. Still strong smart lambs had the abilty to command 3 figure prices, with the best of the rest £85 to £100. Mules mainly mid 70’s to mid 80’s. A run of Inlamb Mule Hoggs from Messrs Hallam topped £136 and averaged £133.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

Forward: 34 Prime cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 16 Cast Cattle. 3,822 Prime Sheep comprising 3595 Prime Hoggs, 227 Cast Ewes & Rams. 65 Rearing Calves. 11 Dairy. 43 Breeding Sheep. 1 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH fEBRUARY 2020

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH fEBRUARY 2020

Forward for Monday's sale were 65 Farmers Rearing Calves, and also 11 Dairy for the Twice Monthly Craven Dairy Auction.

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

Petch family reserve champion claims £2,450 Craven Dairy Auction top price Robin Jennings, from Hill House Farm, South Stainley, Harrogate, won his first Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2020 with his only entry, a commercial newly calven heifer at Skipton Auction Mart’s second February show and sale. (Mon, Feb 24) He did it with an eight days-calved 32-litre home-bred from his long established and milk-rich Sunray cow family, which sold for £1,980 to Alf Townsend, of Southfield, Burnley. Show judge was Alan Middleton, of the Beamsley-based Hartley farming family.

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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

Northumberland shepherdess Emma Gray smashes world record price for working sheep dog with 18,000gns sale at Skipton Megan finds new home in Oklahoma, USA The world record price for a working sheep dog at an official sale was smashed at Skipton Auction Mart when Northumberland shepherdess, 34-year-old Emma Gray, hit 18,000gns (£18,900) with her two-and-a-half-year-old black and white bitch, Megan. (Fri, Feb 21)

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CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Ewbank first-time title win at Craven Champions highlight Fawcett heifer lands £2,100 top price Nidderdale husband and wife, Mark and Fee Ewbank, were awarded the supreme championship at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Craven Champions highlight for 2019-born store cattle with show potential. (Tues, Feb 18)

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 902 head of cattle. Comprising: 892 Feeding Cattle (262 Young Bulls, 89 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 541 Bullocks & Heifers) & 10 Pedigree Cattle.

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BREEDING CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

BREEDING CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Females in demand at CCM Skipton beef breeding cattle fixture Total clearance of females was achieved at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual early season show and sale of pedigree beef breeding cattle. (Wed, Feb 19) Top price at 3,100gns for Mel Pickard, of Bolton-by-Bowland, was a Limousin, Prietec Nutmeg, bred in Mewith by Terry and Elaine Priestley and a 2017-born daughter of the Gallois son, Oddacres Landlord, from the Mason family in Embsay. She sold with her Lodge Hamlet heifer calf at foot and run with Tallyrock Jerry to R&A Easterby, of Westhouse,

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CRAVEN CHAMPION SHOW - TUESDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2020

CRAVEN CHAMPION SHOW - TUESDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2020

The store cattle sale includes the Craven Champions Show & Sale and full results can be found below. Michael & Ellie Wynne kindly judged the show on held on Tuesday evening. There was an exceptional show of cattle. The cattle were sold on Wednesday and prices can be found below. Full store cattle report also available. Well done to all exhibitors and thankyou to the show sponsors; NFU Skipton – Top Tags – Thornton Breakers – Craven Farm Vets – Mulberry Asset Finance – Massey Feeds – J Sheard – Fairhurst Concrete – Great Yorkshire Show – Preston Fuels – Mitchell Wellock – Dugdale Nutrition.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2020

Forward: 49 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 30 Cast Cattle. 3,486 Prime Sheep comprising 3136 Prime Hoggs, 350 Cast Ewes, Rams & Goats. 66 Rearing Calves. 42 Breeding Sheep. 2 Loads of produce.

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BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

The Winter sale of Blue Faced Leicester females brought a select entry from good local breeders with excellent crossing lines. Taking the championship was John Mason of Oddacres when his Micklaw sired gimmer hogg took the eye of show judge Ashley Caton. It later sold for £450 to JR Lancaster in Bordley. Top of the shop price wise was Kevin Wilson of Blubberhouses with his F1 Big head sired Gimmer hogg selling at £550 to Mrs J Pennell of Darlington.

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STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Hoggs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 1146 Head, 943 Store Hoggs – Overall av £77.15. 189 Breeding Sheep. 14 Blue Faced Leicester Females.

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BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

Oddacres Masons clinch crown at CCM Skipton BFL females highlight John and Claire Mason, and daughter Annabel, who run the long-established Oddacres Blue Faced Leicester flock in Embsay, improved on their reserve championship success the previous year when stepping up to take the champion’s crown at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter sale of Bluefaced Leicester females. (Wed, Feb 12)

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2020

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2020

Peter Baul champion again and top price at Craven Dairy Auction Bishop Thornton’s Peter Baul bagged back-to-back Craven Dairy Auction titles at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, Feb 10) Fresh from a championship and reserve double at last month’s second show, he returned to claim top spot at the February opener with another newly-calven heifer, the only entry from his renowned Ravensgate herd at Watergate Farm.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2020

Forward: 41 Prime cattle comprising 28 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 12 Cast Cattle. 2,836 Prime Sheep comprising 2618 Prime Hoggs, 218 Cast Ewes & Rams. 58 Rearing Calves. 10 Dairy. 2 Loads of produce.

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