Sales Reports

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 28TH MARCH 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 28TH MARCH 2018

Forward: 599 head of cattle Comprising: 201 Young Feeding Bulls, 27 Beef Feeding Cows, 368 Bullocks & Heifers, & 3 Breeding Cattle. Feeding Bull trade very similar with a stronger entry and fewer high quality cattle in the entry. The few smaller end cattle were the best trade of the day whilst the top under 12 months bulls made £1100-£1225. Second draw heavier bulls a shade less on the fortnight.

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PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

Forward: 78 Prime cattle comprising 23 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 55 Cast Cattle incl 2 Mature Bulls. 3,648 Prime Sheep comprising 55 Spring Lambs, 3163 Old Season Lambs & 430 Cast Ewes & Rams. 705 Breeding Sheep. 50 Rearing Calves. 7 Dairy Cattle. 7 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

Craven Dairy Auction (7 head) Mark Smith took the top honours in the dairy sale today with a cracking home bred heifer giving 32kg selling to John Howard of Heslaker Farm, Skipton for £2000. The 2nd prize heifer from the Newbirks herd of David, Claire and Suzy Lawson which was calved 10 days and 31 litres and sold to Ken Throup of Woofa Bank Farm, Silsden Moor for £1950. Despite being light on numbers a handy contingent of buyers was ringside for the milkers on offer.

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EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

Robert Towers field day at CCM Skipton Red Rose breeder claims double success in Easter prime lambs show Red Rose sheep farmer Robert Towers, of Camp House Farm, Farleton, near Lancaster, had a field day at Skipton Auction Mart, on Monday, when exhibiting both the champion and reserve champions at the headline Easter prime lambs show, along with the first prize pen of pairs at the opening show of ewes with lambs at foot. (March 26)

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

Roles reversed at latest Craven Dairy Auction Principal honours were reversed at the second March Craven Dairy Auction show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart, on Monday, March 26, when Mark Smith, of Rookery Farm, Winterburn, won the championship and the Lawson family, from Mill Farm, Arthington, the reserve championship.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

705 Breeding Sheep The largest show this season sold away well considering the relative shortage of grass in places compared to other years. Best end £160-190 for singles and £210 - £235 for Twins, medium types £130 for Singles £170 - £200 for twins and plainest end eitherside of £100 for singles and £135-£160 for twins Our thanks to Mr Geirge Bell for judging todays show and he awarded the following prizes: Pens of 5 Ewes with Lambs @ Foot

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 19TH MARCH 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 19TH MARCH 2018

Forward: 27 Prime cattle comprising 10 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 14 Cast Cattle. 3,346 Prime Sheep comprising 6 Spring Lambs, 3026 Old Season Lambs & 314 Cast Ewes & Rams. 148 Breeding Sheep. 84 Rearing Calves. 8 Loads of produce.

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GREGORYS 50TH ANNIVERSARY LANDMARK

GREGORYS 50TH ANNIVERSARY LANDMARK

Gregory’s Butchers beefs up landmark 50th anniversary D Gregory & Sons Butchers in Bacup is beefing up its milestone 50th anniversary this month by selling meat from top prize-winning prime cattle, one a supreme champion. Founder Derek Gregory was at the ringside at Skipton Auction Mart’s March prime cattle show and sale to claim a double coup when paying close on £2,750 for both the title winner and the reserve champion.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2018

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 519 head of cattle Comprising: 208 Young Feeding Bulls, 32 Beef Feeding Cows, 275 Bullocks & Heifers, & 4 Breeding Cattle.

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YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2018

YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2018

Blues again to the fore at CCM Skipton young bull showcase British Blue-cross entries once more led the way when claiming both red rosettes for the second year running at Skipton Auction Mart’s Spring show and sale of young feeding bulls. Both were bred in the Yorkshire Dales by farmers who have tasted success at the annual highlight in past years. (Wed, March 14)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

Forward: 40 Prime cattle comprising 11 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 29 Cast Cattle. 2970 Prime Sheep comprising 2452 Old Season Lambs & 518 Cast Ewes & Rams. 631 Breeding Sheep. 75 Rearing Calves. 5 Dairy Cattle. 4 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

Rearing Calves to £460 B&W av £69.80 Cont av £333.48 Native av £203.33 Decent show of calves this morning with 75 landing through the door in total. A cracking buzz meant for a healthy trade with best continental bulls and heifers selling well with Graham Hayton topping at £460 for a Lim x bull with 19 British Blue bulls averaging £349 and topping at £420 twice for entries from Colin Whitelock, Gargrave and another from Church Farm Enterprises, Burton Leonard. Good heifers got away to a ready trade with Colin Whitelock again topping proceedings at £420 for a cracking Limousin cross heifer with 16 blue heifers averaging £330 and peaking at £390 and £380 twice from Church Farm Enterprises.

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DAIRY & CALF PRESS - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

DAIRY & CALF PRESS - MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018

Newbirks herd bags another Craven Dairy Auction championship The Wharfedale-based Newbirks pedigree Holstein Friesian dairy herd of father and daughter, David and Suzy Lawson, picked up its second Craven Dairy Auction championship of the year at the opening March sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, March 12)

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AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 10TH MARCH 2018

AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 10TH MARCH 2018

148 head Cattle & 25 Sheep & Goats. 212 lots of Poultry. 108 lots of Nursery Garden Furniture. 90 lots of Furniture. 401 lots of Machinery. 489 lots of Reclaim & Stone.

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SPRING POULTRY - SATURDAY 10TH MARCH 2016

SPRING POULTRY - SATURDAY 10TH MARCH 2016

Earby poultry breeder rules Craven Feather Auctions roost A trio of Large Old English Game Brown Red, a cockerel and two hens from Earby’s Stephen Wilson, headed the pecking order when crowned champions at the Craven Feather Auctions Spring show and sale of poultry and waterfowl at Skipton Auction Mart (Sat, March 10)

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