Sales Reports

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Harehills heifers champion and reserve at Craven Dairy Auction A brace of newly calven Holstein Friesian heifers from Sally Wellock, who runs the Harehills pedigree herd at West House Farm, Oldfield, Keighley, bagged principal honours at the second March Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, March 15) The three weeks-calved 26-litre victor, Harehills Girlish 87, by the Genus sire, Farnear Ayres, sold for £1,600, while the 23 days-calved 28-litre reserve champion. Harehills Lobelia 757, by another Genus sire, Luncrest Millard, made £1,500. Both joined regular local buyer John Howard, of Heslaker,

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Thompson first prize twosome top on price at Skipton ewes with lambs opener Skipton Auction Mart’s opening ewes with lambs show of the season attracted over 50 show pens and produced a top price of £380 per outfit for the first prize pen of pairs from Anthony Thompson and Emma Dalby, of Higher Broach Farm, Foulridge. Their home-bred pure black Beltex shearling ewes with single ram lambs – one black, one white - sold to Dacre’s Rob Marshall.(Mon, March 25)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Forward: 33 Prime cattle comprising 15 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 17 Cast Cattle 3,378 Prime Sheep comprising 3065 Prime Hoggs & 313 Cast Ewes & Rams 52 Rearing Calves 4 Dairy Cattle 734 Breeding Sheep – 256 Ewes & 478 Lambs 9 Loads of produce

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Rearing Calves to £390 x5 (52) B&W av £72 Cont av £335 Native av £305 Another handy turnout of calves considering show week last week. Calves saw a healthy ringside of buyers with some good prices throughout the sale. Despite not breaking £400 this morning there was a rake of 12 calves £370 to £390 from the likes of Joss Lancaster, Mike Longster, John Marshall and Hartley’s of Bolton Abbey. Blue heifers were in a higher gear too this morning with an improved average of £313 and topping at £360 again from Joss Lancaster.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

734 Breeding Sheep – 256 Ewes & 478 Lambs A large show of sheep with lambs, and the smart Continentals were a strong trade on the day, being the easiest types to sell. Good outfits with month old lambs finding £220 plus for twins. Mules needed big lambs too for a strong trade, but thise with younger lambs found the going tough at times. Our thanks to Ryan Staveley for judging todays early show and he gave out the following awards, with the first prixe pair from AL Thompson topping the trade at £380 per outfit. Thomas Boothman had a great run which produced the first prize pen of 5 at £270.

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YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 20TH MARCH 2019

YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 20TH MARCH 2019

Brian Lund lands red rosette and top call at CCM Skipton young bulls highlight Brian Lund, of Walshaw Farm, Walshaw, Hebden Bridge, claimed another red rosette and £1,200 top price when sending out the 10-12 months victor at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Spring show and sale of young feeding bulls. (Wed, March 20) The mart regular won with a home-bred British Blue-cross bull by Rhymill Intoxicate, acquired from Welsh breeder Rhys Millichap, which has also produced past prize winners at Skipton for the Calderdale breeder. Out of a three-quarters Blue cow, Mr Lund’s latest frontrunner fell to multiple annual buyer York farmer and butcher Anthony Swales.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY 2019

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY 2019

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 816 head of cattle, Comprising: 809 Feeding Cattle (255 Young Bulls, 55 Beef Feeding Cows/Bulls, 499 Bullocks & Heifers) & 7 Breeding Cattle.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

Forward: 50 Prime cattle comprising 27 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 22 Cast Cattle. 3607 Prime Sheep comprising 3403 Prime Hoggs & 204 Cast Ewes & Rams. 104 Rearing Calves. 218 Breeding & Store Sheep – 67 Ewes with 110 Lambs & 41 Store Lambs. 7 Loads of produce.

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CALVES - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

CALVES - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

Rearing Calves to £450 (104) B&W av £76.57 Cont av £322.5 Native av £192.5 Spring calf show this morning with a nice show of 108 calves this morning with 85% of the calves British Blue sired or Black and White bulls. In the pre-sale show a tremendous British Blue bull from Hartley’s of Bolton Abbey was picked out as Champion by the Judge Tony Binns. The champion topped a very strong show of blue bulls with 12 of the entry over £400 peaking with the champion from Hartley’s at £450.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

218 Breeding & Store Sheep – 67 Ewes with 110 Lambs & 41 Store Lambs A nice show of breeding and store sheep saw quality outfits in high demand, better sets of twins over £200 topping at £245 from RJ Umpleby and good singles £140 to £170 tops from R Fitton. More outfits getting about each week, please pre enter with mart office so we can advice buyers. Thankyou.

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CALF PRESS - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

CALF PRESS - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

Hartleys a big hit with Skipton Spring calf show victor and top price Alan Middleton, who trades under the family partnership of JP&KE Hartley at Lane House Farm, Beamsley, was champion with a six-week-old British Blue-cross bull at Skipton Auction Mart’s second rearing calf show of 2019. (Monday, March 19) By a Genus Fertility Plus sire, out of a Holstein Friesian cow, the home-bred victor, shown by Duncan Holme, progressed to land the day’s top price of £450 when claimed by Graham Stainthorpe, from Grewelthorpe, Ripon.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11th MARCH

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11th MARCH

WEEKLY SALE 11:30AM. 473 BREEDING & STORE SHEEP (55 Ewes with 91 Lambs at Foot and 327 Store Lambs)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

Forward: 40 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 18 Cast Cattle. 3419 Sheep comprising 2725 Prime Lambs, 327 Store Lambs, 146 Breeding Sheep & 221 Cast Ewes & Rams. 20 Rearing Calves. 16 Dairy Cattle. 9 Loads of Produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

Craven Dairy Auction (16 head) A strong day in the dairy ring today with Will Shuttleworth pulling out a fine heifer from Brian Moorhouse of Bell Busk to be his Champion. The Champion, a 37 litre Grafeeti daughter with a wonderful udder was fiercely bid for, eventually selling for £2400 to regular supporter Brian Blezard of Ribchester. A strong trade was seen throughout the sale with a cracking heifer from Tony and James Swires of Stainburn, taking 3rd prize and giving 32 litres the hammer eventually fell at £1920. Peter Baul of Watergate saw his heifer sell away nicely, a sweet 28kg fortnight calved heifer, she sold for £1800 to JP&KE Hartley of Bolton Abbey.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2019

Aireburn herd Craven Dairy Auction champion sells at rock solid £2,400 The Aireburn pedigree Holstein Friesian herd of local husband and wife dairy farmers, Brian and Judith Moorhouse, of Hesper Farm, Bell Busk, secured their second championship of the year at the opening March Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, March 11)

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