Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH APRIL 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH APRIL 2018

Forward: 67 Prime cattle comprising 25 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 39 Cast Cattle. 1865 Prime Sheep comprising 50 Spring Lambs, 1576 Old Season Lambs &239 Cast Ewes & Rams. 31 Rearing Calves. 187 Breeding Sheep. 6 Loads of produce

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CALVES - MONDAY 30TH APRIL 2018

CALVES - MONDAY 30TH APRIL 2018

Rearing Calves to £455 (31) B&W av £88.73 Cont av £328.5 Native av £252.37 Quiet show of calves today but a healthy trade seen right through. Best prices were seen for black and whites calves with 6 different buyers bidding away freely for the goods on offer, best sorts from Wellock’s of Seat House were well fought over with their two straight Holstein Bulls at £180 and £160. A nice show of Aberdeen Angus calves met some fierce bidding with Michael Heron of Leeds and Paul & Janet Bolland of Airton on the receiving end with calves at £305 and £330 respectively.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

MARKET REPORT - Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 848 head of cattle, Comprising: 222 Young Feeding Bulls, 55 Beef Feeding Cows, 546 Bullocks & Heifers, 11 Breeding Cattle & 14 Pedigree Blue Cattle.

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BLUE WEDNESDAY - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

BLUE WEDNESDAY - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

BLUE WEDNESDAY Annual Sale of Pedigree British Blue Cattle.

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STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

Skipton Spring cattle shows well supported Skipton Auction Mart’s pedigree British Blue cattle showcase was staged alongside the fortnightly Wednesday store and breeding cattle sale, which attracted another solid turnout of 848 head, with large entries in all departments and a fast selling trade throughout. (Wed, Apr 25) It also featured Spring shows for store cattle and beef feeding cows. In the former, judged by Brad Thompson, of Middleton, Pickering, the red rosette-winning British Blue-cross heifer came from mart regular Brian Lund, from Walshaw, Hebden Bridge.

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PEDIGREE BLUES - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

PEDIGREE BLUES - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

Lighting strikes 4,600gns top price for Pendle herd at CCM Skipton Blue Wednesday highlight Littlebank Leo roars to championship success Striking top call of 4,600gns at Skipton Auction Mart’s 2018 pedigree beef season opener – the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ show and sale– was Pendle Lightning, a two-year-old British Blue bull from Mark and Elaine Hartley’s Pendle herd, based at Pendle Valley Farm, Roughlee. (Wed, April 25)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

Forward: 50 Prime cattle comprising 13 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 36 Cast Cattle. 2,192 Prime Sheep comprising 65 Spring Lambs, 1645 Old Season Lambs & 482 Cast Ewes & Rams. 671 Breeding Sheep. 68 Rearing Calves. 4 Dairy Cattle. 4 Loads of produce

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

Craven Dairy Auction (4 head) A small show of dairy but those who attended would be glad they did. Mark Chadwick of Chadwick and Leaver, Burnley officiated and deemed Sammy Sugdens Zebra daughter the best in show today, the homebred heifer giving 28 litres went on to sell for the sale top price of £1980 selling to Richard Sutcliffe of Queensbury.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2018

Sammy Sudgen dairy champion at Skipton While the fortnightly Craven Dairy Auction show and sale attracted a small turnout of newly calven heifers, these proved in ready demand at the ringside. (Mon, Apr 23) Champion was Sammy Sugden, who runs the Brontemoor pedigree herd at Dobfield Farm, Laycock, with her home-bred 18 days calved 28-litre heifer Brontemoor Zebra Sooty, by the Genus sire, Lynncrest Zebra, out of Grinkle Rollsroyce Sooty, which also headed the prices at £1,980 when claimed by regular dairy buyer Richard Sutcliffe, of Queensbury

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CCM BEEF SEASON 2018

CCM BEEF SEASON 2018

CCM Skipton in positive mood for 2018 pedigree beef show season Skipton Auction Mart’s 2018 pedigree beef show and sale season begins next week on Wednesday, April 25, with the traditional pipe-opener, the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ highlight. The fixture, which holds across-the-board interest for pedigree, commercial, beef and dairy breeders, has attracted a 14-strong turnout of 11 up-and-coming breeding bulls, the majority ready for work, along with a trio of breeding females.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

630 Breeding Sheep (235 Sheep with 362 Lambs at foot, 33 Store Hoggs) Numbers steadily on the rise and more customers at the ringside as grass starts to appear, trade was up for the smart outfits by around £10-£15, older ewes with lambs £5-£10 dearer. Keep entries coming and pre-enter with office by 12noon Friday prior to sale for inclusion in catalogue listing, Thankyou. Today we held a show of sheep with lambs at foot, kindly judged by Mr N Tattersall.

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CALVES - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

CALVES - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

Rearing Calves to £450 B&W av £59 Cont av £341 Native av £320 Well it seemed only british blues were on the menu this morning with 90% of the calves British blue on the passports. Top price calf of the day was the first one in the ring from John and Rob Marshall of Dacre when it sold for £450, Martyn Jennings of Cowling was next in line with another cracker at £430. British blue heifers averaged £280 however topped at £350 for an entry from Church Farm Enterprises and £330 for another strong calf from Martyn Jennings.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

Forward: 69 Prime cattle comprising 18 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 50 Cast Cattle. 2,704 Prime Sheep comprising 64 Spring Lambs, 2245 Old Season Lambs & 395 Cast Ewes & Rams. 33 Rearing Calves. 630 Breeding Sheep. 7 Loads of produce.

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2018

EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2018

Towers power again seen in CCM Skipton sheep show arena Red Rose farmer Robert Towers, of Camp House Farm, Farleton, has hardly put a foot wrong in the sheep show arena at Skipton Auction Mart this year. His latest success was a first prize success in the Easter show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot, following multiple prize wins at the opening ewes with lambs showcase, as well as a championship and reserve championship double at the Easter prime lambs highlight, both staged last month. Many of his frontrunners have also achieved top prices.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11th APRIL

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11th APRIL

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 519 head of cattle: Comprising: 181 Young Feeding Bulls, 37 Beef Feeding Cows, 297 Bullocks & Heifers, & 4 Breeding Cattle.

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