Sales Reports

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

Smashing dairy day for Sally Wellock at Skipton Auction Mart Craven Dairy Auction regular and multiple past champion, Sally Wellock, who runs the Harehills pedigree herd at West House Farm, Oldfield, above Keighley, was the standout performer when hitting £2,300 twice at the latest show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, April 29) She first stepped up with the reserve champion newly calven heifer, a 30-litre daughter of Picardus, out of a Harehills Ethel, who claimed the opening joint top £2,300 price tag when selling locally to regular buyer John Howard, of Heslaker.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

Forward: 46 Prime cattle comprising 12 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 6 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 28 Cast Cattle 3245 Prime Sheep comprising 177 Spring Lamb, 2401 Prime Hoggs, 93 Mature Hoggs & 574 Cast Ewes & Rams. 42 Rearing Calves. 14 Dairy Cattle. 827 Breeding Sheep comprising 309 Sheep with 518 Lambs at foot. 3 Loads of produce.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

827 Breeding Sheep (comprising 309 Sheep with 518 Lambs at foot) Another good entry of breeding sheep forward for sale, and like last week, a good mixture of young sheep with lambs and older sheep. Best of the Mule Hoggs with Singles came from Robert Johnson Felliscliffe selling at £180 the outfit, cloely followed by Messrs Gratton Warsill with two pens at £175 and one at £170. Ian Townson Settle also making £170 twice. Other decent types in the £160’s and some farming types £130-£140. Best of the Continental Shearlings were two pens of homebred Texels with twin Beltex Lambs from Simon Bennett Silsden Moor. These outfits ideal for inclusion in a flock being Enzo and Toxo, Hep P. Both pens sold for £270 per outfit with another at £230.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

Craven Dairy Auction (14 head) What a great day in the dairy ring. Sally Wellock of Oakworth hits £2300 twice. A healthy show of dairy stock in the main ring today with a nice show of newly calven cattle tied up in the shippon. 1st prize in the pre sale show went to a cracking heifer from Peter Baul of Bishop Thornton, by Bossman and giving 32 litres she went on to sell for £1950 to Eric Marshall of Dacre. The reserve champion heifer from Sally Wellock of Oakworth found many admirers, giving 30 litres and by Picardus she went on to sell for £2300 to John Howard of Heslaker, 2 lots later she produced the goods again with a tremendous 2nd Calver giving 42 litres selling for the same price of £2300 this time to Aubrey Greenhalgh. The last cow from Wellock’s then found a home at £1980 with the Hartley family of Beamsley.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

Forward: 24 Prime cattle comprising 14 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 10 Cast Cattle. 2345 Prime Sheep comprising 42 Spring Lamb, 2026 Prime Hoggs & 277 Cast Ewes & Rams. 46 Rearing Calves. 1184 Breeding Sheep comprising 456 Sheep with 728 Lambs at foot. 2 Loads of produce.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

1184 Breeding Sheep comprising 456 Sheep with 728 Lambs at foot. A brilliant entry of sheep for Easter Monday with over 450 outfits penned and sold, offering customers ringside an unrivalled choice covering older ewes with strong lambs for feeding out and younger outfits of Shearlings and Hoggs with lambs for including in a flock. The ringside was packed out with customers and a fast selling trade ensued with quality in strong demand.

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CALVES - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

CALVES - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

Rearing Calves to £435 (46) B&W av £68.20 Cont av £309.55 Native av £208.45 A healthy show of calves this morning but could sold a heap more. Best continental calves from John and Rob Marshall of Dacre sold to £435 with Church Farm Enterprises also seeing £430 and £425 with 7 calves over and above the £400 mark, which includes the top price heifer also from Church Farm Enterprises at £415.

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EASTER EWES & LAMBS - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

EASTER EWES & LAMBS - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

Solid turnout and strong trade at CCM Skipton Easter ewes with lambs showcase Silsden Moor’s Andrew Throup, of Middle Marchup Farm, was responsible for the red rosette-winning pairs pen at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Easter breeding sheep show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot. (Monday, April 22)

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 17TH APRIL

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 17TH APRIL

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 752 head of cattle, Comprising: 726 Feeding Cattle (170 Young Bulls, 40 Beef Feeding Cows, 516 Bullocks & Heifers) & 26 Breeding Cattle.

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BEEF FEEDING COW PRESS - WEDNESDAY 17TH APRIL 2019

BEEF FEEDING COW PRESS - WEDNESDAY 17TH APRIL 2019

Bordley Green success at CCM Skipton feeding cow show A nine-year-old Limousin-cross cow from John Stephenson, of Bordley Green Farm, Bordley, won first prize in the annual Spring show for beef-bred feeding cows at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, April 17) The home-bred mother of eight calves was sold only because she could not be got in-calf again by the Upper Wharfedale breeder, who has won multiple titles in the cattle show arena at his local mart. His latest frontrunner, shown by his father, also John, sold for a section top of £1,230 to Stephen Eastwood, of Emley, Huddersfield.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

Forward: 50 Prime cattle comprising 33 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos),4 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 13 Cast Cattle 4,223 Prime Sheep comprising 101 Spring Lamb, 3786 Prime Hoggs, 43 Mature Hoggs & 293 Cast Ewes & Rams 61 Rearing Calves 705 Breeding Sheep – 240 Ewes with 465 Lambs 2 Loads of produce

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

705 Breeding Sheep – 240 Ewes with 465 Lambs A larger show of 705 breeding sheep, comprising 240 Ewes with 465 lambs at foot, saw a very sharp trade for all Suffolk and Continental outfits, and very best Mule outfits in strong demand, but a commercial Mule outfit still looks value for money compared to some others. At the top end of things it was Rosy Dunn from York who had chief price at £275 for a pen of 5 Texel Shlgs with twins, and £245 for 5 Texel 2-3crop Ewes with twins. Andrew Throup from Silsden made £255 of 10 Texel 2shr ewes with twins, and £230 of a pen of 9 with 18.

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EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

Robert Towers triumphs again at CCM Easter Spring lambs showcase North Craven’s Robert Towers won the high profile Easter prime lambs show at Skipton Auction Mart for the second year in succession. (Mon, Apr 15) Mr Towers, who farms with his wife, Jackie at Greenlands Farm, Ingleton, saw his first prize home-bred single 53kg Suffolk-cross Continental ram lamb, by a tup bought out of Skipton two years earlier, progress to become champion at the seasonal showcase. It again attracted leading retail butchers from a wide area seeking the pick of the region’s Spring lambs for their customers’ Easter tables from this coming weekend, with lamb roasts in particular remaining highly popular.

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BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

Sharp trade at Skipton breeding sheep sale Now in full swing, Skipton Auction Mart’s breeding sheep season attracted a larger turnout of 705 head, comprising 240 ewes with 465 lambs at foot, for the latest weekly Monday sale. (Apr 15) It produced a very sharp trade for all Suffolk and Continental outfits, with the very best Mule outfits also in strong demand and a commercial Mule outfit still looking value for money compared to some of the others.

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PEDIGREE BEEF SEASON - MAY 2019

PEDIGREE BEEF SEASON - MAY 2019

Countdown commences to CCM Skipton 2019 pedigree beef show season The 2019 pedigree beef show and sale season at Skipton Auction Mart begins on Wednesday, May 1, with the traditional pipe-opener, the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ showcase. The fixture, for up-and-coming breeding bulls, the majority ready for work, along with breeding females, is again expected to create keen interest among pedigree, commercial, beef and dairy breeders. Catalogue entries closed last Monday. (Apr 8)

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