Sales Reports

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 521 head of cattle Comprising: 137 Young Feeding Bulls, 336 Bullocks & Heifers, 4 Feeding Cows, 44 Breeding Cattle inc 22 Suckler Breeding Cattle.

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LINGFIELD BEEF FAIR - WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY 2015 PRESS

LINGFIELD BEEF FAIR - WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY 2015 PRESS

Jayne Pick bull the pick on price at Skipton multi-breed beef showcase Skipton Auction Mart’s 2015 pedigree beef season came to a close with the Ling Fields Beef Cattle Fair, the annual multi-breeds show and sale of beef breeding cattle, when interest among a discerning audience centred around mobile, natural bulls ready to go straight to work.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015 PRESS

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015 PRESS

Lawson four-timer at Craven Dairy Auction A fourth Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2015 fell to the Wharfedale-based Newbirks pedigree Holstein herd, the reigning Craven Cattle Marts’ Dairy Farmers of the Year, at the main May show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. Father and daughter David and Suzy Lawson, of Mill Farm, Arthington, saw their first prize newly calven heifer, Newbirks Gertie 321, by the home-bred Braedale Goldwyn son, Newbirks Jazwyn, progress to become overall champion courtesy of show judge Stephen Coates, of Baildon Moor, who then backed his judgment at the ringside when securing his chosen victor, 19 days calved and giving 32 litres, for £1,800.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015

581 Breeding Sheep A busy sale for late in the season saw 229 Hoggs, Shearlings and Ewes with 352 Lambs at Foot presented for sale. The sale ring was packed and older sheep with strong lambs were keenly sought, but trade for Hoggs and Lambs has certainly become quieter in the last few weeks. As ever please advise entries to the mart office by 12noon Friday for inclusion in the online catalogue. Today we held our special late season show and sale of single sheep with lambs at foot. The following awards were given: Lowland sheep: 1st JM Daggett £180; 2nd C Nelson & Son £150; 3rd JW Stockdale & Son £200 Hill Sheep: 1st JH&J Bland £180; 2nd JH&J Bland £170

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MAY 2015

Rearing Calves to £460 B&W av £85 Cont av £362 Native av £251.50 Small Show of calves forward following the calf show with a lot of farmers with one eye on their silage. However trade was strong not quite that of Show week but a couple of strong Simmental heifers topped the bidding today from John Blackwell, Gargrave 1mth and 28 days making £460 with Alf and Andrew Townsend just pipped with their bull at £455. Black and Whites and Angus’ continue their strong trend with some planer calves than what has been previously seen still averaging £85 and £251.50 Respectively.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 25TH MAY

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 25TH MAY

Forward: 12 Prime cattle comprising 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 11 Cast Cattle. 1,825 TOTAL HEAD OF SHEEP comp: 1,244 Prime Sheep comprising 530 Spring Lambs, 464 Prime & Lightweight Hoggs, 239 Cast Ewes & 11 Cast Rams. 581 Breeding Sheep. 16 Rearing Calves. 14 Dairy Cattle. 2 Loads of produce.

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LIVESTOCK/AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 23RD MAY

LIVESTOCK/AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 23RD MAY

MARKET REPORT – SATURDAY 23rd MAY 2015 Forward: 163 Cattle comp: 35 Breeding Cattle, 128 Stirks and Weaned Calves; 49 Store, Breeding Sheep and Goats; 526 lots of Machinery; 611 Lots of Reclaim, Salvage, Stone & Timber; 299 Lots of Poultry, Waterfowl, Hatching Eggs and Equipment; Spring Sale of 223 Lots of Border Fine Art, China and Beswick.

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ROUND UP - SATURDAY 23RD MAY 2015 PRESS

ROUND UP - SATURDAY 23RD MAY 2015 PRESS

Skipton Saturday sales day bonanza Multiple sales catering for a wide cross-section of interests were again on the agenda at another action-packed Saturday at Skipton Auction Mart. (May 23) The monthly livestock collective featured a strong turnout of 163 cattle, among them a total of 128 stirks, which continued to sell well across all breeds, including a good selection of native animals.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 18TH MAY 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 18TH MAY 2015

Forward: 43 Prime cattle comprising 43 Cast Cattle. 2,817 TOTAL SHEEP Inc: 2,303 Prime Sheep comprising 599 Spring Lambs, 1232 Hoggs, 454 Cast Ewes & 18 Cast Rams. 514 Breeding Sheep . 79 Rearing Calves. 1 Load of produce.

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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2015 PRESS

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2015 PRESS

Record turnover at Skipton working sheepdog sale John Bell again hits headlines with top-performing litter sisters Two 11-month-old litter sisters from John Bell stole the show when selling away at 4,250gns and 3,400gns respectively at Skipton Auction Mart’s Spring working sheepdogs sale, on a day when turnover set a new record high.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 751 head of cattle Comprising: 191 Young Feeding Bulls, 476 Bullocks & Heifers, 8 Breeding Cattle & 76 Pedigree Limousins Another fantastic entry of 667 Store Cattle & Young Bulls were forward for sale today and numbers show no sign of easing off yet, and this continues to draw a large crowd of buyers to each sale from across the North, Midlands and Eastern Counties.

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CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

The Tomschoice herd of Jamie & Sarah Cooper of Dacre headed up the prices at the Craven Limousin Day with their Senior Bull ‘Warrenderpark Geronimo’ who was on sale because of the return of his sire Kaprico Eravelle who had been at stud. With his sire scoring in the top 1% of the breed for calving and short gestation, the 2011 born Geronimo met spirited bidding to finally find a new home with Chris Metcalfe of Healaugh for 5,400gns.

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CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2015

Geronimo chief price performer at Skipton pedigree Limousin highlight First time exhibitor lands supreme championship The Tomschoice pedigree Limousin herd of James and Sarah Cooper, based at Hill Top Farm, Dacre, Harrogate, secured top price honours at 5,400gns (£5,670) with a well-proven senior bull on Craven Limousin Day, Skipton Auction Mart’s prestigious annual Spring show and sale of pedigree Limousin bulls and females. (Wed, May 13)

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2015

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2015

Northern Limousin Extravaganza... A great show of cattle was presented for showing. Pedigree Champion - JM&SM Priestley & Reserve - Barker Farming Partnership. Commercial Champion - NE Slack & Reserve M Harryman & S Warriner. Overall Supreme Champion - NE Slack & Overall Reserve Champion - JM&SM Priestley. Full report and pictures to follow...

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2015

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2015

Volcano commercial daughter on fire at Northern Limousin Extravaganza An 11-month-old Limousin-sired commercial heifer from Cumbrian breeder Neil Slack outshone her pedigree counterparts to clinch the supreme championship at the 2015 Northern Limousin Extravaganza (NLE) at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, May 12) Mr Slack, of Plumtree House, Newby, near Penrith, saw his first prize heifer and commercial champion, named Elsa, progress to land leading honours, pipping the pedigree champion, a bull from fellow Cumbrian breeders, the Priestley family, from Kirkambeck, Brampton

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