Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

Forward: 21 Prime cattle comprising 14 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 6 Cast Cattle 1,211 Prime Sheep comprising 570 Spring Lambs, 489 Old Season Lambs, 152 Cast Ewes & Rams 532 Breeding Sheep 36 Rearing Calves

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

A very good show of 215 outfits with 319 lambs at foot forward for the weekly sale which incorporated the Annual Show & Sale of Single Sheep with Lambs at foot. Hill sheep were kindly judged by Mr Charles Kitching, whilst lowland sheep were judged by Mr R Donaldson and Mr Howard Kitching.

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SHEEP & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

SHEEP & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 29TH MAY 2017

John Bland four-timer at Skipton ewes with lambs show Skipton Auction Mart’s late season bank holiday show and sale of single ewes with lambs at foot is a happy hunting ground for Derbyshire’s John Bland, who notched up a notable achievement in the hill sheep section when winning it for an unprecedented fourth year in succession. (Mon, May 29)

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MILTI BREED PEDIGREE - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

MILTI BREED PEDIGREE - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

Beef Breeding Cattle The drinks were on Oddacres Landlord at the final multibreed showdown of CCM’s Pedigree month. Terry and Elaine Priestely’s charge purchased from John and Claire Mason’s, Oddacres Herd and has been used on the pedigree Limousin “Prietec” Herd, the 2015 Gallois Son was picked out by judge Andrew Fisher before selling to David White of Horton In Ribblesdale.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 801 head of cattle Comprising: 202 Young Feeding Bulls, 38 Beef Feeding Cows, 490 Bullocks & Heifers, & 52 Breeding Cattle plus 19 Pedigree Beef Cattle.

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MULTI BREED PRESS - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

MULTI BREED PRESS - WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017

Landlord sets bar with championship and top price double at Skipton multi-breed beef showcase Terry and Elaine Priestley, who run the Prietec pedigree Limousin herd at Lane House Farm, Mewith, near Bentham, were crowned supreme champions at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual multi-breeds show and sale of beef breeding cattle. (Wed, May 24)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

Forward: 66 Prime cattle comprising 20 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 45 Cast Cattle 2,714 Sheep comprising 654 Spring Lambs, 1774 Old Season Lambs, 286 Cast Ewes & Rams 619 Breeding Sheep 73 Rearing Calves 14 Dairy Cattle

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

619 BREEDING SHEEP An increased entry of 241 sheep with 378 lambs at foot for the weekly attracted another large company of buyers to the ringside. Older sheep with strong lambs were again in high demand and would look dearer in comparison than the younger sheep with lambs at foot. Richard Caton had top price of the day with some correct Suffolk x Ewes with Twins at £195 the outfit.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

Rearing Calves to £450 (73) B&W av £147.13 Cont av £370.87 Native av £190.12 A good number of calves today and an EXCEPTIONAL TRADE!!!!!!. Black and White Bulls averaged £147.13 (av 39 days old) to £290 for a belter from Michael Heron of Bramhope. Continentals had a flyer too with Heifer buyers out in force, Fred Houseman of Church Farm Enterprises to £450 and a BB Heifer average of £392. Bulls not quite as potent but with Shaun Sowray topping at £405 and an average of £405 for all Blue Bulls, the limousins weren’t much different again with heifers outstripping their male counterparts with Bulls averaging £362.50 to £400 G Pickergill & Sons, Hawksworth but Heifers av £376 to £400 PJ&JE Bolland, Airton.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

Aireburn heifer bags another Skipton dairy title Brian and Judith Moorhouse’s Aireburn pedigree herd at Hesper Farm, Bell Busk, sent out yet another champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest Craven Dairy Auction show and sale. (Mon, May 22)

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MARKET REPORT - SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2017

MARKET REPORT - SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2017

Forward – 134 Head of Cattle, 74 Goats and Sheep, 1 Pony. A good entry of cattle for the Monthly sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Stores. Cattle were dearer than most vendors expectations with a huge ringside of customers keen for the nice entry of quality reared calves to graze and grow on. The highlight of the Monthly sale of goats was a Toggenburg Nanny with Nanny kid at foot selling for £200!

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CALVES - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

CALVES - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

Rearing Calves to £400 B&W av £88.30 Cont av £354.67 Native av £230 Quiet show forward this week however again trade flying for these handy calves. Straight black and whites flying off the shelves with Richard Spence at £155 for his B&W bull at 4 weeks and Chris Drake at £145 for a 5 week old Holstein bull calf. Blues pretty potent also however it was a strong limousin bull from Chris Watson of Horton Pasture that topped the days trade at £400 with John and Rob Marshall making the most of the strong trade and hitting £385 for a sweet 4 week old bull. Calves continue to be in strong demand and the auction offers the best place to maximise price. Please come and drop some of and find out.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

Breeding Sheep A slightly smaller show of sheep with lambs met with a blistering trade, with all classes up on the week, and an army of buyers looking for outfits. Still plenty of trade. Thomas Boothman had hoggs and lambs at £200 as did Robert & Raymond Johnson. Neil Heseltine hit £195 for shearling and twins, whilst ewes with single lambs were keenly sought all sale long, especially anything with power, Mark Lewis having 3 packets of sheep all at £158, Frank Throup £150 and plenty of others at £135-£140. Please advise the mart office of entries by Friday Lunchtime. Thankyou.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH MAY 2017

Forward: 70 Prime cattle comprising 24 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 6 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 40 Cast Cattle 1,578 Prime Sheep comprising 345 Spring Lambs, 949 Old Season Lambs, 284 Cast Ewes & Rams 474 Breeding Sheep 24 Rearing Calves

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SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 12TH MAY 2017

SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 12TH MAY 2017

Young Irish couple top dogs at Skipton with 9,200gns sale Moss Irish eyes were smiling when Brian White and Aoife Smith, a young and talented Irish couple from Naul in North County Dublin, were top dogs with a 9,200 guineas (£9,660) top call at the annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction Mart, which attracted another strong turnout of 120 dogs. (Fri, May 12)

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