Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

Forward: 22 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 2 Cast Cattle 1,398 Prime Sheep comprising 412 Prime Lambs, 695 Prime Hoggs & 291 Cast Ewes & Rams 56 Rearing Calves 258 Breeding Sheep 4 Dairy Cattle

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

Ravensgate Mars sparkles to bag Craven Dairy Auction title Peter Baul, who trades as M Baul & Partners and runs the Ravensgate pedigree Holstein herd at Watergate Farm, Bishop Thornton, picked up his first Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2018 at the late May show. (Monday, May 28).

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018

John Bland five-timer at Skipton ewes with lambs bank holiday show Derbyshire’s John Bland notched up a fabulous five-timer on his annual visit to Skipton Auction Mart’s late season bank holiday show and sale of single ewes with lambs at foot. (Monday, May 28) Mr Bland, of Crowden House Farm, Crowden, won the horned show class for the fifth year in succession with a Swaledale shearling ewe by a home-bred ram with her single pure-bred gimmer lamb at foot, got by a Paul Ewbank tup. The pair sold locally for £225 to Jeff Throup on Silsden Moor.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY 2015

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY 2015

TOTAL: 914 Head of Cattle inc: 811 Feeding Cattle (216 Young Bulls, 66 Beef Feeding Cows, 528 Bullocks & Heifers) 114 Beef Breeding Cattle. Feeding Bulls – still a keen demand from buyers looking to keep bull pens full. Bulls under 10 months averaged £1025 with 2 November born British Blue crosses the pick from John and Gill Huck of Hubberholme at £1300. Bulls 11 to 12 months averaged £1002with a top of £1300 from Alan Lodge of Malham Moor.

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MULTIBREED BULLS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE 2018

MULTIBREED BULLS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE 2018

Simpson Blue bull charges to 4,900gns top price at Skipton Seven pedigree and pure-bred bulls featured among the turnout at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday cattle sale. It was a five-year-old British Blue from Bernard Simpson, of Pateley Bridge, that proved the real eye-catcher when selling locally for 4,900gns to Frankland Farms in Rathmell.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 21ST MAY 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 21ST MAY 2018

Forward: 57 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 5 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 30 Cast Cattle 1541 Prime Sheep comprising 267 Prime Lambs, 1021 Prime Hoggs & 253 Cast Ewes & Rams 46 Rearing Calves 704 Breeding Sheep comp 287 Sheep with 417 lambs at foot 3 Loads of produce

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WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 18TH MAY 2018

WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 18TH MAY 2018

Northern Ireland schoolgirl Shannon Conn, 16, top dog at Skipton with 6,800gns Rosie Tony Birkett claims new centre record price of 6,700gns for dog under 12 months O Level exams prevented a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Northern Ireland attending the annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction Mart – and seeing her charge become top dog on price at 6,800gns (£7,140). (Fri, May 18)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 14TH MAY 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 14TH MAY 2018

Forward: 63 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 42 Cast Cattle 2,526 Prime Sheep comprising 292 Prime Lambs, 1724 Prime Hoggs & 510 Cast Ewes & Rams 87 Rearing Calves 27 Dairy Cattle 3 Loads of produce

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 14TH MAY 2018

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 14TH MAY 2018

Craven Dairy Auction (27 head) A cracking bull trade in the dairy ring today with David, Claire and Suzy Lawson presenting two tremendous bulls, both bred from the famous Newbirks Jazz family and boasting tremendous back pedigrees sold to a ready ringside of buyers. The first prize bull Newbirks Reebok, a tremendous dark bull found a new home with Gary Swires of K Swires & Co, Beckwithshaw with the other cracking bull from Newbirks selling for £1900 to Tony Swires of Stainburn.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

Forward: 1,188 head of cattle Comprising: 239 Young Feeding Bulls, 44 Beef Feeding Cows, 713 Bullocks & Heifers, 23 Breeding Cattle & 89 Pedigree Cattle. A cracking show of young feeding bulls forward for sale and a strong line up of buyers ringside too. The best yearling bulls were keenly contested regularly selling for £1150 to a top of £1340 for a 12 month Limousin from A Lodge, Malham Moor. Andrew Bradley representing TH&K Wood, Birstwith sold yearlings at £1250 for a pen of 3, £1240 £1220 and 3 at £1190. Robert Davey from Eldroth, Mick Carr from Horton in Ribblesdale and John Greenhalgh of Bashall Eaves all had bulls at £1200 or more. There were 128 bulls aged 11-12 month old and they averaged £1039.84.

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CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

The Craven Limousin Day produced one of the best sales to date with a100% clearance of Intermediate Bulls ranging in price from 2700gns to 5000gns. Senior bulls reflected the same demand from buyers for strong bulls ready for work with just one failing to find a new home and a price range of 2300gns to 5000gns. With 4 Junior bull classes in the show and a large entry of 26 cattle buyers enjoyed choice and the section returned an 85% clearance rate with prices from 1500gns to 8500gns.

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CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

Gunnerfleet herd grasps centre record 8,500gns top price glory at CCM Skipton pedigree Limousin annual highlight Supreme championship falls to South Lakeland Arradfoot herd The celebrated North Craven Gunnerfleet pedigree Limousin herd of father and son, Jim and Ian Handley, widely recognised as one of the leading herds for the breed in the country, was responsible for the top price 8,500gns (£8,925) performer at Skipton Auction Mart’s premier breed highlight of the year, the annual Spring show and sale of pedigree bulls and females

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - Judge – Mr Andrew Ewing. OVERALL SUPREME CHAMPION – Garrowby Estate Lot 10. OVERALL RESERVE CHAMPION – GA Sedgwick Lot 54

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LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

Garrowby siblings shine at Northern Limousin Extravaganza Sedgewick commercial champion overall reserve A brother and sister from Garrowby Farms, which forms part of the Garrowby Estate at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds east of York, secured a pedigree championship double for breeder Clive Rowland at the 2018 Northern Limousin Extravaganza (NLE), the opening day of Skipton Auction Mart’s annual two-day breed showcase.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 7TH MAY 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 7TH MAY 2018

2,899 Breeding Sheep comp 1059 Geld Gimmer Hoggs and 747 Outfits Breeding Sheep with 1093 lambs at foot A very busy day today for our Annual May Day Prize Sale of Breeding Sheep with nearly 3,000 head penned for sale. The Geld Gimmer Hoggs sold first and this years entry was very mixed for quality, and trade was reasonably for the best end, but just steady for the next grade, with fat price looking a back up option for anything that was not at the top of its game.

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