Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH JUNE 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH JUNE 2015

Forward: 38 Prime cattle comprising 5 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 33 Cast Cattle; 2,191 Prime Sheep comprising 2,015 Spring Lambs, 176 Cast Sheep; 68 Rearing Calves; 4 Loads of produce;

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 24TH JUNE 2015

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 24TH JUNE 2015

Forward: 366 head of cattle Comprising: 110 Young Feeding Bulls, 194 Bullocks & Heifers, 1 Feeding Cow & 61 Breeding Cattle At Skipton Mart on Wednesday, CCM Auctions conducted their fortnightly sale of Store & Breeding Cattle where a useful entry was presented to a very keen ringside of buyers. Young Bulls easily up kept the rates of last sale, with the premium types being a shade dearer. Bullocks and Heifers although forward in decent number for the time of year were still way short of the requirements of buyers at the ringside, yearling cattle again looking particularly good to sell.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

Forward: 50 Prime cattle comprising 1 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 48 Cast Cattle & 1 Feeding Bull. 1,838 Prime Sheep comprising 1,667 Spring Lambs, 171 Cast Ewes & Rams. 57 Rearing Calves. 32 Dairy Cattle. 2 Loads of produce.

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CALVES & DAIRY - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

CALVES & DAIRY - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

Rearing Calves to £640 (57) B&W av £139.68 Cont av £471 Native av £238 Well it’s happened again with calves dearer still on the week. A fantastic show of black and whites met the same flying trade that we saw last week with the best of bunch being a 1mth 8 day old Friesian from Michael Heron, Bramhope hitting a new high of £280 and Anthony Bolland, Bolton Abbey also having a flyer with a Holstein bull to £260. B&W average today £139.68 with 70% of B&W’s over £100’s. A quality run from Hartley’s of Beamsley saw their Angus bulls and heifers sell well to £290 and av £254 for his run of 8.

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CALVES PRESS - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

CALVES PRESS - MONDAY 22ND JUNE 2015

Skipton rearing calf trade excels yet again Rearing calf selling prices at Skipton Auction Mart continue to exceed all expectations. While dairy trade remains adversely affected by the uncertainty over milk prices, the mart’s calf trade is anything but, with some heady prices again achieved for dairy-bred entries and all calves in the 57-strong turnout dearer still on the week at Monday’s latest fixture. (June 22) In the Continental-cross section, British Blue youngsters were again out in force, with an average age of 35 days and quality of the highest order on parade.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 22ND JUNE

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 22ND JUNE

Robin Jennings regains champion’s crown at Craven Dairy Auction Robin Jennings, who runs the Stainbank pedigree Holstein dairy herd at Hill House Farm, South Stainley, Harrogate, won his first championship for some time at the main June Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, June 22) Mr Jennings secured overall victory with his first prize newly calven heifer, Tranthwaite Diamond Samatha, which he acquired as a stirk from Cumbrian breeder Peter Swindlehurst, of Underbarrow, Kendal.

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LIVESTOCK ONLY - SATURDAY 20TH JUNE

LIVESTOCK ONLY - SATURDAY 20TH JUNE

A nice entry of 129 Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle were presented for the Monthly Saturday Sale at Skipton Mart this week. In line with recent improvements in store cattle and prime cattle prices there was a very good enquiry from the ringside of buyers looking for cattle to graze and grow on. Goats were forward in large numbers and this is now becoming a popular feature of the Monthly sale as customers travel further distances in search of a ready market in which to both sell and buy. Forward – 129 head cattle: 23 Bulls, 102 Steers & Heifers & 4 Breeding Cattle. 29 Breeding & Store Sheep and 45 Goats

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH JUNE 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH JUNE 2015

Forward: 44 Prime cattle comprising 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 43 Cast Cattle. 2,626 Prime Sheep comprising 1894 Spring Lambs, 116 Cast Hoggs, 605 Cast Ewes & 11 Rams. 43 Rearing Calves. 2 Loads of produce.

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CALVES - MONDAY 15TH JUNE 2015

CALVES - MONDAY 15TH JUNE 2015

Rearing Calves to £530 (43) B&W av £120.58 Cont av £483 Native av £204 A trade that hasn’t been seen in a long time! Holstein Friesian calves were a phenomenal trade with 15 over £100 and 5 of those over £200 topping with a fantastic 8 wk old holstein calf from David Hall of Conistone Cold at £260. The number of farmer buyers chasing these good black and white calves can’t be ignored.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 10TH JUNE 2015

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 10TH JUNE 2015

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 10th JUNE 2015 Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 358 head of cattle Comprising: 126 Young Feeding Bulls, 162 Bullocks & Heifers & 70 Breeding Cattle A great show of bulls for the time of year attracted additional buyers, some buoyed by the recent increased returns for finished cattle and trade was sharper than the previous sale and the average rose to £1,006.90 per head. Smart strong bulls were £1,200 plus up to £1,340 for a cracking Blue form Mark Nelson of Bull & Cave Farm in Clapham. All the nice makers were £1000 plus.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH JUNE

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH JUNE

Forward: 43 Prime cattle comprising 1 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos)& 42 Cast Cattle including 2 Mature Bulls 1,749 Prime Sheep comprising 1,127 Spring Lambs, 231 Hoggs, 391 Cast Ewes & Rams, 203 Breeding Sheep, 77 Rearing Calves, 7 Dairy Cattle, 1 Load of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 8TH JUNE 2015

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 8TH JUNE 2015

77 Rearing Calves to £490 B&W av £93.11 Cont av £366.22 Native av £218.6 Calves continue on the strong trade with a good show being well supported from start to finish. Right through well reared calves making a good trade with 28 Black and White calves averaging £93.11 and 11 of 28 well over £100 and topping at £200 for a fine calf from Richard Spence of Low Jackfield. Native calves for the quality of the show were very strong with an overall average of £218.6 and Richard Sutcliffe of Queensbury topping at £275 for a 1mth old calf.

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PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2015 PRESS

PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2015 PRESS

Keelham back in for primestock champions Keelham Farm Shop, of Thornton, Bradford, virtually completed a clean sweep of the prize winners at the June show of prime cattle at Skipton Auction Mart, including the champion and reserve champion, as well as buying the day’s top prime lambs. (Mon, June 1) Keelham’s James Robertshaw started off by purchasing the prime cattle champion, a 525kg 16-month-old British Blue-cross heifer for 280.5p/kg, or £1,473. It was shown by regular red rosette winner Jim Baines, of Trawden.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2015

Forward: 81 Prime cattle comprising Clean Cattle 8 (under 30 mos), 4 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos), 3 Mature Bulls & 66 Cast Cattle 2,040 TOTAL HEAD OF SHEEP comp: 1,943 Prime Sheep comprising 1098 Spring Lambs, 230 Prime & Lightweight Hoggs, 586 Cast Ewes & 29 Cast Rams. 97 Breeding Sheep. 41 Rearing Calves. 3 Loads of produce.

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