Sales Reports

CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Rearing Calves to £515 (106) B&W av £61 Cont av £378.34 Native av £264.29 Summer show and sale of calves was a superb day for all attending with a cracking trade right throughout the day. Native calves were certainly good to sell today with a number of buyers forcing a strong trade for both bulls and heifers with bulls stopping at £380 and heifers to £330 both from the Griffiths family of Penistone.

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SUMMER CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

SUMMER CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Sowrays champions again at Skipton rearing calf highlight The Sowray Holstein Friesian dairy farming family from Bowes Green Farm, Bishop Thornton, won yet another rearing calf title, doubling up with the reserve championship, at Skipton Auction Mart’s summer show. (Mon, July 31) Brothers Shaun, Peter and Paul Sowray took the leading honour with their first prize six-week-old British Blue-cross heifer calf, a Dazzle daughter which went on to sell for the day’s top call of £515 to Ian Ibbotson, of Oakworth.

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YOUNG FARMERS PRESS - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

YOUNG FARMERS PRESS - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Kieran, four, outguns dad to retain Skipton young farmers’ lambs title Kieran Robinson, a four-year-old livewire from Barnoldswick, got the better of his 26-year-old father, Scott, when retaining the supreme championship he won the previous year at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual young handlers’ prime lamb show and sale.(Monday, July 31)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Forward: 64 Prime cattle comprising 10 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 10 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 44 Cast Cattle. 3,056 Prime Sheep comprising 2,411 Prime Lambs & 645 Cast Ewes & Rams. 106 Rearing Calves. 2 Loads of produce.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 26TH AUGUST 2017

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 26TH AUGUST 2017

Second Skipton store lamb sale trade very similar to seasonal opener Skipton Auction Mart’s second store lamb sale attracted another strong turnout of 3,604 head, which sold to an overall average of £62.65 each. (Wed, July 26) Trade for most types was almost identical to the seasonal opener a fortnight earlier, though a few pens of the best smart lambs proved dearer. Strong first-cross lambs sold into the late £60s to £70 and to £73 per head for a Texel-cross pen of 50 from Michael and Carol McKenzie, of Arncliffe.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY 2017

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY 2017

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 3,718 SHEEP comp: 3,604 Store Lambs (Overall av £62.65) 114 Breeding Ewes (Av £109.64) CCM Auctions held their second fortnightly sale of Store Sheep at Skipton on Wednesday where trade was seen to be very similar for most types to those prices seen at the opening sale, a few pens of best smart lambs would be dearer, strong first cross lambs made late 60’s to £70 with the best at £73 from Michael Mckenzie. The 400 Mule Wether Lambs in the entry were keenly contested and would be dearer too, medium keep lambs would be very similar.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY 2017

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY 2017

Second Skipton store lamb sale trade very similar to seasonal opener Skipton Auction Mart’s second store lamb sale attracted another strong turnout of 3,604 head, which sold to an overall average of £62.65 each. (Wed, July 26) Trade for most types was almost identical to the seasonal opener a fortnight earlier, though a few pens of the best smart lambs proved dearer. Strong first-cross lambs sold into the late £60s to £70 and to £73 per head for a Texel-cross pen of 50 from Michael and Carol McKenzie, of Arncliffe.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

Forward: 70 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 46 Cast Cattle. 3,106 Prime Sheep comprising 2673 Prime Lambs & 433 Cast Ewes & Rams. 52 Rearing Calves. 29 Dairy Cattle. 1 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

Craven Dairy Auction (29 head) Milkers into an extra gear today with a top price of £2200 for a heifer from Tony Swires of Stainburn who also saw his consignment of four average £2020. KT Wood & Son, Holcombe found their reserve champion heifer first in the ring but nobody held watching it reach £2100 selling to regular supporter Brian Blezard of Ribchester.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017

Another Swires family success at Craven Dairy Auction Commercial Holstein Friesian entries bagged the principal prizes in the newly calven show classes at Skipton Auction Mart’s main July Craven Dairy Auction show and sale, as trade for milkers stepped up a gear.

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SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 21ST JULY 2017

SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 21ST JULY 2017

Irish couple top dogs again with fabulous Skipton foursome Unbroken pen sees new record high price of 2,500gns North County Dublin’s Brian White and Aoife Smith were again the standout performers by a country mile when heading the day’s prices at 7,200 guineas (£7,560) and selling four dogs in total for a combined 20,100gns (£21,105) at Skipton Auction Mart’s summer sale of working sheep dogs, which also saw a new all-time record high price of 2,500gns in the unbroken pen.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY 2017

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY 2017

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 405 head of cattle Comprising: 119 Young Feeding Bulls, 25 Beef Feeding Cows, 243 Bullocks & Heifers, & 18 Breeding Cattle. A good show of cattle for CCM Auctions fortnightly sale at Skipton Auction Mart. With the run of Spring 2016 born bulls reducing premium 10 month old farm assured cattle met a very strong trade. Small young bulls also met a ready audience from bull finishers and customers looking for grazing steers. Store cattle were a keen trade all sale, stronger cattle were in great demand, with smart stuff £1250 to £1350, two pens of strong Black & Whites at £1100 each, plenty of yearling grazing bullocks from £1000 to £1000, lesser end late 800’s plus. Heifers keenly contested all sale with additional customers for grazing cattle to take advantage of grass supplies.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 17TH JULY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 17TH JULY 2017

Forward: 33 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 11 Cast Cattle. 2,919 Prime Sheep comprising 2,564 Prime Lambs, 22 Hoggs, 333 Cast Ewes & Rams. 81 Rearing Calves.

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CALVES - MONDAY 17TH JULY 2017

CALVES - MONDAY 17TH JULY 2017

Rearing Calves to £450 (81) B&W&Dairy Shorthorn av £90.28 Cont av £361.30 Native av £254.56 Good trade throughout the breed sections for calves from British Blue Bulls headed up by Ian Collins with a 24 day old calf which sold for £450. Church Farm Enterprises presented a lovely pen of British Blue heifer calves at just over a month in age which average £408 for 4. Strong bidding for Native breeds both bulls and heifers with the pick of the Angus £375 from Richard Spence and Edward Berry £320 for a Hereford Bull. A higher percentage of Black and White bulls which were younger and bred from heifers met a good trade with the best black calves £158 for British Friesian from JC&DJ Marshall&Sons and crossed calves £145 from IR&DE Wellock.

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AGRI SALE - SATURDAY 15TH JULY 2017

AGRI SALE - SATURDAY 15TH JULY 2017

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle along with Summer Agri Trader Sale. Forward – 175 head cattle: 43 Bulls, 106 Bullocks & Heifers & 26 Breeding Cattle 35 lots Sheep & Goats. 183 lots of Poultry. 191 lots of Plants. 437 lots of Furniture, Reclaim & Stone. 372 lots of Machinery.

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