Sales Reports

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2016

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2016

Forward: 535 head of cattle Comprising: 57 Young Feeding Bulls, 457 Bullocks & Heifers, 7 Feeding Cows & 14 Breeding Cattle Numbers nicely growing now as the autumn period approaches. Strong cattle were a sharp trade with Bullocks and short keep heifers especially good to sell. Smart younger cattle also holding value, whilst a few harder sorts were a shade easier.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 29TH AUGUST 2016

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 29TH AUGUST 2016

Craven Dairy Auction (51 head) The late August show and sale of Dairy Cattle welcomed the Yorkshire Holstein Club to the ring with a fine show of Pedigree and Commercial dairy cattle right the way down the Shippon. The Pedigree Championship Judged by Edward Fort was given to the Dalesbrad herd of Alan and Susan Throup of Higher House, Silsden Moor. Dalesbrad Destry Peony a superb heifer by the bull Scientific Destry was calved 28 days and giving 30kgs went on to sell for the day’s top price of £1950. The second prized heifer behind the Champion in class was a lovely 2yr old heifer from David and Dee Holmes of Castley with Holmedale Hercules Poppy 2, by the Butterfield Ingleview Hercules and boasting a lot of milk in its back pedigree this went on to sell for £1780 to Wick Williams of Nantwich. Brian Moorhouse of the Aireburn Herd took the next top price with his Aireburn Charlie Rilla heifer, the heifer whose dam a EX92 cow who has done 100 ton at Hesper Farm sold for £1700 to Brian Blezard of Ribchester.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 29TH AUGUST 2016

Forward: 43 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 24 Cast Cattle including 2 Mature Bulls. 3,344 Prime Sheep comprising 2,660 Prime Lambs, 684 Cast Ewes & Rams. 74 Rearing Calves. B&W av £84 Cont av £353 Native av £284 51 Dairy Cattle.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2016

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 8,048 Head - Overall av £59.61 The largest entry of the season so far met with a grand trade that wasn’t much different to the previous sale. Suffolk’s and Texel’s again offered customers a good selection of short and longer keep lambs with both breeds averaging over £60. Tops of £82 per head for Texel’s from CG Dibb of Low Snowden, whilst Steven Wells of Monyash made £81 of the 1st prize pen of Beltex crosses, the 1,127 Beltex crosses averaged £65.10.

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GIMMER SHEARLINGS - TUESDAY 23RD AUGUST 2016

GIMMER SHEARLINGS - TUESDAY 23RD AUGUST 2016

Forward: 3,936 head of Gimmer Shearlings. CCM Auctions conducted their Great Annual Prize Sale of Gimmer Shearlings at Skipton on Tuesday. A nice show of sheep were presented to a full ringside of both regular local customers and new customers, some of whom had travelled some distance looking for quality types. Continental sheep were in great demand, especially the good sorts, Texels up £35 on average to stand at £155 across the board. Mule sheep were also better to sell on the year, and a healthy average of £138 was recorded. As a result the overall sale average was £18.24 up on the year to stand at £141.19. Thank you to all our sponsors for supporting the sale, NFU, JACS Trade & DIY, & Top Tags and to our judges for today’s sale.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND AUGUST 2016

Forward: 86 Prime cattle comprising 18 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 10 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 58 Cast Cattle. 4,336 Prime Sheep comprising 3720 Prime Lambs, 616 Cast Ewes & Rams. 80 Rearing Calves. 1 Loads of produce.

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BREEDING SHEEP - FRIDAY 19TH AUGUST 2016

BREEDING SHEEP - FRIDAY 19TH AUGUST 2016

CCM Auctions held their special sale of breeding ewes (2 shear +) at Skipton on Friday together with rams. A nice entry of sheep attracted a large crowd all keen for sheep. Rams started the sale and found a good enquiry levelling at £350. Ewes were very keenly contested, David Coates presented a good run of Mule 2 shears selling at £155 twice, £150 and £145, whilst Thomas Binns sold the same at £150 and £145. John Wright of Airton sold three pens of Suffolk Mule Shearlings all at £140 each. Older ewes sold well, with broken mouth correct below ewes very good to sell.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 17TH AUGUST 2016

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 17TH AUGUST 2016

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 426 head of cattle Comprising: 59 Young Feeding Bulls, 6 Beef Bred Grazing Cows, 342 Bullocks & Heifers, 19 Breeding cattle At CCM’s fortnightly cattle sale a sharp trade was seen across the board. Young Bulls started the sale with 8 of the 59 entries topping £1,200, topping at £1,400. The average across the board was £985.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2016

Forward: 56 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 32 Cast Cattle. 3,799 Prime Sheep comprising 3297 Prime Lambs, 502 Cast Ewes & Rams. 52 Rearing Calves. 35 Dairy Cattle. 1 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2016

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2016

Rearing Calves to £425x3 (52) B&W av £85.30 Cont av £355.33 Native av £236.2 52 calves up for sale this morning with black whites seeing a resurgence in price back to a healthy average of £85.3. Continentals remained a straight average at £355 for all types topping three times at £425 for two bulls and a heifer from Church Farm Enterprises with two more heifers at £415 and £410. Parkers from Bentham saw their sweet blue bull make £380 and John Blackwell have a Simmental at £360.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 10th AUGUST 2016 Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep Forward: 6,453 Sheep 6,276 Store Lambs, Overall av £62.25 177 Breeding Sheep

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH AUGUST 2016

Forward: 44 Prime cattle comprising 20 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 24 Cast Cattle. 4,111 Prime Sheep comprising 3605 Prime Lambs, 506 Cast Ewes & Rams. 127 Rearing Calves.

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CALVES - MONDAY 8TH AUGUST 2016

CALVES - MONDAY 8TH AUGUST 2016

Rearing Calves to £500 (127) B&W av £60.86 Cont av £328.17 Native av £251.5 Real show of calves today with 127 landing on the docks this morning and a healthy trade to boot, British Blues headlined the very top prices with Church Farm Enteprises taking the top four highest prices with some tremendous calves which topped at £500, 490 x2 and £475. Geoff and Margaret Booth of Lothersdale were not far behind at £475 and Shaun Sowray at £470.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 3RD AUGUST 2016

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 3RD AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 3rd August 2016 Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 475 head of cattle Comprising: 93 Young Feeding Bulls, 361 Bullocks & Heifers, 7 Feeding Cows

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1ST AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1ST AUGUST 2016

Forward: 46 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 25 Cast Cattle. 3,429 Prime Sheep comprising 3037 Prime Lambs, 392 Cast Ewes & Rams. 35 Rearing Calves. 1 Loads of produce.

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