Sales Reports

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

Craven Dairy Auction (23 head) David Lawson of Arthington saw his two heifers win the newly calven heifer class this morning with his first prize heifer taking the championship in front of a handy Pedigree 2nd Calver from Wilson Stewart of Carlisle. Both Champion and Reserve found a new home with regular supporter Brian Blezard of Ribchester at £2000 and £1800 respectively. A healthy show of Incalf heifers were on show today with John Ireland, Thorpe Bassett taking first prize however it was the second prize heifer from Jeff and Judith Throup of Silsden Moor, Incalf to Aberdeen Angus bull duster and due September sold to Roger and Jack Naylor for £1380 with a section average of £1208.

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PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

White and red rose successes at Skipton prime cattle showcase Oakworth’s James Drake was crowned champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s August prime cattle show with his first prize 580kg British Blue-cross steer, an all-black snapped up for £1,476, or 254.5p/kg – both top price in class – by judge Simon Barker, of Skipton-based Stanforths Butchers, who took home three in total. (Monday, August 7)

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PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

Hall prime lamb champions head Skipton selling prices Yorkshire Dales sheep farmer Michael Hall, of Scosthrop Farm, Airton, secured championship honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s August prime lamb show with a five-strong 43kg Beltex-cross pen by home-bred tups that went on to sell to Countrystyle Meats Farm Shop in Lancaster for the day’s leading call of £138 per head, or 320.9p/kg. (Monday, August 7)

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 7TH AUGUST 2017

Lawsons return to land another Craven Dairy Auction title With more first calvers now coming through, the Lawson family, who run the Newbirks pedigree Holstein Friesian herd at Arthington in Wharfedale, made a welcome return to Skipton Auction Mart to win their first Craven Dairy Auction championship of the year with a heifer from their long-established and milk-rich Jazz family. (Monday, August 7)

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 2ND AUGUST 2017

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 2ND AUGUST 2017

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 396 head of cattle Comprising: 77 Young Feeding Bulls, 15 Beef Feeding Cows, 273 Bullocks & Heifers, & 31 Breeding Cattle.

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