Sales Reports

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 31ST SEPTEMBER

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 31ST SEPTEMBER

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2015 Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 702 head of cattle Comprising: 108 Young Feeding Bulls, 579 Bullocks & Heifers, 3 Feeding Cows & 12 Breeding Cattle.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2015

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2015

Forward: 3,037 Breeding Sheep: Comp 1,511 Shearlings & Correct Ewes and Annual sale of 1,526 Broken Mouth Ewes CCM Auctions held their Fortnightly Sale of Breeding Ewes together with The Annual Sale of Broken Mouth Ewes. Trade for the correct and younger lowland sheep was in line with previous sales, whilst the Swaledale Broken Mouthed ewes were in strong demand for both breeding and feeding.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2015

Forward: 76 Prime cattle comprising 15 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 61 Cast Cattle. 4,410 Prime Sheep comprising 4,054 Prime Lambs, 356 Cast Ewes & Rams. 101 Rearing Calves. 51 Dairy Cattle. 6 Loads of Produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2015

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2015

Rearing Calves to £430 (101) B&W av £68.41 Cont av £325.5 Native av £232 101 calves forward today with trade a touch easier with larger numbers coming forward. Continental heifers would see the most buoyant trade with a number of heifer buyers charging each other for the better end of calves. Dairy bred would remain similar on the week with plane calves looking as dear as anything. £430 stopped the best calf today from Fred Houseman with Colin Whitelock the best of the rest in the bulls at £400 and Richard Sutcliffe topping the heifers at £410. Numbers still in demand with arable buyers returning steadily after a slow drilling.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

Success for Calvert family at Craven Dairy Auction A strong show of 51 animals at Monday’s Craven Dairy Auction (September 28) saw success for the Calvert farming family at Skipton Auction Mart. The Calverts exhibited some fine specimens as part of their ongoing dispersal, and claimed both Champion and Reserve. They also secured first, second and third place in the newly calved cows, with Calton Bolton Tanya named the overall champion. The third calver by Sandy Valley Bolton and giving 55 litres, was judged the best on show by judge Wick Williams of Nantwich. It was picked up by Malcom and Stephen Abbott of Dacre for £1,680.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2015

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2015

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: Head, Overall av £53.96 The fortnightly sale saw 66 buyers operating throughout the course of the day, with long keep wintering lambs noticeably dearer on the fortnight. Mule lambs averaged £50.97 with a higher percentage of small lambs in the sample but plenty of competition for medium keep mule lambs which topped at £59 from John Schindler of Thorpe for Lonk bred mules and £56 for 179 from Granville and Paul Fairburn, Marriforth for Swale bred Mules and last man in the ring V Verity & Son, West End at £54.50 proved trade was consistent all day long. Continental lambs were also noticeably dearer in the longer keep lambs with anything fleshy working into late £50’s early £60’s all day long with TB Moorhouse of Dacre topping at £72 for a pen of Beltex lambs. Brian Lund topped the Gimmer lamb trade with a sweet pen of Beltex’s at £89.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER

Gordon Banks saves a prize pen for store lamb show The fortnightly sale of store lambs at Craven Cattle Mart saw 66 buyers throughout the day with long keep wintering lambs noticeably dearer than two weeks ago. A show-stopping pen of 25 Swaledales by CCM yardsman Gordon Banks of Barden took the red rosette and sold at £38 per head. Gordon, who has 350 sheep at home, keeps half his flock pure Swaledales and the other half are bred with Blue Faced Leicesters as male gimmers. He came second in the same show last year, and has also been a yardsman at CCM for 27 years.

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MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2015

MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2015

Second Prize Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members. Forward: 7,938 head at an overall average of £86.78 per head (- £5.33 on 2014) CCM Auctions held their 2nd Fortnightly Sale of North of England Mule Gimmer Lambs on behalf of members of NEMSA on Tuesday at Skipton. An increased entry forward for sale saw a nice trade, with running lambs a particularly strong trade, whilst top pens were also dearer than the opening sale. The prize show on the morning of sale produced the following results.

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MULE GIMMERS PRESS - TUESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER

MULE GIMMERS PRESS - TUESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER

Second Skipton NEMSA highlight produces inaugural champions First-time victors emerged in both show classes at the second annual ewe lamb fixture for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA) at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 22) The title-winning pen of ten gimmer lambs was presented by the Walker family, from Fold Farm, Appletreewick, while the champion pen of 20s came from Wharfedale vendors, the Catons, of Weston Hall Farm, Weston, Otley.

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CALVES - MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2015

CALVES - MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2015

Rearing Calves to £450 av £169.50 B&W av £82.13 Cont av £282.04 Native av £228.33

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2015

Forward: 26 Prime cattle comprising 4 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 5 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 17 Cast Cattle 5,040 Prime Sheep comprising 3,970 Spring Lambs, 1,070 Cast Ewes & Rams 78 Rearing Calves 1 Loads of produce

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PEDIGREE TEXEL PRESS - FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER

PEDIGREE TEXEL PRESS - FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER

Towell Texel tups top in show and on price at Skipton breed showcase South Craven Texel sheep breeder David Towell marked his return to the Northern Area Texel Sheep Breeders Association show arena after a seven-year break with an eye-catching double - supreme championship and top price coups at the 34th annual two-day show and sale of pedigree rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart. (Thus & Fri, Sept 17 & 18)

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PEDIGREE TEXEL SHEEP - THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER.

PEDIGREE TEXEL SHEEP - THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER.

CCM Auctions conducted the Northern Area Texel Sheep Breeders Club Sale at Skipton Mart – Leading price at the Northern Area Texel Breeders Club Sale was the 4000gns paid by Mr George Wilkinson of Aspatria for ‘Moor Top Vodka’ a shearling ram by the ‘Procters Pay As You Go’ son Wigglesworth Spellbound consigned by David Towell of Glusburn. Vodka was selected from an exceptional pen of shearling rams which went onto average £1910 and included the first prize shearling ram and overall Supreme Champion ‘Moor Top Vegas’ which made 2000gns and Moor Top Vip which made 3000gns.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2015

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2015

Forward: 618 head of cattle Comprising: 70 Young Feeding Bulls, 483 Bullocks & Heifers & 65 Breeding Cattle. There was no let up in cattle numbers at CCM Skipton on Wednesday where a grand entry of 618 head were penned for sale, completing a busy week of 850 Store cattle passing through Skipton Mart having had 232 Stirks at the Monthly sale on Saturday. Young Bulls were a strong trade with additional customers back round the ring with harvest having been been completed. Again there was good interest shown in the 7-8 month old bulls that have been warmed up with creep feed and starting to go forward. Stronger quality Bulls remain up around £1,300.

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PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS - TUESDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2015

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS - TUESDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2015

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAM SALE Show Results – Judge – Mr Stephen Pickthall CHAMPION – M Worthington Lot 25. RESERVE – JA&R Geldard Lot 53

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