Sales Reports

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2017

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Rearing Calves to £435 (30) A quieter show this week with three big shows recently hampering numbers, however prices were good with buyers still out in abundance and bidding well for calves. Black and Whites were in another gear today averaging £86 and best Continental bulls no different to last week topping at £435 for a 5 week old bull from Church Farm Enterprises. Natives in storng demand yet again with Angus Bulls averaging £328 and topping at £380 for a 4 ½ week old bull from Church Farm again.

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DEAN FARM SALE - SATURDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2017

DEAN FARM SALE - SATURDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2017

A MASSIVE GATHERING FOR THRESHFIELD HOLSTEINS - Saturday 16th September saw a great gathering at Toft House Farm, Threshfield, Nr Skipton for the production sale of the Threshfield Holstein herd, with numbers fit to bursting, the time had come to hold a sale to reduce the pressure at the farm. The Dean family have over the years built a great herd by securing cattle from leading breeders and this has provided a great base for the herd.

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PEDIGREE TEXEL REPORT - THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE TEXEL REPORT - THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2017

CCM Auctions conducted the Northern Area Texel Sheep Breeders Club Sale at Skipton Mart – Sale Sponsors – Carrs Billington, Minexcel Nutrition, NFU, Woodhead Seeds, Jamesons & CCM Auctions.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2017

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 671 head of cattle Comprising: 61 Young Feeding Bulls, 21 Beef Feeding Cows, 578 Bullocks & Heifers, & 11 Breeding Cattle. A large entry of cattle and a large crowd of buyers ensured a fast selling trade and plenty of demand, especially for the good stuff. Strong forward cattle £1,150 to £1,350. Some good yearling bullocks £1,050-£1,150, whilst more commercial types of cattle continued a similar trade to the previous sale. Feeding cows a sharp trade with an increased entry as Autumn approaches and topping at over £1300.

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CHAROLLAIS RAMS PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

CHAROLLAIS RAMS PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Another Marwood family double at 2017 Skipton Charollais highlight Celebrated father and daughter Charollais sheep breeders, Charles Mawood and Deborah Whitcher, who both farm near York, once again dominated the annual show and sale of commercial rams staged at Skipton Auction Mart by the British Charollais Sheep Society, this year celebrating its milestone 40th anniversary. (Tues, Sept 12)

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2ND SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

2ND SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Coverdale repeat coup at Skipton shearling gimmer show There was a notable double at Skipton Auction Mart’s second annual shearling gimmer show and sale when Lambert and Joy Coverdale and their son, also Lambert, from Crimple Meadow Farm, Beckwithsaw, repeated their Continental class win at the mart’s big shearling gimmer opener last month. They achieved a second success with a pen of ten home-bred Texels, out of North Country Cheviot Mules, and the red rosette winners sold at £175 per head when joining M&E Lavender, of Catforth, Preston. The Coverdales also sold further Texel shearling pens at £170 and £165.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Forward: 3,787 Head comp: 3,753 Ewes & Shearlings & 34 Pedigree Charollais CCM Auctions held their fortnightly sale of Gimmer Shearlings and Breeding Ewes at Skipton Mart on Tuesday.

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PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Another Marwood family double at 2017 Skipton Charollais highlight Celebrated father and daughter Charollais sheep breeders, Charles Mawood and Deborah Whitcher, who both farm near York, once again dominated the annual show and sale of commercial rams staged at Skipton Auction Mart by the British Charollais Sheep Society, this year celebrating its milestone 40th anniversary.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Forward: 93 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 70 Cast Cattle. 3,902 Prime Sheep comprising 3,437 Prime Lambs & 465 Cast Ewes & Rams. 150 Rearing Calves. 2 Loads of produce.

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CALVES - MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017

CALVES - MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Rearing Calves to £555 (150) A scintillating trade today for the Autumn Calf show with exactly 150 calves through the door. The Show was a hard fought contest with Matthew Dibb of Dob Park, Otley picking Alan Hartley’s 7 week old Bull as Champion over a tremendous Suckler Bred Limousin heifer from John and Tom Carlisle of Cracoe. It was a hard choice to choose a winner, and it was a close run affair in the sale ring also with just £5 between them. The Champion from The Hartley Family of Beamsley saw £555 for their consignment selling to the Judge with the Reserve Champion from the Carlisle Family selling to Jonathon Townley, Clapham for £550.

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AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017

AGRI TRADER - SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Forward – 192 head cattle: 44 Bulls, 123 Bullocks & Heifers & 12 Breeding Cattle. 41 Breeding /Store Sheep & Goats. 217 lots of Plants & Shrubs. 492 lots of Reclaim, Stone & Furniture. 334 lots of Machinery.

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EASY CARE SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017

EASY CARE SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017

127 Easy Care Sheep CCM Auctions hosted the Inaugural Sale of Registered Easy Care Sheep at Skipton on Saturday on behalf of members of the Easy Care Sheep Society. Females were a strong trade and bidding was fast with a top call of 130gns achieved for a pen of 5 yearling ewes from Messrs E&F Shepherd of Ainsworth. Good yearlings sold for 120gns plus. Best of the ewes were a pen of 2crops from G&MC Shepherd of Woodplumpton selling for 112gns. Yearlings sold to an average of £112.08, ewes sold to an average of £99.55 Rams sold well with a top call of 400gns for a 3 shear with the Myomax gene from JT&JK Bargh of Walton le Dale with others at 300gns from G&MC Shepher and also from G Lentham Farming Ltd.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2017

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep: Forward: 7,997 Head, Overall av £65.37. Another good entry of lambs today and trade back up a gear, especially for the longer keep store lambs. Today’s sale included the Annual Show & Sale of Continental cross Gimmer Lambs competing for The Chris Hagar Trophy. Judge Mr John Turner awarded the champion rosette to a lovely pen from Roger & Jason Craddock of Bolton by Bowland and these sold for £155. Tops of the sale were £170 from the same vendor with several best show pens into three figures. To receive a premium, drawn Suffolk and Continental lambs need to be well grown and have good skins and a clean head, and most of these type of lambs sold for £80-£95, with smaller running type lambs from £68 to £78. Those not conforming to this standard are best left as mixed stores with the wethers. Stores were good to sell and a large crowd of buyers assembled from a wide area, with a large contingent of Welsh buyers and Border counties buyers. Mule Wethers found good favour today with 2,000 of these trading to an average of nearly £57. Masham Wethers were also out in force, and the Annual show for pens of 40 or more wethers saw first prize go to Messrs Lister of Kiln Hall selling for £67 each.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2017

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Repeat show successes at Skipton gimmer and wether lamb highlights Another whopping entry of sheep - just three short of 8,000 head - was penned for sale at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday sale of store lambs and breeding sheep, when lamb trade stepped up a gear, especially for the longer keep stores, to produce an overall selling average of £65.37 per head. (Wed, Sept 6)

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MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2017

MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Great Annual Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members. Forward: 7,073 head at an overall average of £98.09 per head (+£1.25 up) CCM Auctions conducted their opening Fortnightly Show and Sale of NEMSA members Mule Gimmer Lambs at Skipton Auction Mart, North Yorkshire on Tuesday. As usual there was a great selection of pens of 10’s and 20’s out for show and it was 2 pens from Messrs WA&A Booth, Old Hall Farm that took the eye of both sets of judges when they secured 1st prize in both categories. The 10’s were an outstanding pen and they later sold for £230, whilst the 20’s made £155. Ashley & Rachel Caton from Otterburn Lodge took second prize and they sold for £185 and £180 repectively.

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