Sales Reports

MULE GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2017

MULE GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Booth family repeats championship double at Skipton NEMSA opener For the second year running, the Smearsett flock of WA&A Booth, from Old Hall Farm, Feizor, north of Settle, clinched another memorable double when again sending out both the champion pens of ten and 20 at the high profile opening annual ewe lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA) at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 5)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

90 Prime cattle comprising 33 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 5 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 52 Cast Cattle incl. 2 Mature Bulls 3,635 Prime Sheep comprising 3,372 Prime Lambs & 263 Cast Ewes & Rams 107 Rearing Calves 47 Dairy Cattle 1 Load of produce

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DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Craven Dairy Auction (47 head) The 2nd Yorkshire Holstein Club sale of the Year had a cracking turnout with 40 Milkers in the Shippon with the pre –sale judging ring brimming with heifers for Stephen and Malcom Abbott to Judge, and after much deliberating they chose the heifer from Alan and Susan Throup of Higher House, Silsden Moor.

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PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

PRIMESTOCK - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Solid trade in Skipton prime shows arena Skipton Auction Mart’s September prime cattle show produced an excellent entry of 33 high quality under 30-month butchers’ cattle, which sold to 15 separate customers. (Mon, Sept 4) Judge David Palmer, of Scarborough, found his champion in a pen presented by Willie Timm, of Manor Farm, Selby, a 520kg Charolais-cross heifer imported from Ireland which had done well in the agricultural show arena this year, finishing first in class at both Lincoln and Otley, and runner-up at Kilnsey Show.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Dalesbrad herd bags Yorkshire Holstein Club Skipton title Skipton Auction Mart staged its second show and sale of the year for pedigree and commercial Holsteins on behalf of the Yorkshire Holstein Club, which attracted a robust turnout of 40 milkers in the shippon, notably some strong newly calven heifers. (Mon, Sept 4) The championship fell to the first prize pedigree heifer from Allan and Susan Throup’s Dalesbrad herd at Higher House Farm, Silsden Moor. Their May, 2015, Dalesbrad Hugo Boss Profit is a well-bred daughter of their home-bred Dalesbrad Hugo Boss Bull (EX90), himself a son of the highly regarded Genus dairy sire, Bassingthorpe Bossman.

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RARE BREED - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

RARE BREED - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

GREAT ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE OF RARE BREEDS, JACOBS & WENSLEYDALES AT CCM......

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PEDIGREE BELTEX - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE BELTEX - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

SHINING STAR CLARY COSMOS ECLIPSES PREVIOUS RECORD. A new Skipton record price of 11,000gns and a healthy rise in averages for rams was seen at the Annual Sale of Pedigree Rams & Females held on behalf of The Beltex Sheep Society at Skipton on Saturday. It was the ram lamb Clary Cosmos ET, from Jock McMillan of Newton Stewart, a son of the imported ram Henry V/H/Vrijbos out of the Supersonic daughter Clary Wild Thing ET who herself was Ayr Show Champion in 2015, that attracted much interest and was awarded the Supreme Champion rosette, the successful bid of 11,000gns coming from Rosie Boden of Stockport. Next in the running at 4,200gns was the reserve show champion from William and Elizabeth McAllister of Ballymena. A son of Ardstewart Armani out of the homebred Cinderella Ewe, this strong and well admired Shearling ram sold locally to Nick Brown and Charlotte Ormonroyd from Claughton, Lancaster. Proctors Farm from Wray near Lancaster topped at 3,000gns with their pen leader Proctors Banker ET. This son of the main stock ram Rathbone Wallace out of Artnagullion Sizie stayed in the Lune Valley when selling to James Wannop from Heaton, Morecambe. Jock McMillan completed a great day at Skipton when a full brother to the champion sold for 2,500gns to Messrs C Birrell & Co, Castle Douglas. Brian Hall from Ainstable topped his pen at 2,000gns with his leading shearling selling for 2,000gns, whilst Karen & David Shuttleworth topped their Heber Park consignment at the same money.

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POULTRY - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

POULTRY - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

It’s cheers all round as David Brewer wins Skipton poultry championship Poultry made a welcome return to the exhibition arena at Skipton Auction when the latest Craven Feather Auctions show and sale produced a championship success for up-and-coming 19-year-old local breeder, Cononley’s David Brewer. (Sat, Sept 2) He clinched the title with his first prize large fowl pen, a trio of 2017-born White Silkies, a cock and two pullets, which went on to achieve the day’s top price of £120.

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PEDIGREE BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

Shining star Clary Cosmos soars to new all-time record high 11,000gns at Skipton Beltex highlight South-west Scotland lowland sheep farmer Jock McMillan set the ringside alight when achieving a new all-time Skipton Auction Mart record high livestock price of 11,000gns (£11,550) with his supreme champion at the Beltex Sheep Society’s annual early autumn pedigree breed highlight. (Fri & Sat, Sept 1&2)

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WENSLEYDALE SHEEP - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

WENSLEYDALE SHEEP - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

Andrew Fisher nets top honours again at Skipton Wensleydale highlight Andrew Fisher, of Well House Farm, Low Laithe, Harrogate, stepped up with the champion for the second consecutive year at the 126th annual Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Sept 2)

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JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2017

Trumper family debut success at Skipton Jacob highlight A ewe lamb from first-time exhibitors the Trumper family, from Brynderi, Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, stole the limelight when crowned supreme champion at the Northern Area Jacob Sheep Breeders’ 42nd annual show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Sept 2)

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