Sales Reports

MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Walker family on to a winner with champion pen of 10 at CCM Skipton NEMSA gimmer lamb opener Caton Otterburn Lodge flock champion and reserve in 20s show class The Walker family, who farm 6,000 acres of primarily fells high above Dunsop Bridge in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, consigned the champion pen of ten at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening annual gimmer lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA). (Tues, Sept 10)

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Moorhouse milker champion again at Craven Dairy Auction The Aireburn pedigree herd of Bell Busk husband and wife dairy farmers Brian and Judith Moorhouse at Hesper Farm clinched another in a long line of Craven Dairy Auction championships at their local Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, Sept 9) They bagged their latest title with the first prize newly calven heifer, Aireburn Delegate Melissa, a 16 days calved 30 litre daughter of their home-bred stock bull, Delegate, whose offspring are now starting to come through. The victor made £2,000 top price when claimed by ringside regular Brian Blezard, of Ribchester.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Forward: 63 Prime cattle comprising 14 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 9 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 40 Cast Cattle. 3,590 Prime Sheep comprising 3057 Spring Lamb, 533 Cast Sheep (530 Ewes, 3 Rams). 106 Rearing Calves. 12 Dairy Cattle.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Craven Dairy Auction (14 head) A handy trade in the dairy ring with a nice amount of bidders present. The Judging was carried out by Richard Crabtree of Clifton who swiftly went about his business and chose a superb 30kg heifer from Brian Moorhouse of Bell Busk which proceeded to sell for the sale high of £2000 to Brian Blezard of Ribchester. The next highest price came from the Fort family of Silsden Moor with a sweet 28kg heifer selling for £1900 to Mark Goodall of Tong. Ian Parkinson of Barden continued his good run of newly calved cows with his 1st prize 2nd calver selling for £1800 MD Parkinson.

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RARE BREEDS & GOATS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

RARE BREEDS & GOATS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

The rare breed sale at Craven Cattle Marts at Skipton Auction Mart was once again well supported, with a wide variety of sheep up for grabs at this sale. Any photos will be available next week.

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MONTHLY STIRKS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

MONTHLY STIRKS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle Forward – 139 head cattle & 30 Sheep/Goats

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POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Hitchen ducks head pecking order at CCM Skipton autumn poultry highlight Calderdale poultry breeder Stephen Hitchen, from Ludendenfoot, Halifax, ruled the roost when sending out the champions at the autumn Craven Premier Poultry show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Saturday, September 7) He clinched another title at the North Yorkshire venue with his first prize pen of waterfowl, a trio of 2019 Silver Appleyard ducks, which sold for £40.

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RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Milly Eaton Herdwick top of the flocks at Skipton native & rare breeds showcase Showing Herdwick sheep for the first time at her local auction mart, Skipton’s Milly Eaton was rewarded with a debut championship success in the annual rare and native breeds highlight. (Saturday, Sept 7) The 21-year-old clinched her CCM Skipton debut title win with her first prize April, 2017-born 2 shear ram, by a Gatesgarth tup from Anthony Hartley, of Turner Hall Farm in Dunnerdale, South Lakeland. He is one of the UK’s top Herdwick breeders.

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PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019

PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019

Quality again on offer at Skipton prime cattle show day Skipton Auction Mart’s September prime cattle show attracted a high quality turnout of 27 under 30-month entries, producing an overall steer average of £1,320 per head, or 236.28p/kg, across the 558kg weight average, and a heifer average of £1,277, or 241.43p/kg for the 530kg weight average. A total of18 cattle from the entry made 230p/kg or above. (Mon, Sept 2)

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Gimmer Lambs. Forward: 8,685 Head, Overall av £65.23.

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STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Chapman Continentals champions at last at Skipton gimmer lamb showcase Dales sheep farmer Owain Chapman achieved his first major success at his local Skipton Auction Mart when consigning the first prize Continental pen at the latest fortnightly Wednesday store lamb fixture. (Wed, Sept 4) Mr Chapman, who farms with his partner Jenny Dolphin at Inmans Farm, Skyreholme, said he had been trying for seven or eight years to win the annual gimmer lamb showcase and while having picked up tickets in the past this was his first triumph.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019

Forward: 59 Prime cattle comprising 27 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 29 Cast Cattle. 4,254 Prime Sheep comprising 3,749 Spring Lamb, 505 Cast Sheep (475 Ewes & 30 Rams). 46 Rearing Calves. 1 Loads of produce.

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