CCM Auctions held their Annual Special Sale of Breeding Ewes 2 Shear and older together with other sheep at Skipton on Wednesday where there was an entry of 828 sheep with additional sale day entries.
There were some very good Annual Consignments of young sheep with Thomas Binns making £158 and £150 of 2 shear Mules and David Coates making £150 on three occasions also for 2 shear Mules. Some large consignments of full mouth correct Mule ewes and broken mouth ewes receiving strong interest for early lamb production, as were the stronger Suffolk and Continental cross ewes the best of which were in the £100 to £115 region.
Next Breeding Sheep Sale is next Tuesday 6,411 Head of Gimmer Shearlings.
Ewe 2 Shear/1 Crop
Mule av £144.30 to £158 £150 T&S Binns £150(x3) D&J Coates
Texel av £108.48 to £115 T Dunbar
Cheviot av £102 to £102 BR&JM Jarvis
Ewes 3 Shear
Suffolk av £101.89 to £110 BR&JM Jarvis
Texel av £102.14 to £118 RA&M Earnshaw
Mule av £115.55 to £120 T&S Binns
Ewes Correct Full Mouth
Suffolk av £94.41 to £110 BR&JM Jarvis
Mule av £87.62 to £90 J Turner
LLeyn av £66 to £66 J Wainwright
Suffolk av £82.67 to £88 RA&M Earnshaw & Son
Texel av £77.78 to £87 RA&M Earnshaw & Son
Mule av £70.41 to £87 JA&JH Hewetson
Suffolk av £96.67 to £98 T Dunbar
Texel av £107.18 to £165 JL North
Cheviot av £85 to £85 H&M Plews
LLeyn av £98 to £98 J Wainwright
Beltex av £200 to £220 JR&PH Hodgson