STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 12TH AUGUST

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Early Breeding Sheep. CCM Auctions held their 3rd Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs at Skipton on Wednesday where a very nice entry of 6,151 head were sold on the day. Trade for lowland lambs was slightly sharper than the previous sale with customers keen to graze surplus grass. Mule Wether Lambs topped at £52 for a pen of 30 Dales Mules from Keith Verity, Lofthouse with an average for the 535 head of £48.80. 312 Breeding sheep were sold today at a similar trade to last fortnight for mainly older ewes.

 

 

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6,463 Store & Breeding Sheep comprising:

6,151 Head of Store & Gimmer Lambs (Overall av £52.35)

312 Breeding Sheep

 

Next Sale is Wednesday 26th August – Entry of 8,000 – 10,000 expected.

Includes Annual Show & Sale of Pen of 50 Mule Wether Lambs for the Stephen Foster Memorial Trophy

Also New Special Show & Sale of Pens of 10 Beltex Sired Store Lambs (one pen per farm)

Entries close Monday 17th August at 4pm

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

Beltex – Av £54.91

£71 £67 AM&HV Brown; £69 AJ Haggas; £67 I&M Lancaster; £66 MP&NEG Burnop; £63 £60 AM Leach; £62 JGE Heseltine & Son;

Texel – Av £52.65

£62 £60 AJ Ogden; £61 £59 SB&AJ Wallbank; £60 W Mason & Son; £58 E&AM Simpson; £58 T&S Gamble; £57.50 JW Sayer & Son; £57.50 AJ Haggas

Suffolk – Av £54.74

£59.50 AJ Haggas; £58 RD Metcalfe & Son; £57 DR&FE Wallbank; £57 JA&M Crocker & Son; £54.50 SL&SD Lund

Mule – Av £48.80

£52 KR Verity; £51.50 W&R Verity; £51.50 RH&EA Close; £51 J&K Harker; £50 A Newbould & Son; £50 AJ Mason; £49 W Banks & Son; £48.50 Swinbank & Briggs;

Texel Gimmer Lambs – av £58.28

£73 S&D Robinson; £67 AM&HV Brown;

Breeding Ewes

Suffolk 2shr - £100 Mrs M Brown; £89 J Turner

Suffolk 3shr - £94 £90 RG Greenwood

Suffolk Aged - £88 J Turner; £83 P&AM Simpson

Texel Shlgs - £114 P&AM Simpson; £102 JW Hall

Texel 3 shr - £96 £90 £90 RG Greenwood

Texel Aged - £104 J Gooch; £92 P&AM Simpson; £90 £88 £87 J Turner; £86 J Palmer

 

Texel Rams 2shr – 400gn 200gn RG Greenwood

Texel Rams 3shr – 350gn 240gn RG Greenwood