Market Report – Saturday 16th March 2013

CCM Auctions held their March Agri-Trader Auctions and Saturday Collective Livestock Sale at Skipton Mart on 16th March. The Livestock section was one of the best supported yet with 112 head of stirks and 100 head of ewes with lambs at foot forward for sale. In the sale yard and car park there were 2,049 lots forward for sale in the various sections with a very good trade for various items of large machinery. Anything sheep/ lambing time related or muck handling equipment were very much in demand. With 664 separate vendors and purchaser’s onsite today this created a wonderful spring time atmosphere at this very popular sale. FORWARD: 112 Stirks, Weaned Calves & Young Store Cattle 223 Breeding & Store Sheep and Ewes with Lambs at foot 8 Goats & 2 Ponies 330 Lots of Poultry & Waterfowl 135 Lots of Hatching eggs and Poultry Equipment 565 Lots of Machinery, Farm Implements and Builders Plant 851 Lots of general items of reclaim, salvage and timber 168 Lots of Furniture, Household items and collectables

LIVESTOCK

 

Stirks –

Heifers

Charolais                     to £400                        T Atkins

Simmental                   to £400 av £360          T Atkins

Limousin                      to £400 av £366          T Atkins

Blonde                         to £580                        D Sayer

Brit Blue                      to £420 av £353          P Stephenson

Ab Angus                     to £580 av £378          D Sayer

Saler                            to £400                        T Atkins

 

Bulls

B&W                            to £265                        W Fortune

Hereford                      to £240                        A Roebuck

Simmental                   to £265                        A Roebuck

Limousin                      to £300 av £251          H&E Collier & Son

Brit Blue                      to £375 av £336          H&E Collier & Son

Shorthorn                     to £450 av £430          D Holgate

Mont Bel                     to £240                        A Roebuck

Pathanais                    to £400                        D Holgate

 

Steers

B&W                            to £405 av £355          G&L Newburn

Hereford                      to £370                        T Atkins

Simmental                   to £410                        T Atkins

Limousin                      to £645 av £536          T Atkins

Shorthorn                     to £285                        T Atkins

Galloway                     to £400                        A&G Greenwood

Ab Angus                     to £400 av £367          T Atkins

Saler                            to £440 av £422          T Atkins

Mont Bel                     to £400 av £373          T Atkins

 

Ewes & Lambs –

Gimmer Lambs

Down                           to £61                          W&M Barry

Mule                            to £48                          K Chapman

 

Stores                                     to £61                          JE&ME Grange

 

Ewes with Singles

Down                           to £43                          JW Baker

Texel                           to £170 av £143          R Caton

 

Ewes with Twins

Suffolk                         to £158 av £129          M Sharp

Texel                           to £195 av £171          R Caton

 

 

POULTRY

 

Show Results

Class 1 – Best Pen of Bantams

1st – K Chatburn          

2nd – WB&A Whipp                

3rd – J Worsdale

Class 2 – Best Pen of Large Fowl

1st – R Pickles

2nd – G&L Newburn

3rd – M Rangley

Class 3 – Best Waterfowl

1st – HJ Walmsley

2nd – HF Tyldesley

3rd – M Trevors

Champion – R Pickles

Reserve – K Chatburn

 

MACHINERY

 

The biggest entry for many years sold to an exceptional trade. With the rain holding off there was a buoyant atmosphere down the machinery lines.

Tractors sold to £2500 for a MF 35X consigned by Mr R Caton, Stainforth. A 1967 David Brown 780 selectamatic tractor made the days 2nd top price tractor at £1950.

A Welger Baler topped the machinery section selling for £2400 and a 4 furrow reversible plough

sold for £1000. A Major 600 rotary spreader achieved £1200.

Trailers peaked at £1680 for a 7ton tipping trailer.

Many other items made over £1000 and the clearance rate exceeded 92%.

 

STONE

 

Again another good entry of stone & Timber. Some principle prices - Pallets of stone sold for £290 & £260. A stone face achieved £260. A pair of gate posts made £260.