STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs, Feeding Ewes & Breeding Sheep. Forward: 3,788 Head: Comp 3,348 Store Lambs & Feeding Ewes, 440 Breeding Sheep, Gimmer Lambs & Rams.

Store Lamb Overall av £74.10
Mule Gimmer Lambs av £75.92
 

Store lambs up a gear today! Full ringside of buyers present and some large runs of long term lambs coming through the ring.
Beltex lambs set the pace with the third pen in making £112 from JG Hall, Gargrave. Large Beltex lambs £105-£112. More long term smart ended lambs in the £95 bracket. First cross lambs with size £82-£88 with better bred Texel lambs £90-£106.
Suffolk’s sold very well with price similar to white faced goods, £82-£87 for better end bigger lambs and either side £78 for next grade that were still a good size. Late 60’s to early 70’s for long term lambs both Continental and Suffolk.
Mules and Mashams were dearer with less size and power present in the entry. The biggest end of lambs entered were £78-£85 with a pen of 30 from A Wilson & Son making £82 and a pen of 94 from W Harrison & Son making £79. Medium to long keep lambs made £68-£72 with some smaller genuine wintering lambs in the £60-£65 range.
Swaledale and Dalesbred’s sold to a better active audience for both tups and wethers. A price range of £62 to £69.50 for the biggest Swales, £52-£58 for the next grade of medium horned wethers and £38-£48 for long term lambs. A few pens of smaller end below this but these were mainly farmers end runs! A consignment of 105 Swaledale Wethers from F Macaskill, Killin sold to £67.50 with an average of £66.51.

 

Breeding sheep sale – there was still a decent entry of Breeding Sheep forward today and a good trade too. Texel rams to a top of 600gns from FA Nairey followed by another at 450gns. Over 400 gimmer lambs presented for our 6th fortnightly sale, the North of England Mules peaked at £107 for a pen of 8 from Ellis Bros, Addingham Moorside, better runners on the day £78-£85 with small young lambs £70-£76. Mule gimmer lamb overall av £75.92. A few pens of smaller horned gimmer lambs forward selling £45-£55.
More entries of Rams, Ewes & Gimmer lambs required next fortnight. Please let the office know entries by Monday 23rd November at 4pm.

 


Wednesday 2nd December
Our next Sale of
Store Lambs & Feeding Ewes also Breeding Sheep
Entry of 5,000 expected.

Entries close Monday 23rd November

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Wednesday 16th December
Usual Fortnightly Sale
Inc Addingham Sheep Breeders Charity Show & Sale of Wether Lambs
in Aid of Manorlands Hospice

 

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

Beltex – Av £90.58

£112 JG Hall; £109 £108 £100 £97 £95 Frankland Farms; £108 £105 JS Stephenson; £98 P Johnson;

Texel – Av £78.10

£106 KA&HL Fawcett; £102 TB Moorhouse; £99 RP Atkinson; £98 IB&S Boothman; £91 £89 J Greenwood; £89 T Charnley;

Charolais – Av £76.76

£81 £70 RH&B Lofthouse; £80 RP Atkinson; £78.50 £78 WM May; £74.50 Hayton & Stocks;

Suffolk – Av £76.50

£87 £80 S White; £83 T Priestley; £82 £81.50 M Harker; £81 RD Metcalfe; £80.50 DN&JM Molyneux; £79.50 JS Throup; £79.50 N Speake;   

Mule – Av £74.42

£85 JW Sayer; £83.50 J Rayner; £82 A Wilson; £80 £79 KA&HL Fawcett; £79 W Harrison; £75.50 DE&CP Sayer; £78.50 JW Stockdale; £78.50 W Furniss;  

Masham – Av £73.15

£83.50 £79.50 £73.50 J Verity;

Swaledale – Av £57.17

£69.50 JW Sayer; £69 £66 A Wilson; £68 W Furniss; £67.50 £67 £66 £64 F Macaskill; £66 SL&SD Lund; £66 RJ Gardt; £64.50 J Rayner;  

Dalesbred – Av £60.14

£65.50 £58 KA Liddle; £65 J Dibb; £59 JA Stoney;

Cheviot – Av £72.11

£83.50 £74 £67 BG Rushmer; £76.50 £69 SE&HB Robinson; £68 BW Appleton;

Lonk – Av £62.40

£69 SP&VM Morris; £66 £59.50 £59 £56.50 F&R Fielden;

Lleyn – Av £76.84

£87 £75.50 £73 West Berwick Farm;

 

FEEDING EWES

 

Down x                 to £82.50              JW Sayer

Texel                     to £43 av £41     A Fisher

Mule                     to £68 av £61     JW Sayer

Swale                    to £31 av £27     JW Sayer

Lonk                      to £70                    JT Robinson

 

 

BREEDING SHEEP

 

Rams

Texel                     to 600gns             FA Nairey

Beltex                   to 220gns             JB&AH Coates

 

Gimmer Lambs

Texel                     to £79 av £68    

£79 £74 H Metcalfe; £73 SJ Raw;

Masham              to £72

£72 KA Liddle; £72

Mule                     to £107 av £75

£107 Ellis Bros; £85 M Taylor; £84 J Rayner;

Swaledale           to £58 av £42

£58 £45 Hayton & Stocks; £48 J Blakey;

Dalesbred           to £58 av £54    

£58 £53 Hayton & Stocks

Kerry Hill             to £56

£56 Dykes Hill

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD

Tel 01756 792375