Sales Reports

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAM SALE Show Results – Judge – David Norman CHAMPION – CW Marwood Lot 6 RESERVE – DR Whitcher Lot 14

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PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS PRESS - TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS PRESS - TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2018

John Stott Jnr claims 700gns to price at 2018 Skipton Charollais rams showcase Cumbrian Charollais sheep breeder John Stott Jnr, who runs the Kingsland pedigree flock in Crosscrake, Stainton, near Kendal, claimed top price of 700gns at the British Charollais Sheep Society’s annual show and sale of commercial rams at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 18) He achieved it with a home-bred shearling ram, one of February, 2017, born twins by a sire from the Marwood family’s renowned Foulrice flock, himself by the highly regarded Marwood tup, Dalby Mount Aloe. The top price performer was claimed by J Riley & Son, of Castleford.

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HULL HOUSE DISPERSAL - SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

HULL HOUSE DISPERSAL - SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Hull House Texel dispersal produces 8,000gns top price A top call of 8,000gns (£8,400) was the highlight of some standout prices achieved at a major dispersal sale staged on behalf of the Mellin family’s Hellifield-based Hull House Texel flock at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Sept 15)

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RARE BREEDS - SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018

RARE BREEDS - SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018

RARE BREEDS 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. David and Kath Wilson of Crimple head kindly donated a Teeswater Shearling Gimmer to be auctioned for Parkinsons UK charity. The gimmer made £120 and was bought by Mr Sleightholme. Top price today came from Mr D Booth 240gns. Full report below.

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RIBBLE ANGUS OPEN DAY - SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018

RIBBLE ANGUS OPEN DAY - SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Ribble Aberdeen-Angus herd Open Day success An open day at Windy Pike Farm, Gisburn, ahead of this coming Saturday’s major sale at Skipton Auction Mart of the entire Ribble Aberdeen-Angus herd from Henry Rowntree, of Rowntree Farms, proved a resounding success. Some 80 Angus breeders viewed a great show of productive cattle. Also meeting interested parties inspecting the cattle before the dispersal sale at Skipton, on Saturday, September 22, were David Leggat, from United Auctions, Craven Cattle Marts’ general manager Jeremy Eaton and Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society chief, Barrie Turner.

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JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

ANNUAL SALE OF JACOB SHEEP A quite exceptional day of trading at the 43rd Jacob Sheep Society Sale held at Skipton with the breed record price beaten twice and record prices achieved for both male and female sections. It was the ‘Pentretenant’ flock of Mrs DJ Price which took the headlines with their first prize ram lamb a ‘Blackbrook Fire Balls’ grandson bred from their homebred ‘Hope Flash Lad’ bred ewe which with a reserve male championship from the 2018 Royal Welsh Show, and the day’s Skipton Reserve Championship, joined a Scottish consortium for 4600gns.

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WENSLEYDALE SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

WENSLEYDALE SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

ANNUAL SALE OF WENSLEYDALE SHEEP At the 127th Annual Show and Sale of Wensleydale Longwool Sheep held on behalf of the Wensleydale Longwool Sheepbreeders Association a shearling ram from the ‘Nipna’ flock of Mrs J Pennell of Redworth won the Championship and commanded the top price of the day. Bred from a ‘Providence Pete’ bred ‘West End’ ewe the ‘Nosterfield Supreme’son had previously won the shearling class at the 2018 Great Yorkshire Show after his success today soon found a ready home with N Hodkinson of Commonside for 560gns.

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DALES BLUE SALE - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

DALES BLUE SALE - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

2nd Annual Dales Blue Sale of Blue Texel & Blue Texel X Rams and Females The 2nd Annual Sale of Blue Texels saw 70 sheep go under the hammer in the craven ring this morning with what seemed like a quiet ringside, however, the people who were there were there to buy. Top call of the day went to Tom Barley for a cracking Blue Texel Ram Lamb selling for 320gns.

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PEDIGREE BELTEX SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE BELTEX SHEEP - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

BELTEX SHEEP SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF PEDIGREE RAMS AND FEMALES Females were undoubtedly the trade of the day with a strong enquiry for quality gimmer shearlings and ewes, and also for good ewe lambs, with both shearlings and ewes showing a good rise in averages on the year.

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WENSLEYDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

WENSLEYDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

Pennells in peak form at Skipton Wensleydale highlight A standout season in the show arena continued for north-east mother and daughter, Julie and Anna Pennell, of Todd Fall Farm, Redworth, near Darlington, with a championship and reserve championship double at the 127th annual Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Fri, Aug 31 & Sat, Sept 1)

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PEDIGREE JACOB PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE JACOB PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

Skipton Jacob highlight produces near-double record breed price of 4,600gns for Pentrenant ram lamb The breed record for a Jacob sheep was shattered not once, but twice, at a scintillating Jacob Sheep Society Northern Region 43rd annual show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart, on Saturday, September 1st.

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PEDIGREE BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

Local breeders take top billing at Skipton Beltex highlight Local breeders landed the principal honours in both the show ring and on price at the Beltex Sheep Society’s annual early autumn two-day pedigree breed highlight at Skipton Auction Mart. (Fri & Sat, Aug 31 and Sept 1).

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HAMPSHIRE DOWNS - FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST 2018

HAMPSHIRE DOWNS - FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST 2018

ANNUAL SALE OF HAMSHIRE DOWN SHEEP East Anglian coup at Skipton Hampshire Down highlight There was success for East Anglia at the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders; Association North East Region ewe and ram show and sale staged at Skipton Auction Mart. (Friday, August 31)

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HAMPSHIRE DOWN PRESS - FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST 2018

HAMPSHIRE DOWN PRESS - FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST 2018

East Anglian coup at Skipton Hampshire Down highlight There was success for East Anglia at the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders; Association North East Region ewe and ram show and sale staged at Skipton Auction Mart. (Friday, August 31) Taking the supreme championship following the long journey north to exhibit at the North Yorkshire venue for the first time was the first prize shearling ram and male champion from Norfolk’s Andrew Jones and his two daughters, 21-year-old Eleanor, and Annabel, 18, who run the Morley flock at Morley St Botolph, Wymondham.

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MULTIBREED BULLS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE 2018

MULTIBREED BULLS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE 2018

Simpson Blue bull charges to 4,900gns top price at Skipton Seven pedigree and pure-bred bulls featured among the turnout at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday cattle sale. It was a five-year-old British Blue from Bernard Simpson, of Pateley Bridge, that proved the real eye-catcher when selling locally for 4,900gns to Frankland Farms in Rathmell.

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