Sales Reports

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 19TH MAY 2020

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 19TH MAY 2020

Weekly Sale of Geld Gimmer Hoggs & Hoggs, Shlgs & Ewes with Lambs at Foot. Forward: 837 Breeding Sheep. Another decent entry of breeding sheep for our weekly sale and a nice trade generally ensued, despite several customers reporting grass scarce. Some excellent prices for strong Continental and Suffolk cross Hoggs with Nigel Peacock from Thirsk making £220 on 5 occasions, whilst Simon Bennett made £210 twice and £208 with Hogg Singles, and Ellie Crisp made £200 of Texel Hoggs with Singles. Mule Hoggs and lambs were a more variable trade, and not just as sharp as last week to be fair, J Verity & Son from Middlesmoor topped the trade at £200, with the main of them making £150 to £185.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2020

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2020

MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 5th MAY 2020. Weekly Sale of Geld Gimmer Hoggs & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot and Ewes with Lambs at Foot. Forward: 1265 Breeding Sheep.

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BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020

BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020

Solid trade and NHS charity highlight at Skipton breeding sheep annual fixture Many quality yearly consignments were again seen among the 1,201 breeding sheep forward at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual sale of geld gimmer hoggs and hoggs with lambs at foot, the second week they were able to be sold again at UK marts.(Tues, May 5)

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020

MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 5th MAY 2020. Annual Special Sale of Geld Gimmer Hoggs & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot, together with Weekly Sale of Ewes with Lambs at Foot. Forward: 1201 Breeding Sheep.

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Breeding Sheep - Tuesday 28th April 2020

Breeding Sheep - Tuesday 28th April 2020

MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 28th APRIL 2020. Weekly Sale of Sheep with Lambs at Foot. Forward: 385 Breeding Sheep.

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BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

The Winter sale of Blue Faced Leicester females brought a select entry from good local breeders with excellent crossing lines. Taking the championship was John Mason of Oddacres when his Micklaw sired gimmer hogg took the eye of show judge Ashley Caton. It later sold for £450 to JR Lancaster in Bordley. Top of the shop price wise was Kevin Wilson of Blubberhouses with his F1 Big head sired Gimmer hogg selling at £550 to Mrs J Pennell of Darlington.

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STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Hoggs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 1146 Head, 943 Store Hoggs – Overall av £77.15. 189 Breeding Sheep. 14 Blue Faced Leicester Females.

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BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

Oddacres Masons clinch crown at CCM Skipton BFL females highlight John and Claire Mason, and daughter Annabel, who run the long-established Oddacres Blue Faced Leicester flock in Embsay, improved on their reserve championship success the previous year when stepping up to take the champion’s crown at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter sale of Bluefaced Leicester females. (Wed, Feb 12)

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STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2020

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs. Forward: 2,374 Head, Overall av £69.36. A large entry of lambs for the New Year Sale and a flying trade today with buyers coming from all over to keep stocked up with the current demand for fat lambs holding up.

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PEDIGREE BELTEX & WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

PEDIGREE BELTEX & WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

8th WINTER SALE OF IN LAMB PEDIGREE BELTEX ON BEHALF OF THE NORTHERN BELTEX CLUB Forward: 27 head of Pedigree Beltex Mathew Burleigh from Enniskillen in Co Fermanagh again took the championship rosette at the Beltex Sheep Society’s Winter sale of Pedigree females at Skipton Auction Mart on Saturday.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs, Feeding Ewes & Breeding Sheep Forward: 5,574 Head, Comprising 4,854 Store Lambs (av £63.18) and 720 Ewes, Rams and Gimmer Lambs. A great sale at CCM Skipton on Wednesday with trade on a high note following the rise in prime lamb trade, and there was a sale average for 4,854 Store Lambs of £63.18 per head. Good lambs for short to medium keep were in high demand, and Mule/Masham Wethers were especially good to sell with strongest end in the £70’s up to £75.50, Mules av £64.58 and Mashams £68.27.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2019

FORWARD: 434 Breeding Sheep & Rams. A flying finish at the Final Tuesday Breeding Sheep Sale of Ewes and Rams. Topping the trade of Mule Shearlings was J Brown from Thirsk, selling a pen at £130 and a pen at £122, then J Robertshaw sold a pen of Texel x for £130.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2019

FORWARD: 2,233 Breeding Sheep & Gimmer Lambs. (2,107 Gimmer Lambs and 126 Dalesbred Sheep). CCM Auctions conducted their fourth fortnightly sale of Gimmer Lambs at Skipton on Tuesday where 2107 head were forward for sale. Trade was not as buoyant as seen at the third sale, however, the lambs were a far more seasonal selection representing vendors last round up of gimmer lambs for this year. Better lambs on the day were in the 70’s, best runner in the 60’s, middle types of runners either side of £60 and smaller end or commercial sorts generally in the early to mid 50’s. An overall sale average of £60.39 was recorded. The sale of Hill rams saw a nice selection forward and better end of rams on offer at 200gn to 300gns.

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DALESBRED DAY - TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2019

DALESBRED DAY - TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2019

Hirds hit 780gns high with shearling ram at Skipton Dalesbred highlight A solid top price of 780gns was seen at the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders’ Association’s final seasonal show and sale of rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tuesday, October 22) It fell to the second prize shearling ram, sired by a home-bred ram from Yorkshire Dales father and son, Stuart and Edward Hird, of Yockenthwaite. Himself a son of a tup bred by John Harrison in Blubberhouses, he has been successfully used for several years.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2019

FORWARD: 1121 Breeding Ewes & 87 Rams. A good sale today with ewes of all classes in nice demand. Older Mule ewes in good condition from late 70’s to early 90’s, whilst commercial Mule shearlings were around £120. Continental bred sheep were a mixed show, some good Blue Texels as part of a dispersal from Ronnie Bailey, Reeth topped at £180 for shearlings and £160 for Ewes whilst R Sadler topped the sale at £200 for gimmer lambs.

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