Sales Reports

BREEDING SHEEP & PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 17TH SEPT 2019

BREEDING SHEEP & PEDIGREE CHAROLLAIS RAMS - TUESDAY 17TH SEPT 2019

MARKET REPORT – Second Sale of Gimmer Shearlings and Ewes 2shear plus. Forward: 2,958 Head comp: 2919 Ewes & Shearlings & 39 Pedigree Charollais Rams

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OPENING MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

OPENING MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Great Annual Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members. SOLD: 6,929 head at an overall average of £90.75 per head (-0.47p) CCM Auctions conducted their opening Fortnightly Show and Sale of NEMSA members Mule Gimmer Lambs at Skipton Auction Mart, North Yorkshire on Tuesday 10th September with an increased entry being put forward for sale by breeders in this district.

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MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Walker family on to a winner with champion pen of 10 at CCM Skipton NEMSA gimmer lamb opener Caton Otterburn Lodge flock champion and reserve in 20s show class The Walker family, who farm 6,000 acres of primarily fells high above Dunsop Bridge in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, consigned the champion pen of ten at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening annual gimmer lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA). (Tues, Sept 10)

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RARE BREEDS & GOATS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

RARE BREEDS & GOATS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

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. Any photos will be available next week.

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RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Milly Eaton Herdwick top of the flocks at Skipton native & rare breeds showcase Showing Herdwick sheep for the first time at her local auction mart, Skipton’s Milly Eaton was rewarded with a debut championship success in the annual rare and native breeds highlight. (Saturday, Sept 7) The 21-year-old clinched her CCM Skipton debut title win with her first prize April, 2017-born 2 shear ram, by a Gatesgarth tup from Anthony Hartley, of Turner Hall Farm in Dunnerdale, South Lakeland. He is one of the UK’s top Herdwick breeders.

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BREEDING SHEEP & RAMS - FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019

BREEDING SHEEP & RAMS - FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019

Annual Sale of Breeding Sheep ‘CRAVEN CONTINENTALS’. Forward: 543 Ewes and 130 Rams

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CRAVEN CONTINENTALS & RAMS - FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019

CRAVEN CONTINENTALS & RAMS - FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019

Victors take top prices at CCM Skipton rams showcase The annual ‘Craven Continentals’ breeding sheep fixture at Skipton Auction Mart featured standalone shows for both Suffolk and Continental rams of all breeds, with the victors in both going on to head the prices in their respective sections. (Friday, Aug 23)

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GIMMER SHEARLINGS - TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2019

GIMMER SHEARLINGS - TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2019

Forward: 3,040 head of Gimmer Shearlings Trade was dearer than expectations today when CCM Auctions conducted their Opening Autumn Show & Sale of Mule, Masham, Continental and Suffolk cross Gimmer Shearlings where an overall selling average of £139.84 per head was recorded, undoubtedly helped this year by the better availability of grazing and a good prime trade for the time of year.

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GIMMER SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2019

GIMMER SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2019

Overall average up £15.76 per head at CCM Skipton gimmer shearling opener The traditional pipeopener to Skipton Auction Mart’s 2019 breeding sheep season, the annual show and sale of Mule, Masham, Continental and Suffolk-cross gimmer shearlings, attracted an entry of 3,040 head. (Tuesday, Aug 20) They sold to an overall average for all breeds of £139.84 per head, a solid increase on the previous year’s £124.08. Trade was undoubtedly helped this year by the better availability of grazing and a good prime trade for the time of year.

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 7,079 Head: (6,598 Store Lambs and 481 Breeding Sheep) Overall Store Lamb av £58.41 *** 6,598 Store lambs through the ring this morning resulted in almost the same average as last fortnight of £58.41. Strong lambs were a nice trade as a result of the improved prime price seen this week with a number of fleshy pens in the £70 bracket.

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SKIPTON MULE BRANCH PROGENY SHOW 2019

SKIPTON MULE BRANCH PROGENY SHOW 2019

NEMSA chairman champion at Skipton branch progeny show Skipton branch of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA) staged a progeny show of Bluefaced Leicester rams and Mule progeny, kindly hosted by Craven Cattle Marts in Skipton, (Sunday 4th August) The event attracted over 40 entries split into five show classes. The overall championship fell to NEMSA national chairman Kevin Wilson, and his son, James, from Blubberhouses, with their home-bred 2018-born Bluefaced Leicester ram, Hewness L1, with its three Mule gimmer lambs.

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY 2019

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 5,796 Head comprising 5,689 Store Lambs (av £58.42) and 107 Breeding Ewes (av £108.06) A large show of sheep today, and the headline figures show 900 more lambs sold than the corresponding sale in 2018 and a rise in the average of £3.32 per head on the year to level at £58.42 per head.

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GREAT YORKSHIRE ROUND UP 2019

GREAT YORKSHIRE ROUND UP 2019

Championship successes for CCM customers at Great Yorkshire Show Many congratulations to CCM regulars who achieved championship successes at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 27TH MAY 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 27TH MAY 2019

407 Breeding Sheep A lovely late season show for the Bank Holiday singles show experienced a nice trade, best of the day was £310 for the 1st Prize Lowland Ewe with a single lamb at foot. Presented by John & Janet Wilson, Settle, this Beltex cross Rouge Shlg with a Beltex Lamb sold to C Dabill, Yeadon. The same vendors had others at £240, £220 twice, and £200 twice. Hywell Williams Llangadog brought his second spring consignment north to Skipton and topped at £240 for a pair of Texel Hoggs with Singles. Other better end of Ewes with twins £180 to £200. Robert Johnson made £200 of Texel Hoggs with singles, JW Stockdale £190 of Texels with Twins, whilst best Mules with singles in the £180’s (£188 and £185 RG Johnson) and other good outfits in the £170’s, with Mule hoggs av £171 per outfit and Texles £174. Several batches of geld Gimmer hoggs had Texels at £150 MG Benson, £140 and £130 H Metcalfe, and Mules to £110 H Williams and £105 M Burton.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 20TH MAY 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 20TH MAY 2019

470 Breeding Sheep Another good show of nearly 200 outfits late in the season and a sharp selling trade. Best Hoggs and singles up to £195 and best of the rest £175, others in the £160’s, better continental ewes with twins to £232 from Rosie Dunn, and the same vendor having the top price singles at £195 per outfit. **NEXT WEEK** BANK HOLIDAY SHOW & SALE – Special prizes for Single Sheep with lambs, and special Annual Consignments of Swaledale sheep with Lambs form John Bland Crowden and Roy Nelson Bordley. Full catalogue online Friday afternoon. Entries to the mart office. Thankyou.

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