Sales Reports

CCM LOOKS FORWARD TO NSA NORTH SHEEP 2019

CCM LOOKS FORWARD TO NSA NORTH SHEEP 2019

CCM Skipton looks forward to NSA North Sheep 2019 As one of the mainline sponsors, Craven Cattle Marts in Skipton will have a high profile presence on its indoor show stand at NSA North Sheep 2019. Fittingly for such an event, live sheep will again be available for viewing – a Swaledale ewe with North of England Mule lambs at foot, along with a Continental hogg with Beltex lambs. There will be the usual warm welcome to all at the CCM stand, which will feature photographic displays and offer light refreshments.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 13TH MAY 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 13TH MAY 2019

Breeding Sheep – 354 Ewes and 578 Lambs Plenty of outfits about today, 354 in total, even though last week was the show day. Nice show of hoggs and lambs, although missing the strong quality of last week, the better sorts on the day made £170-£180 per outfit. Shearlings and young ewes in good demand with better 2-4crop Continentals with twins up around £200 per outfits, Mule £170-£180 per outfit for twins. Some outfits with stronger singles topping at £165, other better sorts £130 to £160. Todays sale included an entry of 60 Swaledale Ewes with Mule Lambs from CT Akrigg, topping at £140 with the majority making around £120. Good show again for next week, entries to the mart office by Friday Lunchtime please.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 6TH MAY 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 6TH MAY 2019

May Day Bank Holiday Show & Sale of Sheep with lambs and Geld Gimmer Hoggs. Forward: 2756 Breeding Sheep (inc. 1065 Geld Gimmer Hoggs and 735 outfits of Breeding Sheep with 956 lambs at foot).

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BANK HOLIDAY PRESS - MONDAY 6TH MAY 2019

BANK HOLIDAY PRESS - MONDAY 6TH MAY 2019

May Day bank holiday breeding sheep bonanza at CCM Skipton On a traditionally busy day, an action-packed May Day bank holiday programme at Skipton Auction Mart again featured annual shows for breeding sheep – with a total of 2,756 geld gimmer hoggs and sheep with lambs at foot successfully going under the hammer. (Monday, May 6)

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 29TH APRIL 2019

827 Breeding Sheep (comprising 309 Sheep with 518 Lambs at foot) Another good entry of breeding sheep forward for sale, and like last week, a good mixture of young sheep with lambs and older sheep. Best of the Mule Hoggs with Singles came from Robert Johnson Felliscliffe selling at £180 the outfit, cloely followed by Messrs Gratton Warsill with two pens at £175 and one at £170. Ian Townson Settle also making £170 twice. Other decent types in the £160’s and some farming types £130-£140. Best of the Continental Shearlings were two pens of homebred Texels with twin Beltex Lambs from Simon Bennett Silsden Moor. These outfits ideal for inclusion in a flock being Enzo and Toxo, Hep P. Both pens sold for £270 per outfit with another at £230.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

1184 Breeding Sheep comprising 456 Sheep with 728 Lambs at foot. A brilliant entry of sheep for Easter Monday with over 450 outfits penned and sold, offering customers ringside an unrivalled choice covering older ewes with strong lambs for feeding out and younger outfits of Shearlings and Hoggs with lambs for including in a flock. The ringside was packed out with customers and a fast selling trade ensued with quality in strong demand.

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EASTER EWES & LAMBS - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

EASTER EWES & LAMBS - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019

Solid turnout and strong trade at CCM Skipton Easter ewes with lambs showcase Silsden Moor’s Andrew Throup, of Middle Marchup Farm, was responsible for the red rosette-winning pairs pen at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Easter breeding sheep show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot. (Monday, April 22)

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

705 Breeding Sheep – 240 Ewes with 465 Lambs A larger show of 705 breeding sheep, comprising 240 Ewes with 465 lambs at foot, saw a very sharp trade for all Suffolk and Continental outfits, and very best Mule outfits in strong demand, but a commercial Mule outfit still looks value for money compared to some others. At the top end of things it was Rosy Dunn from York who had chief price at £275 for a pen of 5 Texel Shlgs with twins, and £245 for 5 Texel 2-3crop Ewes with twins. Andrew Throup from Silsden made £255 of 10 Texel 2shr ewes with twins, and £230 of a pen of 9 with 18.

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BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

Sharp trade at Skipton breeding sheep sale Now in full swing, Skipton Auction Mart’s breeding sheep season attracted a larger turnout of 705 head, comprising 240 ewes with 465 lambs at foot, for the latest weekly Monday sale. (Apr 15) It produced a very sharp trade for all Suffolk and Continental outfits, with the very best Mule outfits also in strong demand and a commercial Mule outfit still looking value for money compared to some of the others.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 8TH APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 8TH APRIL 2019

286 Breeding Sheep – 111 Ewes with 175 Lambs A decent show of sheep with lambs and a good trade throughout. Best outfits of twins £200 to £215, but strong outfits of singles £150 to £195. Commercial singles £120 to £140 and commercial twins £160-£190. More required each week now as more buyers come out looking for sheep. Please ring the office with entries each week by 12noon Fridays for inclusion in the online catalogue.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 1ST APRIL 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 1ST APRIL 2019

Breeding Sheep – 129 Ewes with 196 Lambs A nice show of sheep with Continental and Suffolk cross ewes with nice lambs at foot in high demand, twins £200 to £225, singles £140 to £175, twins at £225 RJ Umpleby, Killinghall also £225 and £220 DP Moore, Triangle, Sowerby Bridge. Mule sheep were a mixed selection, with a shortage of best types and Mule outfits definitely benefit from lambs being just a shade older. Top Mule sheep £200 for Shearling Twins from David White Hebden.

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Thompson first prize twosome top on price at Skipton ewes with lambs opener Skipton Auction Mart’s opening ewes with lambs show of the season attracted over 50 show pens and produced a top price of £380 per outfit for the first prize pen of pairs from Anthony Thompson and Emma Dalby, of Higher Broach Farm, Foulridge. Their home-bred pure black Beltex shearling ewes with single ram lambs – one black, one white - sold to Dacre’s Rob Marshall.(Mon, March 25)

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

734 Breeding Sheep – 256 Ewes & 478 Lambs A large show of sheep with lambs, and the smart Continentals were a strong trade on the day, being the easiest types to sell. Good outfits with month old lambs finding £220 plus for twins. Mules needed big lambs too for a strong trade, but thise with younger lambs found the going tough at times. Our thanks to Ryan Staveley for judging todays early show and he gave out the following awards, with the first prixe pair from AL Thompson topping the trade at £380 per outfit. Thomas Boothman had a great run which produced the first prize pen of 5 at £270.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 18TH MARCH 2019

218 Breeding & Store Sheep – 67 Ewes with 110 Lambs & 41 Store Lambs A nice show of breeding and store sheep saw quality outfits in high demand, better sets of twins over £200 topping at £245 from RJ Umpleby and good singles £140 to £170 tops from R Fitton. More outfits getting about each week, please pre enter with mart office so we can advice buyers. Thankyou.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11th MARCH

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11th MARCH

WEEKLY SALE 11:30AM. 473 BREEDING & STORE SHEEP (55 Ewes with 91 Lambs at Foot and 327 Store Lambs)

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