Sales Reports

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep - Forward: 1,204 Head – 1136 Store Lambs av £63.44. 21 Blue Face Leicester Females & 18 In-Lamb Ewes Another strong show of lambs forward considering the time of year with 1136 through the ring.

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BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

BLUE FACED LEICESTERS - At CCM’s Winter Sale of Blue Faced Leicester Females the Blubberhouses based Hewness Flock owned by Kevin Wilson and his son James took championship and top priced honours at £1000 with their gimmer hogg L11. Highly admired by many, this classy hogg with great length and style with a good skin to match sired by the Harland F1, Big Head, fell for the top price of the day to JC&N Throup, Draughton.

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BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

BFL FEMALES PRESS - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

NEMSA chair’s champion and top price double at Skipton BFL females highlight North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA) chairman Kevin Wilson and his son, James, who run the Hewness flock in Blubberhouses, secured championship and top price honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter sale of Blue Faced Leicester females. (Wed, Feb 13)

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2019

Forward: 2,068 Feeding and Breeding Sheep. 1,837 Store Lambs & Feeding Ewes - Average £63.57 231 Breeding Ewes – Average £111.37 Another tremendous entry of store and feeding sheep for the time of year met with a fast selling trade when put in front of a good crowd of purchasers. Best Lambs topped at £100 form Hannah Brown and £99 from AM&HV Brown, strong lowland lambs on the day in the late 70’s and early 80’s, medium types in 70’s and longer keep types in the 60’s.

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ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS - WEDNESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2018

ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS - WEDNESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2018

Baa-gains galore at CCM Addingham Sheepbreeders charity lambs sale There were baa-gains galore at Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association’s 12th annual charity show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, Dec 12) Big-hearted farmers donated 27 lambs in total, the majority North of England Mules, and bidders at the ringside were equally as generous when the lambs went under the hammer, this year raising £3,800 in aid of annual beneficiary, Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope. The annual showcase has now raised around £44,000 for Manorlands.

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MARKET REPORT - SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 2018

MARKET REPORT - SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 2018

WINTER SALE OF PURE BRED AND SHOW QUALITY CONTINENTAL EWES. This year’s Annual Winter Sale of individual and small groups of Continental sired sheep was one of the best yet. A very nice entry of 102 head saw a better quality show overall, and sheep had scanned better with a greater proportion of twins.

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LAST SEASON BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2018

LAST SEASON BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2018

FORWARD: 553 Breeding Sheep & Rams. Final Tuesday Breeding Sheep Sale of Ewes and Rams. A tidy little sale to conclude the Tuesday sale season for this year with Rams in good demand, whilst the majority of the ewes were older correct below sheep selling to a reasonable trade.

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DALESBRED PRESS - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

DALESBRED PRESS - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

Haygarth family Dalesbred champions again at CCM Skipton North Craven father and daughter, Godfrey and Alison Haygarth, of Aigden Farm, Wigglesworth, sent out another champion at the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders’ Association’s final seasonal show and sale of rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Oct 23) Multiple past champions at the annual fixture, the Haygarths clinched their latest title with a shearling ram by a tup from John Kelsall in Cold Cotes, Clapham, out of a dam sired by a ram from John Harrison in Blubberhouses.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 28th OCTOBER 2018 FORWARD: 1,532 Breeding Sheep & Gimmer Lambs. (1364 Gimmer Lambs and 168 Dalesbred Sheep) CCM Auctions conducted their fourth fortnightly sale of Gimmer Lambs at Skipton on Tuesday where there was a greater demand in evidence from a larger contingent of Southern buyers, many of whom were making their first trips North this season for sheep.

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DALESBRED SHEEP - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

DALESBRED SHEEP - TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

ANNUAL SALE OF RIGISTERED DALESBRED SHEEP The champion sheep at the Annual Show & Sale of Dalesbred sheep held on behalf of the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders Association was a shoutey ram shown by Godfrey and Alison Haygarth of Wigglesworth bred by a Kelsall ram of out a John Harrison bred ewe. The ram joined Mrs C Harrison at Blubberhouses for 400gns. Mesrs Haygarth also sold a John Harriosn bred shearling ram for 260gns to EW&JR Parkinson of Dunsop bridge.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2018

FORWARD: 768 Breeding & 56 Rams. Ewes and Shearlings in better demand than of late, especially Lleyn Shearlings which saw best sorts £115 to a top of £142 from Richard Paul of Arncliffe. Second quality ewes selling away well and a shade dearer than previous sales. Horned sheep finding a ready market place with the majority being correct below.

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3RD GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2018

3RD GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2018

CCM Auctions held their third fortnightly sale of gimmer lambs at Skipton Mart - ANNUAL SALE OF MASHAM GIMMER LAMBS ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS OF THE M.S.B.A. ANNUAL SALE OF SWALEDALE GIMMER LAMBS, THIRD SEASONAL SHOW & SALE OF NORTH OF ENGLAND MULE GIMMER LAMBS, ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF DALESBRED MULE GIMMERS.

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GIMMER LAMBS PRESS - TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2018

GIMMER LAMBS PRESS - TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2018

Four breed shows at annual Skipton gimmer lambs highlight The ‘young ladies’ of the sheep world flocked to Skipton Auction Mart for the annual gimmer lamb highlight, with 4,188 head penned for sale and trade much in line with anticipations when producing an overall selling average of £59.39 per head. (Tues, Oct 9) The fixture again featured four breed shows for Swaledale, North of England Mule, Dales Mule and Masham lambs in pens of ten, with all but one of the first prize winners selling for top price in their respective sections

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SWALEDALE RAMS PRESS - MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2018

SWALEDALE RAMS PRESS - MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2018

Wilf Buckle ‘belter’ ties up Skipton Swaledale ram £2,000 top price Strong trade, a 91% clearance for the 62 head on parade and tidy averages were the high points of the annual evening fixture for registered Swaledale rams at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, Oct 8) Long-serving Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association district secretary Wilf Buckle from Bleathgill, Kirkby Stephen, tied up top call of £2,000 with his pen-leading shearling ram, awarded first prize for the ram with the best conformation.

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SWALEDALE RAMS - MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2018

SWALEDALE RAMS - MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2018

MARKET REPORT – MONDAY 8th OCTOBER 2018 Forward: 62 Registered Swaledale Rams

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