Sales Reports

MAY DAY EWES & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 7TH MAY 2018

MAY DAY EWES & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 7TH MAY 2018

May Day bank holiday show feast at CCM Skipton A May Day bank holiday bonanza at Skipton Auction Mart featured multiple shows for breeding sheep, calves and primestock. (Monday, May 7) On a traditionally busy day, almost 3,000 head of breeding sheep were penned for sale, comprising 747 outfits of hoggs with 1,093 lambs at foot and 1,059 geld gimmer hoggs.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

630 Breeding Sheep (235 Sheep with 362 Lambs at foot, 33 Store Hoggs) Numbers steadily on the rise and more customers at the ringside as grass starts to appear, trade was up for the smart outfits by around £10-£15, older ewes with lambs £5-£10 dearer. Keep entries coming and pre-enter with office by 12noon Friday prior to sale for inclusion in catalogue listing, Thankyou. Today we held a show of sheep with lambs at foot, kindly judged by Mr N Tattersall.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2018

Forward: 69 Prime cattle comprising 18 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 50 Cast Cattle. 2,704 Prime Sheep comprising 64 Spring Lambs, 2245 Old Season Lambs & 395 Cast Ewes & Rams. 33 Rearing Calves. 630 Breeding Sheep. 7 Loads of produce.

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2018

EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2018

Towers power again seen in CCM Skipton sheep show arena Red Rose farmer Robert Towers, of Camp House Farm, Farleton, has hardly put a foot wrong in the sheep show arena at Skipton Auction Mart this year. His latest success was a first prize success in the Easter show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot, following multiple prize wins at the opening ewes with lambs showcase, as well as a championship and reserve championship double at the Easter prime lambs highlight, both staged last month. Many of his frontrunners have also achieved top prices.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 9TH APRIL 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 9TH APRIL 2018

A large show of Store & Breeding Sheep forward for sale and quality outfits in high demand, especially younger ewes with strong lambs at foot. The 226 outfits of sheep with lambs topped at £230 for Texel Shearlings and Twins from Alan Midgley, Luddendenfoot, the same vendor with two further pens at £220. Peter Simpson of Dacre had a nice run of Texel Ewes with twins, topping at £228 and £225, with Andrew Throup of Silsden selling Texel Ewes and Twins to £225.

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EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

EASTER LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

Robert Towers field day at CCM Skipton Red Rose breeder claims double success in Easter prime lambs show Red Rose sheep farmer Robert Towers, of Camp House Farm, Farleton, near Lancaster, had a field day at Skipton Auction Mart, on Monday, when exhibiting both the champion and reserve champions at the headline Easter prime lambs show, along with the first prize pen of pairs at the opening show of ewes with lambs at foot. (March 26)

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

705 Breeding Sheep The largest show this season sold away well considering the relative shortage of grass in places compared to other years. Best end £160-190 for singles and £210 - £235 for Twins, medium types £130 for Singles £170 - £200 for twins and plainest end eitherside of £100 for singles and £135-£160 for twins Our thanks to Mr Geirge Bell for judging todays show and he awarded the following prizes: Pens of 5 Ewes with Lambs @ Foot

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WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2018

WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 658 Head - 499 Store Lambs av £62.04. 51 Feeding Ewes av £49.55. 103 Inlamb Ewes av £102.05 A fantastic sale to finish the 2017/18 season of Wednesday Fortnightly sales, however please note that Store Lambs, Gimmer Lambs and Inlamb Sheep can now be sold every Monday Lunchtime in conjunction with the Seasonal Weekly Sales of Sheep with Lambs at Foot, entries to the Mart Office by 12 noon Fridays prior to sale.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2018

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2018

Forward: 658 Head, Store Lamb av £52.85; Inlamb Ewes av £105.45 A seasonal entry of store sheep met with a very strong trade on the day, best smart continentals to £91, and stronger sorts mid 60’s to mid 70’s. Several lots of nice Lonk Wethers resulted in a breed average of £55 and similar for Mules. Inlamb Sheep sold well this fortnight with a nice dispersal of Correct Texel Ewes 2shear upwards seeing the best end trade at £110 to £120, and smaller types £100-£105.

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BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2018

BFL FEMALES - WEDNESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2018

Another title and top price double for Smearsett BFL flock at CCM Skipton The Booth family’s Smearsett Blue Faced Leicester flock, based at Old Hall Cottage, Feizor, north of Settle, emulated its success of the previous year when again sending out the champion and top price performer at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter fixture for breed females. (Wednesday, February 7).

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NEW MULE CHAIRMAN - MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2018

NEW MULE CHAIRMAN - MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2018

NEMSA looks to the future with confidence NEMSA, the North of England Mule Sheep Association, remains in fine heart, with a growing membership fast approaching four figures and a solid financial footing, members heard at a well-attended 34th annual general meeting in Settle.

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JANUARY 2018

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JANUARY 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 1067 Head. Store sheep a very strong trade. Prices easily on a par with previous sale. Inlamb sheep were slow.

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COMMERCIAL INLAMB SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

COMMERCIAL INLAMB SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

IN LAMB COMMERCIAL EWES This year’s Annual Sale of individual and small groups of Continental sired sheep. AVERAGES – (overall £209.11)

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BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2017

Forward - 1051 Breeding Sheep & 38 Rams ........... A good entry of breeding sheep for the early November sale, and included a nice entry of 800 Mule Gimmer Lambs for what is effectively our 5th fortnightly sale. Trade for these was much sharper than the two previous sales and an overall average of £67.31 reflects a healthy late season bounce in trade. Best end £80 to £90, and anything smart or loking stronger for the time of year was £70 plus. Rams were also a good trade for late season with the pick of the day a Swaledale Shearling Ram from Roy Nelson selling for 500gns, and the main of Texel Shearling either side fo 300gns, whilst a run of Texel ram lambs from Procters Farms created a stir and all found new homes at a good average of £275 topping at 320gns.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2017

SKIPTON AUCTION MART MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 24th OCTOBER 2017 FORWARD: 369 Breeding Sheep & Rams. Final Tuesday Breeding Sheep Sale of Ewes and Rams

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