Sales Reports

CALF REPORT - MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020

CALF REPORT - MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020

Rearing Calves to £405 (129) The calf show today was very kindly judged by Mr Tom Heseltine who cast his expert eye over the calves on show, a Blue Bull from Mr Middleton of JP & KE Hartley was awarded Champion calf followed by Mr Shaun Sowray of A Sowray & Sons receiving reserve Champion for his Blue Heifer. 129 Calves in the sale today with a small number forward for show. The sale consisted of large runs of moderate farming calves with the very best Blues carrying age short of requirements. The sale had 15 active buyers ringside with many looking to buy them in bulk as ewes and lambs have now left the sheds. 37 Blue Heifers sold to a top £340 from A Sowray followed by £280 from Mr Longster. Many heifers could be bought around that £240-£280. Blue Bulls topped the auction once again topping at £405 from JP & KE Hartley following closely behind at £400 from Mr Longster once again. The best Blue Bulls would be bought £330-£405 with Mediums £260+ with just a touch smaller all around the same money with only a couple just under the £200 mark. 14 Angus Bulls came to an overall sale average of £182 and topped at £285. Black and White calves topped at £118 from Mr Fort of Silsden and same to an overall breed average of £62. 4 Holstein Friesian calves sold over £100.

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

David Booth back with a bang on Craven Dairy Auction return Several years after his last Craven Dairy Auction championship success, Lothersdale’s David Booth returned to the fray in fine style when clinching both leading honours in the show arena with home-bred heifers at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening March fixture. (Mon. March 9)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

Forward: 47 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 25 Cast Cattle. 3,694 Prime Sheep comprising 3344 Prime Hoggs and 350 Cast Sheep (322 Ewes, 18 Rams, 10 Goats). 295 Breeding & Store Sheep. 23 Rearing Calves. 7 Dairy. 8 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020

7 Dairy - A tidy show of dairies attracted a good following of prospective and successful purchasers. David Booth from Lothersdale led the prices with the first prize heifer, nicely calved 3 weeks, and at 34 litres she sold for £2000. Another fresh heifer from the same home achieved £1700. A solid average of £1673 was achieved for pedigree new calved heifers. Incalf cattle sold to £1250 form GD Home of Bolton Abbey. Next sale in 2 weeks time (23rd March) please speak to Sarah with your entries of ring the mart office, and with the ever growing ringside of buyers we can certainly sell more cattle than are currently coming forward. Thankyou.

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STORE CATTLE - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

STORE CATTLE - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle inc Spring Machinery Sale. Next Livestock Sale – Saturday 4th April. Next Agri Sale – Saturday 2nd May. Forward – 136 head cattle. 40 Sheep & Goats. 145 Poultry.

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AGRI SALE - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

AGRI SALE - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle inc Spring Machinery Sale. Next Livestock Sale – Saturday 4th April. Next Agri Sale – Saturday 2nd May. Forward – 136 head cattle. 40 Sheep & Goats. 145 Poultry. 495 Reclaim. 369 Machinery. 100 Stone & Timber.

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POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020

Teenager Henry Bailey flies high with championship coup on poultry show debut at Skipton Making his first-ever foray into the poultry show arena, West Yorkshire 17-year-old Henry Bailey made an immediate impact when flying away with championship honours at 2020’s opening Craven Premier Poultry Spring show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, March 7) Henry, of Long Lee Hall Farm, above Keighley, ruled the roost with his first prize pen of large poultry, a trio of 28-week-old Rhode Island Red – a cockerel and two pullets already laying. They sold for £35.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 2020

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 809 head of cattle Comprising: 809 Feeding Cattle (202 Young Bulls, 44 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 563 Bullocks & Heifers)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

Forward: 51 Prime cattle comprising 26 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 24 Cast Cattle. 3,318 Prime Sheep comprising 2868 Prime Hoggs, 450 Cast Ewes & Rams. 40 Rearing Calves. 261 Breeding Sheep. 4 Loads of produce.

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PRIME HOGGS PRESS - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

PRIME HOGGS PRESS - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

Vivers eager beavers with buying spree at Skipton prime lambs showcase Kettlesing’s Henry Atkinson stood supreme champion with a five-strong pen of home-bred 39kg Beltex-cross lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s March show and sale day and the first prize Continentals went on to sell for the day’s top call of £150 per head, or 384.6p/kg, to regular wholesale buyers Vivers Scotlamb in Annan, Dumfriesshire.

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PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 2ND MARCH 2020

Smiths retain crown at CCM Skipton March prime cattle showcase Back-to-back prime cattle championships were clinched by North Craven father and son hill farmers, Francis and Andrew Smith, at Skipton Auction Mart’s March show and sale. (Mon, March 2) The Smiths again took top billing with a Limousin-cross heifer, which followed much the same route to market as their February victor, being bought in as a suckler and further improved on their Lodge Farm, Masongill.

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STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE HOGGS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs - Forward: 928 Head. Overall averages – Store Lamb £74.21. Feeding Ewe £54.67. Breeding Sheep £133.07. A very mixed show for quality as would be expected at this time of year, but none the less with 928 head forward representing a very strong seasonal entry. Still strong smart lambs had the abilty to command 3 figure prices, with the best of the rest £85 to £100. Mules mainly mid 70’s to mid 80’s. A run of Inlamb Mule Hoggs from Messrs Hallam topped £136 and averaged £133.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

Forward: 34 Prime cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 16 Cast Cattle. 3,822 Prime Sheep comprising 3595 Prime Hoggs, 227 Cast Ewes & Rams. 65 Rearing Calves. 11 Dairy. 43 Breeding Sheep. 1 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH fEBRUARY 2020

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 24TH fEBRUARY 2020

Forward for Monday's sale were 65 Farmers Rearing Calves, and also 11 Dairy for the Twice Monthly Craven Dairy Auction.

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

Petch family reserve champion claims £2,450 Craven Dairy Auction top price Robin Jennings, from Hill House Farm, South Stainley, Harrogate, won his first Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2020 with his only entry, a commercial newly calven heifer at Skipton Auction Mart’s second February show and sale. (Mon, Feb 24) He did it with an eight days-calved 32-litre home-bred from his long established and milk-rich Sunray cow family, which sold for £1,980 to Alf Townsend, of Southfield, Burnley. Show judge was Alan Middleton, of the Beamsley-based Hartley farming family.

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