Sales Reports

MARKET REPORTS - MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020

MARKET REPORTS - MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020

Forward: 25 Prime cattle comprising 16 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 8 Cast Cattle; 3,038 Prime Sheep comprising 60 Spring Lambs, 2855 Prime Hoggs, 113 Cast Ewes & Rams & 10 Goats; 43 Rearing Calves.

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LIVESTOCK ONLY - SATURDAY 4TH APRIL 2020

LIVESTOCK ONLY - SATURDAY 4TH APRIL 2020

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle. All classes of grazing cattle saw a good trade This was our first livestock only sale without vendors on site which is for the protection of public health. We are very appreciative of the vendors understanding and co-operation in enabling this and leaving stock with realistic instructions reflective of the times. Next Sale – Saturday 2nd May

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COVID 19 PRESS - FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 2020

COVID 19 PRESS - FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 2020

‘Maintaining an effective food supply chain is critical’ – auction mart boss Covid-19 restrictions now in place at Skipton Skipton Auction Mart put in place procedures at the start of last week in the light of Covid-19. Following the latest Government guidelines issued at the beginning of this week, vendors are now only permitted to drop off livestock at the mart, with stringent restricted buyer access to purchase.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL 2020

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle: Forward: 359 head of cattle; Comprising: 359 Feeding Cattle (136 Young Bulls, 14 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 209 Bullocks & Heifers)

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STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL 2020

STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL 2020

Positive vibes on trade at Skipton midweek cattle sale Skipton Auction Mart’s first fortnightly Wednesday store cattle sale with the latest Covid-19 restrictions in place for both vendors and purchasers alike attracted an all-feeding entry of 359 head, comprising 136 young bulls, 209 bullocks and heifers, and 14 beef feeding cattle. A good number of four-figure prices were seen across all sections. (Apr 1)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH MARCH 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH MARCH 2020

Forward: 17 Prime cattle comprising 8 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 9 Cast Cattle. 1,018 Prime Sheep comprising 972 Prime Hoggs, 46 Cast Ewes & Rams. 15 Rearing Calves. Breeding Sheep – Farm to Farm. Dairy – Farm to Farm. Produce – Farm to Farm.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020

Forward: 45 Prime cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 26 Cast Cattle 3,844 Prime Sheep comprising 3346 Prime Hoggs, 481 Cast Ewes & Rams & 17 Goats. 51 Rearing Calves 739 Breeding Sheep 11 Dairy

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020

Rearing Calves to £370 (51) 50 Calves in today’s sale with plenty of bobby calves entered. Blue Bulls avg £300. Best end of the Blue Bulls at £370-340. Top price Blue Bull and Heifer today both coming from Mr C Watson of Horton-in-Craven. Mediums £300+ Smalls around the £240-£300. Blue Heifers £270-£240 with Smaller end not much less. Black and whites avg £47.50 with top price from the Bolland family at £58. No big Native calves seen about today with Angus Bulls topping at £220 and Heifers £140.

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STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2020

STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 940 head of cattle; Comprising:939 Feeding Cattle (288 Young Bulls, 78 Beef Feeding Cows, 573 Bullocks & Heifers) & 1 Breeding Cattle.

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YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2020

YOUNG BULL PRESS - WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2020

Titles retained at CCM Skipton young feeding bulls annual highlight Defending champions from the previous year both successfully retained their titles at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Spring show and sale of young feeding bulls. (Wed, March 18) In fact, James Huck, who farms in the Yorkshire Dales with his parents, John and Gill, at Church Farm, Hubberholme, was achieving an impressive hat-trick of annual victories in the under 10-months show class.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020

Forward:45 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 23 Cast Cattle; 4,600 Prime Sheep comprising 4184 Prime Hoggs, 379 Cast Ewes & Rams & 37 Goats; 129 Rearing Calves; 260 Breeding Sheep; 8 Loads of produce.

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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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