Sales Reports

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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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

Northumberland shepherdess Emma Gray smashes world record price for working sheep dog with 18,000gns sale at Skipton Megan finds new home in Oklahoma, USA The world record price for a working sheep dog at an official sale was smashed at Skipton Auction Mart when Northumberland shepherdess, 34-year-old Emma Gray, hit 18,000gns (£18,900) with her two-and-a-half-year-old black and white bitch, Megan. (Fri, Feb 21)

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CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

CRAVEN CHAMPION PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Ewbank first-time title win at Craven Champions highlight Fawcett heifer lands £2,100 top price Nidderdale husband and wife, Mark and Fee Ewbank, were awarded the supreme championship at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Craven Champions highlight for 2019-born store cattle with show potential. (Tues, Feb 18)

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 902 head of cattle. Comprising: 892 Feeding Cattle (262 Young Bulls, 89 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 541 Bullocks & Heifers) & 10 Pedigree Cattle.

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BREEDING CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

BREEDING CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020

Females in demand at CCM Skipton beef breeding cattle fixture Total clearance of females was achieved at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual early season show and sale of pedigree beef breeding cattle. (Wed, Feb 19) Top price at 3,100gns for Mel Pickard, of Bolton-by-Bowland, was a Limousin, Prietec Nutmeg, bred in Mewith by Terry and Elaine Priestley and a 2017-born daughter of the Gallois son, Oddacres Landlord, from the Mason family in Embsay. She sold with her Lodge Hamlet heifer calf at foot and run with Tallyrock Jerry to R&A Easterby, of Westhouse,

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