Sales Reports

CALVES - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

CALVES - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

Rearing Calves to £430 (111) B&W av. £66 Cont av. £269 Native av. £201 A good attendance of buyers ready to fill pens after the break but most buying with caution in the light of an uncertain beef market. Native breed bulls continue to be the most resilient week on week with most £250 to £325 and the heifers £130-£190. The best Continental bulls are still £360-£430 the latter the top price of the day for the Champion calf a British Blue bull from A Sowray&Son. Strong British Blue Heifers are easy to buy with plenty either side of £250 and the best £300 +. Dairy bulls a month of age a strong trade £80 to £122 and even the bobby types a fair trade at £30 to £45.

read more
CALF PRESS - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

CALF PRESS - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

Sowrays take top honours and top call at opening CCM Skipton rearing calf show The opening rearing calf show of 2020 at Skipton Auction Mart saw regular vendors the Sowray brothers, from Bishop Thornton, consign the overall champion, just as they did at the previous year’s New Year fixture. (Mon, Jan 6) The Sowrays - Shaun, Peter and Paul - who run their Holstein Friesian dairy herd at Bowes Green Farm, secured another in a long line of Skipton titles with their first British Blue-cross bullock, born on November 25 last year.

read more
PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

New Year trade at CCM Skipton kicks off on a high note Skipton Auction Mart began the New Year in fine style with a total of 4,377 head of livestock penned for sale and successfully sold at the first big Monday sale day of 2020. The solid turnout comprised 67 prime cattle, 4,199 prime sheep and 111 rearing calves. (Jan 6)

read more
MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2019

Last Sale of 2019 - Forward: 7 Prime cattle comprising 6 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 1 Cast Cow 4,111 Prime Sheep comprising 3706 Prime Lambs, 405 Cast Ewes & Rams 4 Loads of produce

read more
MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2019

Monday Market - Forward: 3,102 Prime Sheep comprising 2429 Prime Lamb, 673 Cast Ewes & Rams. 3 Rearing Calves. 3 Loads of produce. 551 Over Ready Poultry.

read more
STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH DECEMBER 2019

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH DECEMBER 2019

Forward: 401 head of cattle. Comprising: 399 Feeding Cattle (59 Young Bulls, 64 Beef Feeding Cows, 276 Bullocks & Heifers) & 2 Breeding Cattle.

read more
MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

Forward: 42 Prime cattle comprising 24 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 18 Cast Cattle. 3,546 Prime Sheep comprising 2,911 Prime Lambs, 635 Cast Ewes & Rams. 74 Rearing Calves. 8 Dairy. 5 Loads of produce.

read more
DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

Forward: 74 Rearing Calves. 8 Dairy.

read more
DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2019

Cowling’s Chris Bell crowned champion on Craven Dairy Auction debut Making his first-ever appearance in the dairy show arena at Skipton Auction Mart, Cowling’s Chris Bell made an immediate impact when crowned champion at the final Craven Dairy Auction fixture of the year. (Monday, Dec 16) Chris, who trades as NA Bell and runs the Mireclose pedigree Holstein herd at the farm of the same name, bagged the title on his debut with a 23 days calved, 27 litre and rising heifer, Mireclose Galxzy Chesakate, by De-Su Freddie Galaxy, out of a home-bred daughter of Regancrest-Mr Drham Sam. She sold for £1,920 to ringside regular Brian Blezard, of Ribchester.

read more
PEDIGREE BELTEX & WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

PEDIGREE BELTEX & WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

8th WINTER SALE OF IN LAMB PEDIGREE BELTEX ON BEHALF OF THE NORTHERN BELTEX CLUB Forward: 27 head of Pedigree Beltex Mathew Burleigh from Enniskillen in Co Fermanagh again took the championship rosette at the Beltex Sheep Society’s Winter sale of Pedigree females at Skipton Auction Mart on Saturday.

read more
CHRISTMAS POULTRY - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS POULTRY - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

Christmas Show & Sale of Poultry & Waterfowl ….. Champion – J Hindle with trio of Buff Orpington. Reserve – S Hitchen with 3 silver laced Wyandotte. Prices – Trio Partridge Wyandotte to £100 Trio Buff Orpington to £91 Silver Laced Wyandotte to £65 Welsummers to £62

read more
LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

Last Saturday livestock sal eof 2019 ….. Forward – 106 head cattle, 36 head sheep, 181 lots of poultry, 174 breeding sheep.

read more
PEDIGREE BELTEX - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

PEDIGREE BELTEX - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

Matthew Burleigh championship hat-trick at CCM Skipton Beltex winter females shows Northern Ireland’s Matthew Burleigh, who runs the Matt’s pedigree flock at Shanra, near Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh, claimed a memorable hat-trick when sending out the title winner for the third consecutive year at The Northern Beltex Society’s eighth annual winter show and sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Dec 14)

read more
CHRISTMAS POULTRY SHOW - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS POULTRY SHOW - SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019

John Hindle flies high again at Skipton Christmas poultry showcase Red Rose poultry breeder John Hindle, from Oswaldtwistle, ruled the roost yet again when once more exhibiting the champion pen of birds at the Craven Premier Poultry Christmas show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Dec 14) Mr Hindle has been a high flier at all three of the mart’s poultry shows this year, standing champion at the Spring fixture with White Wyandottes and reserve champion with Light Sussex at the autumn highlight.

read more
STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs, Feeding and Breeding Sheep Forward: 3,143 Head (Overall av £63.12) A Cracking trade throughout for the store lambs which saw vendors tail end lambs making just as much as their 2nd draws in previous months. An overall average of £63.12 was seen in the ring today including large runs of late season type and hill bred lambs. Continentals with frame and size getting away at £65-£73 whilst the pure bred smallest sorts getting to the same money. Better Bred large sorts getting into the 80’s to top at £95 from P Johnson. Medium Suffolks selling £60+ with the smalls mid £50s.

read more