Sales Reports

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.

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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.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2019

Forward: 42 Prime cattle comprising 20 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 20 Cast Cattle. 4,462 Prime Sheep comprising 3907 Prime Lamb, 555 Cast Ewes & Rams. 73 Rearing Calves. 8 Loads of produce.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 490 head of cattle Comprising: 469 Feeding Cattle (84 Young Bulls, 73 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 312 Bullocks & Heifers) & 21 Breeding Cattle.

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STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019

STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019

More festive show success for Keasden Head herd at CCM Skipton Christmas store cattle highlight Sheila Mason’s Keasden Head herd in North Craven secured yet another championship, also picking up the reserve championship for good measure, at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Christmas store cattle fixture. (Wed, Dec 5) Sheila, fresh from her success the previous day when also standing champion at the Christmas cast cattle show, followed up with a notable double with a brace of home-bred Limousin-cross heifers, aged 13 months and 12 months, tapped out by Scottish show judge Ian Wainwright, of Fife, who later backed his judgment in the sale ring when acquiring the principals for his Todd Hall herd at £1,100 and £1,000.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

Forward: 69 Prime cattle comprising 51 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 18 Cast Cattle. 4,410 Prime Sheep comprising 3,938 Prime Lamb, 455 Cast Ewes & 17 Rams. 58 Rearing Calves. 32 Dairy. 9 Loads of produce.

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CHRISTMAS DAIRY SHOW - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS DAIRY SHOW - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

Dairy At the Annual Christmas Show and Sale of Dairy cattle the Supreme Championship was awarded to Brian Moorhouse of Bell Busk showing Aireburn Saloon Sher a first calving daughter of the Semex sire Sandy Valley Saloon bred from the EX90 Aireburn Shamrock Sher, herself a cow bred from 8 generations of VG or EXC, having given close on 31000 litres in 3 lactations. Sold 14 days calved and giving 34kg Aireburn Saloon Sher joined John Hitchen of Crib Farm Dairies at Luddenden Foot for the top price of the day at £2500.

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CHRISTMAS CAST PRESS - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS CAST PRESS - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

Keasden Head British Blue cow champion at CCM Skipton Christmas cast cattle show North Craven’s Sheila Mason, who runs the Keasden Head herd, stood champion with a 2008-born pure bred British Blue cow at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Christmas cast cattle show. (Mon, Dec 2) Weighing in a 925kg, Keasden Head Dotty, a well-utilised flushing cow and also mother of the herd’s main stock bull, the easy calving Keasden Head Guinness, who has been responsible for Craven Champions prize winners at Skipton, went on the sell for top gross price of £1,290 when joining John Thompson in Gargrave.

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CHRISTMAS DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2019

Bell Busk Moorhouses retain Craven Dairy Auction Christmas championship Husband and wife, Brian and Judith Moorhouse, who run the prolific Aireburn pedigree Holstein herd at Hesper Farm, Bell Busk, bagged the Christmas Craven Dairy Auction supreme championship for the second year running at Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, Dec 2) The Moorhouses, multiple champions and prize winners with dairy cattle at their local mart, retained the festive title with Aireburn Saloon Sher, a first calving daughter of the Semex sire, Sandy Valley Saloon, bred from the EX90 Aireburn Shamrock Sher, herself a cow bred from eight generations of VG or EXC, having given close on 31,000 litres across three lactations.

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CHRISTMAS SHOW 2019

CHRISTMAS SHOW 2019

The 12th Annual Craven Lingfield Christmas Primestock Show was held on Sunday 1st December. FORWARD – 48 Prime Cattle 218 Butchers Lambs 39 Lamb Carcasses 41 Prime Pigs

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CHAMPION PIGS BUTCHERS PRESS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

CHAMPION PIGS BUTCHERS PRESS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

Hutchinsons Butchers festive buying spree at Skipton Christmas primestock highlights Hutchinsons Butchers in Ripley made multiple top-notch prize-winning acquisitions for its customers’ festive tables at Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas primestock shows and sales this month. The No 1 Main Street shop has just been taken over by Alison Kay, partner of local farmer, Dave Kirby, from long-time owner Peter Buck, who has now retired.

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CHRISTMAS SHOW LAMBS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS SHOW LAMBS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

Lancaster family retain prime lamb championship at CCM Skipton Christmas highlight Title winners again sell to Baxenden butcher for £480 top call Ribble Valley sheep farmers Ian and Mary Lancaster, and their son Richard, were over the moon when retaining the supreme championship they won for the first time the previous year at Skipton Auction Mart’s 2019 Christmas prime lambs show. (Sunday, Dec 1)

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CHRISTMAS SHOW CATTLE - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS SHOW CATTLE - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

Bordley’s John Stephenson retains prime cattle championship at CCM Skipton Christmas highlight Title winner claimed by Bacup butcher co-judge Dales farmer John Stephenson, of Bordley Green Farm, Bordley, was crowned supreme champion for the second year running at Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas prime cattle show and sale. (Sun, Dec 1)

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CHRISTMAS SHOW PIGS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

CHRISTMAS SHOW PIGS - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

Louise Findlay porkers champions at CCM Skipton Christmas highlight North Yorkshire teenager Louise Findlay, from Leyburn, won the prime pigs championship for the first time at Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas primestock shows and sales. (Sun, Dec 1) The 19-year-old has been a regular winner with her porkers at the annual highlight, but this was her first title win, achieved with her lightweight class victors, a pen of three 89lg pure Pietrain gilts tapped out as overall champions by judge Mick Etherington, of Eldwick.

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CARCASS COMPETITION - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

CARCASS COMPETITION - SUNDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2019

Lancaster family champions at CCM Skipton Christmas carcase showcase with first-ever entry Cropper Family Butchers bags both champion and reserve The Lancaster sheep farming family - husband and wife, Ian and Mary, and son. Richard – won the supreme championship with their first-ever entry in the annual lamb carcase competition staged as part of Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas primestock shows and sales. (Sun, December 1)

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