Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle including CRAVEN CHAMPIONS Show & Sale.
Forward: 805 head of cattle,
Comprising: 767 Feeding Cattle (238 Young Bulls, 58 Beef Feeding Cows/Bulls, 479 Bullocks & Heifers) & 30 Breeding Cattle inc 9 Pedigree Bulls & Females.
The store cattle sale included the Craven Champions Show & Sale (full results below). Neil Slack kindly judged the show on Tuesday evening.
Well done to all exhibitors and thankyou to the show sponsors; NFU Skipton – Top Tags – Thornton Breakers – Craven Farm Vets – Muilberry Asset Finance – Massey Feeds – J Sheard – Fairhurst Concrete – Great Yorkshire Show – Preston Fuels.
50 Prime cattle comprising 25 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 24 Cast Cattle.
3,370 Prime Sheep comprising 3131 Prime Hoggs & 239 Cast Ewes & Rams.
25 Rearing Calves.
7 Dairy Cattle.
29 Breeding Sheep.
13 Loads of produce.
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep -
Forward: 1,204 Head – 1136 Store Lambs av £63.44.
21 Blue Face Leicester Females & 18 In-Lamb Ewes
Another strong show of lambs forward considering the time of year with 1136 through the ring.
BLUE FACED LEICESTERS -
At CCM’s Winter Sale of Blue Faced Leicester Females the Blubberhouses based Hewness Flock owned by Kevin Wilson and his son James took championship and top priced honours at £1000 with their gimmer hogg L11. Highly admired by many, this classy hogg with great length and style with a good skin to match sired by the Harland F1, Big Head, fell for the top price of the day to JC&N Throup, Draughton.