Rearing Calves to £460 (123)
B&W av £58.54 Cont av £329 Native av £178.89
A tremendous show of calves for this morning’s spring show and sale of calves with Robert Foster of Tadcaster taking charge with the judging. The judge stood by his decision and bought the champion, a tremendous British Blue bull presented by Mike Longster of Fellbeck with the hammer falling at £460. The Reserve Champion from Sowray Bros of Bishop Thornton again sold to the judge for £440 this time for cracking 7 week old Genus Jack son. A superb run of calves were on show today especially in the British Blue bulls with 14 calves over £400 with a Simmental Bull also up at £440.
470 Breeding Sheep
Another good show of nearly 200 outfits late in the season and a sharp selling trade. Best Hoggs and singles up to £195 and best of the rest £175, others in the £160’s, better continental ewes with twins to £232 from Rosie Dunn, and the same vendor having the top price singles at £195 per outfit.
**NEXT WEEK** BANK HOLIDAY SHOW & SALE – Special prizes for Single Sheep with lambs, and special Annual Consignments of Swaledale sheep with Lambs form John Bland Crowden and Roy Nelson Bordley. Full catalogue online Friday afternoon.
Entries to the mart office. Thankyou.
58 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 36 Cast Cattle. 1,681 Prime Sheep comprising 460 Spring Lamb, 1042 Prime & Mature Hoggs & 179 Cast Ewes & Rams. 124 Rearing Calves. 470 Breeding Sheep.
CCM Skipton looks forward to NSA North Sheep 2019
As one of the mainline sponsors, Craven Cattle Marts in Skipton will have a high profile presence on its indoor show stand at NSA North Sheep 2019.
Fittingly for such an event, live sheep will again be available for viewing – a Swaledale ewe with North of England Mule lambs at foot, along with a Continental hogg with Beltex lambs.
There will be the usual warm welcome to all at the CCM stand, which will feature photographic displays and offer light refreshments.
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 933 head of cattle.
Comprising: 817 Feeding Cattle (194 Young Bulls, 62 Beef Feeding Cows, 561 Bullocks & Heifers) & 116 Breeding Cattle inc 103 Pedigree Limousins Bulls & Females.
A great day at Skipton today with a mart full of cattle and a buzz all sale long.