Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store & Breeding Sheep
Forward: 1,360 Head – 925 Store Hoggs; 411 Inlamb Sheep & 24 Blue Faced Leicesters.
A good show of store sheep were good to sell with plenty of customers assembled. Another nice show of inlamb sheep saw strong older sheep in good demand.
Booths seal BFL females hat-trick at Skipton
The North Craven-based Smearsett flock of WA & A Booth clinched its third successive championship at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual registered show and sale of Blue Faced Leicester females.
Father and son David and Robin Booth, of Old Hall Cottage, Feizor, secured a memorable hat-trick with their first prize gimmer hogg, by one of their highly regarded stock tups, C1 Shafthill, acquired as a lamb from Northumberland breeder John Smith-Jackson, of Melkridge, near Haltwhistle.
MARKET REPORT -MONDAY 27TH JANUARY 2014 PRIMESTOCK
51 Prime cattle comprising 1 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 5 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 45 Cast Cattle
2,564 Prime Sheep comprising 2,189 Old Season Lambs, 375 Cast Ewes & Rams
55 Rearing Calves
15 Dairy Cattle
7 Loads of produce
MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 27TH JANUARY 2014
Rearing Calves to £400
B&W av £92.03 Cont av £292.66 Native av £208.33
Craven Dairy Auction (15 head)
BOCM Pauls Dairy Sale once again well supported with plenty of punters ringside and a flying trade to match.
Lawsons land another Skipton dairy title on 2014 debut
Making their first Craven Dairy Auction appearance of the New Year, the Newbirks pedigree Holstein herd of David and Claire Lawson, of Mill Farm, Arthington, landed yet another title at the main BOCM Pauls-sponsored January show.