56 Prime Cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 38 Cast Cattle
2,090 Prime Sheep comprising 1,697 Prime Hoggs, 393 Cast Ewes & Rams
75 Rearing Calves
12 Loads of produce
Scaife Hall Farm charity breakfast a sell-out success
The charity breakfast bonanza at Scaife Hall Farm in Blubberhouses, was a sell-out success, as over 180 people tucked into award-winning breakfasts served over three days and six sittings.
Primestock special sales well received at CCM Skipton
Special primestock sales to cater for both vendors and buyers were staged between Christmas and the New Year at Skipton Auction Mart, on Thursday, December 28.
A small, but select offering of prime cattle saw eight of the 13 under 30-month entries fall to the year’s principal buyer, Keelham Farm Shop, as co-owner James Robertshaw returned to re-stock the meat fridges for his two award-winning shops in Skipton and Thornton.
Annual Sale of Blue Faced Leicester Females.
Title and top price coups for Smearsett BFL flock at Skipton
The North Craven-based Booth farming family, who run the Smearsett Blue Faced Leicester flock at Old Hall Cottage, Feizor, returned to winning ways when responsible for both the gimmer hogg champion and in-lamb £3,000 top price achiever at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter fixture for breed females, also the first registered sheep breed show and sale of 2017
Fortnightly Catalogue Sheep Sale: 1,217 Store Lambs & 13 Blue Faced Leicester Females
There was a larger entry of lambs this fortnight, but quality was very mixed with lambs generally smaller than the previous sale. Anything with strength and type was well bid for, whilst the long keep lambs were keenly sought with feeder finishers reporting a good supply of winter forage that needs eating.
Sales continue fortnightly, please pre-enter stock with the mart office for the catalogue.