Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs
Forward: 1694 Head:
1514 Store Lambs - Overall av £73.49
47 Prime cattle comprising 28 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 18 Cast Cattle.
2,743 Prime Sheep comprising 2413 Prime Hoggs, 330 Cast Ewes, Rams & Goats.
54 Rearing Calves.
8 Loads of produce.
The second sale in the month saw a couple of heifers from Peter Baul’s Ravensgate herd hit the highlights from an entry of 7 head. The first prize heifer was Ravensgate Symion Muscome, calved 20 days and on 28 litres, out of a Woodmarsh Topshot cow who’s dam had given 3 yields of over 10,000 litres she sold for £2400. Messrs Bauls second offering also came from the Muscome family with Ravensgate Elias Muscome with a PLI£283, she sold for £2300. Messrs Bell from Cowling presented a nice pedigree heifer calved 3 weeks on 27 litres selling at £1700, and Robert Crisp had a very fresh commercial heifer at £1600. A mid lactation heifer from Messrs GW Leggott, North Yorkshire sold at £1450. Next sale is in 2 weeks time, Monday 10th February, entries now being taken in the Mart Office or please speak to Sarah Liddle on 07710 795585, thankyou.
Peter Baul brace bag top Craven Dairy Auction honours and top calls
A brace of newly calven heifers from the same cow family stood champion and reserve for Peter Baul’s Ravensgate pedigree herd at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Craven Dairy Auction show and sale. (Mon, Jan 27)
Based at Watergate Farm, Bishop Thornton, Mr Baul bagged four dairy championships at Skipton last year and won his first title of 2020 with a 20 days calved 28-litre heifer, Ravensgate Symion Muscome 128, by the Cogent sire, Snowbiz Symion, out of a Woodmarsh Topshot cow whose own dam had given three yields of over 10,000 litres.
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 862 head of cattle.
Comprising: 848 Feeding Cattle (210 Young Bulls, 65 Beef Feeding Cows, 573 Bullocks & Heifers) & 14 Breeding Cattle.