The 8th Annual Craven Lingfield Christmas Primestock Show ....
52 Prime Cattle.
219 Butchers Lambs.
31 Lamb Carcasses.
27 Prime Pigs.
Rearing Calves to £660 (91)
B&W av £81.42 Cont av £369.43 Native av £221.65
A superb show of calves met by a strong trade with a number of high prices right through the sale. The Christmas presale show was kindly judged by ringside regular Paul Drinkall and found a fine British Blue bull calf from Shaun and Peter Sowray to be champion and went on to be the day’s top price at £660 with another noted price of £600 for the first calf in the ring. With strong prices made by other regular vendors helping British Blue bulls to an average of £434.17 and Continental average of £369.43.
Prime cattle comprising Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & Cast Cattle.
4,421 Prime Sheep comprising 4,023 Spring Lambs, 398 Cast Ewes & Rams.
91 Rearing Calves.
4 Loads of produce.
Farmhouse Fare reigns supreme at Great Northern Pork Pie Competition
Farmhouse Fare in Skipton confirmed their status as elite pie-makers after being crowned supreme champions in the seventh annual Great Northern Pork Pie Competition, which ran alongside the 2015 Christmas primestock shows at Skipton Auction Mart.
Having won the prestigious title for four years running, they took a break from the competition last year to act as judges.
No 1 proves number one for Cropper & Mellin at Skipton Christmas showcase
As Keelham Farm Shop snaps up supreme and reserve prime cattle champions
A lot number of No 1 fully lived up to its billing when going on to be chosen as number one on landing supreme championship honours for Clare Cropper and John Mellin, of Mill House Farm, Long Preston, at Skipton Auction Mart’s high profile Christmas prime cattle show and sale. (Sun, Nov 29)