63 Rearing Calves;
26 Dairy Cattle
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep
Forward: 5,056 Head, (Overall av £51.75)
CCM Auctions had a large entry of store sheep for the time of year, when over 5,000 were penned and sold at the fortnightly sale on Wednesday. Strong lambs were in sharp demand with several pens of smart goods making into the 80’s to a top of £86 from RJ Bailey of Reeth, with a list of Suffolk and Continentals making mid 60’s or more. Strong end Mules were in the 60’s, topping at £67.50 from Martin and Vicky Parsons of Giggleswick.
117 Prime cattle comprising 63 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 53 Cast Cattle.
3,078 Prime Sheep comprising 2,673 Prime Lambs & 405 Cast Ewes & Rams.
58 Rearing Calves.
2 Loads of produce.
CCM Lingfields Christmas Primestock Shows – Sunday 26th November.
The 10th Annual Craven Lingfield Christmas Primestock Show was held on Sunday 26th November.
52 Prime Cattle.216 Butchers Lambs.43 Lamb Carcasses.24 Prime Pigs.
Bamforth four-timer at CCM Skipton Christmas porkers show
JG Bamforth & Son, of Heyknowle Farm, Slaithwaite, rattled up a fourth successive championship win with a trio of home-bred Pietrain-cross pigs at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Christmas primestock shows and sales. (Sun, Nov 26)
Again shown by Matthew Bamforth, the first prize 88kg trio, all gilts by a White boar, sold for £240 each, top price in show, to Stanforths Butchers on Mill Bridge, Skipton, who are renowned for their pork products, especially their famous pork pies.