13 Prime cattle comprising Clean Cattle 13 (under 30 mos).
3,398 Prime Sheep comprising 2,715 Spring Lambs, 683 Cast Ewes & Rams
7 Prime cattle comprising 7 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos)
4,539 Prime Sheep comprising 3936 Spring Lambs, 603 Cast Ewes & Rams
66 Rearing Calves
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs
Forward: 1760 Head, Overall av £50.33
A good turnout of store sheep were predominantly medium and long keep types with strong lambs short of buyers requirements and as a consequence sold to a very sharp trade. Smart Continental and strong Suffolks were all around £60 or more, and better Mule wethers mid £50’s, outwith the show it was Andrew Sutton of Long Sleddale with a pen of 52 at £57.80 and another pen of 48 at £56 leading the way. More buyers in attendance for smaller long keep types helped these sell well.
Addingham Sheepbreeders charity lambs raise £2,900 for Manorlands
Lambs donated by generous farmers earned more cash for charity when sold to a big-hearted ringside at Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association’s ninth annual fundraiser at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, Dec 16)
Twenty-eight lambs, predominantly Mule wethers, were handed over and, together with other items donated for sale, raised a resounding £2,900 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, Keighley, for whom the fixture has now netted some £33,000 in total.
20 Prime cattle comprising 12 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 8 Cast Cattle.
4,363 Prime Sheep comprising 4,034 Spring Lambs, 329 Cast Ewes & Rams.
91 Rearing Calves.
71 Dairy Cattle.
8 Loads of produce.