Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep
Forward: 930 Head, Overall av £60.91
As the Wednesday season draws to a close there was another great entry of nearly 1000 sheep for todays sale. The entry was very mixed for quality, strong Suffolk mid 70’s to £80, Strong Continentals £80 plus, Best Mules in the 70’s, good horned lambs mid 40’s to mid 50’s.
Inlamb ewes met a mixed response, nice young sheep selling well, but older plainer sorts hard to cash.
38 Prime Cattle comprising 18 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 17 Cast Cattle
3,727 Prime Sheep comprising 3533 Prime Hoggs & 194 Cast Ewes & Rams
66 Rearing Calves
114 Breeding Sheep comprising 45 Ewes with 71 Lambs
8 Loads of produce
Northumberland shepherdess’s 14,000gns world record price coup at Skipton sheep dog sale
Emma Gray bitch finds new home in United States
A new world record price for a working sheep dog bitch at an official sale of 14,000gns, or £14,700, was the standout highlight at the opening fixture of 2019 at Skipton Auction Mart in North Yorkshire. (Fri, Feb 22)
It fell to Northumberland shepherdess and media star, 33-year-old Emma Gray, and her two-year-old tri-coloured bitch Brenna.
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle including CRAVEN CHAMPIONS Show & Sale.
Forward: 805 head of cattle,
Comprising: 767 Feeding Cattle (238 Young Bulls, 58 Beef Feeding Cows/Bulls, 479 Bullocks & Heifers) & 30 Breeding Cattle inc 9 Pedigree Bulls & Females.
The store cattle sale included the Craven Champions Show & Sale (full results below). Neil Slack kindly judged the show on Tuesday evening.
Well done to all exhibitors and thankyou to the show sponsors; NFU Skipton – Top Tags – Thornton Breakers – Craven Farm Vets – Muilberry Asset Finance – Massey Feeds – J Sheard – Fairhurst Concrete – Great Yorkshire Show – Preston Fuels.