A very busy Monday at Skipton with the following stok forward for sale.
42 Prime cattle comprising 7 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 34 Cast Cattle
4,125 SHEEP Comprising:
3,503 Prime Sheep (inc: 23 Spring Lambs, 2932 Old Season Lambs, 548 Cast Ewes & Rams)
622 Breeding Sheep (inc: 219 Ewes with 380 Lambs & 23 Store Lambs)
55 Rearing Calves
8 Loads of produce
622 Breeding Sheep (inc: 219 Ewes with 380 Lambs & 23 Store Lambs
A fantastic show of sheep with lambs at foot drew a large crowd of buyers. The quality end were an exceptional trade with several vendors seeing the equivalent of £75 to £85 per life for singles and twins. With more young outfits on offer today there was greater choice for buyers looking to put sheep into a flock this summer whilst the usual selection of older sheep with strong lambs offered feeders plenty to bid at.
Skipton Auction Mart responds to new sheep tagging legislation
Skipton Auction Mart is, in common with other livestock marts across England, set to implement new sheep tagging legislation on April 1 this year, which will affect sheep farmers across the region.
Housemans home in on another Craven Dairy Auction title
Regular vendors were again responsible for the lion’s share of the prizes at the main BOCM Pauls-sponsored March Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart.
50 Prime cattle comprising 2 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 45 Cast Cattle
2,960 Prime Sheep comprising 2,712 Old Season Lambs, 6 Spring Lambs & 242 Cast Ewes & Rams
379 Breeding Sheep comprising 107 Ewes with 171 Lambs & 101 Store & Geld Hoggs
34 Rearing Calves
20 Dairy Cattle
10 Loads of Produce