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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Posted on 27/03/2019 by in reports Dairy Cattle

Harehills heifers champion and reserve at Craven Dairy Auction A brace of newly calven Holstein Friesian heifers from Sally Wellock, who runs the Harehills pedigree herd at West House Farm, Oldfield, Keighley, bagged principal honours at the second March Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, March 15) The three weeks-calved 26-litre victor, Harehills Girlish 87, by the Genus sire, Farnear Ayres, sold for £1,600, while the 23 days-calved 28-litre reserve champion. Harehills Lobelia 757, by another Genus sire, Luncrest Millard, made £1,500. Both joined regular local buyer John Howard, of Heslaker,

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EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Posted on 25/03/2019 by in reports Breeding Sheep

Thompson first prize twosome top on price at Skipton ewes with lambs opener Skipton Auction Mart’s opening ewes with lambs show of the season attracted over 50 show pens and produced a top price of £380 per outfit for the first prize pen of pairs from Anthony Thompson and Emma Dalby, of Higher Broach Farm, Foulridge. Their home-bred pure black Beltex shearling ewes with single ram lambs – one black, one white - sold to Dacre’s Rob Marshall.(Mon, March 25)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Posted on 25/03/2019 by in reports primestock

Forward: 33 Prime cattle comprising 15 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 17 Cast Cattle 3,378 Prime Sheep comprising 3065 Prime Hoggs & 313 Cast Ewes & Rams 52 Rearing Calves 4 Dairy Cattle 734 Breeding Sheep – 256 Ewes & 478 Lambs 9 Loads of produce

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Posted on 25/03/2019 by in reports Dairy Cattle

Rearing Calves to £390 x5 (52) B&W av £72 Cont av £335 Native av £305 Another handy turnout of calves considering show week last week. Calves saw a healthy ringside of buyers with some good prices throughout the sale. Despite not breaking £400 this morning there was a rake of 12 calves £370 to £390 from the likes of Joss Lancaster, Mike Longster, John Marshall and Hartley’s of Bolton Abbey. Blue heifers were in a higher gear too this morning with an improved average of £313 and topping at £360 again from Joss Lancaster.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 25TH MARCH 2019

Posted on 25/03/2019 by in reports Breeding Sheep

734 Breeding Sheep – 256 Ewes & 478 Lambs A large show of sheep with lambs, and the smart Continentals were a strong trade on the day, being the easiest types to sell. Good outfits with month old lambs finding £220 plus for twins. Mules needed big lambs too for a strong trade, but thise with younger lambs found the going tough at times. Our thanks to Ryan Staveley for judging todays early show and he gave out the following awards, with the first prixe pair from AL Thompson topping the trade at £380 per outfit. Thomas Boothman had a great run which produced the first prize pen of 5 at £270.

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