Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle
Forward: 717 head of cattle
Comprising: 191 Young Feeding Bulls, 45 Beef Feeding Cows, 462 Bullocks & Heifers & 30 Breeding Cattle.
Inc Blue Wednesday – 16 Pedigree Blue Bulls & Females
Plenty of cattle forward today for CCM Auctions fortnightly sale at Skipton Mart, North Yorkshire. A good quality entry of 191 Young Feeding Bulls were sold easily with strong short keep bulls in very good demand.
Annual Sale of Pedigree Blue Cattle.
Judge - Richard Frankland
Martin Sharp of Stainforth took the honors at Blue Wednesday. The Craven Cattle Marts fixture for Pedigree British Blue Breeding Cattle. Taitlands Kenny, a 2015 ET son of Heros Due Peroy bred from Taitlands Geraldine a ‘Littlebank Danny’ daughter won the male championship and went on to make 3500gns when knocked down to Mesrs Sowray & Son of Bishop Thornton for use on their dairy herd.
Ken and Kenny on the ball for Taitlands herd at CCM Blue Wednesday showcase
North Craven’s Martin Sharpe and his partner Emma Milligan – they are due to marry in July – received an early wedding present when their Taitlands herd clinched a supreme championship and top price double with a brace of 2015-born British Blue bulls at Skipton Auction Mart’s 2017 pedigree beef season opener, the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ show and sale. (Wed, April 26)
59 Prime cattle comprising 11 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 48 Cast Cattle.
2,119 Prime Sheep comprising 56 Spring Lambs, 1776 Old Season Lambs, 287 Cast Ewes & Rams.
715 Breeding Sheep.
30 Rearing Calves.
42 Dairy Cattle.
2 Loads of produce.
715 Breeding Sheep - Another large show of over 300 outfits this week although trade not just as hot as last week with hoggs and lambs £15 per outfit cheaper. Older sheep however with strong lambs were good to sell.
Next week there is an entry of 850 Geld Gimmer Hoggs, 650 outfits of Hoggs with lambs and 250-300 Ewes with lambs at foot. Please note sale commences at 10.30am and is a fully catalogued sale.