42 Dairy Cattle & 30 Rearing Calves ......... Craven Dairy Auction (42 head) Including the Yorkshire Holstein Club Sale: to £3200
Buyers were drawn from far and wide to the Yorkshire Holstein Club sale with the furthest coming all the way from Sussex.
A strong turnout of dairy for the Late April Show and Sale which included the Yorkshire Holstein Club Show and Sale with William Oldfield handing out the prizes in the judging ring. It was Edward Fort’s heifer from the Silmoor Herd that caught his eye, giving 27 litres and calved 21 days he eventually chose it as his champion.
White Rose mart a happy hunting ground for Red Rose butchers
Red Rose retail butchers are increasingly mounting cross-border forays to Skipton Auction Mart in neighbouring North Yorkshire to meet growing demand from their customers for locally reared prime beef cattle and lambs.
AHDB stages calf rearing workshop at CCM Skipton
A well-attended calf rearing workshop led by AHDB Dairy was staged at Skipton Auction Mart alongside the same day’s Craven Dairy Auction and Yorkshire Holstein Club dairy show and sale, on Monday, April 24.
Organised to help breeders rear healthier calves more efficiently, the workshop was hosted by Becki Leach, AHDB Dairy’s Knowledge Exchange Manager for the North, and Andy Dodd, Technical Manager for Breeding and Fertility.
Aireburn pedigree bull takes £3,200 top price at Yorkshire Holstein Club showcase
Fort family secure first-ever Skipton dairy championship
Skipton Auction Mart staged its second show and sale for pedigree and commercial Holsteins on behalf of the Yorkshire Holstein Club, when top price of £3,200 fell to a promising young dairy bull from the Moorhouse family’s Aireburn herd in Bell Busk, while the supreme champion newly calven heifer came from the Fort family’s Silmoor herd on Silsden Moor. Both run pedigree holdings.
CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle
160 head cattle & 25 head Sheep & Goats.