43 Prime cattle comprising 2 Clean Cattle & 41 Cast Cattle
1,943 Prime Sheep comprising 1,559 Prime Lambs, 364 Cast Ewes & Rams
101 Rearing Calves
52 Dairy Cattle
2 Loads of produce
All eyes on Skipton store lamb seasonal opener
The big opening seasonal store lamb show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart produced a record entry of 4,087 for the annual fixture, a huge increase on last year’s 2,231-strong turnout.
As ever, the sale drew nationwide interest, with all eyes firmly fixed on the opening trade, which saw lambs sell to an across-the-board average of £56.73 per head, compared to the previous year’s £68.18.
SKIPTON AUCTION MART
MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 9th JULY 2014
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs
Forward: 4087 Head, Overall av £56.73
Keelham maintains Skipton prime champions buying spree
Keelham Farm Shop in Thornton, Bradford, embarked on yet another champions’ buying spree when once again securing both the prime cattle and lamb title winners at Skipton Auction Mart’s July shows.
MARKET REPORT – MONDAY 7th JULY 2014
58 Prime cattle comprising 10 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 46 Cast Cattle.
3,226 Prime Sheep comprising 2,670 Prime Lambs, 556 Cast Ewes & Rams.
58 Rearing Calves.