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CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Posted on 31/07/2017 by in reports Dairy Cattle

Rearing Calves to £515 (106) B&W av £61 Cont av £378.34 Native av £264.29 Summer show and sale of calves was a superb day for all attending with a cracking trade right throughout the day. Native calves were certainly good to sell today with a number of buyers forcing a strong trade for both bulls and heifers with bulls stopping at £380 and heifers to £330 both from the Griffiths family of Penistone.

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SUMMER CALF SHOW - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Posted on 31/07/2017 by in reports Dairy Cattle

Sowrays champions again at Skipton rearing calf highlight The Sowray Holstein Friesian dairy farming family from Bowes Green Farm, Bishop Thornton, won yet another rearing calf title, doubling up with the reserve championship, at Skipton Auction Mart’s summer show. (Mon, July 31) Brothers Shaun, Peter and Paul Sowray took the leading honour with their first prize six-week-old British Blue-cross heifer calf, a Dazzle daughter which went on to sell for the day’s top call of £515 to Ian Ibbotson, of Oakworth.

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YOUNG FARMERS PRESS - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Posted on 31/07/2017 by in reports primestock

Kieran, four, outguns dad to retain Skipton young farmers’ lambs title Kieran Robinson, a four-year-old livewire from Barnoldswick, got the better of his 26-year-old father, Scott, when retaining the supreme championship he won the previous year at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual young handlers’ prime lamb show and sale.(Monday, July 31)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 31ST JULY 2017

Posted on 28/07/2017 by in reports primestock

Forward: 64 Prime cattle comprising 10 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 10 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 44 Cast Cattle. 3,056 Prime Sheep comprising 2,411 Prime Lambs & 645 Cast Ewes & Rams. 106 Rearing Calves. 2 Loads of produce.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 26TH AUGUST 2017

Posted on 26/07/2017 by in reports Store Lambs

Second Skipton store lamb sale trade very similar to seasonal opener Skipton Auction Mart’s second store lamb sale attracted another strong turnout of 3,604 head, which sold to an overall average of £62.65 each. (Wed, July 26) Trade for most types was almost identical to the seasonal opener a fortnight earlier, though a few pens of the best smart lambs proved dearer. Strong first-cross lambs sold into the late £60s to £70 and to £73 per head for a Texel-cross pen of 50 from Michael and Carol McKenzie, of Arncliffe.

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