Forward – 139 Store & Breeding Cattle, 322 Native & Rare Breed Sheep, 118 Goats & Pigs,
389 Pens of Poultry & Waterfowl; 38 Lots of Equipment & Hatching Eggs
Jean Price lands championship hat-trick at Skipton Jacob highlight
The Welsh-based Pentrenant flock of Jean Price in Churchstoke, Powys, achieved a memorable hat-trick at the Northern Area Jacob Sheep Breeders’ 39th annual show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.
Rhode Island Reds head Craven Feather Auctions pecking order
Rhode Island Red poultry breeder Trevor Hardaker, of Lower Dunsforth, between Boroughbridge and York, was champion with three 22-week-old point of lay pullets at the Craven Feather Auctions summer show and sale of poultry and waterfowl at Skipton Auction Mart.
Grisedale Herdwick sheep champion at Skipton native breeds highlight
A Herdwick gimmer shearling from Ian and Angela Grisedale, of Green Mount Farm, Crooklands, Kendal, was champion in the sheep show classes at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Rare & Native Stock Breeders Auctions of rare, minority and traditional breeds of cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.
Fisher nets Skipton Wensleydale championship
North Yorkshire Wensleydale pedigree sheep breeder Andrew Fisher, of Well House, Low Laithe, Harrogate, was supreme champion at the 123rd annual show and sale for the Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders’ Association at Skipton Auction Mart.