Early wedding present for farming couple at Skipton Beltex show
There was an early wedding present for soon-to-be-married farming partners Ian Moorhouse and Laura Hammond when they secured first prize in the annual Beltex-cross lambs show at Skipton Auction Mart
27 Prime cattle comprising 15 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 10 Cast Cattle.
3,319 Prime Sheep comprising 2,719 Prime Lambs, 600 Cast Ewes, Hoggs & Rams.
30 Rearing Calves.
4 Loads of produce.
Double prime champions coup at Skipton for Red Rose retail butcher
Frankland Farms in Rathmell clinched a prime lambs championship and reserve championship double with a brace of Beltex-cross pens at Skipton Auction Mart’s August show and sale. (Mon, Aug 6)
The frontrunners were shown by Richard Frankland and his son, Jon, who run the sheep operation at Frankland Farms, whose New Hall Farm will host NSA North Sheep in June next year.
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle
Forward: 455 head of cattle
Comprising: 425 Feeding Cattle (55 Young Bulls, 21 Beef Feeding Cows, 364 Bullocks & Heifers) & 30 Breeding Cattle.
Bulls sold to a reduced audience with trade in line with expectations. A few fresh Autumn born bulls now hitting the market and these are a respectable trade with U Grade potential stirks £850 to £1150 depending on weight. Scarcity of sound strong 13 – 15 month old bulls kept prices in the £1150 to £1300 range for the best.