Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 711 head of cattle.
Comprising: 698 Feeding Cattle (54 Young Bulls, 40 Beef Feeding Cows, 604 Bullocks & Heifers) & 13 Breeding Cattle.
Buyers looking for strong bulls which met a similar trade with the sale headed up by a pen of short keep pure limousin from Procters Farm at 12 months £1340. November 2017 bulls headed by KA&HL Fawcett with a Lim x at £1270. The mixed entry of sizes and ages caused buyers to be selective on quality and mixing cattle.
Yet again a large show of Bullocks and Heifers through the ring today with strong cattle remaining a healthy trade considering the number on offer. Younger and hard summered cattle were more numerous, and their trade eased slightly, however a number of fresh faces helped move the large numbers on offer.
Second Prize Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members.
Forward: 7,688 head at an overall average of £71.72 per head (-20.20 on 2017)
CCM Auctions held their 2nd Fortnightly Sale of North of England Mule Gimmer Lambs on behalf of members of NEMSA on Tuesday at Skipton.
Walkers in driving seat with tens champs at 2nd Skipton NEMSA highlight
The Walker family, from Higher Brennand Farm, Dunsop Bridge, consigned the champion pen of 10 at the second annual gimmer lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA) at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 13)
52 Prime cattle comprising 24 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 26 Cast Cattle.
2,501 Prime Sheep comprising 2183 Prime Lambs & 318 Cast Ewes & Rams.
52 Rearing Calves.
3 Loads of produce.
CCM Auctions in conjunction with United Auctions conducted the dispersal sale of the renowned Ribble Aberdeen Angus herd on behalf of Henry Rowntree.
Forward – 390 head: 157 Outfits, 2 Cows Incalf, 40 Heifers Incalf, 26 Heifers & 7 Bulls