Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 783 head of cattle.
Comprising: 765 Feeding Cattle (108 Young Bulls, 31 Beef Feeding Cows, 626 Bullocks & Heifers) & 18 Breeding Cattle.
Great Annual Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members.
SOLD: 6,929 head at an overall average of £90.75 per head (-0.47p)
CCM Auctions conducted their opening Fortnightly Show and Sale of NEMSA members Mule Gimmer Lambs at Skipton Auction Mart, North Yorkshire on Tuesday 10th September with an increased entry being put forward for sale by breeders in this district.
Walker family on to a winner with champion pen of 10 at CCM Skipton NEMSA gimmer lamb opener
Caton Otterburn Lodge flock champion and reserve in 20s show class
The Walker family, who farm 6,000 acres of primarily fells high above Dunsop Bridge in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, consigned the champion pen of ten at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening annual gimmer lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association (NEMSA). (Tues, Sept 10)
Moorhouse milker champion again at Craven Dairy Auction
The Aireburn pedigree herd of Bell Busk husband and wife dairy farmers Brian and Judith Moorhouse at Hesper Farm clinched another in a long line of Craven Dairy Auction championships at their local Skipton Auction Mart. (Monday, Sept 9)
They bagged their latest title with the first prize newly calven heifer, Aireburn Delegate Melissa, a 16 days calved 30 litre daughter of their home-bred stock bull, Delegate, whose offspring are now starting to come through. The victor made £2,000 top price when claimed by ringside regular Brian Blezard, of Ribchester.
63 Prime cattle comprising 14 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 9 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 40 Cast Cattle.
3,590 Prime Sheep comprising 3057 Spring Lamb, 533 Cast Sheep (530 Ewes, 3 Rams).
106 Rearing Calves.
12 Dairy Cattle.