Market Reports

PEDIGREE WENSLEYDALE SHEEP - SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019

Posted on 30/08/2019 by in reports Pedigree

Carperby Pastures flock secures 850gns breed record top price for ram lamb at Skipton Wensleydale highlight Nick Oliver, who runs the Carperby Pastures flock near Leyburn, was the standout performer by far with his home-bred ram lamb, which set a new breed society record price of 850gns for a tup lamb at the 128th annual Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Aug 31)

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PEDIGREE BELTEX SHEEP - SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019

Posted on 30/08/2019 by in reports Pedigree

Joint highs of 3,200gns at CCM Skipton pedigree Beltex highlight Penyghent flock lands supreme championship for Bradleys Joint top prices of 3,200gns for a shearling ram from Matthew Burleigh’s Matt’s flock in Northern Ireland and a ram lamb from Scottish breeder Richard Wood’s Kingledores flock were recorded at the Beltex Sheep Society’s annual early autumn two-day pedigree breed highlight at Skipton Auction Mart. (Fri & Sat, Aug 30 and 31)

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PEDIGREE JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019

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Hope flock champion again and top price at Skipton Jacob showcase Wyn and Siwan Harries, who run the Hope flock at Wenant, near Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire, repeated the championship success achieved on their first-ever appearance last year on their return to the 2019 Jacob Sheep Society Northern Region 44th annual show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Saturday, August 31) .

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PEDIGREE HAMPSHIRE SHEEP - FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST 2019

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East Anglian repeat coup at CCM Skipton annual Hampshire Down showcase The East Anglian-based Jones family made the long journey north well worthwhile when securing the supreme championship for the second year running, plus the reserve championship for good measure, at the annual Hampshire Down ewe and ram show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Friday, August 30)

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST 2019

Posted on 28/08/2019 by in reports Store and Breeding Cattle

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 710 head of cattle Comprising: 673 Feeding Cattle (53 Young Bulls, 38 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 545 Bullocks & Heifers) & 37 Breeding Cattle. Young Bulls - Today’s strong trade was more a reflection of feeders pens emptying of 2018 spring born bulls with the need to sell to factories in spec and under 16 months, rather than an upturn in values at the finished end. 53 bulls penned averaged £1027 with the heavy bulls 13mths + and closer to realisation average £1095 and everything younger averaged £992.

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