470 Breeding Sheep
Another good show of nearly 200 outfits late in the season and a sharp selling trade. Best Hoggs and singles up to £195 and best of the rest £175, others in the £160’s, better continental ewes with twins to £232 from Rosie Dunn, and the same vendor having the top price singles at £195 per outfit.
**NEXT WEEK** BANK HOLIDAY SHOW & SALE – Special prizes for Single Sheep with lambs, and special Annual Consignments of Swaledale sheep with Lambs form John Bland Crowden and Roy Nelson Bordley. Full catalogue online Friday afternoon.
Entries to the mart office. Thankyou.
58 Prime cattle comprising 21 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 36 Cast Cattle. 1,681 Prime Sheep comprising 460 Spring Lamb, 1042 Prime & Mature Hoggs & 179 Cast Ewes & Rams. 124 Rearing Calves. 470 Breeding Sheep.
Dewi Jenkins’ Rose blooms to claim 8,500gns top price at CCM Skipton Spring sheep dog sale
Welsh handler, Ceredigion’s Dewi Jenkins, who is currently producing some of the most sought-after and best-sold working sheep dogs in Britain, was again top dog on price at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest Spring sale. (Friday, May 17)
Mr Jenkins, also a well-known trialist who farms Welsh Mountain ewes and Welsh Black cattle at Tynygraig Farm, Tal-y-bont, Aberystwyth, claimed his highest-ever price at Skipton of 8,500gns (£8,925) with his 13-month-old red and white bitch, Graylees Rose.
CCM Skipton looks forward to NSA North Sheep 2019
As one of the mainline sponsors, Craven Cattle Marts in Skipton will have a high profile presence on its indoor show stand at NSA North Sheep 2019.
Fittingly for such an event, live sheep will again be available for viewing – a Swaledale ewe with North of England Mule lambs at foot, along with a Continental hogg with Beltex lambs.
There will be the usual warm welcome to all at the CCM stand, which will feature photographic displays and offer light refreshments.
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 933 head of cattle.
Comprising: 817 Feeding Cattle (194 Young Bulls, 62 Beef Feeding Cows, 561 Bullocks & Heifers) & 116 Breeding Cattle inc 103 Pedigree Limousins Bulls & Females.
A great day at Skipton today with a mart full of cattle and a buzz all sale long.