CCM Auctions conducted the Northern Area Texel Sheep Breeders Club Sale at Skipton Mart on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September 2019. Sale Sponsors – Minexcel Nutrition, Dalehead Vets & Settle Country Store. Show Results – Judge – Ben Vernon
MARKET REPORT –
Second Sale of Gimmer Shearlings and Ewes 2shear plus.
Forward: 2,958 Head comp: 2919 Ewes & Shearlings & 39 Pedigree Charollais Rams
Deborah Witcher champion at Skipton Charollais commercial rams showcase
Dyed-in-the-wool Charollais sheep aficionado Deborah Whitcher, who runs the Galtres flock in Skewsby, York, was supreme champion at the British Charollais Sheep Society’s annual commercial rams show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 17)
3RD Annual Dales Blue Sale of Blue Texel & Blue Texel X Rams and Females
The 3RD Annual Sale of Blue Texels saw a large quantity of sheep on offer with 87 Blue Texel sheep going under the hammer. Top call of the day came for a superb Blue Texel Ram from Tom Barley selling for 580gns to Mark Crabtree of Kettlesing with the next top call of the day coming for a superb Registered Gimmer Lamb from Enfys Willams of LLanadog which sold for 500gns with two others from the same vendor at 320gns.
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)