Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 902 head of cattle.
Comprising: 892 Feeding Cattle (262 Young Bulls, 89 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 541 Bullocks & Heifers) & 10 Pedigree Cattle.
The store cattle sale includes the Craven Champions Show & Sale and full results can be found below. Michael & Ellie Wynne kindly judged the show on held on Tuesday evening. There was an exceptional show of cattle. The cattle were sold on Wednesday and prices can be found below. Full store cattle report also available.
Well done to all exhibitors and thankyou to the show sponsors; NFU Skipton – Top Tags – Thornton Breakers – Craven Farm Vets – Mulberry Asset Finance – Massey Feeds – J Sheard – Fairhurst Concrete – Great Yorkshire Show – Preston Fuels – Mitchell Wellock – Dugdale Nutrition.
49 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 30 Cast Cattle.
3,486 Prime Sheep comprising 3136 Prime Hoggs, 350 Cast Ewes, Rams & Goats.
66 Rearing Calves.
42 Breeding Sheep.
2 Loads of produce.
The Winter sale of Blue Faced Leicester females brought a select entry from good local breeders with excellent crossing lines. Taking the championship was John Mason of Oddacres when his Micklaw sired gimmer hogg took the eye of show judge Ashley Caton. It later sold for £450 to JR Lancaster in Bordley. Top of the shop price wise was Kevin Wilson of Blubberhouses with his F1 Big head sired Gimmer hogg selling at £550 to Mrs J Pennell of Darlington.
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Hoggs & Breeding Sheep
Forward: 1146 Head,
943 Store Hoggs – Overall av £77.15. 189 Breeding Sheep. 14 Blue Faced Leicester Females.