On Wednesday 15th July 2020, CCM Auctions conducted their Opening Sale of Store Lambs at Skipton Mart where 4,302 head were sold, a rise of over 1,200 head on the year, and the overall sale average levelled at £73.54 per head (+£8.95 on 2019).
There was the usual wide selection of lambs present, offering sheep for short, medium and long term keep. Leading the prices for pens of 40 or more lambs was Andrew Haggas, Otterburn with a pen of great Beltex Texel Crosses that sold for £95 per head. Michael Mckenzie from Arncliffe had the 2nd highest price pen of 40 or more with 40 Continentals making £90 each, followed by Michael Parker, Winterburn with 50 Suffolks making £87.50 each. FULL REPORT ONLINE.