Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1st DECEMBER - PRIMESTOCK & CALVES

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 1st DECEMBER - PRIMESTOCK & CALVES

MARKET REPORT – MONDAY 1st DECEMBER 2014 Forward: 78 Prime cattle comprising Clean Cattle 3 (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 73 Cast Cattle. 3,359 Prime Sheep comprising 2,906 Prime Lambs, 453 Cast Ewes & Rams. 92 Rearing Calves (inc Christmas Show). 6 Loads of produce. Todays Sale incorporated the Christmas Prize Shows and Sales of Rearing Calves, Cast Cattle and Cast Sheep. All sections were very well supported and the prize awards and prices are contained within the following report.

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CHRISTMAS SHOW CALVES - MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 PRESS

CHRISTMAS SHOW CALVES - MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 PRESS

Sowrays secure Skipton Christmas rearing calf championship hat-trick The Sowray dairy farming family from Bowes Green Farm, Bishop Thornton, won their third successive Christmas rearing calf title at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, Dec 1) It capped an excellent year at the North Yorkshire venue for brothers Peter, Paul and Shaun Sowray, who have reigned supreme with their top-notch British Blue-cross bull calves at all but one of the six seasonal highlights, becoming reserve champions at the other.

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CHRISYMAS SHOW CULL CATTLE & EWES - MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 PRESS

CHRISYMAS SHOW CULL CATTLE & EWES - MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 PRESS

Skipton Christmas cull shows popular Annual Christmas shows for cull cows and ewes again featured in the festive line-up at Skipton Auction Mart. Cull cow champion was Brian Lund, of Walshaw Farm, Walshaw, Hebden Bridge, with a home-bred pure 41-month-old Parthenais by the Genus sire Atomic that went on to head the selling prices at £1,361, or 186.5p/kg, when bought by show judge Ross Greenwood, of Carleton. He also paid £1,205, or 155.5p/kg, for his chosen reserve champion, the second prize Continental cow, another Parthenais from M Bentham, of Thornton, Bradford.

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