Sales Reports

PEDIGREE SHEEP REPORT - SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 2018

PEDIGREE SHEEP REPORT - SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 2018

7th WINTER SALE OF IN LAMB PEDIGREE BELTEX ON BEHALF OF THE NORTHERN BELTEX CLUB Forward: 46 Females. Judge: Mrs K Shuttleworth

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XMAS POULTRY SHOW - SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2018

XMAS POULTRY SHOW - SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2018

David Pownall champion again at Skipton Christmas poultry showcase Derbyshire’s David Pownall won his second Craven Feather Auctions championship of the year at the annual Christmas show and sale of poultry and waterfowl staged at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Dec 8) Mr Pownall, of Riverside Cottage, Old Glossop, was following up on his title-winning success at the previous show in September, again with a pair of 2018 White Wyandotte bantams, out of top show stock.

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BELTEX WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2018

BELTEX WINTER FEMALES - SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2018

Matthew Burleigh champion again at CCM Skipton Beltex winter females showcase Northern Ireland breeder Matthew Burleigh’s Matt’s pedigree flock stood supreme champion for the second consecutive year, also taking the reserve championship at The Northern Beltex Society’s seventh annual winter show and sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Dec 8) Mr Burleigh, who again travelled over from Shanra, Enniskillen, in Co Fermanagh, retained the title with his first prize shearling ewe, Matt’s Candle Light, which, like his 2017 victor, is a daughter of Kingledores Apollo, bred in Scotland by Biggar’s Richard Wood and acquired for 5,580gns in 2015 when standing male and reserve supreme champion at Carlisle.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE INC XMAS SHOW - WEDNESDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2018

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE INC XMAS SHOW - WEDNESDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 414 head of cattle, Comprising: 412 Feeding Cattle (98 Young Bulls, 45 Beef Feeding Cows, 269 Bullocks & Heifers) & 2 Breeding Cattle.

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CHRISTMAS STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2018

CHRISTMAS STORE CATTLE PRESS - WEDNESDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2018

Fox Farms clean up at CCM Christmas store cattle showcase Fox Farms, of Withgill, Clitheroe, stepped forward to clinch both champion and reserve champion honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Christmas store cattle fixture. (Wed, Dec 5) Peter Fox, one of the farming brothers who have won multiple prizes for their livestock at the mart over many years, claimed first and second prize in the heifers show class and first prize in the bullocks section.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

Forward: 39 Prime cattle comprising 20 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 19 Cast Cattle 3,280 Prime Sheep comprising 2956 Prime Lambs & 324 Cast Ewes & Rams 42 Rearing Calves 58 Dairy Cattle 4 Loads of produce

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DAIRY CHRISTMAS SHOW - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

DAIRY CHRISTMAS SHOW - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

Craven Dairy Auction (58 head) Brian Moorhouse takes the Christmas Dairy Championship once again with his 31 litre Grafeeti Daughter, which went on to sell for £2220 to John Howard of Heslaker. The next in line was a sweet pedigree heifer from David Lawson of Arthington boasting 5 generations of VG or Ex sold for £1800 to Brian Blezard of Ribchester. A large show of youngstock met a fluctuating trade with incalf heifers arguably a straight trade considering the current industry circumstances, however a healthy ringside of buyers meant for a healthy trade. Chris Drake took home the Frank Wade Perpetual Trophy for his Incalf heifer (due to the Aberdeen Angus for Feb) she sold for £1010 to David Shuttleworth of Gargrave.

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CHRISTMAS SHOW DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

CHRISTMAS SHOW DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018

Brian Moorhouse is Craven Dairy Auction Christmas champion once more Bell Busk farmer Brian Moorhouse seized the Christmas Dairy Championship once again at Skipton Auction Mart this week. (MON DEC 3) The Moorhouses are regular winners at CCM with their Aireburn pedigree Holstein herd at Hesper Farm, and bagged the festive championship last year, having been reserve champions in the corresponding fixture in 2016.

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