Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle
FORWARD: 908 HEAD OF CATTLE
Comprising: 308 Young Feeding Bulls, 15 Beef Feeding Cows, 571 Bullocks & Heifers & 14 Breeding Cattle.
Another tremendous show of cattle forward for CCM Auctions fortnightly cattle Sale at Skipton Mart held on Wednesday. Store Bulls were again a fast selling trade with the 308 head levelling at £1005.66 across the board. Premium Bulls were again good to sell, whilst the nice square Charollais and Limousin types again receiving a great following. The Beef Bred Feeding Cow section continues to attract more cattle, and todays offering was keenly bid for, top price of £990 for Piedmontese cross form Messrs Sandham, levelling at £757 for the 15 forward.
In the Store Cattle section there were some tremendous runs of cattle some of which were fit for service as part of the Annual Special Sale of Bulling Heifers. John Walmsley of Woodcock Hill had his Annual Consignment of Homebred Black Limousin Bulling Heifers, shown in great condition and benefitting from being BVD and Lepto Vaccinated they sold to a high of £1,580 and the run averaged £1,472. Other heifers for bulling found a sound trade all day, especially those in health schemes and homebred. Messrs Sandham had a great run of cattle selling Blue Heifers to £1,560, Blue Bullocks to £1,580, Charollais Bullocks to £1,480 and both Limousin and Blonde Bullocks to £1,400. Yearling Cattle were a nice trade with both local and travelled buyers looking for numbers