Sales Reports

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

Forward: 63 Prime cattle comprising 2 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 60 Cast Cattle. 2,547 TOTAL SHEEP Inc: 1,482 Prime Sheep comprising 138 Spring Lambs, 1050 Hoggs, 294 Cast Ewes & Rams. 1,065 Breeding Sheep. 46 Rearing Calves. 23 Dairy Cattle. 5 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

Rearing Calves to £515 B&W av £82 Cont av £355.58 Native av £165 Calves were once again good to sell with all calves selling to a strong trade with continentals and natives looking cheap on paper, however for what they were the trade was strong. A Strong limousin Suckler bred calf sold to the top price of £515 from Messrs Worthington, Ramsbottom. SKIPTON MAY CALF SHOW NEXT WEEK 18th May

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

Breeding Sheep (1,065 Head) Another good strong entry of 1,065 head comprising 430 Sheep with 625 Lambs at foot and 5 Geld Hoggs. A bit of a two tier system this week, older sheep good to sell, especially those with strong lambs, but younger sheep and hoggs with lambs at foot were harder to cash than recent weeks. As usual please let us have entries by 12noon on Friday for inclusion in the weekly online catalogue.

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 11TH MAY 2015

Calvert cow champion again at Craven Dairy Auction Top price falls to first-time exhibitors The Calvert dairy farming family from Teesside added another Craven Dairy Auction championship to their tally, as they continued the dispersal of their Calton pedigree Holstein herd at Skipton Auction Mart. At the opening May dairy show and sale (Mon, May 11), husband and wife, Mark and Karen Calvert, of Glebe Farm, Crathorne, Yarm, landed the overall title with their first prize newly calven cow, the five-year-old Calton Dragon Cherry, a fourth lactation embryo daughter of the Genus sire, Overside Dragon.

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BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

BREEDING SHEEP PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

Skipton’s Stapleton leads the pack in annual breeding sheep show and sale Skipton Auction Mart was bustling on the May Day bank holiday once again with the annual sale of breeding sheep added to the mix. There was a strong turnout of 2,209 hoggs and lambs and geld gimmer hoggs, slightly down on the previous year’s record entry. Skipton’s John Stapleton was again leader of the pack as in previous years, taking first prize with a pen of 10 Continental geld gimmer hoggs and first and second prize for two pens of Continental hoggs and lambs.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

Forward: 23 Prime cattle comprising 7 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 13 Cast Cattle 3,693 TOTAL SHEEP comprising: 1,484 Prime Sheep comprising 197 Spring Lambs, 1160 Prime Hoggs, 119 Cast Ewes & 8 Rams 2,209 Breeding Sheep 51 Rearing Calves 5 Loads of produce

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

Breeding Sheep (2,209 Head) Incorporated into today’s sale was the Annual Show & Sale of Geld Gimmer Hoggs and Hoggs with Lambs at foot attracting a total entry of 2,209 head comprising 569 Geld Hoggs and 728 Sheep with 912 Lambs at foot. Buyers were a little more cautious than of late, but still the strong outfits of Mule and Continental Hoggs with lambs at foot were good to sell, John Stapletons homebred Texel Hoggs with Beltex lambs at £290 were the sale leaders and his run created an enormous amount of interest. David Coates’s champion pen of Mule Hoggs led that section at £255 per outfits whilst Robert Johnson had a run of 150 Mule Hoggs with lambs and they sold away to a top of £240 per outfit. Several good runs of hoggs with lambs already entered for next weeks sale which will be at the usual time of 11:30am in The Lingfield Sale ring. Please let us have entries by 12noon on Friday for inclusion in the weekly online catalogue.

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PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MAY 2015

Skipton’s May primestock shows attract strong prices A first-time prime cattle exhibitor claimed the May show championship at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, May 4) Bill Cowperthwaite, of Tennant Gill Farm, Malham Moor, was awarded the honour for his 630kg pure-bred Limousin steer, got by a bull bought from Proctors Farm in Slaidburn. The supreme champion was sold to Phillip Gregory, of D&A Gregory & Sons Butchers in St James Street, Bacup, for 230.5p/kg, or £1,452.

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