Sales Reports

CRAVEN LIMOUSINS DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH MAY 2016

CRAVEN LIMOUSINS DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH MAY 2016

Gunnerfleet Jumbo trumpets to 4,900gns top price at Skipton pedigree Limousin highlight Supreme championship falls to Tomschoice pedigree herd Jim and Ian Handley’s Gunnerfleet pedigree Limousin herd in Chapel-le-Dale, near Ingleton, landed top price honours at 4,900gns (£5,145) at Skipton Auction Mart’s main breed highlight of the year - Craven Limousin Day, the annual Spring show and sale of pedigree bulls and females.

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 10TH MAY 2016

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 10TH MAY 2016

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA. Judge – Mr John Phillips. OVERALL SUPREME CHAMPION – Procters Farm Lot 24. OVERALL RESERVE CHAMPION – D Thompson Lot 63

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH MAY 2016

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 10TH MAY 2016

Procters Farm reigns supreme at Northern Limousin Extravaganza A 12-month-old pedigree Limousin heifer from Procters Farm in Slaidburn was crowned supreme champion at the 2016 Northern Limousin Extravaganza at Skipton Auction Mart.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

Forward: 50 Prime cattle comprising 9 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 4 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 37 Cast Cattle. 2,314 Prime Sheep comprising 289 Spring Lambs, 1599 Prime Hoggs, 110 Mature Hoggs, 316 Cast Ewes & Rams. 927 Breeding Sheep comprising 396 Sheep with 511 lambs at foot and 20 Geld Gimmer Hoggs. 25 Rearing Calves. 29 Dairy Cattle. 2 Loads of produce.

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DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

DAIRY & CALVES - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

Craven Dairy Auction (29 head) A two sided trade today with the better end of the milkers selling particularly well with 9 better quality milkers averaging a healthy £1315, a sizeable lift from the lows we saw last fortnight. The top price heifer of the day went to the Reserve Champion heifer entered by Samantha Sugden of Laycock, her homebred daughter of Bassingthorpe Bossman was giving 33kgs and only a fortnight calved and went on to sell for £1570 to Wick Williams of Cheshire. The champion from Jennings Farmers, Fountains a heifer from the Lawrie Shiek family giving 32 kgs and 15 days calved went on to sell at £1380 to Brian Blezard Ribchester.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

927 Breeding Sheep (comprising 396 Sheep with 511 lambs at foot and 20 Geld Gimmer Hoggs) A big entry of nearly 400 outfits following the show week, and older sheep for grazing and feeding were a decent trade but younger sheep proved a shade harder to cash this week.

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DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

DAIRY CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 9TH MAY 2016

Abbeyhouse herd lands first Craven Dairy Auction title of 2016 Andrew Jennings, who runs the Abbeyhouse pedigree dairy herd at Hill House, Fountains, near Ripon, won his first Craven Dairy Auction championship of 2016 at the opening May show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, May 9) Andrew, who trades as Jennings Farmers, lifted the title with his first prize newly calven heifer, Abbeyhouse Stan Laurina, from the famed Laurie Shiek family, which has produced several Comestar proven bulls in Canada.

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CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PEDIGREE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PEDIGREE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

‘CRAVEN NATIVE DAY’ SHOW & SALE OF 20 PEDIGREE CATTLE Top call in the bulls at the Craven Native Day was the 2015 born Crookrise Walter bred and shown by Mesrs G&MA Lawn of Skipton and sold to Wallbank Farms of Wyresdale for 1350gns. Weston & Co of Rathmell produced the 2014 Hereford Bull Capple 1 Christopher which sold locally to Roger Dakin of Hellifield for 1200gns.

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NATIVE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

NATIVE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY *NEW SALE FIXTURE* Forward: 136 head of cattle Comprising: 108 Bullocks & Heifers, 8 Breeding Cattle & 20 Pedigree Cattle. CCM Auctions conducted a new spring fixture when they held a special sale of Native Sired Pedigree, Beef Breeding and Store Cattle at Skipton on Wednesday.

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CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016

Bellas Beef Shorthorn bull makes history at Skipton A home-bred pedigree Beef Shorthorn bull from Cumbria made history when becoming the first-ever champion at a brand-new pedigree native cattle show and sale staged at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, May 4) It came from the Croftends herd of Jonty Bellas, based at the farm of the same name at Appleby-in-Westmoreland. His two-year-old Croftends Harry first won its show class, before progressing to becoming first male, then overall champion at the inaugural fixture.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND MAY 2016

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 2ND MAY 2016

Forward: 28 Prime cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 10 Cast Cattle. 1,968 Prime Sheep comprising 218 Spring Lambs, 1,357 Prime Hoggs, 80 Mature Hoggs, 304 Cast Ewes & 9 Rams. 2,987 Breeding Sheep comprising 713 Geld Gimmer Hoggs, 1,031 Hoggs Shearlings and Ewes with 1,243 Lambs at Foot. 41 Rearing Calves. 4 Loads of produce.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 2ND MAY 2016

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 2ND MAY 2016

Breeding Sheep 2,987 Breeding Sheep comprising 713 Geld Gimmer Hoggs, 1,031 Hoggs Shearlings and Ewes with 1,243 Lambs at Foot A huge show of breeding sheep today at Skipton sold away at prices that understandably were less on the year. Anything with power and style was easily sold, some great runs of Mule and Continental Hoggs in the £200 - £230 region, very best making more, whilst nice sorts £160-£180, and a more commercial type for farming could be picked up for less. In the geld hogg section there was the largest entry seen for several years, and buyers were selective but still there was a good clearance rate.

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