Sales Reports

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 908 head of cattle Comprising: 146 Young Feeding Bulls, 38 Beef Feeding Cows, 615 Bullocks & Heifers, & 31 Breeding Cattle. Inc 78 Pedigree Limousin Bulls & Females

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CRAVEN LIMOUISN DAY - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

CRAVEN LIMOUISN DAY - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

Craven Limousin Day - Head – 78 forward with a 91% Clearance rate. Judge – Mr Ian Wildgoose, Derbyshire Prices topped at 6000gns at the Craven Limousin Day when Garrowby Hurricane returned to an old hunting ground after his 2013 win at the Craven Limousin Extravaganza. Purchased at the 2013 sale by Michael and Stephen Priestleys’ Brontemoor herd, Hurricane has four crops of calves on the ground at the Priestleys’, Kirkcambeck farm in Cumbria, producing multiple show winners.

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 9TH MAY 2017

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 9TH MAY 2017

AMMUAL SHOW OF PEDIGREE & COMMERCIAL CATTLE - CHAMPION FROM JM&SP COOPER. RESERVE FROM N SLACK. PICTURES IN THE FLICKR GALLERY.

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CRAVEN LIMOUISN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

CRAVEN LIMOUISN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2017

Hurricane storms to 6,000gns top price for Brontemoor herd at Skipton pedigree Limousin highlight Supreme championship falls to Gunnerfleet pedigree herd The first show class of the day for senior bulls also produced the day’s leading price of 6,000gns (£6,300) for the first prize winner, Garrowby Hurricane, at Skipton Auction Mart’s premier breed highlight of the year - Craven Limousin Day, the annual Spring show and sale of pedigree bulls and females. (Wed, May 10)

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NORTHERN LIMOUISN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 9TH MAY 2017

NORTHERN LIMOUISN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 9TH MAY 2017

Tomschoice Matador charges to supreme championship at Northern Limousin Extravaganza Ole! was the call, as an up-and-coming pedigree bull, Tomschoice Matador, charged to a supreme championship success at the 2017 Northern Limousin Extravaganza (NLE), the opening day of Skipton Auction Mart’s annual two-day breed showcase. (Tues, May 9)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

Forward: 81 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 59 Cast Cattle. 1,303 Prime Sheep comprising 161 Spring Lambs, 879 Old Season Lambs, 263 Cast Ewes & Rams. 820 Breeding Sheep. 60 Rearing Calves. 18 Dairy Cattle.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

820 Breeding Sheep Another large show of sheep with lambs at foot, although maybe not just the overall quality seen last week. Best of the hoggs and lambs to £215 from Raymond and Robert Johnson, James Hall made £190 of a pen, although the commercial types would be slightly cheaper than last week. Plenty of older sheep too and prices not just as strong as last week, Better end of outfits with twins trading around the equivalent of £60 per life, and commercial types £50 per life. Please advise the mart office of entries by Friday Lunchtime. Thankyou.

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DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

Craven Dairy Auction (18 head) A decent number forward for the May sale however with just a slight lack in quality hampering the trade, however Tony Swires was on the receiving end of the best trade seeing his Reserve Champion reach £1850 and his other heifer reaching £1680, with Brian Moorhouse seeing £1680 for his straight heifer and his ¾ Holstein ¼ Jersey Cow selling to £1520 to top the cow class. Mark Smith of Winterburn saw his home bred heifer reach £1650 on a day which saw an up and down sort of trade.

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DAIRY AUCTION PRESS - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

DAIRY AUCTION PRESS - MONDAY 8TH MAY 2017

Swires reserve champion secures top price at Craven Dairy Auction Commercial dairy farmers, father and son, Tony and James Swires, from Town End Farm, Stainburn, between Harrogate and Otley, were again to the fore at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening May Craven Dairy Auction show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, May 8)

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PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

Bank Holiday bonanza at Skipton Auction Mart The May bank holiday fixture at Skipton Auction Mart again proved one of the busiest of the entire year, with a total of 4,663 sheep penned for sale, along with 34 prime cattle, 30 rearing calves – and multiple show classes for primestock and breeding sheep. (May 1) While Skipton’s prime sheep turnout was maintained, a bank holiday shortage elsewhere resulted in a stronger afternoon trade.

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MONDAY MARKET - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

MONDAY MARKET - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

Forward: 34 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 12 Cast Cattle 2,162 Prime Sheep comprising 174 Spring Lambs, 1677 Old Season Lambs, 311 Cast Ewes & Rams 2,501 Breeding Sheep comprising 819 Geld Hoggs, 1022 Hoggs & Lambs & 660 Ewes & Lambs 30 Rearing Calves

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CALVES - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

CALVES - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

Rearing Calves to £420 B&W av £110.52 Cont av £385.62 Native av £282.5 What a trade but where were the calves. A bank holiday and a shed full of buyers meant a short sale but an electric trade. All of the 30 calves sailed well past the mark with John Marshall of Dacre having a flying trade with his two sweet british blue bulls at £400, however Stephen Marshall of West End topped overall with his Limousin bull at £420 and its mate at £400.

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BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

BREEDING SHEEP - MONDAY 1ST MAY 2017

2501 Breeding Sheep Bank Holiday Monday was a very busy day in the sheep market at Skipton with The Great Annual Prize Show of Hoggs with Lambs and Geld Gimmer Hoggs held today alongside the Weekly Sale of Prime Sheep.

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