BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

CCM Auctions conducted their fourth fortnightly sale of Gimmer Lambs at Skipton Mart on Tuesday. Where a large crowd of buyers gathered to produce a trade that seemed to be dearer than previous sale. Strongest lambs were £100 plus, smart lambs were £88-£95 and a straight running lamb could be bought for £80 to £88. Next sale of Gimmer Lambs is on Wednesday 12th November. Entries by Monday 3rd November. Forward: 2,370 head Gimmer Lambs. Average £79.77




North of England Mule – av £84.14

£104 JC&N Throup; £101 R&C Greenwood; £100 J&K Harker; £100 FA Caton;

Dales Mule – av £83.07

£100 JA Stoney; £93 GF Harker; £91 KR Verity;

Masham – Av £66.85

£81, £79, £78 J Verity & Sons; £73 V Verity & Sons; £73 RH&EA Close;

Texel – av £70.28

£82 B Lund; £73, £67 R Ainsworth; £64 BW Appleton;

Swaledale – av £50.82

£70, £64 GB&G Grange & Son; £69, £54 Hayton & Stocks;  

Dalesbred – av £40.50

£55, £49 F W Horner & Sons; £52 J Verity & Sons;

Lleyn – Av £57

£84 CD&RF Kitching; £55, £47 DC Wood;

Charolais –  av £72.41

£73 R Ainsworth; £71 WM Hall;

Zwartable – Av £107.50

£110, £105 PI&TJ Harsley;