Market Report – Wednesday 27th February 2013

Forward: 864 head of Store & Breeding Sheep comprising of 602 Store Lambs & 262 In Lamb Sheep CCM Auctions held their final Wednesday sheep sale of this season where there was a nice entry presented. Store Hoggs were good to sell with trade rising in line again with the improved prime trade, The best end of the Texel’s making £60 plus. Included in today’s sale was a dispersal of 220 Swaledale Ewes on behalf of the family of the Late Mr Derek Appleton of Hebden. The ewes were presented in fine bloom and with correct sheep topping at £127 each averaging £88.87 scanned 148%, whilst the ewes, udders only, averaged 61.56.

STORE SHEEP – av £42.63

Suffolk – av £48.22

£54 DG Robinson; £45 J Towler; £45 JC Mitchell;

Texel –  av £49.78

£67 £59 S Horn;  £63.50 £59 T Blackwell; £61 £60.50 £54.50 JT Dobson; £59.50 A Jones; £55 J Hopkinson;

£53 AV Caton

Mule –  av £49.50

£49.50 DG Robinson; £47 £46 A Fisher; £44 J Hopkinson; £42.50 J Towler; £40 JW Tinkler; £40 AV Caton;

Charollais –  av £52.22

£54 £52 JT Dobson;

Swaledale –  av £28.53

£31 £31 £30 DG Robinson; £30 C Mellin; £30 A&G Greenwood; £30 N Grrenwood; £30x2 AV Caton;

Zwartable – av £47

£47 DG Robinson;

 

GIMMER LAMBS

Mule –  av £52.11

£68 J Dibb; £50 AV Caton

Swaledale –  av £80.73

£92 £30 AV Caton

 

INLAMB SHEEP

Texel – av £113.64

£126 £122 £108x2 £102 E Robson

Mule – av £126.15

£130 CG Cooke; £80 D Appleton

Swaledale – av £77.06

£127 £94 £90x2 £80 £79 £79 £74 D Appleton

 

Mule Hoggs – av £90

£90 CG Cooke