STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 8735 Head, Overall av £78.42 Another large entry of lambs with 8,735 head sold levelling at £78.42 across the board, with trade easily up three notches on the previous fortnight for all classes, with the sale including a large entry of hill lambs with 2200 Mule/Masham Wethers and 500 Horned Wethers in the entry, together with the second sale of drawn Suffolk & Continental Gimmer Lambs.


 

Lowland store lambs were in high demand, Suffolk Wethers selling from a minimum of £68 up to a top of £85, nice sorts either side of £80. Suffolk Mule Gimmer Lambs were from £80 to £100 to level at £92.
Texel Lambs were in high demand, best stores in the £90’s, strong stores in the 80’s, keeping lambs in the mid to late 70’s, genuine wintering types in the £60’s. A good proportion of continentals from horned ewes about today, and these finding a strong enquiry.
Texel Mule and ¾ bred Texel Gimmer Lambs forward in large numbers again today, although the quality was more variable than the main sale. Best end up to £132 twice from P Crabtree & Son Otley, a run of 200 from JA&JH Hewetson hit £120 twice and levelled at £115, whilst the second consignment of 250 from AL Dean & Son also topped £120 £115 and £112. Medium sorts generally in the £90’s to £108 range, smaller running types mid 70’s to late 80’s.
Beltex lambs were a cracking trade all day, for a show that were mainly long keep types. Tops at £115, with nice types either side of £100, and small lambs either side of £90.

The 2200 Mule & Masham wethers levelled at £74.50 and hit £82.50 for a pen of 42 Mules from A Schindler, £80 for Mules from Flash House Farms, and £80 for Mashams from JM Wilson & Son, Beckwithshaw.  Hill lambs sold tremendous today with 414 Swales of all sizes selling to a top of £62 from Flash House Farms and a total breed ave of £55. All long-term horned lambs sold above £46. Many pens of 30-50 Honed lambs going through at a time. 108 Dalesbred weathers sold to £61 with trade just the same as these as for the Swales. Cheviots sold dearer on the week with tops of £80 from A Whittle and all goods selling upwards of £60 to a total avg of £70. Plenty of buyers forward today with some leaving with very few numbers. Large numbers will be required next week for buyers local and a far now dairy farmers have started to fill ground up for the winter grazing.

 

Numbers are coming forward very well for the next sale from local and a far which is on Wednesday 7th October, and we again anticipate top side of 10,000 lambs with buyers keen to come and pick from large level lots of Mules Cont X and Hill lambs.
Please contact Ted Ogden on 07855 958211 or Kyle Hawksworth on 07538539077 to discuss trade or for more info on buyers requirements.

Pens of 25 Swaledale Lambs
1st - Flash House Farms
2nd - G Banks
Pens of 25 Dalesbred Lambs
1st JA Stoney & Son


Next Sale is Wednesday 7th October – Entry of 10,000 expected.

Entries close Monday 29th September ** Please ring mart office.

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

Suffolk – Av £83.77

£100 98 96 AJ Shepherd; £98 £95 T Edmondson; £98 W&M Bland; £98 £97 F reeday; £96 £93 AS Staveley; £95 K Marhsall; £94 JR Metcalfe; £93.50 K Marhsall;   

Texel – Av £81.12

£132 P Crabtree; £132 RC Crabtree; £120 £115 £110 £108 £105 JA&JH Hewetson; £120 £115 £112 AL Dean; £110 £105 CM Ryder; £105 T Lund;

Beltex – Av £90.55

£115 £107 T&C Robinson; £110 HW&MA Alderson; £108 SM Smith; £105 BR Lawson; £102 J Collier; £100 AR&FT Naylor; £100 WM&E Dugdale; £100 Fair Place Farm;

Mule – Av £74.46

£83 AE Schindler; £80 Flash House; £78.50 JC White; £77.50 Fair Place; £77 JM&S Tennant; £77 W Harrison; £76.50 JR&CJ Greenwood; £76.50 E&E Metcalfe; £76.50 D&FJ Leeming; £76.50 PL Metcalfe;  

Charolais – Av £75.39

£90 R&N Carlisle; £80 AG Horn; £79 £74 M Clay; £78 AFD Roberts; £68.50 BG Rushmer;

Masham – Av £75.55

£80 £78.50 JM Wilson; £78 £74 K Lister & Sons;

Swaledale – Av £55.20

£62 £57 Flash House; £61 E&E Metcalfe; £59 C Mellin; £58.50 Fair Place Farm; £57 G&P Middleton; £56 JR Crabtree;

Dalesbred – Av £55.39

£61 £53 JA Stoney; £59 £56 JM Wilson; £52 RH&EA Close;

Cheviot – Av £70.98

£70 £79 A Whittle; £71.50 D Pearson; £68.50 BG Rushmer; £67 BW Appleton; £66 JR Crabtree;

Lonk – Av £64

£64 Beeston Hall;

Lleyn – Av £72.49

£76 £72 £67 D&C Wood;

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD

Tel 01756 792375


Jeremy Eaton 07747 780481
Ted Ogden 07855 958211
Kyle Hawksworth 07538 539077