STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 6th AUGUST 2014

SKIPTON AUCTION MART MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 6th AUGUST 2014 Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs. Forward: 4,775 Head – 4517 Store Lambs & 258 Breeding Sheep. Overall av £57.53 At Skipton Auction Mart on Wednesday, CCM Auctions had another large entry for the fortnighty sale of store sheep which sold away nicely. A large ringside of customers assembled and trade soon got into a similar level to that seen last fortnight. More buyers are now getting ready to take longer keep lambs, whilst seasonal customers will also looking be for Suffolk x Mule Gimmer Lambs in early September.

 

Next Sale is Wednesday 20th August – Entry of 6,000 – 8,000 head expected.

Entries close Monday 11th August

Other Breeding Sheep Sales –

Tuesday 19th August –

Annual Prize Show/Sale of SHEARLING GIMMERS, Mule, Texel and Continental Cross (Ent Close Mon 11th Aug)

Friday 22nd August –

Annual Special Sale of BREEDING EWES (2 Shear & Over)
together with Sale of Suffolk, Texel and Continental BREEDING RAMS (Entries close Wed 13th Aug)

 

 

At Skipton Auction Mart on Wednesday, CCM Auctions had another large entry for the fortnighty sale of store sheep which sold away nicely. A large ringside of customers assembled and trade soon got into a similar level to that seen last fortnight.

More buyers are now getting ready to take longer keep lambs, whilst seasonal customers will also looking be for Suffolk x Mule Gimmer Lambs in early September.

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

 

Texel – Av £57.45

£67.20 £64.80 E&AM Simpson; £66.50 C Crowther; £66.20 W Mason & Son; £65.80 AN Throup; £65 C Lilley;

£63 Beeston Hall; £62.50 PJ Gill; £62 P&JA Fielding; £62 CW Clapham;

Suffolk – Av £58.04

£69.50 MG Tomlinson; £63.20 C Crowther; £62 C&RH Weatherhead; £62 RD Metcalfe; £60x2 R Metcalfe;

£59.50 Mac Iveson Ptnrs; £58.80 SL&SD Lund; £58 T&J Smith; £58 J Dibb;

Mule – Av £51.40

£55.50 Swinbank & Briggs; £54.50 W Banks & Son; £54 A Barnes; £53 AJ Mason; £53 R Garth; £52.20 A Newbould; £51 TE Walker; £51 GJ&G Schofield;  

Charollais – Av £57.16

£58 Mac Iveson Ptnrs; £55 AG Horn;

Cheviot – Av £51.67

£54.50 £46 L Woodcock;

Beltex – Av £64.94

£72 R Garth; £71.50 AM Leach; £70.50 £66 I&M Lancaster; 67.20 £65 JGE Heseltine; £66 RJ Schofield; £65 AR&FT Naylor; £59.50 AM&HV Brown;

 

GIMMER LAMBS

 

Texel     to £60    AW E&N Wade

Mule     to £76    R Garth

 

BREEDING SHEEP

A nice Show of Breeding Sheep and Rams sold to a packed ringside of customers keen to source ewes for early tupping, and regardless of age, so long as the ewes the strong then there were plenty of takers.

 

Rams

Suffolk                 to 260gns

Texel                     to 360gns

Beltex                   to 310gns

Charollais             to 500gns

 

EWES

Shearlings

Suffolk                  to £130

Texel                     to £155

Mule                     to £128

2 Shear Ewes

Texel                     to £130

Mule                     to £122

3 Shear Ewes

Suffolk                  to £118

Texel                     to £106

Mule                     to £91

Aged Ewes

Suffolk                  to £124

Texel                     to £111

Mule                     to £92