Sales Reports

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2014

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2014

Forward: 7302 Head, Overall av £56.24 . Store Lambs were forward in large numbers for CCM’S fortnightly sale on Wednesday as this week’s busy schedule moved into its third day. 7,302 lambs sold today at an overall average £56.24 each and over 15,000 sheep have now been this week.

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WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2014

WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2014

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs (inc Suffolk & Cont x Gimmer Lambs) Forward: 7420 Head, Overall av £59.03 Included in todays’ sale was the Annual Special Show for pens of Continental and Suffolk Gimmer Lambs. Trade for these was good, with a large company of buyers keen to purchase the good clean headed types with a nice skin. The best end of both breeds over £90.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2014

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2014

Forward: 7,251 Head, Overall av £54.10 The largest show of the season so far saw the first of the drawn Suffolk and Continental gimmer lambs forward for sale. Trade for these was good for the quality sorts, with nice skinned clean headed lambs receiving good attention. Smaller lambs however are best left mixed with the wethers. The Store Lambs saw Suffolk & Continentals in strong demand. Smaller lambs £50 to £53, medium types £54 to £57 and strong end £58 to £62. Quality smart store lambs (Beltex) £64 to £72. A very large show of Mule & Masham Wethers (2,198 head) did not maintain the trade of the previous sale, keeping lambs £45 to £50, medium term lambs £50 to £53.

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WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER - MASHAM WETHERS PRESS REPORT

WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER - MASHAM WETHERS PRESS REPORT

Breed chairman lands Skipton Masham wethers show The largest entry of CCM Skipton’s peak sheep sale season so far saw JM Wilson & Sons, of Beckwithshaw, triumph in the Masham wethers annual prize show. David Wilson, chairman of the Masham Sheep Breeders Association, picked up the top prize for a pen of 40 Masham wethers, which sold for £55 per head.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2014

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2014

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 6828 Head, Overall av £55.69 At CCM Auctions fortnightly sale of store lambs on Wednesday, there was a much larger entry of 6828 head. A feature of the sale was a sizeable entry of 1480 Mule wethers, drawing a larger contingent of buyers from away to secure the first draw of lambs off those farms showing. The stronger Mules were £52 - £58, averaging £51.91 per head.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 6th AUGUST 2014

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.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014 PRESS

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014 PRESS

Metcalfe success breaks stranglehold at Skipton store lamb show North Yorkshire farming brothers Robert, Chris and Richard Metcalfe finally got their hands on a trophy they have long been keen to win when sending out the champion pen of 50 Suffolk-cross lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s second major seasonal store lamb show and sale.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014

Forward: 4,380 Head – 4,207 Store Lambs & 173 Breeding Sheep Store Sheep Overall av £59.24 Another nice entry of Store Lambs forward at the fortnightly sale and trade just slightly dearer than the opening sale. Trade still sensible though with an overall selling average of £59.24 (+£2.51)

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 9TH AUGUST 2014 PRESS

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 9TH AUGUST 2014 PRESS

All eyes on Skipton store lamb seasonal opener The big opening seasonal store lamb show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart produced a record entry of 4,087 for the annual fixture, a huge increase on last year’s 2,231-strong turnout. As ever, the sale drew nationwide interest, with all eyes firmly fixed on the opening trade, which saw lambs sell to an across-the-board average of £56.73 per head, compared to the previous year’s £68.18.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 9TH JULY

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 9TH JULY

SKIPTON AUCTION MART MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 9th JULY 2014 Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 4087 Head, Overall av £56.73

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 26th FEBRUARY 2014 CCM Auctions held their final fortnightly Wednesday Sale of Store Lambs for the 2013-2014 season at Skipton this week. A very good entry for the time of year was assembled before the usual ringside of customers and a fast selling trade ensued, although not just as dear as the previous sale. Forward: 914 Head, Overall av £58.51

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2014

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2014

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2014 Forward: 549 Head, Overall av £65.98 A cracking trade today for all classes of lambs, some strong sorts getting away at unbelievable prices, whilst Continental cross genuine stores selling at £70 plus. Horned lambs also in good demand with buyers in abundance looking to keep fields and sheds topped up, even in this weather!!

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2014

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2014

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2014 1,710 Head, 1279 Store Lambs & 431 Breeding Sheep A good start to the New Year with Store Sheep a sharp trade and plenty of customers present from Welsh Borders & further afield. Plenty more could have been sold and demand looks strong for the next sale. A special sale of inlamb ewes created a great amount of interest including a dispersal sale for Mr John Turner, Draughton whose sheep were in fine order. They helped attract a good company of mainly local buyers, friends and neighbours to bid for them and produced a highly satisfactory trade.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013 Forward: 2330 Head Av £54.57 The fortnightly sale produced a good end to the year. A large crowd of purchasers decended upon Skipton to source store lambs with grass in good supply country wide. The entry was made up generally of long keep lambs and these found favour with buyers, The strong lowland lambs generally mid £60’s, medium lambs £58 to £62 and the smaller sorts in the early £50’s.

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013 PRESS

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013 PRESS

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2013 PRESS MULES RAISE MONEY FOR MANORLANDS The seventh annual charity sheep show and sale of predominantly Mule wether lambs staged by Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association at Skipton Auction Mart raised a resounding £4,500 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, Keighley.

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