Sales Reports

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 7,091 Head, Overall av £58.52 Another healthy show of lambs for todays Store lamb sale with again over 7,000 lambs going under the hammer. Today’s sale included the annual show and sale of horned wether and hill lambs which found the Newbould family of Dallowgill coming out victorious with there strong Swale wether lambs selling for £43 and heading to wales with a Swaledale wether average of £34.73. Westalls presented the first prize hill lambs with their pen of Cheviot lambs selling for £52.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Wether lambs take centre stage at CCM Skipton This year’s wether lambs took centre stage at Skipton Auction Mart for their main show day of the year, with four classes for Swaledale, Dalesbred and other hill breeds. (Wed, Sept 18) Successful in the Swaledale show class was upland hill custodian Paul Newbould, of Potter Lane Farm, Dallowgill, with a pen of 50 lambs reared entirely on heather moorland in the Nidderdale Area of Natural Beauty. Mr Newbould keeps some 800 ewes, which go to both pedigree Swaledale and Bluefaced Leicester rams, the latter servicing the requirements of his North of England Mule flock. The class victors sold at a section-topping £43 per head to a regular Welsh buyer.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Gimmer Lambs. Forward: 8,685 Head, Overall av £65.23.

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STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Chapman Continentals champions at last at Skipton gimmer lamb showcase Dales sheep farmer Owain Chapman achieved his first major success at his local Skipton Auction Mart when consigning the first prize Continental pen at the latest fortnightly Wednesday store lamb fixture. (Wed, Sept 4) Mr Chapman, who farms with his partner Jenny Dolphin at Inmans Farm, Skyreholme, said he had been trying for seven or eight years to win the annual gimmer lamb showcase and while having picked up tickets in the past this was his first triumph.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019

,000-plus Skipton store lambs achieve total clearance Total clearance was achieved for the huge and much increased entry on the year of 8,188 store lambs on offer at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday sale. They sold to an overall average of £58.30 per head, an increase of £3 -£4 each on the 6,357 lambs sold last year. (2019 - Wed, Aug 21) Short keep lowland lambs were keenly contested all sale long, with Suffolk and Continental crosses making from the mid £60s to early £70s, with the better smart, but smaller Beltex sorts selling from £70 to £80.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs. Forward: 8,188 Head, Overall av £58.30

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 7,079 Head: (6,598 Store Lambs and 481 Breeding Sheep) Overall Store Lamb av £58.41 *** 6,598 Store lambs through the ring this morning resulted in almost the same average as last fortnight of £58.41. Strong lambs were a nice trade as a result of the improved prime price seen this week with a number of fleshy pens in the £70 bracket.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019

Monyash teenager crowned champion at Skipton Beltex lambs highlight An up-and-coming 15-year-old pedigree sheep breeder from Derbyshire was crowned champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual show and sale for Beltex-cross lambs. (Wed, August 7) Owen Wells, from Monyash, who took the title with his 26-strong pen, was just 11 when he first established his own Barley Close pedigree Beltex flock in 2015 with two ewe lambs bought as a Christmas present by his parents, Steven and Steph Wells, who farm at One Ash Grange.

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY 2019

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 5,796 Head comprising 5,689 Store Lambs (av £58.42) and 107 Breeding Ewes (av £108.06) A large show of sheep today, and the headline figures show 900 more lambs sold than the corresponding sale in 2018 and a rise in the average of £3.32 per head on the year to level at £58.42 per head.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 3,071 Head, Overall av £64.59 (+£3.09) CCM Auctions commenced their fortnightly seasonal sheep sales at Skipton Mart on Wednesday where an entry of 3,071 head was presented for sale.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019

Numbers and selling averages up at Skipton store lamb opener Increases in both numbers and selling averages were seen, as Skipton Auction Mart’s main sheep sale season got off to a solid start with the traditional pipe-opener for store lambs. (Wednesday, July 10) A total of 3,071 lambs was penned for sale, compared to the previous year’s turnout of 2,126 head, with all breed averages showing an across-the-board increase on 2018 to level at £64.59 per head overall, an increase on the year of £3.09.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 930 Head, Overall av £60.91 As the Wednesday season draws to a close there was another great entry of nearly 1000 sheep for todays sale. The entry was very mixed for quality, strong Suffolk mid 70’s to £80, Strong Continentals £80 plus, Best Mules in the 70’s, good horned lambs mid 40’s to mid 50’s. Inlamb ewes met a mixed response, nice young sheep selling well, but older plainer sorts hard to cash.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep - Forward: 1,204 Head – 1136 Store Lambs av £63.44. 21 Blue Face Leicester Females & 18 In-Lamb Ewes Another strong show of lambs forward considering the time of year with 1136 through the ring.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2019

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2019

Forward: 2,068 Feeding and Breeding Sheep. 1,837 Store Lambs & Feeding Ewes - Average £63.57 231 Breeding Ewes – Average £111.37 Another tremendous entry of store and feeding sheep for the time of year met with a fast selling trade when put in front of a good crowd of purchasers. Best Lambs topped at £100 form Hannah Brown and £99 from AM&HV Brown, strong lowland lambs on the day in the late 70’s and early 80’s, medium types in 70’s and longer keep types in the 60’s.

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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 16TH JANUARY 2019

STORE & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 16TH JANUARY 2019

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 2432 Head, Overall av £65.96 (+£15.29 on Jan 2018 for 1129 more sold) A great start to the New Year with a large entry of sheep, almost double that seen at the same sale in 2018, and a trade to match. Buyers were out in force, with a large crowd assembled in the Lingfields Ring creating a trade for all classes that was beyond expectations, and an overall sale average of £65.96, being the dearest of the season.

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