Sales Reports

ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS - WEDNESDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2018

ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS - WEDNESDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2018

Baa-gains galore at CCM Addingham Sheepbreeders charity lambs sale There were baa-gains galore at Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association’s 12th annual charity show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, Dec 12) Big-hearted farmers donated 27 lambs in total, the majority North of England Mules, and bidders at the ringside were equally as generous when the lambs went under the hammer, this year raising £3,800 in aid of annual beneficiary, Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope. The annual showcase has now raised around £44,000 for Manorlands.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs, Feeding and Breeding Sheep Forward: 3,132 Head (Overall av £60.99) A good show of sheep for our fortnightly sale with 2911 lambs and 221 Ewes forward for sale. Trade was very similar to last fortnight with strong sheep in sharp demand, and medium to long keep attracting very strong interest from a busy ringside of purchasers drawn from a large area.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2018

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 3,442 Head – 3297 Store Lambs & 145 Feeding Ewes and Breeding Sheep Store Lamb Overall av £61.27 A tidy show of sheep sold to a very good trade, with strong Texels in high demand, topping at £95 from RJ Bailey of Reeth who also sold others at £88. Rob Smith, Steeton sold Texels to £90. Best Suffolks and smarter but smaller Beltex also into the 70’s. The next grade of medium keep Lowland lambs was £65-£70, whilst smaller lambs were £58-£64.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep. Forward: 7087 Head (5264 Store lambs & 1823 Breeding Sheep) Store Lambs – Overall av £54.81

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MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER

MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 5,584 Head (Overall av £57.60). Lambs in very sharp demand today from tops to bottom with a full ring of customers present. High demand for the smart Beltex, topping at £98 from Frankland Farms, 8 other pens at £80 plus. More of these best types of lambs needed for customers at the ringside. The strong short keep Suffolk and Texel crosses were up a gear on the fortnight by £3-£4, whilst the smaller wintering type lambs were also a better trade as seasonal buyers now begin to arrive looking for this type of lamb. A large entry of lambs needed for the next sale, please contact Auctioneers Ted Ogden 07855 958211 or Sam Bradley 07538 539077 to discuss selling your stores. Thankyou. The Next Sale also includes the late season 5th sale of Mule Gimmer Lambs and other breeding sheep, Entries to the mart office.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 5707 Head (Overall av £57.21) CCM Auctions conducted their fortnightly sale of store sheep at Skipton on Wednesday where a nice show of lambs were keenly contested and prices showing a rise on the previous sale. Continental and Down cross lambs were especially good to sell with averages for Suffolks and Texels both over £60, and Beltex’s averaging £71.05.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 6053 Head, Overall av £55.21 A nice show of lambs forward on Wednesday for CCM Auctions Fortnightly sale at Skipton Mart and in the end a nice trade ensued. With grass keep short and prime lambs just a bit steadier this week, the sale started slowly, but soon found a rhythm, and the medium to short keep lambs were in very strong demand, especially stronger Mule Wethers which were generally £55-£60, handier wethers early £50’s.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 6117 Head, Overall av £57.68 A relatively similar trade on last fortnight on paper however in reality longer keep lambs would be a shade cheaper with more buyers on better fleshed types. Mules wethers saw a good steady trade throughout the day with some short keep pens from Rayner, Pateley Bridge at £62.5 and Rosemary Berry, Cowling at £61.5. Longer keep mules were harder to place which reflected a straight average of £54.31.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep. Forward: 7041 Head, Overall av £63.44. Fortnightly sale of store lambs including sale of Continental x and Suffolk x Gimmer Lambs. Just over 7,000 lambs went under the hammer with a healthy trade throughout the day. Gimmer lambs from Angus Dean of Threshfield topped the day’s proceedings at £102 for a cracking pen of Tex x Mule gimmer lambs. In the Suffolk’s Gimmers, SL&SD Lund of Litton took the 1st prize rosette with a powerful pen of gimmer lambs selling for £92. A healthy ringside of buyers descended for the early September sale with some large runs of store lambs entering the ring in regular succession. Pick of the trade would go to Chris Dawson of Ferryhill, Co. Durham with almost 400 Tex x lambs in his run averaging well into the £60’s for quality mid term lambs. Meated Mule Wethers were good to place all day long with Paul Broughton of Fadmoor, North Yorks Moors finding his pen of 50 wethers peak the days trade £67.50, with more than 500 Mule wether lambs selling for over £60 or more today. Cheviot Wethers coming forward in more numbers and a nice trade too, topping at £63 from Messrs Westall of Briercliffe.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Lund Bros Suffolks claim red rosette at Skipton gimmer lambs showcase Local farming brothers Stuart and Stephen Lund, of West Farm, Litton, won the show class for Suffolk gimmer lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest store lambs show day. (Wed, Sept 5) Their pen of ten, by tups from the Lawn and Reeday families in Skipton and Hetton, went on to sell for £92 per head. While running both Suffolk and Swaledale flocks, the Lunds’ main stock in trade are North of England Mules, with 300 on the ground currently, all hill-bred at between 1,000 and 1,950ft. They keep back the best for breeding, selling others at Skipton’s high profile NEMSA sales each autumn.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 22ND AUGUST 2018

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 22ND AUGUST 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 6,357 Head, Overall av £58.23 A good sale today with the largest show of the season so far. More customers around the country are finally reporting grass growth and so there was a wider geographical spread of customers today with more Eastern and Southern buyers in attendance and Welsh buyers also present in larger numbers.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 8TH AUGUST 2018

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 8TH AUGUST 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 4,984 Head, 4788 Store Lambs av £60.26. 196 Breeding Sheep. 4788 store lambs through the ring with a definite better stamp of lamb on offer today compared with a fortnight ago. The pre sale Beltex x store lamb sale was won by the Moorhouse family of Dacre with a pen of 25 selling for £81.50. On the whole beltex lambs saw an improved trade with numerous pens between £68- £79 and plenty of buyers to take them there.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH AUGUST 2018

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH AUGUST 2018

Early wedding present for farming couple at Skipton Beltex show There was an early wedding present for soon-to-be-married farming partners Ian Moorhouse and Laura Hammond when they secured first prize in the annual Beltex-cross lambs show at Skipton Auction Mart

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY 2018

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY 2018

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 4,818 Head, Overall av £55.16 A much larger show of store lambs as the grazing situation brings more lambs onto the market to sell. Stronger lambs were a nice trade with feeders relatively keen as the prime sheep trade holds firm, suffolks especially finding a ready market. However a medium to long keep lamb was certainly more buyable with grass at a premium on most farms and making this class of lamb harder to place.

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH JULY 2018

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH JULY 2018

Heartening sale average at Skipton store lamb opener Skipton Auction Mart’s main sheep sale season got off to a flying start when the traditional pipe-opener for store lambs produced a heartening overall selling average of £61.52 per head. (Wednesday, July 11) This represented a fall of just £1.32 on the year, with a good crowd of buyers vying for the 2,126 lambs penned for sale. They were slightly stronger and in better condition than most would have expected, which certainly helped the day’s proceedings.

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