Sales Reports

ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2016

ADDINGHAM SHEEP BREEDERS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2016

Baa-gains galore as annual charity lambs nets over £3,500 Big-hearted bidders were far from sheepish in their support for Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association’s tenth annual charity lamb show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart, when a resounding £3,509, the highest in recent years, was raised for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, Keighley.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2016

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of 2,637 Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 2,637 Head, (Overall av £51.26) A sharper trade all round and a full ringside of customers all eager for sheep. Stronger lambs good to sell, especially Mules which were sharper than the previous sale. Quite a few folk with end of season lambs that found a good enquiry for customers looking for the longer keep type of lamb. A very mixed show of horned lambs saw a few pens of stronger end in the £40’s but generally they were longer keep sorts.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2016

Forward: 4344 Head, Overall av £51.69 A good number forward for the time of year with 4,344 through the ring with small long term lambs a strong trade throughout today although larger shorter term lambs did reflect the easing of trade in the prime ring. Still big runs were forward to buy today with 103 Suffolk lambs from RD Metcalfe, Brearton at £61, J&MM Walmsley, Worston with £139 at £60 and 101 Mule wethers from JW Hall, Darnbrook at £55.50. 154 Mule Gimmer Lambs went through the ring today and averaged £62 topping at £82 from JB Taylor, Diggle.

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2016

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Sheep Forward: 7,786 Head, (Store Lambs Overall av £53.09) Comp: 6,369 Store Lambs, 45 Rams, 1171 Gimmer Lambs & 201 Ewes.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2016

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep Forward: 7,399 Head, Overall av £55.88 A great entry of lambs met with a strong trade as buyers were out on force looking for both short keep and long keep lambs. Still a few pens of good drawn gimmers in the sale, making prices £75 to £95, whilst the 4,300 Lowland bred lambs (Texel, Suff, Beltex, Charollais) saw strong and smart lowland bred stores on the day around £64-£72. Medium keep lambs were keenly contested being £60-£63 whilst long keep types were £54-£59. A few pens of small lambs in the 40’s.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2016

Forward: 8,171 Head, Overall av £58.18 A good number forward again for the Wednesday Store Lamb sale with an overall average of 58.18 with Texels averaging £60.02 and Suffolks £63.83 right through. Again Mules were on the receiving end of a good trade averaging £55.65 and topping with a pen from James and Deborah Hall of Darnbrook at £62 and Phillip Mudd of Buckden at £60.50 with a lot of strong framed lambs £55+ right through the day. John Smith of Carleton topped the day at £102, £100 with two pens of texel gimmer lambs with handy store lambs £60+ all day long. Suffolk gimmers were topped by Tony Shepherd of Eshton at £84 with Suffolk store lambs averaging £63.83.

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LLEYN GIMMERS - WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2016

LLEYN GIMMERS - WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2016

Caring for Life Lleyn gimmer lambs win first prize at Skipton show Pedigree Lleyn sheep from a flock run by Caring For Life, a Leeds-based registered Christian charity supporting homeless or vulnerable adults, picked up the winner’s red rosette at the annual show of Lleyn gimmer lambs at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Oct 11)

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2016

Forward: 7,640 Head, Overall av £57.51 CCM Auctions fortnightly store lamb sale attracted a large company of buyers for a show of 7,640 head. Suffolk and Continental lambs were a sharp trade for all classes, strongest stores being mid to late 60’s, nice types either side of £60 and long keep ones in the mid 50’s.

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STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2016

Bordley and Beckwithshaw farmers claim victory at wether lambs show John Tennant, of Bordley, took top prize in the Swaledale show at Skipton Auction Mart on Wednesday with a pen of 50 wether lambs. (SEPT 21) Raised on the moor at Low Bucker House Farm, Bordley, the Swaledales were sold for £41 per head. David Wilson, of Beckwithshaw, picked up the red rosette for his pen of 40 Dalesbreds, all got by home-bred tups, which fetched £43 per head.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2016

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 2016. Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep Forward: 8,696 Head – Comprising 6,679 Store Lambs & 2,017 Gimmer Lambs Overall average: £63.36 per head (Store Lambs £59.73, Gimmer Lambs £75.77)

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STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2016

STORE LAMBS PRESS - WEDNESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Skipton gimmer lambs up almost £10 per head on year The 2,000-plus gimmer lambs on parade at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual mid-September store lamb show and sale offered a large company of buyers an unrivalled choice of both quality and size. They sold to an overall average of £75.77 per head, a marked improvement on the previous year’s £65.94.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2016

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 8,048 Head - Overall av £59.61 The largest entry of the season so far met with a grand trade that wasn’t much different to the previous sale. Suffolk’s and Texel’s again offered customers a good selection of short and longer keep lambs with both breeds averaging over £60. Tops of £82 per head for Texel’s from CG Dibb of Low Snowden, whilst Steven Wells of Monyash made £81 of the 1st prize pen of Beltex crosses, the 1,127 Beltex crosses averaged £65.10.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2016

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 10th AUGUST 2016 Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep Forward: 6,453 Sheep 6,276 Store Lambs, Overall av £62.25 177 Breeding Sheep

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MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 27th JULY 2016

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 27th JULY 2016

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 27th JULY 2016 Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 4,839 Sheep 4,718 Head of store lambs (Overall av £61.68). 121 Breeding Sheep (Average £123.98)

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 13TH JULY 2016

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 13TH JULY 2016

SKIPTON AUCTION MART MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 13th July 2016 Opening Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 4258 Head, Overall av £61.76 (+£3) A sound start to the season at Skipton with a much increased entry of lambs seeing the average rise by some £3 per head. The champion pen of lambs, chosen by Judge Stephen Maskill, came from Chris & Thomas Heseltine of Bolton Abbey sold for a solid price of £76 per head to Thomas Walmsley of Haverah Park.

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