Sales Reports

MAY SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 13TH MAY 2016

MAY SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 13TH MAY 2016

Irish sheep dog smashes world record selling price at Skipton A new world record price paid for a working sheep dog at an official sale of almost £15,000 was set at Skipton Auction Mart’s late Spring sale for a 16-month old dog from Ireland’s Padraig Doherty. (Fri, May 13) It fell to Cap, a black and white dog bred by Mr Doherty, who with his brother Joe runs Ardagh Sheepdogs in County Donegal.

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WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2016

WORKING SHEEP DOG PRESS - FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2016

Robin Dean heads the field at opening Skipton working sheep dog sale Red Rose sheep farmer and leading triallist Robin Dean ran away with top price honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening working sheep dog sale of 2016 when selling his October, 2013, black and white dog, Gunnerwell Alfie, for 3,600 guineas (£3,780). (Fri, Feb 12)

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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER

Belle rings true to claim top price, as records tumble at Skipton working dogs showcase Phenomenal trade, including a top price of 5,600gns (£5,880), saw records tumble at Skipton Auction Mart’s Autumn working sheepdogs sale, with a new record for the number of dogs sold and a new all-time high selling price for a dog under 12-months-old. (Fri, Oct 23)

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SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 3RD JULY 2015

SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 3RD JULY 2015

Pup prices hit new highs at Skipton John Bell top dog again with 5,000gns sale While Howden’s John Bell was again top dog with a 5,000gns sale, it was the pup pen that proved the real eyecatcher at Skipton Auction Mart’s Summer working sheepdogs sale, setting a new record price for the venue. With the very last entry of the day, Irish brothers Padraig and Joe Doherty, of Ardagh Sheepdogs in County Donegal, set the unbroken pen alight with a six-month-old black and white bitch, Ann, which made 1,850gns, the highest-ever price paid for a Skipton-sold pup.

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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2015 PRESS

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2015 PRESS

Record turnover at Skipton working sheepdog sale John Bell again hits headlines with top-performing litter sisters Two 11-month-old litter sisters from John Bell stole the show when selling away at 4,250gns and 3,400gns respectively at Skipton Auction Mart’s Spring working sheepdogs sale, on a day when turnover set a new record high.

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SHEEP DOG REPORT - FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2015

SHEEP DOG REPORT - FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2015

North Yorkshire’s John Bell rung up yet another top price success at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening 2015 working sheep dogs sale with an outstanding young black and white bitch with impeccable breeding credentials that sold for 4,500gns (£4,725).

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MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 24th OCTOBER 2014 - SHEEPDOGS

MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 24th OCTOBER 2014 - SHEEPDOGS

CCM AUCTIONS conducted their Autumn Sale of Working Sheepdogs at Skipton Mart on Friday 24th October. A very satisfactory sale was held with 90 head of Working and Part Trained Dogs forward to be offered for sale.

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WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2014 PRESS

WORKING SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2014 PRESS

Queen rules as Shaun Richards again crowned top dog at Skipton North Craven’s Shaun Richards was top dog again at Skipton Auction Mart’s autumn sale of working sheep dogs when selling his three-year-old tri-coloured bitch Queen for a sale-topping 4,050gns (£4,252.50). Mr Richards, who runs Pen-y-Borough Sheep Dogs in Eldroth, near Settle, has now headed the selling prices at three of this year’s four seasonal fixtures at the UK’s leading sheep dog sales venue, making second top price at the other.

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SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 18TH JULY PRESS

SHEEP DOGS - FRIDAY 18TH JULY PRESS

A three-year-old Border Collie bitch named Tock ticked all the right boxes to clock up the day’s top price of 4,000 guineas (£4,200) at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual summer sale of working sheep dogs. (Fri, July 18). The classy May, 2011-born black and white bitch put in a near flawless performance on the trials field in the hands of Shaun Richards, who runs Pen-y-Borough Sheep Dogs in Eldroth, near Settle in North Craven.

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MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 16TH MAY

MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 16TH MAY

Northern Ireland’s Hugh McKee led the field on price at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs. Mr McKee, a noted sheep dog trainer, who hails from the fishing village of Kilkeel in County Down, reeled in top price honours when selling his two-year-old fully home bred tri-coloured bitch Nell for 3,200gns.

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MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2014 DOGS PRESS

MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2014 DOGS PRESS

MARKET REPORT - FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2014 DOGS PRESS Shaun Richards top 5,300gns dog finds new home in America Red Rose handler Shaun Richards was the headline performer at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening 2014 sale of working sheep dogs.

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May Sale of Working Sheepdogs 17/05/2013 Report

May Sale of Working Sheepdogs 17/05/2013 Report

May Sale of Working Sheepdogs Field Dogs JF Bell (lot 65) – 8,800gns S Richards (lot 25) - 3,500gns S Torrens (lot 26) - 2,950gns JF Bell (lot 45) – 2,800gns

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February Sale of Working Sheepdogs 15/02/2013 Report

February Sale of Working Sheepdogs 15/02/2013 Report

Magnificent Marchup litter produces another top price at Skipton. Broken dogs from quality breeding lines led the trade at the winter sale of working sheep dogs at CCM Skipton. (Friday, Feb 15)

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