Sales Reports

OPENING EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2021

OPENING EWE & LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2021

Skipton sheep trade ‘fantastic’ as 2021 breeding sales begin Skipton Auction Mart launched its 2021 breeding sheep season on Monday with the traditional ewes with lambs at foot opener, which attracted a tidy turnout of 54 outfits with 83 lambs, with trade described as ‘fantastic’ throughout. (Feb 15)

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STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2020

STORE LAMBS & BREEDING SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs, Feeding Ewes & Breeding Sheep Forward: 6,042 Head: Comp 5136 Store Lambs & Feeding Ewes & 906 Breeding Sheep, Gimmer Lambs & Rams Store Lamb Overall av £70.75. Mule Gimmer Lambs av £81.44. Texel Gimmer Lambs av £82.61.

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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2020

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2020

FORWARD: 221 Breeding Sheep & Rams. Today was the final Tuesday Sale for this season, and the sale was mainly taken up with rams. A good enquiry for Texel Shearling Rams with size and power, top price was £650 from S Breare of Silsden Moor who sold 7 in total to average £497.

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DALESBRED PRESS - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

DALESBRED PRESS - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

North Craven breeders clinch top honours at Skipton Dalesbred highlight Two Dalesbred sheep aficionados from the breed’s recognised heartlands in North Craven, both farmers from Horton-in-Ribblesdale, stood champion and reserve at the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders’ Association’s final seasonal prize show and sale of rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tuesday, October 20)

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GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

FORWARD: 1,929 Breeding Sheep & Gimmer Lambs. (1752 Gimmer Lambs and 177 Dalesbred Sheep) CCM Auctions conducted their fourth fortnightly sale of Gimmer Lambs at Skipton on Tuesday where a very nice entry followed the trend of the autumn and saw prices taking a very nice rise in price on the year.

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DALESBRED SHEEP - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

DALESBRED SHEEP - TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2020

ANNUAL SALE OF RIGISTERED DALESBRED SHEEP The winner of the Royston Baxter Trophy awarded for the Champion Dalesbred sheep was Michael Carr of Bracken Bottom with a John Bradley got shearling ram bred from a homebred ewe which sold to T&CM Kelsall & Sons of chipping for 450gns.

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BREEDING SHEEP & RAMS - TUESDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2020

BREEDING SHEEP & RAMS - TUESDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2020

FORWARD: 908 Breeding Ewes & 29 Rams. A late season feel to the sale but still customers supporting good runs of Mule, Lleyn and Texel Shearlings. Hill ewe customers more selective with the highlight a run of sound 4 crop Cheviot ewes. Odd sheep losing a tooth averaging £91 and their 3 crop counter parts in the same conditions averaging £102.

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SWALEDALE PRESS - MONDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2020

SWALEDALE PRESS - MONDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2020

Solid clearance rate and strong selling averages at CCM Skipton Swaledale rams highlight Skipton Auction Mart’s annual evening fixture for registered Swaledale rams attracted a tremendous turnout of 72 head, a dozen more than last year, recording an extremely high clearance rate and increased averages. (Mon, Oct 12)

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SWALEDALE RAMS - MONDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2020

SWALEDALE RAMS - MONDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2020

Forward: 72 Registered Aged and Shearling Swaledale Rams A tremendous sale this year was seen for Swaledale Rams at Skipton with a very high clearance rate, seeing all 28 aged rams forward selling to a top of £1400 and a solid average of £539 each, whilst Shearlings sold to £1500, averaged £406.22 and an 85% clearance.

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GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2020

GIMMER LAMBS - TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2020

CCM Auctions held their third fortnightly sale of gimmer lambs at Skipton Mart -

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GIMMER LAMB PRESS - TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2020

GIMMER LAMB PRESS - TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2020

Selling averages up for all classes at third Skipton gimmer lamb highlight The October gimmer lamb highlight at Skipton Auction Mart – the third sale of the season - again saw much improved trade on the year when producing an overall selling average for the increased entry of 4,169 head of £89.50, compared to 2019’s £65.90 for just over 4,000. (Tues, Oct 6)

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SWALEDALE - SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2020

SWALEDALE - SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2020

ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF SWALEDALE EWES & GIMMER SHEARLINGS Forward: 2,364 head. Overall Average was £116.34 (+£29.65) CCM Auctions conducted their Annual Sale of Swaledale Draft Ewes and Gimmer Shearlings at Skipton Mart on Saturday. A good trade during the Autumn for Mule Lambs brought buyers to the Annual Sale of Swaledale Breeding Sheep in confident form which brought an increase of £29.65 per head against the 2019 average of £86.39 which on the year was considered a good result.

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SWALEDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2020

SWALEDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2020

CCM Skipton Swaledale females up almost £30 per head on year Horns aplenty were on parade at Skipton Auction Mart as Swaledale females came down from the hills for the annual gimmer shearlings and draft ewes Saturday fixture, when much enhanced trade across the UK sheep sector was again reflected in an overall selling average for 2,364 head of £116.34, up a solid £29.65 on the 2019 average of £86.39. (Sat, Oct 3)

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LLEYN SHEEP - THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020

LLEYN SHEEP - THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020

Lleyn Sheep have received strong interest this year at the society sales, and todays sale at Skipton was no exception, with females in high demand, and rams receiving a solid trade.

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BFL SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

BFL SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

196 BFL Rams & Females: CCM Auctions held their Annual Sale of Blue Faced Leicester Rams and Females at Skipton on Tuesday Evening where trade was said to be good, without seeing some of last years extreme prices.

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