Sales Reports

DAIRY & CALF PRESS - MONDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2021

DAIRY & CALF PRESS - MONDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Dairy and calf champions crowned at Skipton Shows for dairy cattle and dairy-bred rearing calves formed part of another busy Monday market day at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sept 13)

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PEDIGREE SHEEP - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

PEDIGREE SHEEP - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

NEW SHOW & SALE OF BLUE TEXEL SHEEP Skipton Mart was host to The Blue Texel Sheep Society when they held their Inaugural Autumn Show & Sale with a catalogue entry of 161 head. A tremendous show of sheep forward for sale, attracting a large crowd ringside.

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RARE BREEDS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

RARE BREEDS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Good trade today for the Rare Breeds with buyers out for quality. Herdwick ewes from C Mellin sold from 150-180gns. Plenty of customers ringside for Hill bred sheep including quality Herdwick tups. 10-year-old Poppy Throup, Silsden sold her Herdwick shlg Tup for 260gns.

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LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

132 cattle at the monthly sale and a very good trade. Increasing numbers of Black and White Steers with the stronger end £700 and the regular 6 month old consignments to £510. Sire identified Natives particularly good for steers , Angus to £775, Hefd to £670 and Heifers Angus to £535 and Hefd to £670.

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RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

RARE BREED PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Grisedale Herdwicks victorious again at Skipton Native & Rare Breeds highlight Cumbrian Herdwick sheep breeders, Ian and Angela Grisedale, who run the Swinside flock in Crooklands, Kendal, picked up their fifth supreme championship in recent years, also stepping forward with the reserve champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Rare & Native Stock Breeders Auctions of rare, minority and traditional cattle and sheep.

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BLUE TEXEL PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

BLUE TEXEL PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

SOLID TRADE AS BLUE TEXEL SOCIETY MAKES SUCCESSFUL DEBUT AT CCM SKIPTON Millside flock claims 2,100gns top call with reserve champion shearling ewe A brand-new show and sale on behalf of The Blue Texel Sheep Society at Skipton Auction Mart clearly illustrated the growing popularity of the distinctive breed when attracting a catalogue entry of 169 head, a large crowd ringside and solid trade, including multiple four-figure selling prices.

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POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Cockersdale duo cock-a-hoop with Craven Feather Auctions championship coup West Yorkshire father and son poultry breeders Paul and Joe Heeley, from Cockersdale, near Drighlington, ruled the roost when winning their first-ever Craven Feather Auction championship at Skipton Auction Mart.

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STORE & GIMMER LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2021

STORE & GIMMER LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 10,586 Head: Store Lambs – 5,363 av £80.42 Gimmer Lambs – 5,139 av £106.05

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GIMMER & STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2021

GIMMER & STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Young ladies in high demand as over 5,000 lambs sold at Skipton A bumper turnout of 10,586 head packed the sheep pens at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday sale, when 5,139 gimmer lambs sold for an overall average of £106.05 per head and 5,363 store lambs at £80.42.

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MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2021

MULE GIMMERS - TUESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Tuesday 7th September - Opening Show & Sale of North of England Mule Ewe Lambs on behalf of NEMSA Members. SOLD: 5,567 head at an overall average of £130.35 per head (+£25.54)

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MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2021

MULE GIMMER PRESS - TUESDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2021

CCM SKIPTON NEMSA EWE LAMBS OPENER PRODUCES SOLID TRADE UP OVER £25 PER HEAD ON YEAR Dunsop Bridge Walkers claim memorable championship hat-trick The high profile opening North of England Mule gimmer lamb sale at Skipton Auction Mart, one of the earliest official fixtures to be staged on behalf of members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association’s (NEMSA) annual calendar, so providing a realistic barometer to potential future trading levels, did not disappoint, with 5,567 head selling at an overall average of £130.35, an increase of £25.54 on the year.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2021

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Forward: 57 Prime cattle comprising 24 Clean Cattle and Young Bulls (under 30 mos) & 33 Cast Cattle 4,254 Prime Sheep comprising 3396 Prime Lambs & 858 Cast Ewes & Rams 61 Rearing Calves 2 Loads of Produce

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PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2021

PRIMESTOCK PRESS - MONDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Glorious six-timer for Threshfield Kitchings in Skipton prime cattle show A sixth monthly title win on the trot, plus the reserve championship for good measure, fell to all-conquering Threshfield beef farming brothers Charles and Richard Kitching, of Grisedale Farm, at Skipton Auction Mart’s September prime cattle show.

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PEDIGREE BELTEX SHEEP - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

PEDIGREE BELTEX SHEEP - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

BELTEX SHEEP SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF PEDIGREE RAMS AND FEMALES Skipton Mart was host to The Beltex Sheep Society when the Northern Club held their Annual Show & Sale with a catalogue entry of 436 head. Rams of all classes were a very good trade, seeing averages looking well on the year with shearlings for both commercial and pedigree in high demand to level at £932 for shearling rams and £861 for ram lambs.

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WENSLEYDALE & DALES BLUES - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

WENSLEYDALE & DALES BLUES - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF WENSLEYDALE SHEEP At the 130th Annual Show and Sale of Wensleydale Longwool Sheep held on behalf of the Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association turned out a success again with both vendors and purchasers old and new arriving to Skipton Auction.

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