Sales Reports

PEDIGREE JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

PEDIGREE JACOB SHEEP - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF JACOB SHEEP At the 46th Annual Show of Pedigree Jacob Sheep saw top price at 1400gns, the Overall Supreme Champion a Thornley Vulcan sired Shearling Gimmer bred from a Mealthop Dun Boy bred ewe exhibited by Howard Walsh. Top ewe lamb was a January twin sold by M Munros Kinloch Flock which made 740gns.

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JACOB PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

JACOB PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Former farming journalist Howard Walsh headline performer with supreme champion and 1,400gns top price at Skipton Jacob highlight A top call of 1,400gns was recorded at the Jacob Sheep Society’s 46th annual Northern Area sale at Skipton Auction Mart and it fell to the overall supreme champion, the first prize shearling ewe from Howard Walsh, who runs the Thornley flock near Longridge, Preston.

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BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

BELTEX PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Northern Ireland’s Artnagullion flock claims 7,000gns top call at annual Skipton pedigree Beltex Society highlight ... Irish eyes were smiling when the Artnagullion flock of Co. Antrim brother and sister, William and Libby McAllister, scooped 7,000gns top price honours at the Beltex Sheep Society’s annual show and sale of registered rams and females at Skipton Auction Mart.

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WENSLEYDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

WENSLEYDALE PRESS - SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Breed stalwarts dominate Skipton Wensleydale Longwool highlight ... Dyed-in-the-wool Wensleydale Longwool sheep aficionados John McHardy and Ernie Sherwin dominated the 130th Association show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart, sharing the spoils when each picking up four of the eight trophies awarded at the annual WLSBA highlight.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2021

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 532 head of cattle; Comprising: 449 Feeding Cattle (45 Young Bulls, 29 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 375 Bullocks & Heifers) & 83 Breeding Cattle.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH AUGUST 2021

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 30TH AUGUST 2021

Forward: 30 Prime cattle comprising 10 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 20 Cast Cattle 2,872 Prime Sheep comprising 2287 Prime Lambs & 585 Cast Ewes & Rams 37 Rearing Calves 2 Loads of Produce

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 25TH AUGUST 2021

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 25TH AUGUST 2021

7,000-plus Skipton store lambs achieve total clearance While there was a more mixed selection forward at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest fortnightly Wednesday store lambs sale trade saw no let up, with total clearance of 7,133 head, all levelling at £81.88. (Aug 25)

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 25TH AUGUST 2021

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 25TH AUGUST 2021

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 7,133 Head, Overall av £81.88 A more mixed selection of lambs today, but trade seeing no let up as the sale saw a total clearance at very acceptable prices, 7,133 head levelling at £81.88.

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SHEARLING GIMMERS - TUESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2021

SHEARLING GIMMERS - TUESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2021

Forward: 4,770 head of Gimmer Shearlings Shearling Gimmers were forward in good numbers today for the Annual Special Sale at Skipton where averages were significantly up on the year, very much in line with both vendors and purchasers expectations. This year we were able to return to having a Prize Show in the usual manner, and classes were held for Continental, Suffolk, Cheviot Mule, Masham and North of England Mule. A full list of results and prize awards is below.

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GIMMER SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2021

GIMMER SHEARLING PRESS - TUESDAY 24TH AUGUST 2021

Strong Skipton gimmer shearling trade up £25 on the year Skipton Auction Mart’s opening prize show and sale of gimmer shearlings, the traditional launch fixture for its annual breeding sheep season and one of the keynote early fixtures in the calendar, saw a total of 4,770 head sell to an overall all-breeds average of £177.43, well up on the previous year’s £152.05 and very much in line with both vendors’ and purchasers’ expectations. (Tues, Aug 24)

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD AUGUST 2021

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 23RD AUGUST 2021

Forward: 24 Prime cattle comprising 9 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 15 Cast Cattle 3,871 Prime Sheep comprising 3,126 Prime Lambs & 745 Cast Ewes & Rams 38 Rearing Calves 37 Dairy

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DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 23RD AUGUST 2021

DAIRY CATTLE - MONDAY 23RD AUGUST 2021

Barden victory and top price success at Craven Dairy Auction Dales dairy farmer Ian Parkinson, who runs his Holstein Friesian commercial herd at Holme House Farm, Barden, consigned the champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest Craven Dairy Auction show and sale. (Mon, Aug 23)

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2021

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 499 head of cattle Comprising: 482 Feeding Cattle (71 Young Bulls, 32 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 379 Bullocks & Heifers) & 17 Breeding Cattle.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH AUGUST 2021

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 16TH AUGUST 2021

Forward: 31 Prime cattle comprising 16 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos) & 15 Cast Cattle 2,993 Prime Sheep comprising 2,440 Prime Lambs & 553 Cast Ewes & Rams 36 Rearing Calves 1 Load of Produce

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STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH AUGUST 2021

STORE LAMB PRESS - WEDNESDAY 11TH AUGUST 2021

8,500-plus Skipton store lambs sold to complete clearance Skipton Auction Mart’s fortnightly Wednesday store lambs sale saw plenty of local purchasers ringside, plus travelling buyers from Wales, Cumbria, South Yorkshire and several southern counties. (Wed, Aug 11)

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