Sales Reports

PRIMESTOCK SHOWS - MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2020

PRIMESTOCK SHOWS - MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2020

Monthy prime champions crowned at Skipton Auction Mart Keelham Farm Shop in Skipton again set about putting the very best of locally reared British beef on to the tables of its customers in Craven and beyond when buying both the champion and reserve at Skipton Auction Mart’s October prime cattle show and sale.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2020

Forward: 41 Prime cattle comprising 16 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 2 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 23 Cast Cattle. 4,183 Prime Sheep comprising 3,652 Prime Lambs, & 531 Cast Ewes & Rams. 49 Rearing Calves.

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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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MULTI BREED RAM PRESS - 1ST & 2ND OCTOBER 2020

MULTI BREED RAM PRESS - 1ST & 2ND OCTOBER 2020

New format two-day multi-breeds sheep fixture at Skipton produces multiple highlights There were multiple ovine highlights at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual multi-breeds sale of 754 head of rams and females, minus the usual shows and staged over two days to assist with Covid-19 safe distancing regulations, a new format that was well received. Top call of 1,700gns fell to a Texel shearling ram from regular Red Rose vendor Procters Farm. (Thursday and Friday, Oct 1&2)

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MULTI BREED RAMS - THURSDAY 1ST & FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2020

MULTI BREED RAMS - THURSDAY 1ST & FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2020

CCM Auctions held their Annual Sale of Multi Breed Rams & Females at Skipton Mart this year split over 2 days to help with covid restrictions. Forward: 754 head of Rams & Females. Thursday – 195 head. Friday – 559 head

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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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LLEYN PRESS - THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020

LLEYN PRESS - THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020

North Craven Dugdales in fine form at Skipton Lleyn sheep highlight The Lleyn Sheep Society’s annual sale at Skipton Auction Mart – as usual the final society sale of the season – saw females in high demand, with rams also receiving a solid trade. (Thus, Oct 1) Interest was particularly high for shearling ewes, with five pens achieving £200 or more, the top two making £205 per head. The first, a pen of ten, came from local breeders John and James Dugdale, who run the Borrins flock at Stackhouse, Settle, selling to S Lord, Oldham, the second a pen of nine from Welsh breeders E&D Jones, of Machynlleth, sold to A Hartley, Blackshaw Head.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 30TH SEPTMBER 2020

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 30TH SEPTMBER 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 521 head of cattle Comprising: 516 Feeding Cattle (47 Young Bulls, 65 Beef Feeding Cows & Stock Bulls, 404 Bullocks & Heifers) & 5 Breeding Cattle.

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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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BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

BREEDING SHEEP - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

1971 Forward: CCM Auctions fortnightly sale of breeding sheep, correct & broken mouthed. Breeding sheep of all classes sold tremendously well today.

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BFL PRESS - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

BFL PRESS - TUESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Threshfield Kitchings clinch top price double at Skipton BFL highlight The Kitching family, from Grisedale Farm, Threshfield, notched up a notable top price double with a shearling ram and ram lamb, both well-bred sons of their prolific and much utilised Smearsett H8 tup, at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual show and sale of Blue Faced Leicester rams and females. (Tues, Sept 29).

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2020

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Forward: 44 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 24 Cast Cattle 4,383 Prime Sheep comprising 3,716 Prime Lambs, & 667 Cast Ewes & Rams 38 Rearing Calves 19 Dairy

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DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2020

DAIRY PRESS - MONDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Flying trade throughout at CCM Skipton Monday market Another busy Monday at Skipton Auction Mart produced flying trade across all sections, none more so than the fortnightly Craven Dairy Auction, when eight fresh heifers from regular vendors all sold readily to a solid overall average of £2,011.

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STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2020

STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2020

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 8735 Head, Overall av £78.42 Another large entry of lambs with 8,735 head sold levelling at £78.42 across the board, with trade easily up three notches on the previous fortnight for all classes, with the sale including a large entry of hill lambs with 2200 Mule/Masham Wethers and 500 Horned Wethers in the entry, together with the second sale of drawn Suffolk & Continental Gimmer Lambs.

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