STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2021

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Feeding Sheep Forward: 2,883 Head, Overall av £96.77 The fortnightly store sheep sale at Skipton witnessed an electric trade as the average rose by £6.22 per head on the fortnight to settle at £96.77 per head across the board for a show that included a higher percentage of wintering and long keep types.



The stronger Continental and Suffolk x lambs on the day were way short of requirements and easily commanded £115 to £125 as the finished market remains strong this week. The top sale price of the day went to T&C Robinson of Tosside at £135 for Beltex crosses, followed by AN Throup of Silsden Moor at £134 for Texels and a few other smart pens reaching £130 from SL&SD Lund of Littondale and RJ Bailey of Reeth, Richmond fro a run of Blue Texel crosses.
£100 to £115 was the general range for medium types or smaller smart skinned lambs, and £90s for nice long keep lambs. Mid £70s and £80s for smaller long keep first crosses or from hill ewes.
Mule & Masham lambs were keenly contested, especially better framed lambs which were £100 to £110 up to £124 from J Dibb of Kilnsey, mediums Mid £90s, smalls mid £70s to late £80s. A run of Mule Gimmer Lambs peaked at £126 and £124 from M Harker of Trawden.
Best end of Horned lambs into the £80s, better framed types £70’s, mediums £58 to £70 and smalls in the £40-£55 region.
Many more lambs needed for the next sale to satisfy the trade at the moment, please call Ted 07855 958211 or Kyle 07538 539077 for more details or to book lambs in for the next sale.

Next Sale is Wednesday 15th December – Entry of 2,500 expected.
Entries close Monday 6th December
This sale includes Addingham Sheep Breeders
Annual Charity Show & Sale of Mule Wether & Continental Store Lambs

PRINCIPLE PRICES
Suffolk – Av £102.36
£124 DM Neave; £120 SL&SD Lund; £120 RD Metcalfe; £118 IJ Coates; £105 DN&JM Molyneux; £101 TA Broderick; £100 P Townson; £100 TA&N Whitfield;
Beltex – Av £116.02
£135 £126 £122 T&C Robinson; £125 £121 TB Moorhouse; £123 P Jowett; £122 SA Robinson; £118 JJ&D Cowking; £118 IJ Coates;
Texel – Av £98.68
£134 £125 AN Throup; £130 SL&SD Lund; £125 C Wellock & Son; £121 A Stockton; £120 IJ Coates; £120 P Jowett; £120 P Johnson; £120 TA&N Whitfield;
Blue Texel – Av £119.46
£130 £120 £118 £104 RJ Bailey; £105 MJ&C Thornber;
Charolais – Av £101.29
£118 £85 TB Moorhouse; £114 E&S Baines; £108 FW Horner; £108 JR&DL Ogden; £104 WM May; £88 R&VJ Brown;
Mule – Av £95.35
£126 £124 £118 M Harker; £124 J Dibb; £110 T&A Hird; £108 J Rayner & Sons; £100 W Harrison & Son;
Masham – Av £101.58
£108 £75 K Lister & Son; £105 £90 KA Liddle & Partners;
Swaledale – Av £54.86
£74 RJ Gardt; £72 52 J Verity & Son; £68 £48 J Rayner & Son; £61 E&E Metcalfe; £53 SL&SD Lund;
Dalesbred – Av £71.28
£84 £77 £69 K Lister & Son; £74 JA Stoney & Son; £70 R&VJ Brown;
Lonk – Av £79.45
£86 £72 F&R Fielden;
Herdwick – Av £70.45
£75 £70 JB Taylor;

FEEDING EWES
Swaledale to £30
Dalesbred to £42
Lonk to £55
Teeswater to £70
Mules to £82

CONTACT DETAILS
Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD
Tel 01756 792375

Jeremy Eaton 07747 780481
Ted Ogden 07855 958211
Kyle Hawksworth 07538 539077