STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2021

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 7,714 Head, Overall av £81.82 A large entry of sheep for an October Sale and once again trade was fast and furious with all classes matching the demand seen at the previous sale and the average still over £81 for a show including an increased proportion of wintering and hill bred types.



Continental lambs from the smartest Beltex, through to the small long keep wintering types was good. Beltex peaked at £135 twice, both pens coming from T&C Robinson of Tosside. S Smith of Thronton Steward made £128 and £123, Andrew Haggas of Otterburn also made £128, and TB Moorhouse & Son, Dacre topped at £120. Medium keep types £100 to £110 and wintering types in the £90’s.
Texel Lambs followed a similar trade to the previous sale, strong types £90’s to £105, mediums late £80’s, long keep £70’s to early £80’s, smalls in the £50s and £60’s.
1800 Mule & Masham Wethers averaged £78.55, with the stronger end on the day in the £80’s and long keep types in the mid late £70’s. Mules topped £85 form Brian Taylor of Diggle, and Masham to £88 from Derek Harker, Middlesmoor, Pateley Bridge.
Increasing number of Horned and Hill bred sorts, strongest Swales and Dalesbred late £60’s to early 70’s, best of the rest early mid £60’s, and nice farming types in the mid late £50’s, an excellent average of £60.14 recorded for Swaledales. Cheviots found a nice following, with K Lister & son Kettlewell into the £80’s and £90s with two large pens full.

Next Sale is Wednesday 3rd November
Entry of 7000 Store & Feeding Sheep expected
also includes Lingfields Sale of 1500 Gimmer Lambs, Breeding Sheep & 50 Rams.

Entries close Monday 25th October

PRINCIPLE PRICES
Beltex – Av £95.72
£135 £100 T&C Robinson; £128 £115 AJ Haggas; £128 £123 SM Smith; £120 TB Moorhouse; £105 JGE Heseltine; £100 J Greenwood; £98 JA&JH Hewetson; £98 Townhead Farm Partners;
Suffolk – Av £85.24
£113 AK Robinson; £104 £88 AJ Shepherd; £99 SM Smith; £92.50 RD Metcalfe; £91 SL&SD Lund; £89 DN&JM Molyneux; £88 CA Foster;
Texel – Av £84.01
£112 J&C Grayston; £108 J Sugden; £104 AJ Shepherd; £104 D Wood; £104 GB Moorhouse; £102 JR Smith; £101 S Horn; £99.50 JW Tinkler;
Charolais – Av £82.93
£89 E&S Baines; £84.50 TP&EA Clayton; £78.50 E Pennock;
Lleyn – Av £83.98
£85.50 £82.50 £78 D&C Wood;
Mule – Av £78.45
£85 JB Taylor; £84.50 AK Robinson; £83.50 AV Caton; £83 D White; £82.50 G&P Middleton; £82.50 J Palmer; £82.50 JW&ME Taylor; £82.50 JM Daggett;
Masham – Av £84.59
£88 GF Harker; £82 £67.50 KA Liddle;
Swaledale – Av £60.14
£73 £69 £61.50 J Verity & Sons; £71 £62 A Newbould; £70 WP&B Walker; £65 £61 E&E Metcalfe;
Cheviot – Av £77.22
£93 £87.50 £78 K Lister & Son; £81 AG Horn; £75.50 WM&E Dugdale; £56 FM Shepherd & Son;
Dalesbred – Av £57.08
£67.50 JM Wilson & Son; £65 £61 £55 JA Stoney & Son; £64 WI Thwaite; £57 RH&EA Close; £56 Hayton & Stocks; £56 FW Horner;
White Faced Woodland – Av £66.80
£83 £79 £75 £64 R Sexton;
Herdwick – Av £57.88
£71 £58 C&M Crawshaw; £58 JB Taylor;

FEEDING EWES
Lonk to £86 JT Robinson
Mule to £85 JW Sayer & Son

CONTACT DETAILS
Skipton Auction Mart
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Skipton
North Yorkshire
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Tel 01756 792375

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