Skipton Auction Mart Market Report – Mon 10th June 2013

FORWARD: 23 PRIME CATTLE comprising 1 Bull (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30mos) & 21 Cast Cattle 1,738 PRIME SHEEP comprising 723 Spring Lambs, 689 Prime Hoggs, 154 Mature Hoggs & 172 Cast Ewes & Rams 39 REARING CALVES 5 LOADS OF PRODUCE

PRIME CATTLE (under 30 mos)


650kg+                   to 137.5p/kg       

Top Prices £ per head and p/kg

E&KM Marshall                   B&W                       £1114                    137.5p

PRIME CATTLE (over 30 mos)

Overall Average                                   141.5p/kg                             £1011.73

Top Prices £ per head and p/kg

JW Sayer & Son                    Simx                       £1011.73               141.5p


Light show and trade very similar for farm assured cattle with significantly less bidders for those without assurance. Mainly lean cows or lightweight plains available. Next week sees opening fortnightly sale for cattle from 1 &2 year tested holdings (without the requirement for a pre movement test) complying with 6 day standstill rules which will enable cattle from these parishes to be penned and sold separately. Entries must be pre entered.

Overall Average                                   116.78p/kg                           £719.45

Black & White                       to 134.5p/kg                        av 113.12p/kg

Brit Blue                                                to 127.5p/kg                        av 127.5p/kg

Limx                                       to 147.5p/kg                        av 130.20p/kg

AAx                                         to 119.5p/kg                        av 114.23p/kg

Top Prices (£ per head)

M Baul&Ptns                                        B&W                       £1042

SL&SD Lund                                           Limx                        £1023

SL&SD Lund                                           Limx                        £951

KM&L Throup                                       B&W                       £928

E&E Metcalfe                                        AA                           £926

T Metcalfe                                             BBx                         £893

PA Whittaker                                        B&W                       £847

Top Prices (p/kg)

Mesrs A&N Fothergill&Sons             Limx                        147.5p

M Baul & Ptns                                      B&W                       134.5p

PA Whittaker                                        B&W                       134.5p

S&T Fawcett                                          Limx                        132.5p

T Metcalfe                                             BBx                         127.5p

H&S Maudsley                                     BBx                         127.5p

SL&SD Lund                                           Limx                        125.5p

KM&L Throup                                       B&W                       124.5p



Larger entry met with a reduced trade. Smart lambs comparatively good to sell top today was 327p from RH&MR Ireland, these were bought by Vivers Scot Lamb. Commercial lambs selling at 215p to 230p. Prime lambs 225p to 240p.

A large show of hoggs for the time of year maintained last weeks trade.

PRIME LAMBS  – Overall Average  £90.30per head or 230.7p/kg                                                            

32.1kg to 35.9kg to 261.8p/kg         av 219.5p/kg        or £75.61 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg to 327.0p/kg         av 229.3p/kg        or £91.25 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg to 255.3p/kg         av 235.1p/kg        or £112.57 per head

Texel average £90.56 per head or 232.1p/kg

TOP PRICES: £123 JA Stoney or 327.0p/kg RH&MR Ireland

Suffolk average £90.18 per head or 225.3p/kg

TOP PRICES: £120 ML Evans or 289.5p/kg G Beresford & Son

Charollais average £87.44 per head or 222.4p/kg

TOP PRICES: £97 or 248.7p/kg DJ Grassam

Rouge average £97.0 per head or 227.0p/kg

TOP PRICES: £99 JA&JM Wade or 241.5p/kg JB Bancroft



PRIME HOGGS  – Overall Average  £70.39per head or 174.0p/kg                                                            

32.1kg to 35.9kg to 171.4p/kg         av 141.3p/kg        or £47.82 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg to 202.4p/kg         av 179.3p/kg        or £71.80 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg to 193.9p/kg         av 183.3p/kg        or £88.92 per head

52.1kg and over   to 177.4p/kg         av 161.0p/kg        or £93.00 per head

Texel average £75.56 per head or 183.8p/kg

TOP PRICES: £95 GW Thackray or 202.4p/kg EJ&AM Fox

Suffolk average £81.16 per head or 174.9p/kg

TOP PRICES: £100 or 191.3p/kg EJ&AM fox

Charollais average £73.12 per head or 179.6p/kg

TOP PRICES: £73.50 or 183.8p/kg P Dean

Mule average £67.54 per head or 153.21p/kg

TOP PRICES: £85 GW Thackray or 175.6p/kg P Mellin

Swaledale average £50.07 per head or 141.2p/kg

TOP PRICES: £100 or 416.7p/kg Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Cheviot average £64.05 per head or 167.6p/kg

TOP PRICES: £75 EJ&AM Fox or 179.5p/kg GW Thackray

SBF average £73.82 per head or 186.6p/kg

TOP PRICES: £74 or 189.7p/kg EJ& AM Fox

CULL EWES average £54.28

Suffolk to £81.50, Texel to £101.50, Mule to £70.50, Swaledale to £50.50, Dalesbred to £33.50.


LOWLAND: £101.50 RW&B Chapman; £94.50 CD Bosomworth;

MULE/MASHAM: £70.50 MJ Spensley; £64.50 AN Bolland

HORNED: £50.50 £35.50 N&M Sutcliffe

CAST RAMS average £85.13

Texel to £83.50, Beltex to £77.50, BFL to £90, Lleyn to £89.50.


£90.00 S&D Robinson; £89.50 RW&B Chapman


REARING CALVES to £460  average £229.95


Limousin x                             to £332                  av £302                  JC&DJ Marshall                                                    

Brit Blue x                             to £460                  av £362                  RL Wright & Son 

Simmental                            to £350                  av £295                  DL Leeming Ltd                                   

Hereford                               to £220                                                  HJ&K Blackwell    

Black & White                       to £205                  av £106                  JR CJ & D Drake   


HEIFER CALVES                    

Limousin x                             to £235                  av £197                  JC&DJ Marshall                    

Brit Blue x                             to £390                  av £336                  Church Fm Enterprises                      

Simmental                            to £240                                                  DL Leeming Ltd                                                   




New Season Hay                                  to £3.80 per bale

2012 Hay                                               to £3.40 per bale