Opening Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs
Forward: 2231 Head, Overall av £68.18 (+£5.27 on 2012)
CCM Auctions conducted their opening fortnightly sale of store lambs for 2013 at Skipton Mart on Wednesday. There was a reduced entry compared to last year and generally lambs would be a shade smaller, however anything with power or style was a nice trade reflecting the prime value, several pens over £80, good medium keep lambs £65 to £74, commercial store lambs to run on making early £60’s. The Prize Show for pens of 40 or more lambs was judged by Mr Tony England, Tiverton, Devon. Awards below.
1st Prize: Mr M Parker, Winterburn. 40 Suffolk x @ £82.50 each
2nd Prize: Messrs RG Greenwood & Son, West Marton. 40 Texel x @ £82 each
3rd Prize; J Sugden, Laycock: 42 Texel x @ £85 each
4th Prize: DM White, Hebden; 52 Texel x @ £68.50 each