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RaisinHall Tamworths

  • Joined May 2011
  • North Yorkshire
Skipton sale
« on: September 01, 2012, 08:08:14 pm »
Been to Skipton today to have a nosey round the rare breeds sale.  They sell pigs there but not many entered at all, prices were awful.  Sows in pig were selling for around 50.  There was a pen of Kune Kune weaners that sold for 2 each.
Some of the sheep were being given away, 11 for lambs  :-\ .  Can't remember what breed they were and they weren't very big but still  :(
There was a Fell pony, yearling filly who went for 280 but then there was two mini donkeys (very cute, me and Charlotte wanted them  ;D , OH just  ::)  and said naughty words  :rant: ) one went for 500 and the other was 400  :o .
We had gone to see a Hereford heifer, bids went upto 1250 for her and she didn't sell.  Typical the one thing we want is expensive!!

goosepimple

  • Joined May 2010
  • nr Lauder, Scottish Borders
Re: Skipton sale
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 08:29:16 pm »
Oh dear, bids sound as bad a Lanark then  :-\
registered soay, castlemilk moorit  and north ronaldsay sheep, pygmy goats, steinbacher geese, muscovy ducks, various hens, lots of visiting mallards, a naughty border collie, a puss and a couple of guinea pigs

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Skipton sale
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2012, 09:43:30 pm »
Very disappointing for the sellers.  :(

 

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