Your article: Auctioneer Chris a regular at livestock market for 25 years

Chris Clubley at Selby Livestock Market
Chris Clubley at Selby Livestock Market

Every Wednesday at the crack of dawn local property agent and auctioneer Chris Clubley is at Selby Livestock Market getting ready to sell hundreds of sheep, pigs and cattle.

As regular as clockwork over the last 25 years, he’s been there on the same day at the same time every week - except for holidays.

It’s an achievement he doesn’t think about as he strides along narrow planks over the pens proclaiming bidding prices per kilo in a rhythmic, rapid-fire chant and catching seemingly imperceptible bidding gestures, nods and eyebrow twitches from the huddle of buyers moving quickly below him.

Read Rachael’s full article in next week’s (11 September) people’s paper.