Agricultural and Livestock News

9th February 2018

The highlight of the February In-Lamb ewe sale at Exeter Livestock Centre was the “Trereive” flock dispersal of pedigree Devon & Cornwall Longwools from Jim Candy of Downderry, Cornwall. Pens of four or five scanned in-lamb ewes (with at least 150% pedigree lambs inside them) due early March sold to tops of £200, £180, £170 (x2), £165 (x3) & £160 for the younger ewes and to £135, £130, £125 & £110 (x2) for the older ewes.

5th February 2018

Our cattle team at Exeter Livestock Centre report on another successful Monday market selling Barren Cows and Prime Cattle, with an exceptional Blonde barrener selling to 170ppk (and weighing in at 918kg) realising a market record breaking £1556 for husband and wife team Keith & Hilary Harvey of Bovey Tracey.

26th January 2018

Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce that due to public demand, they are now holding fortnightly sales of household furniture and effects at the Holsworthy auction centre situated on the edge of the town.  Since moving to the new auction site the sales of furniture and effects have become really busy with between 1000 – 1200 lots becoming the norm.  One example of this was last week when over 1400 lots went under the hammer with 150+

19th January 2018



567 Store Cattle to £1,380 for R&J Legg

69 Suckled Calves to £930 for M/s Westlake Bros

52 Prime/OTM Cattle to £1,324 for Rosie Fishleigh

311 Baby Calves to £495 for Matt Lewis

59 Dairy Cattle to £1,800 for Bray Farms

16th January 2018

TB at Hallworthy off to a good start. Top call today went to Mr A Brenton of Duloe, Liskeard, with a real bunch of 4 Charolais Steers, realising £1245. Messrs Quinn of Treharrock, St Kew saw the top of their British Blue Steers at 18 months to £1045.

12th January 2018

36 TB Clear Outlying Steers Mainly Fries & Fries x to include some Lim & A. Angus 10 months old.  

To be sold by Monday.

Contact David Kivell 07899 960272 .

12th January 2018

A tremendous show of store cattle on Friday met a ferocious New Year trade and with an average of £1011, being quite remarkable considering it took into account of all ages, breeds, sex and quality.

10th January 2018

A tremendous start to the year in the store cattle ring with a quality entry of over 200 cattle forward topping at £1240 for Messrs R Bowden & Son, Bridgerule

8th January 2018


Land at Ashwater, Devon. Approximately 16.32 acres of arable land available on a three year farm business tenancy agreement commencing on 16th February 2018. Tenders close 5pm Friday 2nd February 2018.