Agricultural and Livestock News

26th March 2018

Record numbers at Exeter fly from start to finish!

19th March 2018


859 Store Cattle to £1,400 for Andrew Palk

240 TB Restricted Cattle to £1,305 for Alan Hembrow

142 Dairy Cattle to £2,100 for Messrs Webber

77 Prime/OTM Cattle to £1,237 (211 p/kg) for Basil Cane

15th March 2018

Kivells auctioneers were delighted to be involved with ‘commissioning of the chaplaincy team for the livestock market, Holsworthy’. The service took place in the parish church in the centre of the town and was conducted by The Right Reverend Dame Sarah Mullally.

15th March 2018

Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce the recruitment of Andrew Varney as auctioneer and fieldsman.  Andrew joins the company after over 40 years’ experience selling at livestock markets across the South West of England.  Andrew is based at the newly built Holsworthy Livestock Market and will actively be involved in Furniture, Machinery & Livestock Sales on a weekly basis.  Speaking after he was appointed Andrew said, “I am looking

10th March 2018

~ Despite the change of sale date due to the ‘Beast from the East’ as well as difficult weather conditions on the day, a good crowd of buyers braved the elements to push the top call to £25,000 for the McCormick tractor in from North Cornwall ~

7th March 2018

2018 Quest D’once Perpetual Challenge Cup

Presented by E & CW Haste

To be awarded annually for the highest priced British Blue calf upto 42 days. Sired by a Stoneleigh Bull. At Holsworthy Livestock Market.

~ Award will be presented in January 2019 ~

5th March 2018

Grass keep available by tender – Ashwater

- Approximately 46.83 acres available on a grazing licence, commencing 1st April 2018.  Tenders close 12 noon Friday 16th March 2018.  Please contact Lisabeth Miller at Holsworthy Livestock Market 01409 253275 or for details.

Grass keep available by tender – North Tamerton

2nd March 2018

Due to weather conditions and lack of post, Holsworthy Dairy entries close Monday 5th March 10am

2nd March 2018

Unfortunately due to weather conditions the Saturday 3rd March Machinery will now take place on Tuesday 6th March 10am.

Sorry for any inconvience but everyone's safety is paramount.

Please contact 01409 253275 for any enquiries.

20th February 2018

Prices once again on par (and exceeding) regular non restricted sales. Prime Cattle sold to a high of 216ppk