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