Agricultural and Livestock News

28th January 2016

Kivells have been instructed to sell a complete dispersal of Potato harvesting , bagging and storage equipment situated on one private unit in North Devon/ North Cornwall. Please contact James Morrish 07814010133.

14th January 2016

WANTED 40 TB RESTRICTED 4-7 mo Friesian bulls.

Please contact Alec Shadrick 07767 896136 or 01409 253275

12th January 2016

Collective Fodder Sale at Exeter on Friday 15 January.

Entries to date include:

13th January 2016

A large entry for our second sale of the year saw a very level and solid trade throughout. A large crowd of buyers were present and saw prices pushed to a top of £1650 for an organic 2nd calver sold by Peter Cole of Pancrasweek.

11th January 2016

A larger offering of cull sheep at Exeter Livestock Centre were overall a similar trade, however the better end were dearer as were the larger number of hill ewes. That said, medium weight ewes and any overfat types continue to be hard to place.

15th January 2016

375 Store Cattle to £1,190 for Robert Hawkins of Awliscombe

107 Suckled Calves to £965 for Mark Davey of Lewdown

36 Prime Cattle to £1,335 (188 p/kg) for Robert Legg of Dunchideock

 44 Cull Cows to £1,067 (150 p/kg) for Michael Lumsden of Dunsford

8th January 2016

The New Year brought an excellent entry of store cattle to Exeter with a slightly firmer trade in comparison to our last sales of 2015. A 29 month old Charolais steer from Robert Hawkins of Awliscombe topped the sale reaching £1190 whilst a pair of younger 21 month steers of the same breed sold to £1095 for Abel Brothers of Peter Tavy.

9th January 2016

~ The first sale of Rare breed stock in the South West of England saw the pick of the day hitting £420 on behalf of M/S Drew & Family of Redruth. ~

Kivells of Holsworthy saw a seasonal entry for the 1st Saturday auction at Holsworthy Market of 2016.

8th January 2016



1,049 Prime Sheep to £90.50 for EW Quick & Son of Crediton

704 Cull Sheep to £85.50 WJ Heard & Son of Holsworthy

507 Store Sheep to £69.50 for David Walter of Bude

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