Over 300 TB restricted cattle sold this week to a top call of £1,360 for JP White & Son of Looe. The top 100 averaged £1,002.
Agricultural and Livestock News
Sheep everywhere! Top call of the week was £128 for the best of the breeding ewes from Jimmy Tucker of High Bickington. Top cull sheep to £104.50 for Messrs Keast & Partners
Another fantastic day at Holsworthy on Saturday with over 1,200 lots sold. Overall top call was £19,200 for the 2003 reg. New Holland tractor with the Deutz tractor close up at £16,500.
Kivells of Exeter saw a fantastic trade for prime cattle on Tuesday evening with the best to 225p/kg (£1,496) with others at 220p/kg in from Messrs Harvey of Hennock.
Cull cows to £1,105 (167p/kg)
Prime Cattle to £1,496 (225p/kg)
Store Cattle to £1,105
A massive day on the Devon/Somerset border saw a huge crowd of nearly 1,000 registered buyers saw the best of 19 Vintage tractors hit 2,000 for Messrs Bray of Exmoor
Another busy week in the Sheep pens with this week’s overall top call being £1,260 for a Pedigree Lleyn ram sold at Exeter for Messrs E&D Jones
At Fowey, in South Cornwall on Saturday Kivells sold 470 round bales of haylage to a massive top call of £43 p/bale! Wheat straw (round) at Holsworthy on Wednesdasy reached £30 p/bale.
FOR SALE: Approx. 700tn Clamp Silage at Hatherleigh
Approx 500 conventional hay at Ashwater
Approx 100 Round Haylage at Torrington
Big numbers of cattle have been in attendance at all 3 Kivells auctions this week with the best Simmentals (23mths) reaching £1,280 at Exeter on Friday for john Searle. At Hallworthy the best hit £1,100 and at Holsworthy on Wednesday the week’s top call was achieved by Messrs Axford hitting £1,364 with others from the same home at £1,355
The dispersal of machinery in Cornwall this week included the Polaris buggy which raced away to £6,000 with the pick of the sheep handling equipment reaching £2,950.
Ist September – Holsworthy 2,300 lots
8th September – Launceston 450 lots
15th September – Bideford 600 lots
22nd September – Saltash 400 lots
Kivells have recently completed on the sale of an impressive and diverse portfolio situated at Pollardscombe Farm, Slapton.