Excellent number of 108 stirks forward with demand for young cattle just as strong as their older counterpart sold in the store ring with all breeds and ages on offer looking very, very dear again.
Agricultural and Livestock News
A top price of £3000 was achieved at the Dispersal Sale of the Bolingey Herd of Pedigree Limousin and Commercial Cattle on behalf of Messrs C J & G E Harper of Wadebridge which took place at Hallworthy Stockyard.
The April 2009 born pedigree Limousin bull ‘Atley Eli’ topped the sale at £3000 and going on to join a suckler herd in Devon.
2015 has started in a very positive manner for Kivells customers with other 15,000 lots sold within the first three weeks of trading within the year.
Our first in lamb ewe sale of the year took place at Exeter and saw a fantastic trade throughout with the last pen as dear as the first and an overall top call of £156 for 4T ewes from regular supporters Mark & Henry Johnson of Bridport in Dorset.
59 Prime Cattle to £1,541 (214 p/kg) for Robert & Janet Legg of Exeter
63 Cull Cows to £1,199 (146.5 p/kg) for Mark Martyn of Boyton
591 Store Cattle to £1,300 for David Drew of Lapford
136 Stirks to £850 for John Vanstone of Tavistock
151 Baby Calves to £390 for Messrs Vanstone & Son of Woolsery
1,879 Prime Sheep to £91.20 for David Helmer of Loddiswell
39 Prime Cattle to £1395 for Messrs Jukes of Bradworthy
46 Cull Cattle to £1,180 for Bottor Rock Farms of Bovey Tracey
308 Store Cattle to £1,180 for Messrs Lingham of Newton Tracey
254 Baby Calves to £435 for Steve Urquhart of Brendon
77 Dairy Cws to £2,420 for Messrs Bray of South Molton
1785 Prime Sheep to £103.80 for Ben Watts of Ashburton
~ Over 800 lots went under the hammer at the January Pig, Poultry and Machinery sale at Holsworthy Livestock Market ~
A fantastic trade throughout with the last pen as dear as the first!