Agricultural and Livestock News
Big entries of sheep this week at Exeter, holsworthy & Hallworthy with the best Pedigree sheep to £630 and the best commercials to £135 for mules in from Ross & Emma Sizmur.
This weeks farm sale at Launceston saw a huge crowd in attendance pushing the best of the 3 tractors to £11,300 with the 'L' reg Case selling at £10,000. The pick of 30 lots of granite reached £600!
Over 100 Prime & OTM Cattle sold this week with a massive top call at Exeter on Monday of £1,536 on behalf of Arthur Henson of Tiverton with Douglas Horton of Kingsbridge close up at £1,444. Sell live to Thrive!
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.
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