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.
Agricultural and Livestock News
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
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