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It's off the scale I'm still buying but just the odds and ends, its not the sort of trade I can go and fill the trailer up for. Swings and roundabouts, they were cheap ish at Xmas. Il admit to buying a 3 month old simmy out of a monty for £450 farm to farm but he's a bloody monster
A 3 month old simmy out of a mont will be half way to killin though lol!!
 

Celt83

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Here's the market report off Facebook

LLANYBYDDER SHEEP/ CALF SALE
Monday 22nd June, 2020

Evans Bros. report: There was a certain buzz in the air today as it marked the first sale in weeks that the vendors were able to be present and the start of the fortnightly calf sales.

A significant increased entry in the cull section saw a top of £90 for Ewes from D T Thomas, Blaencwmdu and J I Lloyd, Cletwr and £134 for a Ram from Messrs Howells, Gwarallt.

In the fat lamb section, slightly down in number from last week, but trade was promising and better than expected with more than one lot reaching the top of 2.25pkg with the overall market average up on previous week.

Cull Ewes and Rams (306)-

£134 £84 to Messrs Howells, Gwarallt
£90 £70 £65 to D T Thomas, Blaencwmdu
£90 £57 to J I Lloyd, Cletwr
£90 to R W Reynolds, Abernaint
£82 to D E Jones, Tirlan
£80 £72 £70 £62 £52 to A Jones, Felindre Uchaf
£71 £66 £55 to A Jenkins, Ynysau Uchaf
£70 £53 to I R Evans, Pensarn Fawr
£70 to S De Winton, Brynhyfryd
£69 to H Taylor, Gwernyrefail
£69 £62 to E George, Ynyscniw
£67 £57 to S Day, Bryngwyn
£66 to H B Williams, Cwmphwplin
£66 to H Williams, Banc
£63 to J Rodenburg, Rhydyceir
£62 £50 to Messrs Jones, Pantycelyn
£60 £53 to G Davies & Co, Ddol Bachau
£60 £51 to J E W Morgans, Glwydwern
£59 £56 to P Douch, Nantyfallen
£58 to E L Dart, Bwlchgwyn
£57 to H Thomas, Rhoswen
£54 to T G Jones, Brynpedyll
£54 to E G Thomas, Llethr Bledrig
Others to £49.

Prime Lambs (468)-

Daily market average 2.04pkg
Top price per head £96.75 to D T Thomas, Blaencwmdu
Top price per kg 2.25 to D T Thomas, Blaencwmdu

Calves (85)

A spectacular start to the Calf Sales with a good number of 85 head forward. Pre-sale enquiries and those wishing to purchase were incredibly high and boded well for the sale. A beauty of a Charolais Heifer took top of the day at £500 with a smart looking British Blue Bull making up to £408. Quality entries were seen throughout and the bids flowed freely.

We would like to thank all Vendors and Purchasers for their attendance today as well as our Sale sponsors :-

Genus (Top price Continental Bull Calf) Mr A Davies, Tyngrug Isaf

Cogent (Top price Continental Heifer Calf) Mr A Jones, Cil Llwch

Roy Thomas Farm Supplies (Top price Native Bull Calf) Pantmoch Ltd

KiwiKit (Top price Native Heifer Calf) Mr D J Davies, Penrhiwlas

Our next sale is on Monday 6th July – prior entries and photos welcome to inform potential buyers.

? Today’s sale has proven ?
✅ we’ve got the buyers !
✅ demand is incredibly high
✅ fantastic trade throughout
✅ give us a try !

Bull Calves:
£408 to A Davies, Tyngrug Isaf (British Blue)
£400 to A E Lloyd-Lewis & Son, Tyddyn Du (British Blue)
£380 to D T Davies, Pensarn Fach (British Blue)
£370 to Messrs Evans, Cilgwyn Uchaf (Limousin)
£365 to E Thomas, Cwmdyllest (British Blue)
£365 to A Daives, Tyngrug Isaf (British Blue)
£365 to D T Davies, Pensarn Fach (British Blue)
£360 to Messrs Jones, Penlanymor (British Blue)
£360 to Messrs Evans, Cilgwyn Uchaf (Limousin)
£340 to D J Davies, Penrhiwlas (British Blue)
£335 to A E Lloyd-Lewis & Son, Tyddyn Du (British Blue)
£332 £322 to Pantmoch Ltd (Hereford)
£312 to Thomas Bros. Dolgwm Uchaf (Limousin)
£300 to D J Evans & Son, Bryngwyn (British Blue)
£300 to D I Jenkins, Tyllwyd (Limousin)
Others to £298.

Heifer Calves:
£500 to A W Jones, Cil Llwch (Charolais)
£370 to A W Jones, Cil Llwch (Limousin)
£350 to Messrs Jones, Penlanymor (British Blue)
£325 to D J Davies, Penrhiwlas (Hereford)
£315 to D J Davies, Penrhiwlas (Hereford)
£315 to E D Evans, Brynhogfaen (Hereford)
£310 to Pantmoch Ltd (Hereford)
£305 to W G M Owen & Co, Pantygwiail (Hereford)
£300 to W G M Owen & Co, Pantygwiail (Hereford)
Others to £292.
 
Location
Devon
ouch , £8-10 back on same time last year for fats , stores at sedge saturday back same difference . and 100 less on offer
Steady on chap!

Sedge had a flyer of a spring lamb trade today, SQQ 218.14ppk (UP 19.8ppk on the week )

Exeter had a much poorer trade for spring lambs, back a good £5 head on sedge today, Exeter SQQ was 206.3ppk ( up ONLY 6.6ppk on the week ) and not only that but Exeter had 25% less lambs in this week compared to 20% less lambs at Sedge..
 

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