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February Sheep Sale Mart Report

ABERYSTWYTH MARKET REPORT

3rd February 2018

 

ENTRY – 1117

 

The special entry of mainly pedigree suffolk and texel sheep sold to a top price of £230.00 to Mr Jones of Mallwyd. The first quality ewes averaged £200 per head and the overall average for the 74 ewes was an impressive £112 per head.


There was an excellent demand for both the killing ewes and rams (especially the heavier types) and the store lambs met with a flying trade with many buyers in attendance.

 

Breeding Ewes (74) - Max £230.00 from Aberystwyth University. Average of £112.00


Brokers/ killers (634) – Max £101.00 from Jones, Trefaes Isaf, Llangwyryfron. Average £34.76.

 

Killing Rams (40) – Max - £69.00 from George, Llwynbrain, New Cross. Average £43.35.


Store Lambs (338) – Max £74.00 from Jones, Trefaes Isaf, Llangwyryfron. Average £35.98.


Whether Lambs (17) – Max £37.50 from Evans A'r ferch, Pengeulan, Penegoes. Average £35.35.



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