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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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