ABERYSTWYTH MARKET REPORT
8th December 2018
ENTRY – 927
A good seasonal entry met with a firm trade.
The store lamb trade in particular was brisk up substantially from the previous sale. The meatier ewes met with a good trade with the thinner types more difficult to sell.
The winners of the Christmas top price sale are as follows:-
Top Price Pen of X Bred lambs (5 or more) 1st £113.00 & 2nd £102.00 went to Mr Wellicome,Treflys, Llangwyryfon and 3rd £85.00 place went to Joanne Harper, Llwynteifi Uchaf.
Top Price Pen of Hill Bred lambs (5 or more) 1st £74.00 went to Tom Evans of Pendre, Llanfihangel Y Creuddyn, 2nd £65.00 to D W Jones, Nantygarth Uchaf, Bethania and 3rd £54.50 to Mr Morris, Arfryn, Forge.
Top Price Pen of Ewes (5 or more) 1st £79.00 and 2nd £74.50 went to Mr G Watkin, Henllys, Dolybont and 3rd £65.00 to S T Jones, Caergywydd, Bow St.
Brokers/ killers (279) – Max £95.00 from Jones, Caergywydd, Bow St. Average £35.97.
Killing Rams (13) – Max - £112.00 from , Jones, Caergywydd, Bow St. Average £66.00.
Store Lambs (632) – Max £113.00 from Mr Welicome, Treflys, Llangwyryfon. Average £49.33.
Breeding ewes (3)- Max £43.50 from Ellis, Ynysfor, Bryncrug Average £43.50.
Next Sale Saturday 5th January 2019
We would like to thank the producers and buyers for their continued support throughout the year and look forward to seeing you in 2019.
Aled Ellis & Co Ltd