McCartneys report an entry of 1007 finished Sheep and Cull Ewes at Knighton Market on Thursday 25th July 2019.
A better lamb trade than other centres this week to average 177.53 pence per kilo selling up to 185 pence per kilo for some Charollais X Texel lambs 44 kilo to £81.50 from E J Davies & Son, Little Cwmgilla. Also to 184 pence per kilo for 44 kilo Texel lambs to £81 from Lewis Bros, The Weir. Top price per head was £84 for 54 kilo Charollais x lambs from J W Watkins, Heartsease. Five purchasers bidding with the well covered 44 – 48 kilo lambs the best trade. More could have been sold.
Another fantastic ewe trade followed with five purchasers to average £55.84 which would include a lot of hill ewes. Top price was £98 for Texel ewes from K J & L J Tortoriello. Hill ewes to £69.50 from E H Bennett & Sons, Trellwydion. More required for the festival over the next few weeks. Weighing from 8am. Sale at 10am.
Sale of Prime lambs & Cull sheep at Knighton Market every Thursday. Weighing from 8.00 am sale at 10.00am. Tel: 01547 528621.
Up to date market information for entries to Jenny Layton Mills 07867 522859, Katie Davies on 07817 474241 or Glyn Owens 07970 160898.
Average prices for Premium and Prime Lambs of various weights as follows:-
36.5-43kg Premium 180.00 pence per kilo Prime 178.28 pence per kilo, 43.5-48 kg Premium 182 pence per kilo Prime 177.18 pence per kilo, 48.5kg+ Premium 169.58 pence per kilo Prime 166.39 pence per kilo.