McCartneys report an entry of 706 Lambs and 610 Cull Ewes at Knighton Market on Thursday 5th September 2019.
A respectable entry of 706 lambs sold to a steady trade. Nevertheless certainly a better trade than other centres this week. Overall average was 167.76 pence per kilo selling to 172 pence per kilo for Texel x lambs weighing 42.5 kilo and achieving £73 per head from E G Jones & Son. 171 pence per kilo for 44.5 kilo Texel x lambs selling to £76 from E J Davies & Son.
Top price per head was £82 for 52.5 kilo lambs from M & M Price. £80 for 48 kilo lambs from W R M Morris. £80 for Texel x lambs from J W Owens.
A good entry of cull ewes sold to a strong trade from start to finish. Overall average was £52.65 selling to £87.50 for Suffolk ewes from E R Roberts & Sons. £82.50 for Texel x ewes from J H A Price & Son. £80 for Texel ewes from W Watkins & Son.
Mule ewes sold to £82.50 for good under ewes from H E Williams & Sons. £78 for Mule ewes from Lewis Bros. £70 for Mule ewes from J J Owens & Son.
Hill ewes sold to £54 for ewes from T A Swancott & Son. £46 for Welsh ewes from J E G Price & Co. Also to £44.50 for Welsh ewes from J J Owens & Son.
Good under ewes wanted for next week’s sale. We have buyers for Mules, Suffolks and Texel ewes.
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, or Lloyd Humphreys 07534 532468
Average prices for Premium and Prime Lambs of various weights as follows:-
36.5-43kg Premium 172.00 pence per kilo Prime 165.10 pence per kilo, 43.5-48 kg Premium 169.24 pence per kilo Prime 163.69 pence per kilo, 48.5kg+ Prime 156.00 pence per kilo.