Lambs average 161.4p/kg


Lambs average 161.4p/kg

Lambs average 161.4p/kg

Brightwells report an entry of 1500 lambs and a much improved trade at Rhayader Market on Tuesday 10th November. There was seven buyers in attendance which ensured all sheep were eagerly bid for.

The medium weight lambs average 161.4p/kg which would equate to a deadweight price of 358p/kg there was an SQQ average of 157.4p/kg.

The top price per kg was 170.7p/kg for 41kg - £70 for Texel cross lambs from Ms J Lewis & Son, Penffynnon.  

The top price per head was £75 for 46.5kg lambs (161.3p/kg) from RGT & MA Powell Caebanaol.

Leading Prices as follows:

30kg - £45.60 -152.0p/kg – S Price Llwynbraen

36kg - £58.20 -161.7p/kg – B Watkins, Dolau Hse  

39kg - £65.20 -167.2p/kg – J Price, Coedglasson

40kg - £67.80  -169.5p/kg – Jones Bros, Ystradolwen

41kg - £70       -170.7p/kg - Ms J Lewis & Son, Penffynnon

43kg - £72       -167.4p/kg - A Davies, Blaenglyn

46kg - £74.80  -162.6p/kg - T Williams, Eithing Glesion

46.5kg - £75    -161.3p/kg - RGT & MA Powell, Caebanol

51.5kg - £75    - 145.6p/kg – R & W Duggan, Cwm

A small entry of ewes met with two new buyers resulting in a good trade to top at £69.50 for Mules form J Morgan, Noyadd.

More lambs and ewes are wanted on weekly basis to meet current buyer demand.

For an up to date market price and to book all sheep in please ring Builth Office 01982 553614 or Chris on 07813 644303.