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Sheep producers with hoggets to sell in the New Year should be mindful that the abundance of winter grass doesn't pile on the extra kilos and get them overweight and so lose value, says Brightwells auctioneer Chris Davies.
“Grass is still growing after the good autumn and early part of the winter and sheep have done well. So as we move into the hogget selling season in the New Year it’s important; ... read more
Brightwells are pleased to report the biggest entry of the year with over 5100 sheep sold on Friday 13th December at Builth Wells Market.
Trade was brisk in all departments, albeit at slightly lower prices. Most of the very strong sheep breaking £80 and topping at £85 - 44kg (193.p/kg) from Andrew Rees, Berthabbley with the same vendor selling at £84 (45kg). Most export quality lambs from 175; ... read more
Brightwells decision to take fewer horses and hold the December 2013 Sale on one evening instead of the two traditional days attracted a large and diversified crowd of dressage, show jumping and eventing clients.
Top price of the evening was the 2 year old stallion half-brother to Woodlander Farouche, Woodlander Freddie M was sold for £30,000, making it the highest price paid for a British Bred; ... read more
Brightwells are pleased to report a full house at their Christmas Show and Sale of prime lambs at Rhayader on Tuesday 10th December.
Mr John Lloyd, Cefn-y-Blaen, Clyro and son Andrew very kindly carried out the judging on behalf of Messrs Farmers Fresh Ltd, Abattoir, Kenilworth and had nearly 60 pens to choose from. They eventually awarded the Champion pen of lambs to Mr Alun Evans, Ciloerwynt,; ... read more
Brightwells are pleased to report a successful Christmas Show & Sale held on Thursday 5th December. Judges Mr Alan Witcomb and Wayne Evans representing Messrs Gibbons butchers of Hay certainly had their work cut out with nearly 30 pens of Show Lambs forward. They eventually decided Mr Theo Layton, Llwyngwillim had presented the perfect pen, these superb lambs weighed 39 ½ kilos and sold for; ... read more
Brightwells are pleased to report an excellent Christmas Primestock, held recently at Builth Market on Friday 6th December.
Beavan family butchers of Abergavenny represented by brothers Huw and Jim of lambing live fame adjudicated in both the lamb and cattle classes, with a full entry of close to 70 pens in the lamb section. They eventually awarded Champion Pen to Mr Fred Price, Currig. The; ... read more
Brightwells report a quieter day for the time of year at Rhayader Market on Tuesday 3rd December with just under 1500 sheep penned with numbers affected by the Winter Fair.
The lambs met with a good demand to average 173.2p/kg for Medium weight lambs and a SQQ of 169p. There was numerous pens over the 175p with a top price per kg of 177.8p/kg for AAT Pugh, Bwlchmawr (45kg, £80) closely followed; ... read more
Selection of classic cars sold at auction.
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All classes of sheep covered at Builth Market on Friday 15th November with nearly 3000 sheep penned and prime and store lambs and cull and breeding ewes all on offer. A very sharp lamb trade with the magical £80 figure achieved by plenty of 43 and 44kg sheep and a medium weight average of 179.6p/kg.
A top price of £85 (50½kg) was received by J Griffiths, Church Fm, followed by £84 (47½kg) from; ... read more
Brightwells report a flying trade at Builth Wells on Friday 25th October. With medium weight lambs averaging 179.7p/kg and a SQQ average of 175.70 proving that there is no need to travel anywhere else to sell your fat lambs but Builth Wells. With 6 buyers present resulting in excellent competition, all that was needed was more sheep.
Top price per kilo was 188p (41½k, £78), and 187.6p (42k,; ... read more
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