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McCartneys Livestock Markets - Coronavirus Revised Update

Wed 18 March 2020

All weekly and regular sales of primestock and sales of store & breeding stock across our markets will continue as scheduled at present.


Also please note:

  • Only those that are selling or buying should attend – onlookers and the public should not attend.
  • Any person over the age of 70 should not attend sales
  • Any person that is knowingly ill, showing symptoms of the virus, or has an underlying health issue should not attend sales
  • Children should not attend sales
  • Any lady that is knowingly pregnant should not attend sales
  • Market Canteens will be closed - however there may be a mobile takeaway service available




Hand washing facilities are available – please following the current guidelines below: 


  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell


  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

We are following and adhering to ALL Government and Medical Advice and under those guidelines there is no reason for us to cancel or postpone sales at this time.

We will be constantly monitoring Government Reports to keep updated with any changes in advice and we will act accordingly if required so please note that arrangements may change at short notice.

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