Primestock Sale Reports

Knighton Market Report

Thu 14 November 2019

A much better lamb trade on all weights forward. Heavy lambs a marked improvement. Most popular lambs were the leaner, smarter sorts. Abattoirs do NOT want fat. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 14 November 2019

2411 lambs sold to a much improved trade throughout all weight ranges, which is good to see. Less numbers have been marketed due to the wet weather and meat cover nationally has helped the trade Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 13 November 2019

What a difference a week makes!!! The lamb trade and demand since Monday has really risen and all buyers “came fit and keen” – provided lambs were meat competition was spirited and brisk resulting in simply a cracking trade. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 12 November 2019

. A yard full of quality lambs. An alley full of buyers and a fast, even, competitive trade from start to finish. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 11 November 2019

A much much stronger cattle trade on everything. Some nice clean cattle on offer and these reached 242ppk. Bulls were much brighter as well with all sorts up on the week, topping at 222.5ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 7 November 2019

The lambs sold to a much improved trade throughout all weight ranges, which is good to see. Less numbers have been marketed over the past week, which has helped create more demand and a better trade. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 7 November 2019

All lambs a sharper trade. Most wanted were the 40-43 kilo smart lambs. Leaner lambs still wanted. Heavy lambs also a marked improvement. Above deadweight quotations. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 6 November 2019

A sharper demand throughout for all weights of lambs with buyers keen to compete for the right types. Numbers continue to be lower across the country resulting in supply and demand making the difference. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 5 November 2019

The best lambs sold to £2ppk and £93.60. The small lambs were again a better trade and the very best lambs were a marked premium. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 4 November 2019

A better trade right the way through. Best cattle again easiest sold, with Heifers up to 237.5p, Steers 211.5p and Bulls 218.5p. Just a bit more bite to everything. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 31 October 2019

850 lambs sold to a much improved trade throughout all wait ranges. Less numbers have been marketed over the past week, which has helped create more demand Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 31 October 2019

A much brighter trade especially on the 39 – 44 kilo lambs. Some abattoirs now requiring leaner lambs for the export market now that Brexit has been put on hold. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 30 October 2019

A sharper lamb trade on the week mainly down to supply and demand and less numbers out across the country. Buyers were keen to a level and for what they wanted! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 29 October 2019

The lamb trade was again sharper as predicted yesterday with lambs of all types sold to a faster trade. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 28 October 2019

A slightly brighter cattle trade. Just a better feel to most things. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 24 October 2019

A good entry of cull ewes saw a very good trade throughout. All breeds/types of ewes were in demand with competitive bidding on all lots. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 24 October 2019

A smaller entry of 615 lambs due to the poorer trade earlier in the week. The lambs sold to a reasonably good trade particularly for the handier weight lambs from 39kg to 44kg. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 23 October 2019

A good competitive trade at a similar level to recent weeks – same story too! Those hitting the “spec” sold very briskly – those outside that band reflect the quality. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 22 October 2019

A similar lamb entry on the week in terms of number and quality. The trade was sharper with lambs of all types sold easily. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 21 October 2019

An entry with some cattle in it which would be much better sold in the Stores. Whole half meat cattle with little weight. Best sorts were easiest sold with some very good shop Heifers up to 231p. Bulls were a bit dearer this week, just a bit more edge to them. These made up to 199.5p. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 17 October 2019

The cull sheep sold to a top of £120 per head for some Texel ewes and averaged a good £52 per head given the number of smaller hill and leaner mule ewes we had on offer. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 16 October 2019

Cattle numbers were way up compared to recent weeks and, in line with the general beef trade, not easy selling. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 15 October 2019

A much better entry on the week in terms of number and quality. This enabled all buyers present to get started and resulted in a brighter and more competitive trade. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 14 October 2019

A slightly stronger lamb trade. A bit more bite to it with the best lambs up to 221.0ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 10 October 2019

1369 lambs sold to a reasonable good trade on the week particularly for the lighter lambs under 46kg. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 10 October 2019

A much better lamb trade and we could have easily sold many more lambs today, especially those between 41 and 45 kilos. 50% of lambs made over £80 today, which is a step in the right direction. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 9 October 2019

A welcome lift and much more buoyant lamb trade with all buyers much keener and prepared to compete for all weights. The same criteria applies as always – lambs must be MEAT! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 8 October 2019

The lamb trade was well up on the previous week and again well ahead of other local competing centres at the end of last week. The best lambs sold to £1.86ppk and £89.28 Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 7 October 2019

​​​​​​​A good show of ewes met with a full contingent of buyers. All types were well competed for and more could have been sold to advantage. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 3 October 2019

851 lambs sold to a much better trade than earlier in the week and averaged a better £1.71ppk up to £1.80 ppk Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 3 October 2019

A good entry of ewes sold to a fantastic trade again today. Several buyers competitively bidding against each other ensured that the trade remained throughout the sale. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 2 October 2019

A slightly better “feel” to the lamb trade with buyers prepared to compete at a price. Provided lambs were MEAT competition was, under the present climate, sharper and more rewarding. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 1 October 2019

The lamb trade was down on the previous week but again ahead of other local competing centres at the end of last week. The best lambs sold to £1.925ppk Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 30 September 2019

A lamb trade which is back. Again a lot of heavy lambs in the entry which is understandable, plenty of grass around and prices as they are. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 26 September 2019

Less ewes about this week, probably due to farmers being on standstill after the recent ewe/ram sales. A flying trade again on all types, grazing ewes in high demand along with finished ewes. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 26 September 2019

703 lambs sold to a slightly better trade than previously in the week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 25 September 2019

No shortage of buying support but they are looking for MEAT & FINISH – Those cattle with that level of finish were well supported Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 24 September 2019

The lamb trade was back touch on the week but again ahead of other local competing centres. The show of lambs was tremendous with pen after pen within the required weight and quality spectrum. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 23 September 2019

A very firm trade on all of the clean cattle. Bulls a little bit more sticky this week however. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 19 September 2019

An entry of 700 lambs, which sold to a slightly better trade than previously in the week. The buyers are requiring well-bred and good finished lambs for their orders and the right goods command a premium and demand from the buyers. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 19 September 2019

A much better trade on the week with the best lambs selling well. Lean lambs hard work so the more meat & weight the better. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 18 September 2019

Considering the doldrums in the cattle trade and deadweight prices being dropped on a weekly basis those cattle forward sold up to the mark - first quality cattle with meat and shape sold very briskly. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 17 September 2019

The trade was similar to the previous weeks and again ahead of other local competing centres. The show of lambs was behind the quality of the previous weeks which reflects on the trade. The best lambs sold to £1.90ppk Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 16 September 2019

A firm cattle trade. Still everything a bit lacklustre but buyers for the animals we had and some good sorts on offer. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 12 September 2019

A good entry of ewes again this week with a lot of grazing ewes present. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 12 September 2019

A small entry of 1062 lambs sold to a level trade on the week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 11 September 2019

A slightly firmer lamb trade with, in general, a good quality yard of lambs. Again weight was not a problem up to 50kg and those well meated lambs up to that weight enjoyed a competitive demand. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 10 September 2019

A slightly smaller entry on the week, again nowhere near the volume required on the day for the buyer attendance. The trade was down on the previous week with our positive returns last week tempering the demand this week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 9 September 2019

An entry with some nice cattle in it sold to a firmer trade throughout. Clean cattle still considerably dearer than bulls but nevertheless everything just a bit brighter. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 5 September 2019

A small entry of 863 lambs, which sold to a reasonable trade on the week.  Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 5 September 2019

A pleasing entry of ewes comprising of several grazing types, sold to a strong and consistent trade throughout. The overall average isn’t an accurate reflection of the trade, as we had several leaner sorts & hill ewes present. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 4 September 2019

A good level of demand for the cattle on offer. Quality types sold briskly – very heavy cattle 750kg plus sold remarkably well under the present climate and the fact that they would be out of “spec” Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 3 September 2019

A slightly larger entry on the week again nowhere near the volume required on the day for the buyer attendance Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 2 September 2019

A brighter trade on the finished cattle Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 29 August 2019

A good entry of sheep this week met a better than expected trade and good demand by the buyers in all sections Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 29 August 2019

A similar trade to last week with a good show of heavier lambs forward Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 28 August 2019

Back to normal with the cattle Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 27 August 2019

A disappointing show of lambs in terms of numbers especially following the flying trade of last week Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 26 August 2019

A smaller entry of cattle for the Bank Holiday and those buyers who came to the market wanted animals to kill on Tuesday morning. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 22 August 2019

A similar trade to last week with a good show of heavier lambs forward Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 22 August 2019

A large entry of sheep this week met a better than expected trade Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 21 August 2019

A good trade for the cattle on offer. Next week all religious festivals will have finished and it will be “business as usual” Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 20 August 2019

A better entry of ewes following the disappointing show of last week. The ewes sold to an even better trade than the last few weeks for all categories and a much improved return for the smaller and leaner types with Farmer buyers looking for ewes to graze. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 19 August 2019

A firm lamb trade for August. Plenty of men to bid for the lambs but at a price. Prices Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 15 August 2019

an entry of 825 lambs, which sold to a good trade on the week. The lambs averaged a good £1.77ppk up to £1.87ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 15 August 2019

A modest entry of lambs met an improved trade in comparison to the beginning of the week. Buyers were keen for all weights with competitive bidding on all lots. Total clearance was achieved. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 14 August 2019

A difficult cattle trade with religious customs having a marked effect on demand – It would be a massive help if we haven’t telephoned you for stock if you would let us know – this week we could have given you the “heads up”!! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 13 August 2019

Half the entry of last week to reflect the post festival trade expectation. The trade was better than expected for a decent show of lambs with the best lambs at a marked premium. The best lambs sold to £1.92ppk Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 12 August 2019

The best clean cattle met a firm trade. The bulls were harder work this week with the Muslim festival affecting slaughterhouses ability to deal with cattle and sheep. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 8 August 2019

A very good entry of 2249 lambs, which sold to an excellent trade on the week. The buyers had good orders for all types of lambs and bid well for all weight ranges. The heavier weight ranges over 44kg would be the best weights to sell on the day. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 8 August 2019

A terrific entry of ewes sold to a very strong trade. Buyers were paying a premium for ewes with a good coverage of meat. Numbers are not an issue Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 7 August 2019

Simply a flying lamb trade!! All buyers keen and spirited for all weights again – PROVIDED THEY WERE MEAT. With the Qurbani festival upon us, demand this week has been phenomenal – next week may be a different story. Better lambs topped at a very creditable 218.5ppk with an overall average of 200.0ppk – AMAZING!!! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 6 August 2019

A tremendous entry of lambs boosted by the demand for the Eid Festival. The ram lambs over 6 months old were at a premium along with the smarter medium weight lambs. The trade was well up on the week and up on competing centres the previous day. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 5 August 2019

A brighter cattle trade right the way through, especially on the bulls this week. Just a bit more edge to everything. Some well fleshed, excellent cattle on offer. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 1 August 2019

An entry of 1417 lambs, which sold to a good trade on the week. The buyers had good orders for all types of lambs particularly the lighter lambs under 35kg and the heavier lambs over 48kg. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 1 August 2019

A terrific entry of ewes sold to a very strong trade. Buyers were paying a premium for ewes with a good coverage of meat. Numbers are not an issue here at Knighton. More ewes required to meet demand for the upcoming festival. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 31 July 2019

A good show of lambs in terms of quality and numbers sold to a brisk and buoyant trade with all buyers looking for numbers and weight. With less numbers reported across the country demand started to catch up with supply and fittingly firmed the trade. Better lambs topped at 223.0ppk average 181.0ppk – on the week a very good trade Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 30 July 2019

A slightly better show of spring lambs in terms of numbers to follow the show affected entry of last week. It was also a better quality show throughout with the quality on display a credit to Vendors. The trade was almost identical to last week for the best end with the light lambs slightly firmer Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 29 July 2019

A firm trade on all of the clean cattle again and bulls a little brighter. More buyers in attendance. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 25 July 2019

An entry of 949 lambs sold to a good trade on the week. All buyers had orders and bid well for the lambs of their choice but at a level. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 25 July 2019

A better entry met a good trade throughout on all types. The overall average would be down as 40% of the entry would be hill ewes which sold to £69.50! Plenty wanted over the next few weeks for the festival Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 24 July 2019

A very sharp and buoyant trade for those cattle fitting the “spec” – plenty of competition and keen bidding. Those cattle not hitting that criteria would be sold to a trade reflecting demand for those types and weights Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 23 July 2019

A bigger show of ewes sold to similar trade for all classes and categories as the flyer of last week. The entry was not quite the quality of last week with some plain hill ewes forward. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 22 July 2019

A good entry of clean cattle and a stronger trade. Quality at a marked premium. Bulls still continue in the doldrums. Price as good as anywhere else, but that is not much consolation for anybody Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 18 July 2019

An improved entry of ewes this week sold to an exceptional trade once again. All types sold well but buyers are especially looking for medium sized ewes with reasonable meat coverage to meet demands for the festival in August Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 18 July 2019

We had an entry of 955 lambs, which sold to a good trade on the week. The lambs averaged a good £1.80ppk up to £1.93ppk Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 17 July 2019

A competitive lamb trade on the day but not at the levels of recent weeks – supply and demand kick on and with the trade easing on a daily basis Worcester “held the line”. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 16 July 2019

A slightly smaller show of spring lambs in terms of numbers and not quite of the exceptional overall quality of last week. The trade was down on the week but consistent with expectations. The better end of the lambs were a decent trade with smalls also in demand. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 15 July 2019

If one considers cattle deadweight prices, this week, our trade is not to be sniffed at. Best clean cattle would be pounds dearer live than dead. The bull trade was steady once again. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 11 July 2019

A strong lamb trade this week. Definitely looking brighter than previous weeks. Heavier lambs (44+kg) still seeing the best trade & selling to a premium Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 11 July 2019

An entry of 821 lambs sold to a good trade on the week. The buyers continue to require the heavier weighted lambs over 41kg for their orders and these weights are selling to the best trade. The lighter lambs under 36kg were in better demand this week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 10 July 2019

Some super runs of steers and heifers and a buoyant trade to match. Quality was at a real premium and bidding would be competitive throughout. If the goods are right buying power is as strong as anywhere Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 9 July 2019

A much better show of spring lambs in terms of numbers to follow the best trade of last week in any centre. It was also a top quality show throughout with the quality on display a credit to Vendors. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 8 July 2019

A better cattle trade right the way through, especially on the clean cattle. Some nice animals forward which met ready competition Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 4 July 2019

A larger entry of ewes met an improved trade this week. A noticeable improvement on larger/meatier ewes probably due to there being a shortage of these sorts Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 4 July 2019

An entry of 754 lambs, which sold to a good trade on the week. Currently the buyers are requiring the heavier weighted lambs over 43kg for their orders and these weights are selling to the best trade. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 3 July 2019

A much, much stronger lamb trade than anticipated having seen the demand on Tuesday and thereafter wain!! Some good runs of meated lambs made all the difference with buyers confident to compete particularly on those lambs from 41-47kg Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 2 July 2019

A disappointing show of spring lambs in terms of numbers to follow the tricky trade of last week; but a top quality show throughout. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 1 July 2019

A smaller cattle entry with everybody haymaking. Trade for the clean cattle firmer, but bulls similar to last week if one considers the quality of the animals on offer Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 27 June 2019

Weight and more weight is what the processors and markets presently want. Lambs over 44 kilo the best trade with export handy lambs harder to place today Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 26 June 2019

Some super runs of steers and heifers sold to a very, very competitive trade – more “commercial” types remain difficult but meat is still top of the “shopping list” Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 25 June 2019

A much better show of spring lambs in terms of numbers with a corresponding coefficient of quality Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 24 June 2019

Despite their price for June, more buyers looking for lambs than anything else. Prices up to 261.5ppk Read More

Knighton Market Report

Fri 21 June 2019

An excellent trade on the heavier lambs today up to £102. Purchasers want lambs with finish and weight. Nevertheless our lighter lambs trade would be equal to other markets this week Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 20 June 2019

An entry of 1069 spring lambs, which sold to a strong trade and averaged a very good £2.13ppk up to £2.22ppk Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 19 June 2019

A very buoyant and competitive lamb trade with all buyers keen for numbers and for all weights – provided they were MEAT! Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 17 June 2019

Another good show of ewes with an extra buyer. Ewes were up £5-£10 per head with the shortage of ewes in other parts of the country Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 13 June 2019

A firm lamb trade and comparable to other markets this week. Buyers wanting lambs but at a price Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 13 June 2019

an entry of 832 spring lambs, which averaged a very good £2.16ppk up to £2.23ppk on a number of occasions Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 12 June 2019

A real cross section of cattle on offer, good, bad and … indifferent! All sold to a brisk demand especially the first quality types which really rang the bell Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 11 June 2019

The Lamb trade was consistent to the previous day’s trading for the better end with smalls up on the day and the week Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 10 June 2019

An entry with some nice cattle in it and an improved trade right the way through. Just slightly more bite to it all. Bulls dearer this week Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 6 June 2019

An entry of 762 spring lambs, which averaged a good £2.14ppk up to £2.20ppk Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 6 June 2019

A steady Lamb trade, being a shade better that other markets earlier in the week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 5 June 2019

A good show of cattle met with a fair trade. Butchers heifers made over £2.00ppk per kilo peaking at £2.28ppk Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 3 June 2019

A nice firm lamb trade, considering we are now at the time of the Muslim holiday Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 30 May 2019

We had a good entry of 1134 spring lambs, which averaged a good £2.35ppk Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 30 May 2019

A good trade on the lambs right through. 36 Kilo lambs at £82 look right sold now with little cost Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 29 May 2019

A fantastic Lamb entry in terms of number and quality. 34-38kg were in the most demand making 240.00ppk per kilo plus Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 28 May 2019

A much better show of spring lambs in terms of numbers with the quality and weight classification as required Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 27 May 2019

A large entry of lambs was competed for by an army of buyers. Best sorts reached 282.0p but more important than this, there was an excellent average right the way through Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 23 May 2019

A good entry of Spring Lambs, Hoggets and Cull Ewes, which sold to a fairly level trade on the week in all sections Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 23 May 2019

​​​​​​​A slightly smaller entry of cull ewes sold to a fantastic trade from start to finish. The best sold ewes on the yard were definitely the leaner sorts with Welsh ewes averaging around the £60 mark Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 22 May 2019

A very brisk & buoyant lamb trade - With all buyers keen for numbers and “firing on all cylinders” Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 20 May 2019

A spring lamb trade which started firmly at the beginning of the Auction, strengthened and then eased at the end, as prices paid at other markets tended to filter through Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 16 May 2019

The season’s hoggets came to an end with a lower trade due to the amount of fresh new season lambs coming out. Best selling hoggets between 40-46 kilos. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 16 May 2019

A good entry of spring lambs, Hoggets and cull ewes, which sold to a slower trade in the hogget and spring lamb sections due to large numbers being marketed over the week and the forth coming French holiday Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 15 May 2019

A better cattle entry in terms of numbers and some superb individuals, at the other end of the scale some cattle to suit all needs Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 14 May 2019

A tremendous entry of ewes in the run up to Ramadan. The trade was again even better than the trade of the previous weeks for all classes and categories Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 13 May 2019

The largest entry of spring lambs to date with some nice sheep in it and a good firm trade again Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 9 May 2019

Trade of the Hogget season so far with many lots over 220ppk and £100. Hoggets between 42 & 46 kilos selling the best, but all types & sorts a real trade. We now have purchasers looking for spring lambs so please enter these on a Wednesday so buyers can be informed Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 8 May 2019

A good lamb trade if somewhat selective Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 7 May 2019

A disappointing show of spring lambs in terms of numbers but once again of a tremendous quality throughout Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 6 May 2019

A reduced cattle entry due to the Bank Holiday sold to an improved trade throughout Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 2 May 2019

An excellent entry of cull sheep sold to a tremendous trade Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 2 May 2019

A good entry of 295 spring lambs, which sold to a good trade on the week and averaged £2.54ppk Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 1 May 2019

A very sharp and keen trade for those lambs and hoggets in the “spec” Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 30 April 2019

Updated Market Report Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 29 April 2019

An increased cattle entry with some nice cattle in it Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 25 April 2019

Another Super Ewe Trade!! Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 25 April 2019

A good entry of spring lambs, hoggets and cull ewes, which sold to a good trade throughout all sections Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 24 April 2019

Another week to record a cracking trade in the sheep section in general Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 23 April 2019

Another tremendous entry of cull sheep following the similarly large entries of the previous weeks. The trade was as good as the flying trade of last week for all classes and categories Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 22 April 2019

A very very strong trade on all of the clean sheep, more could have been sold to advantage Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 18 April 2019

A good entry of spring lambs, hoggets and cull ewes, which sold to an excellent trade throughout all sections with excellent demand from the buyers Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 18 April 2019

An excellent trade on all types including Welsh Hoggets Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 17 April 2019

A cracking trade even when close to Easter and a short slaughter week Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 16 April 2019

Another top entry of prime Hoggetts in terms of numbers and the general quality was also of a tremendous standard throughout Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 15 April 2019

An increased entry for the Easter Show & Sale with some nice cattle in it Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 11 April 2019

A good entry of spring lambs, hoggets and cull ewes, which sold to a fabulous trade throughout all sections Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 11 April 2019

An excellent overall Ewe trade averaging £66.76 with a large consignment of Hill ewes Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 10 April 2019

A superb yard of cattle for the Easter Show, all of which enjoyed a strong, positive trade. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 9 April 2019

Another improved entry of prime Hoggetts in terms of numbers and the general quality was also of a tremendous standard throughout Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 8 April 2019

A stronger trade right the way through, with some nicer cattle in the entry. Everything dearer and just moving in the right direction. Some of the bulls on offer were probably plenty plain enough Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 4 April 2019

A reduced entry of 963 sheep on Thursday last the 4th of April due to the snowy morning Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 4 April 2019

At last we get over the £100 mark for Hoggets with a superb trade right through Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 3 April 2019

A cracking hogget trade with plenty of spirited bidding throughout Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 2 April 2019

A nice show of spring lambs with outdoor lambs at a marked premium. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 1 April 2019

Almost a perfect storm for a low entry. Trade has been difficult, it’s the end of the tax year and it was a beautiful morning to do spring work Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 28 March 2019

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1230 sheep on Thursday last the 28th March Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 28 March 2019

A flying hogget trade on all types with 8 bidders purchasing Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 27 March 2019

A good level of demand for the types on offer Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 26 March 2019

Only two lambs forward sold to £2.30ppk GG+CB Morris, Lower Drostre. A large springer entry is required next week to meet buyer demand Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 25 March 2019

A slightly stronger trade right the way through especially on the bulls Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 21 March 2019

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1262 sheep on Thursday last the 21st March 2019 Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 21 March 2019

A fantastic cull ewe trade on all types, including a noticeable improvement for hillbred ewes Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 20 March 2019

What a difference a week makes. Catalogue now available Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 19 March 2019

The first seasonal entry of springers were a decent trade for quality, indoor fed lambs. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 18 March 2019

A smaller entry. Clean cattle marginally dearer because of a lack of supply. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 14 March 2019

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1402 sheep on Thursday last the 14th March Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 14 March 2019

A much better trade especially on the heavier Tegs compared to the past few weeks. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 13 March 2019

A good level cattle trade throughout and a better hogget trade than anticipated. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 11 March 2019

A cattle trade which has little life in it. Plenty of Irish meat coming in just in case there is a no deal Brexit Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 7 March 2019

An entry of 737 hoggets which sold to a good trade on the week. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 6 March 2019

A brisk trade albeit at a reduced level but not quite as bad as deadweight quotations which have dropped by some 40ppk since January Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 4 March 2019

A fat cattle trade that doesn’t improve much. Things much of a muchness Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 28 February 2019

We had an entry of 1211 hoggets which sold to a good trade on the week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 27 February 2019

Short of cattle numbers but a sharp demand throughout and better than expected with deadweight companies dropping their prices for yet another week Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 25 February 2019

A trade that just bumbles on. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 21 February 2019

The hogget trade is way ahead of that seen earlier in the week Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 21 February 2019

We had an entry of 811 hoggets which sold to a very good trade on the week Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 20 February 2019

A competitive cattle trade but not at the levels of a month ago Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 19 February 2019

A slightly smaller entry of prime Hoggets in terms of numbers but again of similar general quality to the entry of last week with quality at the higher end of the spectrum Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 18 February 2019

A similar entry, and a slightly stronger trade on the clean cattle. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Sun 17 February 2019

A good entry of cull ewes sold to a fantastic trade throughout. Trade a lot stronger but the average was brought down by a large entry of leaner hill ewes. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 14 February 2019

A pleasing hogget trade on the week, being firmer than mid week markets Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 14 February 2019

We had a good entry of hoggets and cull sheep which sold to a strong trade Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 13 February 2019

A good level cattle trade throughout with more “meat” on offer this week Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 12 February 2019

A smaller entry of prime Hoggetts in terms of numbers but of similar general quality to the entry of last week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 11 February 2019

A slightly increased entry and with some nice cattle in it. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 7 February 2019

We had a very mixed entry of hoggets and cull sheep in terms of quality. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 7 February 2019

The hogget trade continues to hold firm, with best lambs still making 200ppk plus. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 6 February 2019

A level cattle trade not at the brick lines of recent weeks, but competition albeit at a reduced level. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 5 February 2019

An identical entry of prime Hoggets to last week in terms of numbers with a better show in terms of overall quality. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 4 February 2019

A comparable trade. Still buyers complaining of a lack of shop demand and plenty of processing meat sloshing about the system. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 31 January 2019

Another good Hogget trade right through selling up to £98 per head and 211ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 31 January 2019

Sheep numbers continue to be in short supply in both the fat hogget and cull ewe sections which is holding and starting to firm the trade in both sections. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 30 January 2019

A good sound genuine cattle trade with buyers for all types. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 28 January 2019

A comparable cattle trade to last week. As is always the case in January, wholesalers complaining of a lack of demand. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 24 January 2019

An excellent yard of sheep met a good level trade right through to average 201.64ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 24 January 2019

Sheep numbers appear to be in short supply at present which is helping to hold a reasonably good trade for the time of year. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 23 January 2019

A good yard of cattle in terms of overall quality and a pleasing trade to match with all buyers looking for numbers provided they had MEAT & SHAPE! Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 21 January 2019

An entry of cattle which consisted of some animals that might have been better sold in the stores. Read More

Brecon Fatstock Reports 28 12 18 & 01 01 19

Fri 28 December 2018

1008 PRIME LAMBS Read More

Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 27th December 2018

Thu 27 December 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a good entry of 2085 sheep on Thursday last the 27th December. Read More

Ludlow Market Christmas Period Reports

Thu 27 December 2018

PRIME LAMBS – 1892 Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 20th Decewmber 2018

Thu 20 December 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 20th December 2018

Thu 20 December 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a good entry of 2237 sheep on Thursday last the 20th December. Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 13th December 2018

Thu 13 December 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 13th December 2018

Thu 13 December 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a good entry of 2168 sheep on Thursday last the 13th December 2018 for their Christmas show and sale. Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 6th December 2018

Thu 6 December 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 6th December 2018

Thu 6 December 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1806 sheep on Thursday last the 6th December 2018 Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 5th December 2018

Wed 5 December 2018

WORCESTER MARKET SALE NEWS CHRISTMAS PRIMESTOCK SHOW AND SALE Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 29th November 2018

Thu 29 November 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 29th November 2018

Thu 29 November 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a larger entry of 1,589 sheep on Thursday last the 29th November 2018. The lamb trade was much improved on the week, whilst the cull sheep prices remain fairly similar with the best trade on the well meated sheep. There was reasonable demand in all sections by the buyers. Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 22nd November 2018

Thu 22 November 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 22nd November 2018

Thu 22 November 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1624 sheep on Thursday last the 22nd November 2018 Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 15th November 2018

Thu 15 November 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 15th November 2018

Thu 15 November 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a smaller entry of 1,228 sheep on Thursday last the 15th November 2018. The lamb trade has eased over the past week. The cull sheep prices remain fairly similar with the best trade on the well meated sheep. There was reasonable demand in all sections by the buyers. Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 8th November 2018

Thu 8 November 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 8th November 2018

Thu 8 November 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1818 sheep on Thursday last the 8th November 2018. Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 7th November 2018

Wed 7 November 2018

​​​​​​​ The Christmas run has started with fleshed cattle selling well. Farm assurance very important and selling with an added bonus. Top price was £1366 or 2.05p/kg. Read More

Brecon Fatstock Report 06 11 18

Tue 6 November 2018

720 PRIME LAMBS Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 5th November 2018

Mon 5 November 2018

A much brighter trade for an entry with some good cattle in it. Steers peaked at 226.5 Heifers 236.5 and Bulls 227p. A much better feel to everything. Prices were as follows: Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 1st November 2018

Thu 1 November 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 1st November 2018

Thu 1 November 2018

McCartneys of Kington report a smaller entry of 970 sheep on Thursday last the 1st November 2018. The lamb trade remains steady over the past week, whilst the cull sheep prices remain reasonably good particularly on the stronger better meated sheep. There was reasonable demand in all sections by the buyers Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 31st October 2018

Wed 31 October 2018

All buyers in attendance and all looking for numbers provided they were meat and shape. Some super runs of cattle were closely followed and sold to a strong demand. Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 29th October 2018

Mon 29 October 2018

A very disappointing entry considering the trade we’ve been having. You can never push water up hill and the meat trade has been difficult in the last weeks, but our trade has been as good as anywhere, including the dead. More needed. Bulls in particular brighter this week. More quality clean cattle also needed. Stronger trade throughout. Bulls dearer this week. Prices were as follows:- Read More

Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 25th October 2018

Thu 25 October 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1348 sheep on Thursday last the 25th October 2018 Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 22nd October 2018

Mon 22 October 2018

FINISHED CATTLE – 260 An entry with some very ordinary cattle in the clean section. Quality was in short supply. A lot of the cattle looked as though they have suffered from a dry long summer, which of course they have. Prices were as follows: Read More

Crackleybank British Blues to 4,800gns at Worcester on 20th October 2018

Sat 20 October 2018

The Virtual Dispersal of the Crackleybank Pedigree herds of British Blues and Limousins for Paul Walker were hotly contested by a strong company of buyers at Worcester. Read More

Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 18th October 2018

Thu 18 October 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1258 sheep on Thursday last the 18th October 2018 The lamb trade has firm slightly over the past few days. Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 15th October 2018

Mon 15 October 2018

FINISHED CATTLE – 232 A stronger trade throughout. Bulls dearer this week. Prices were as follows: Read More

Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 11th October 2018

Thu 11 October 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1225 sheep on Thursday last the 11th October 2018 Read More

Knighton updated Fat Sheep Report Thursday 11th October 2018

Thu 11 October 2018

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Brecon Fatstock Report 09 10 18

Tue 9 October 2018

738 PRIME LAMBS Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 8th October 2018

Mon 8 October 2018

FINISHED CATTLE – 223 An entry which consisted of a shortage of best cattle met a firm trade. Clean cattle were sharp considering the deadweight prices reported this week. Bulls were more difficult however, with some buyers being rather churlish. Several of the bulls on offer were plenty plain enough. They could have just done with more time. Prices were as follows: Read More

Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 4th October 2018

Thu 4 October 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 845 sheep on Thursday last the 4th October 2018 Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 4th October 2018

Thu 4 October 2018

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Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Wed 3 October 2018

PRIME CATTLE – 33 A tidy trade for the cattle on offer. Good cattle again in short supply with men prepared to bid for quality. Top price of the day was 211.5ppk. Many more could have been sold. Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 1st October 2018

Mon 1 October 2018

FINISHED CATTLE – 247 A comparable cattle trade to last week. A shortage of best flesh cattle in every section. Quite a big percentage of the bulls would be plain enough. Prices were as follows: Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 27th September 2018

Thu 27 September 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 27th September 2018

Thu 27 September 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1249 sheep on Thursday last the 27th of September. Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 26th September 2018

Wed 26 September 2018

PRIME CATTLE – 47 A competitive trade with a new buyer in attendance. Again the overall entry included every shape and size in the spectrum. First quality types down to Also rans!! Values matched the goods. Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 20th September 2018

Thu 20 September 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 20th September 2018

Thu 20 September 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1192 sheep on Thursday last the 20th of September. Read More

Brecon Fatstock Report 18 09 18

Tue 18 September 2018

305 PRIME LAMBS Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 13th September 2018

Thu 13 September 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 13th September 2018

Thu 13 September 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1307 sheep on Thursday last the 13th of September. Read More

Brecon Fatstock Report 11 09 18

Tue 11 September 2018

485 PRIME LAMBS Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 6th September 2018

Thu 6 September 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 6th September 2018

Thu 6 September 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1786 sheep on Thursday last the 6th of September, which also included the annual breeding ewe sale. Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 5th September 2018

Wed 5 September 2018

​​​​​​​From one end of the scale to the other in terms of quality! Last week a superb quality entry, this week something to cover all descriptions – that said all types were closely followed and sold to a competitive trade reflecting the conformation and finish. Read More

Brecon Store Sale Report 31 08 18 & Fatstock 04 09 18

Tue 4 September 2018

A wonderful yard of cattle which was made up of several tremendous Charolais cattle alongside some dairy bred types and also Hereford cross cattle which are not typical to Brecon Market. Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 3rd September 2018

Mon 3 September 2018

A nice trade right the way through on everything. A lot more bulls this week and plenty of men to bid for them. Prices were as follows:- Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 30th August 2018

Thu 30 August 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 30th August 2018

Thu 30 August 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1678 sheep on Thursday last the 30th August. Read More

Worcester Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Wednesday 29th August 2018

Wed 29 August 2018

​​​​​​​ A superb entry of cattle in terms of quality and to be fair to all buyers they “got stuck in!!!” Resulting in a very competitive and rewarding trade – if the “goods” are right the sky’s the limit. More, more , more cattle needed – desperately. Read More

Ludlow Fat Cattle and Fat Sheep Report Monday 27th August 2018

Mon 27 August 2018

A small entry for the Bank Holiday, but a firm trade right the way through. Those buyers that attended came to buy cattle to kill on Tuesday morning and the trade reflected this. Prices were as follows:- Read More

Knighton Fat Sheep Report Thursday 23rd August 2018

Thu 23 August 2018

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Kington Fat Sheep Report Thursday 23rd August 2018

Thu 23 August 2018

McCartneys of Kington report an entry of 1376 sheep on Thursday last the 23rd August. Read More

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