Primestock Sale Reports

Knighton Market Report

Thu 20 June 2024

A better trade than last week with the heavier lambs with cover being the best trade. Cover is key and with the trade 55ppk above last year, these lambs are worth feeding. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 20 June 2024

A good entry of lambs, which sold to a good trade and averaged £3.53ppk and £150 per head up to £178 per head Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 19 June 2024

Another super yard of lambs sold to a very strong trade, on a week where the lamb trade has started to drop, Worcester came through with another flyer! Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 17 June 2024

A good show of cattle on offer met with a very strong trade. Buyers very keen to secure numbers and competed well for all types and sorts on offer. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 13 June 2024

A good entry of spring lambs, which sold to a good trade and averaged £3.51ppk and up to £181 per head Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 13 June 2024

Another big entry of ewes sold to level trade from start to finish. On the whole, the trade would have been a touch slower, nevertheless it was better than expected given numbers across all centres this week. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 12 June 2024

Very fast cattle trade once again, with plenty of bidding on all cattle forward. Once again trade certainly helped by a strong yard of cattle. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 10 June 2024

A solid lamb trade in the run up to the Muslim festival. Buyers keen to secure numbers. Best quality export types topped at 425ppk with an overall average of 398ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 6 June 2024

A much better trade on the lambs with all weights in demand up 20ppk on yesterday. Tup lambs in demand and will be wanted next Thursday again. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 6 June 2024

A good entry of spring lambs, which sold to an excellent trade and averaged £4.06ppk and up to £190 per head Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 5 June 2024

Again the live ring sends all the doom and gloom about the cattle trade away. Another outstanding trade for all forward. Week on week we wont let you down. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 3 June 2024

A really good show of spring lambs in terms of numbers and quality. Good levels of competition for all the sheep. Lambs topped at 449ppk with an overall average of 401ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 30 May 2024

Another excellent ewe trade, being slightly dearer on comparison to last week, and with a noticeably improved trade on Hillbred sheep. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 30 May 2024

A good entry of spring lambs for our show and sale, which sold to an excellent trade and averaged £3.94ppk and up to £200 per head Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 29 May 2024

All those round the cattle ring agreed that it was a fantastic trade. A very good yard of well finished cattle sold to a ringside of keen buyers – SELL LIVE + THRIVE!! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 28 May 2024

A smaller entry of Ewes this week but possibly £8-£10 dearer on the week. Strength easily placed from £130-£170. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 27 May 2024

A good number of cattle on offer for the last May bank holiday. All buyers present and keen to secure numbers for the Tuesday kill. Butchers grade cattle again selling from 280ppk to 318ppk and 311ppk respectively. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 23 May 2024

Another excellent ewe trade, possibly a touch dearer than last week again, to average £115.62 per head and top at £200 per head. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 22 May 2024

The deadweight might be slipping but once more, the live comes through with a very good trade again at Worcester. All cattle very much in demand and look very well sold. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 21 May 2024

A good entry of Ewes forward once again with all types keenly competed for. Leaner and hill bred sorts looking the dearest. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 20 May 2024

Another outstanding bull trade for a very good yard of bulls. Again, several best end bulls with plenty of weight, which sold very well. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 16 May 2024

A small entry of ewes met a strong trade, although overall trade may have eased slightly from the heights of the previous two weeks. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 16 May 2024

A nice entry of spring lambs, which sold to a good trade and averaged £4.10ppk and up to £190 per head from AF James Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 15 May 2024

What an entry of hoggets! A bumper entry sold to a fabulous trade once more. Numbers once again proving to be no problem at Worcester. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 14 May 2024

A fast ewe trade on all types once again, with many pens exceeding Vendors expectations. Best hill-bred Ewes look a serious trade again this week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 13 May 2024

Ewes another flyer! Massive demand for all those forward, and a trade that seems to show no sign of any let up. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 9 May 2024

There was a good entry of cull & store sheep, which sold to an exceptional trade throughout again and you had to be there to believe it! Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 9 May 2024

An excellent ewe trade throughout again today. Great demand for all sheep from strong meated to the leaner grazing grazing sorts. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 8 May 2024

The cattle dead weight price might be dropping, but the live certainly isn’t ! What a trade ! Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 7 May 2024

A cracker of a lamb trade on all weight ranges on a day where many more could have been sold. Lambs topped at 478ppk for the Spring Show & Sale Champions from D I Davies & Co, Brecon. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 6 May 2024

A short entry of ewes due to the Bank Holiday, on a day where many more were needed to maximise the amazing trade we are seeing. Big ewes still in very strong demand and topping at £216 for Continental x ewes and £210.50 for Purebred Suffolk ewes. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 2 May 2024

There was a good entry of cull & store sheep, which sold to an incredible trade throughout, which is the dearest average we have had on cull sheep. The cull sheep remain an excellent trade throughout and getting dearer each week. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 2 May 2024

The cull sheep trade remains buoyant and probably the dearest it’s ever been. Great demand for all sheep, with many being sold really in their working clothes. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 1 May 2024

Ewes just madness, a phenomenal trade and as dear as we’ve ever seen them. An overall yard average of £159.57 is without doubt a record. Bigger continental ewes all £240 plus and up to £273 for Charollais x Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 30 April 2024

When we thought the Cull Ewes couldn’t get any dearer than last week, we thought wrong! All types £10-£15 dearer on the week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 29 April 2024

Ewes probably as dear as we have seen them. All grades seeing massive following leaving an overall yard average of £148! This included several plainer and smaller ewes. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 25 April 2024

A phenomenal ewe trade and by my reckoning the dearest so far! Ewes on offer were predominately Mule and hillbred, with many in their working clothes. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 25 April 2024

A nice entry of spring lambs ranging from 25 to 50kg which sold to a strong trade and averaged £4.19ppk and £193 per head Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 24 April 2024

A very good trade for all cattle forward, vendors definitely rewarded with strong prices. All grades of cattle sold very well if they had plenty of flesh on them. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 22 April 2024

Another good show of cattle with buyers very keen to secure numbers. Butchers grade cattle again selling to a premium topping at 332ppk and 323ppk respectively. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 18 April 2024

We had a good entry of lambs, which sold to an excellent trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Lambs sold to an excellent £4.70 ppk and £190 per head Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 18 April 2024

The ewe trade remains very firm. There is a lot more variation in quality of ewes coming out now, but there is strong demand for all. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 17 April 2024

Another record-breaking ewe trade, with an overall average of £141.74, Ewes topped at £240. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 15 April 2024

A nice show of lambs met with a firm trade. Even with the terrible spring, the lambs looked well and butchers were very keen to purchase this product. Lambs topped at 480ppk to average 468ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 11 April 2024

Hoggets another flyer! The fast has finished and the trade shoots up! Lack of numbers out this week saw a much improved trade and we could have easily sold 1500 plus hoggets today. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 11 April 2024

We had a good entry of mainly heavy hoggets, which sold to an excellent trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to £4.50ppk and £225per head, with several pens breaking the £200 per head mark. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 10 April 2024

A tremendous entry of cattle in terms of both numbers and quality. All saw a very good trade from start to finish with buyers willing to compete very well for the right goods. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 9 April 2024

Lambs once again very dear. Well-fleshed Lambs selling to 461ppk. More wanted in the pursuing weeks. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 8 April 2024

A good entry of cattle in terms of numbers and quality. Buyers very keen to secure numbers and competed well for all of the cattle on offer. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 4 April 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets, which sold to a fantastic trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. A heavy yard of hoggets on offer again. Hoggets sold to an excellent £4.35 ppk and £211 per head. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 4 April 2024

Hoggets another Thursday thriller with a much better entry and overall average per head of £183.34. All weights in demand from 36-66kilos. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 3 April 2024

New heights were reached again in the hoggets with an outstanding SQQ of 432.65ppk All hoggs forward sold to a flying trade with Worcester producing these sorts of trades week on week. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 2 April 2024

Ewes as dear as they have ever been! Ewes absolutely a serious trade on all types on average £30 dearer than seen last week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 1 April 2024

Ewes getting as dear as we possibly have ever seen them. A proper bonanza! Heaviest ewes to the plainest types all seeing a massive lift as we head into the back end of the Ramadan festival. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 28 March 2024

The hoggets sold to an increased trade on the week in all weight ranges with the whole section (32kg to 53Kg) averaging an excellent £4.00 ppk on the sqq and £3.80 ppk and £179 per head through the whole section Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 27 March 2024

A shorter cattle entry as we head into the bank holiday weekend, but those forward were rewarded with a flying trade, plenty of meat on show which helps towards the strong trade for all grades. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 26 March 2024

Once again Cull Sheep are looking very dear. The leaner sorts looking dearer per kilo than recently seen. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 25 March 2024

A tremendous trade on the spring lambs this week in the run up to Easter. Lambs topped at £210 per head, with buyers very keen to secure them. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 21 March 2024

We had a good entry of mainly heavy hoggets, which sold to an excellent trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to £4.00ppk and £210per head, with several pens breaking the £200 per head mark. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 21 March 2024

Another excellent ewe trade with an outstanding average of £107.84! Tups also an excellent trade. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 20 March 2024

WHAT A DAY! One of the biggest entries of hoggs ever seen at Worcester sold to a massive trade. Numbers certainly not an issue with the last pens possibly even dearer than the first. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 19 March 2024

A fantastic trade on all types forward once again. No end of hoggets trading over 390ppk with many well-fed sorts exceeding 400ppk. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 18 March 2024

The hogg trade just keeps marching on. Buyers very keen again this week to secure numbers in the run up to Easter. Best quality export hoggs peaked at 441ppk with an SQQ average of 405ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 14 March 2024

Hoggets just keep going up every week which is fantastic for the men who have fed them. A few leaner sorts about today but another excellent trade with all weights in demand. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 14 March 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets, which sold to a fabulous trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to an incredible £4.25ppk and £214per head, with several pens breaking the £200 per head mark. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 13 March 2024

Week on week, we rise and rise again! Madness in the sheep shed. A strong entry of hoggs once more with all weights levelling at a phenomenal trade. Best sorts in strong demand and up to 434ppk and 428ppk Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 12 March 2024

An absolute flyer of a hogget trade from the start, many vendors travelling almost 2 hours to take advantage of the good trade week in week out at Brecon. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 11 March 2024

An absolutely phenomenal hogget trade with a SQQ average of 409ppk. Best butchers grade hoggs peaked at 462ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 7 March 2024

A tremendous ewe trade, with excellent demand for all types of sheep. With numbers not about generally, trade is expected to hold firm. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 7 March 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets, which sold to a fantastic trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. A very heavy yard of hoggets on offer again. Hoggets sold to an excellent £3.78 ppk and £200 per head. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 6 March 2024

Another Wednesday Worcester Bonanza! A sensational hogget trade for all weights on offer. Worcester really proving that numbers are no problem. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 5 March 2024

A smaller show of Hoggets which is surprising given the uplift in trade however, an absolute scorching trade on all weight ranges. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 4 March 2024

An unbelievable hogget trade again this week. Hoggs averaged 384ppk with a top price of 421ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 29 February 2024

A very heavy yard of hoggets, which sold to an excellent trade on the week in all weight ranges with the whole section (32kg to 60Kg) averaging an excellent £3.42ppk on the sqq and £3.32ppk and £159 per head Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 29 February 2024

Another Knighton flyer with an extra buyer in the teg and cull section today resulting in an overall average of £152.34! Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 28 February 2024

Week on week hoggets just keep getting dearer, week on week Worcester keeps smashing out the trades! All weights seeing huge demand and plenty of competition. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 27 February 2024

A ewe trade which was on fire seeing a massive increase in price over the last week. All ewes £20 per head more on the week. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 26 February 2024

The hogg trade just keeps getting dearer and dearer. Extra buying support present this week as numbers nationally dry up. Hoggs topped at 400ppk with most export types 350ppk plus. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 22 February 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets, which sold to a fantastic trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to an excellent £3.45 ppk and £190 per head. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 22 February 2024

Another excellent hogget trade at Knighton with an overall average of £144.40 per head selling to £170.50 being our highest price of the season so far. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 21 February 2024

Seeing is believing with hoggets once again at Worcester with trade soaring week on week. All weights seeing huge demand and adding up to high returns. Best end hoggs all 350ppk plus Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 20 February 2024

A stronger entry of hoggets this week met with a fast trade to level at 321.29ppk. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 19 February 2024

Another fantastic trade on the hoggets forward. Buyers competed well of all types and sorts. Best quality export class hoggs sold from 330ppk to 371ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 15 February 2024

The dearest hogget trade I have ever seen in February which is great to see. We could have easily sold over 1500 tegs today so we simply need more. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 15 February 2024

The lambs sold to a level trade on the week in all weight ranges with the whole section (32kg to 53Kg) averaging an excellent £3.28 on the sqq and £3.21ppk and £143 per head through the whole section Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 14 February 2024

Seeing really is believing with Worcester putting in the back-to-back flyer’s week on week. All weight hoggets sold to huge trades and plenty of demand. Best butchers’ sorts all selling over 335ppk and selling up to 348ppk Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 13 February 2024

WHAT A FLYER FOR HOGGS. On a day where many more could have been sold. Hoggs levelled at 325ppk which would include a majority of mule and hillbred tail end hoggs. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 12 February 2024

A hogget trade that just keeps getting better and better. Good quality export type hoggets selling from 325ppk topping at 356ppk. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 8 February 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets for the time of year which sold to a fantastic trade on the week, with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to an excellent £3.30 ppk and £162 per head. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 8 February 2024

A Thursday flyer for hoggets with all buyers on form. All weights were a tremendous trade resulting in a average of £141.46. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 7 February 2024

Last week’s hogget flyer backed up once more with another! Week after week, Worcester delivers the goods. Very best bred hoggs all 330ppk plus with a top of 354ppk for 39kg Beltex x Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 5 February 2024

Prime hoggets take another lift with buyers competing well for all weights and types. Best quality export types topped at 357ppk with an overall average of 327ppk. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 1 February 2024

A Thursday flyer where many more could have been sold. All weights were in demand but those 39-47kilo hoggets were most wanted. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 1 February 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets for the time of year which sold to a fabulous trade on the week with very strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to an excellent £3.25 ppk and £176 per head. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 31 January 2024

A hoggets trade you had to see to believe it! Another brilliant day at Worcester, what a show of hoggs it was, which made the trade possible. Very best hoggs saw biggest demand with a total of 16 pens at 400ppk or above and a further 10 from 370ppk -400ppk. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 30 January 2024

Ewes much dearer in the space of a week! An increase of £10-£20 across the board on all types. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 29 January 2024

Another very firm cattle trade with buyers competing well for all the cattle on offer. Several good runs of light weight heifers on offer and these sold to a brisk trade. Read More

Kington Market Report

Thu 25 January 2024

We had a good entry of hoggets for the time of year which sold to an excellent trade on the week with strong demand by the buyers. Hoggets sold to an excellent £3.40 ppk and £154.50 per head. Read More

Knighton Market Report

Thu 25 January 2024

A fantastic ewe trade to average just short of £90 per head! There is excellent demand for all sizes and breeds of sheep, with smaller and leaner types having seen the biggest uplift in value. Read More

Worcester Market Report

Wed 24 January 2024

What an entry of cattle in terms of both number and quality. The trade that followed was exceptional once again with all grades of cattle seeing plenty of following once more. Read More

Brecon Market Report

Tue 23 January 2024

A fantastic entry of hoggs in terms of quality forward at Brecon this morning, which met a flyer of a trade from start to finish on all weights. Read More

Ludlow Market Report

Mon 22 January 2024

A fantastic hogget trade with the price taking a huge lift due to lack of numbers nationally. Export weights taking the biggest lift moving to £320ppk-350ppk. Read More