Newton Abbot Market
Buyers were in the Christmas spirit at Rendell’s Newton Abbot Market annual dead poultry sale, which saw a record breaking number of entries, with almost 900 lots on offer for 250 keen buyers.
Topping the turkey section was a 39 1bs bird entered by A S Prouse, Ogwell, Newton Abbot. Geese’s topped at £62 entered by P Coles, Crediton for a 16.5 1bs goose.
Next up for offer were chickens which topped at £23 for M Prior,
Dingwall Highland Marts
Dingwall Highland Marts also saw a spirited sale with 165 lots of Christmas poultry up for offer. Oven ready turkeys sold to 3.17p/1b for an 8.51b bird form Dalrachney Beag,
Oven ready gooses sold to 3.77.8p/1b and £51 gross for a 13.51b bird from Oliclett Farm Thrumster.
Oven ready ducks sold to 514.3p/1b for a 3.5ib bird from Meikle Rhynie Farmhouse, Tain and £18 gross for a 41b bird also from Meikle Thynie Farmhouse.