There was a good entry of 2,000 sheep at yesterday’s sale at Kington where lambs averaged 1.99p/kg up to 2.15p/kg.
Auctioneers McCartneys said: “We had a good entry of 1,700 spring lambs for our summer show and sale, which sold to a much better trade.”
Light lambs sold to premium prices, but all lambs were in good demand by five buyers.
The champion pen of lambs was awarded to Ashley Griffiths for some
The reserve champion pen of lambs was awarded to Harry Burton for some Charollais cross lambs which weighed 46kg and were sold to F Drury and Sons for £88.
39kg lambs from W H
There was a small entry of end of season hoggets which sold to a brisk trade and averaged 1.58p/kg.
McCartneys said a good entry of 300 cull ewes sold to a better trade than last week and buyers were requiring leaner ewes which sold to premium prices.
The ewes sold to a top of £125.50 for some