The Autumn Prize Show and Sale of Store Cattle and Third Autumn Prize Show and Sale of Store Lambs at Knighton Market, Powys, saw a strong trade with mixed lambs topping at £69.50 a head and store steers to 252p/kg.
Taking the top call in the mixed lambs was a pen of Suffolk X lambs from J T & A E Williams, Yew Tree.
Next best was £68 a head for Texel X mixed lambs from W M E Davies, Lower Splashes and Charollais X mixed lambs from L Thomas,
An outstanding store cattle trade, then saw store steers averaging 203.93 p/kg and £976.10 a head selling to 252p/kg for a 420 kilo Limousin X steer to £1,060 from H G & I W Rees, Faidrefach.
Then at 237p/kg was a 410kg Limousin X steer to £970 from the same vendor. 235p/kg for a 465kg Limousin X steer to £1,095 and 234p/kg for four 455kg Limousin X steers to £1,065 a head from D E Evans, Field Farm.
Top price a head was £1,360 for a 795kg Charolais X steer from T A Swancott & Son, The Lawn.
Store heifers averaged 186.06p/kg and £839.94 a head, selling to 239p/kg for a 370kg Limousin X heifer to £885 from R T Davies, Teme Cottage.
Store Lamb classes:
Class 1 Best Pen of 15 or more Suffolk X or Native Bred Store Lambs
1st JT & AE Williams, Yew Tree Farm £69.50
2nd AP Davies, Blaenyglyn £63.50
3rd JT & AE Williams, Yew Tree Farm £66.00
Class 2 Best Pen of 15 or more Continental X Bred Store Lambs
1st AP Davies, Blaenyglyn £65.20
2nd EM Gwilt, Cwmmawr £67.00
3rd CC Swancott, Wheals House £67.50
Store Cattle classes:
Class 1 Best Pen of 8 or more Steers 12 months & upwards
1st Davies Bros,
2nd JT Powis, Whitterleys £1,065
3rd JK & EG Jones & Sons, Whitton Court £1,000
Class 3 Best Pen of 4 or more Steers 12 months & upwards
1st LJ Williams, The Woodlands £1,150
2nd DE Evans, Field Farm £1,065
3rd JT Powis, Whitterleys £1,100
Class 4 Best Pen of 4 or more Heifers 12 months & upwards
1st JT Powis, Whitterleys £1,015
2nd DE Evans, Field Farm £995