Demand remained good for a large entry of cattle at
It was continentals taking the top price, with a two year old continental selling for £870. He was the property of E H and J A Dennis,
Also sharing top price was a Belgian Blue steer from H and M Thorne, Umberleigh. There were several strong finishing animals in the £650 to £780 range, with best meat heifers on offer to £738 for a
A useful entry of cows and calves also sold well with single suckled bull calf outfits to £835 and heifer couples to £790. In-calf Charolais cows sold to £835 for A Barrow,
Calves were in short numbers and those that were forward were mostly Friesians. Top price of the day was £208 for a
Black and whites sold to a top of £82 a piece both from Messrs A J and D M Peters.
Trade was consistent with finished cattle, with a good entry topping 138.5p/kg for a 714kg South Devon, from W V George,
Heifers sold to 135.50p/kg for a 572kg
An increasing entry of store lambs met a strong demand. Vendors were picking the smaller sorts first to test the market were pleased with prices obtained. Top price went to H T Davis making £40 a head.
A smaller entry of ewes saw prices topping at £53 for a Charollais. £56 for