Whitland Breeding Sheep Sale – Friday, 24th August
Breeding Ewes (937)
Another full house of breeding ewes at Whitland with over 900 forward. Despite expectations after the outstanding spring lamb prices trade has been similar to last year in the early sales and not much higher as vendors had hoped. Top price of the day was a very decent £158 for Texel yearlings from Davies, Red Court and the top 60 lots sold over the £100 mark.
Breeding rams (64)
The time for turning Rams must be now or nearing for many as demand was very good with an 85% clearance and a top price of 510gns for a yearling Texel from Thomas, Carswell who also sold at 505gns and 470gns twice. Top price Charolais was from Drefach Farms Ltd at 450gns. Rams averaged £320 throughout
Next sale: Friday 7th September 2018, 11am
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Rams top at 550gns and average £400 ane yearlins sell to £160.
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