Livestock Sales - Operation Restrictions for conducting our Livestock Markets
due to the Coronavirus outbreaks
Following the governments announcement of a full lockdown starting on 5th November, livestock markets must reintroduce the following operating procedures;
. Attendance is restricted to buyers only
. Vendors must “Drop & Go” and not enter the market
. Face coverings must be worn at all times
. Café will only offer take-away service
. Buyers must register with accounts office on arrival
Our prime-stock market is held as a slaughter only market for cattle, sheep and pigs. Sheep only markets are held on certain Bank Holidays under the 6-day standstill rules. Please refer to the “Forthcoming Sales” page for further details.
The live auction provides a transparent market place and the ability to achieve the best price and a quality premium with competition from a wide range of retail and wholesale buyers.
Most importantly, payment is guaranteed and made on the day of sale.
Monday Sale Times:
09:30 - Prime Pigs followed by Sows & Boars
10:00 - Prime Lambs followed by Ewes and Rams
11:00 - Young Bulls followed by Prime Cattle and OTM's
Our store and breeding stock market is held on a Thursday under the 6-day standstill rules. There are calves and store cattle every week; Seasonal sheep sales and store pigs on the first Thursday of every month.
Thursday Sale Times:
11:00 - Store Pigs
11:00 - Calves & Stirks
11:30 - Store Cattle
13:00 - Store Sheep