Farming Market Reports
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Cutcombe Market Reports by Exmoor Farmers
Cutcombe Market regularly hosts regular sales of cattle and sheep throughout the year as well as handling significant numbers of prime lambs to slaughter and hosts sales for the Exmoor Suckled Calf Rearers’ Association together with the annual Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeders’ Society sale. Throughout the year we have livestock to sell from throughout the Exmoor and Brendon Hills area together with stock coming forward from the North Devon and Mid Devon areas. Purchasers of stock come to Cutcombe from a wide geographical area, being throughout the South and Southwest of the country together with significant numbers from the Midlands and the North of England and Wales.
The renewed facilities at Cutcombe were built between January 2010 and August 2010. The development followed a long period of planning and negotiation and the final project was a partnership of Exmoor Farmers Livestock Auctions, Summerfield Homes, Exmoor National Park Sustainable Development Fund, Exmoor National Park, Somerset County Council and West Somerset District Council.
EXMOOR FARMERS, LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS LTD, Auctioneers, Valuers, Land Agents, 01643 841841
South Molton Livestock Market reports by Stags
Livestock marketing has been a core service from Stags for more than 130 years. Stags Livestock Auctions and sales are handled by David Lockwood and his team. They are available virtually 24/7 to advise and help with all livestock marketing.South Molton Livestock Office 01769 572042 E-mail: [email protected]
- South Molton's Livestock market is known as "the South West's largest slaughter sheep market"
- Every Thursday sale of cull ewes/rams at 10.30am followed by prime lambs/hoggs then prime cattle and barren cows
- Average weekly entry of 400 cull ewes/rams;1400 prime lambs/hoggs and 25 cattle
- Low commission rates being 2.4% for prime lambs/hoggs; 4% for cull ewes/rams; 2.5% for prime cattle; 3% for barren cows
- All stock sold through the ring to buyers from the Midlands and North of the Country ensuring a competitive trade every week
- TB Pre-movement Test Exempt Market subject to 6 day rule
- Special catalogued sales of store cattle (third Tuesday in Spring and Autumn months) and seasonal sales of breeding/store sheep
- Special catalogued sales of TB restricted stock
Market reports from Holsworthy Market are produced by Kivells
Holsworthy Livestock Market is one of the leading auction centres in the South West providing an important selling platform for all types of prime and store stock on a weekly basis.
Set in the heart of the rolling country of North West Devon, Holsworthy Market Regular auction days see around 1700-2000 head of stock going under the hammer to include a large number of dairy cattle which has placed Holsworthy firmly as the principal auction site for dairy stock in Devon & Cornwall.
To complement the usual cattle, sheep, calves and dairy auctions special sales of pigs, poultry and machinery are held on a monthly basis throughout the year and attract massive crowds from all over the region.
The Market gates open at 6am with skilled and trained stockman available to assist loading and unloading at all times. The Market also has its own lorry and trailer washout area for customers convenience, adhering to all current requests and regulations on bio-security.
Market reports from Sedgemoor Market are produced by Greenslade Taylor Hunt
Sedgmoor Auction Centre, North Pertherton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6DF: Tel: 01278 410278
Greenslade Taylor Hunt have seventeen offices which are located accross North, East and Mid Devon, Somerset and Dorset. They also have a London office based in Mayfair. They offer an extensive range of services including commercial markets, property covering residential, commercial and equine as well as farms and new homes in the South West of England.
They can also assist with a wide range of professional services which are property related, residential, commercial, development and planning services, agricultural and antiques.