Brecon Sale 2020

Shearling Ewes in Strong Demand

Todays sale was a sale for selling shearling ewes with buyers who had trailers to fill.  The quality of sheep was noted throughout.  The demand for the shearling ewes was so that the average was £57 up on the year leading to 100% clearance in the section.  Ewe lambs and rams saw a more select audience but again increased average up £25 and £133, respectively.

The small penful of two-year olds from T Price, Lampeter set the day when selling for £160/head to Messrs Mathias, Felindre. 

The top priced shearling ewes came from the pen of E & D Jones, Machynlleth when selling for £200/head to JC Gay, West Harptre, the same buyer also bought the Jones’ next pen at £195/head.  Two pens found homes at £198/head.  First L Organ, Llandysul sold a pen of seven to JC Gay & Son, then Twose Farms, Whitland sold six to S Williams, Raglan.  Very few pens sold under the £170/mark. 

Those ewe lambs that were picked out, sold well, the current buoyancy in the prime markets putting a base in the proceedings with vendors looking for prices above the store ring.  AW Davies, Pwllheli sold the top price at £122/head to K Hollis, Eye.  Mr Davies also sold another pen at £117/head to CT Cresswell, Brecon.  ST Morris, Hay on Wye sold to N Coles, Cynghordy at £110/head.

The top priced ram came form the home of E & D Jones, Machynlleth.  A Lluest Ram (00599/1911021) sired by Brightonhouse Gold Card sold for 1000gns to MA Lean & Sons, Pen-y-Bryn.  Next Twose Farms, Whitland sold a Maenhir Ram (00552/1903337) over the phone to Pat Martin, Holsworthy.  Twose Farms sold another ram at 650gns to a buyer from Suffolk whilst AW Davies also sold for 650gns to a buyer in Lampeter.


Senior ewe to £160 av. £160 (+51)

Shearling Ewes to £200 av. £183 (+57)

Ewe lambs to £122 av. £101 (+25)

Rams to 1000gns av. £530 (+133)

Top Prices

Senior Ewes

T Price (2YO) £160

Shearling Ewes

E & D Jones £200

L Organ £198

Twose Farms £198

E & D Jones £195

L Organ £195

Twose Farms £195

GG & HE Sevenoaks £195

D & B Vaughan £190

E & D Jones £185

WJ & DJ Williams £175

Ewe Lambs

AW Davies £122

AW Davies £117

ST Morris £110

Twose Farms £102

T Rees £100

C & J Price £100 (x2)

T Price £95

Twose Farms £92

JM Hopkins & Son £92

WJ & DJ Williams £88


E & D Jones (24) 1000gns

Twose Farms (8) 750gns

Twose Farms (9) 650gns

AW Davies (14) 650gns

AW Davies (12) 640gns

E & D Jones (23) 550gns

AW Davies (13) 500gns

E & D Jones (22) 500gns

Auctioneers: McCartneys


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