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Press Release October 2020

Welsh Mule sales end on a positive note

The October sales of Welsh Mule breeding sheep saw buoyant prices with good demand.

Yearlings at Welshpool averaged £158, up £28 on 2019 with the top price of £170 achieved by WC & JM Gittins, Ashton Farm, Castell Caereinion for a pen sold to GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf, Maesmawr, Powys. Ewe lambs averaged £97 each, up £13 with EP Hughes & Son, Porth, Llananno obtaining the best return of £128 for sheep purchased by D I Roberts & Son, Stingwern, Brooks.

Yearlings at the association’s sale in Hereford averaged £136 with the top price of £150 obtained by RE Evans, Nant y Gwared, Swansea, sold to Messrs D Rees & Son, Neuadd Domas Farm, Maesteg, Nr Bridgendwhile ewe lambs averaged £99 with the top price being £142 for a pen sold by RG & BM Jones & Son, Ty Mawr, Garth, to Mr G Scrivens, Harpers Hill Farm, Henley in Arden, Warks

There were no competitions this year due to the Covid 19 outbreak.

Association chairman Kevin Parry was grateful for the help and support of auctioneers, vendors and buyers for their help and support in ensuring that the sales went ahead in such tough circumstances due to the Covid 19 pandemic. “We’re very grateful to all concerned for their efforts in arranging this year’s sales at a difficult time. Buyers pleased with their purchases and returns have been good making the extra effort worthwhile.”

For further information please contact:-

Association Field Officer, Will Jones on 07854 600667

or

Association Secretary, Llŷr Lewis on 01970 636688

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