Monday 1st January 2018

Evans Bros. report: – The first mart of the new year saw less than expected heads forward but, nevertheless, those present saw a vast improvement in the Fat hogget trade with top price of the reaching 197pkg to Mr Colin Harrison.  Trade in the both the cull section and store hoggets sold well as previous week’s. Many more numbers are required to satisfy buyer demand.

252 Store Lambs; 253 Fat Lambs; 85 Cull Section

Cull Ewes and Rams- £75.50 £71 to I W Jones, Hendai; £72 to E V Davies, Waun; £70 to C f Harrison, Bedwhirion; £68.50 £30 to D J I Evans, Pantycoubal; £63 to S L Harries, Wennant; £50 to K S Price, Troedrhiwcastell; £37 £33 to S Jones, Llygadenwyn; £34 to W I Phillips, Derwendeg; £34 to D H Jenkins, Cathal; £30 to H Thomas, Rhoswen; £30 to D Treadwell, Tryal Manor; Other to £29.

Prime Hoggets –
32.1 – 39            Max 183pkg to J G Ruder, Tyngrug Uchaf                           Ave 173pkg
39.1 – 45.5         Max 197pkg to C F Harrison, Bedwhirion                          Ave 183pkg
45.6 – 52            Max 186pkg to H M Lewis & Partners, Foelallt                   Ave 186pkg
52+                      Max 155pkg to D K Morris, Goleugoed Uchaf                      Ave 155pkg

Daily market average 1.79pkg

Top price per head – £94.86 to H M Lewis & Partners, Foelallt

Store Hoggets- £ 69.50 £63.50 £56 £55.50 to J E Jones, Felingelli; £69 £42 to A L Harding, Cefncoed; £58.50 to P Joynson, Brithdir; £57.50 to A Owen, Banc Farm; £56.50 to D Treadwell, Tryal Manor; £55.50 to R N Gwynne, Blaengwen; £39 to A Jones, Tanygaer; £39 £37 to T A J Davies, Berrisbrooke; £38 to G Lloyd Jones, Rhydwydd; £37.50 to D J Davies Wernfraith; £36.50 to E Hughes, Llwynberllan; others to £34.