Blackmill Sheep Sales

Seasonal Sales of store lambs, breeding ewes and rams and cull sheep. Sales are to be held on a Thursday and are on a fortnightly basis from beginning of August to November – see below for this years sale dates.

Blackmill Sheep Sale - Fixtures 2018

The sales will be held fortnightly on a Thursday.
Sales commence at 11:00am prompt.

  • Thursday 2rd August 2018 - Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 16th August 2018 - Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 30th August 2018 - Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 13th September 2018 - Sale of Draft Ewes & Ewe Lambs, Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 27th September 2018 – Sale of Rams & all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 25th October 2018 - Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

  • Thursday 22nd November 2018 - Store Lambs and all Classes of Sheep

Location

Blackmill Sales Field
Blackmill
Bridgend County Borough
CF35 6DR (4 miles from M4 Junction 36)
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Directions: Exit M4 motorway at Junction 36 and take the A4061 Signposted Bryncethin/Blackmill, continue on this road through the village of Bryncethin until you enter Blackmill take the first left by the Petrol station, follow the road around and the sale field is located on your left hand side over the river bridge.

For entries and enquiries, please contact Robin Jones or Cerys Millichap on 01446 774152 (Option 1). Please could vendors enter their stock details prior to the sale so we can inform the buyers.

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» LAA/RICS Conditions of Sales
» RICS Client Money Protection scheme

Blackmill Market Report - Thursday 30th August, 2018

A reasonable entry to the third sale of the year at Blackmill, with an overall entry of approximately 500 store lambs to a 100% clearance. Across the board a much improved trade than the previous sale was seen, with a good show of store lambs forward with the top price reaching £68.50. Leading prices:

£68.50 – M & D D James, Lan Farm

£68 – RG + SA Williams, Gadlys Farm

£62.50 – M & D D James, Lan Farm

£62 – Mr T Lewis Partnership

£61 – M & D D James, Lan Farm

£60.50 & £60 – M/s I Thomas Partnership

The sale saw a large attendance of buyers around the ring of which some went home empty handed. Plenty of medium term lambs on offer, generally £50 - £60. More lambs required for the next sale to satisfy demand.

Please note - The next sale will be in two weeks’ time on 13th September 2018 and includes Draft Ewes, Ewe lambs, Store Lambs and all classes of sheep. Early entries are now being taken for this sale and all of the autumn sales.

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