Queen Jubilee Weekend Opening hours.
We will be running our weekly Saturday auction as well as our Monthly General sale on Saturday 4th June. As this is the Jubilee weekend the following opening hours will be in place.
Thursday 2nd June – Closed
Friday 3rd June – Goods accepted 8am – 4pm
Saturday 4th June – Goods accepted 7am-8.45am Sales start from 9.45am.
The office will be open on Friday 3rd of June for property enquiries and Auction Enquiries.
Saturday Country Market
SATURDAY 7th May
General Auction May 7th Catalogue. Viewing 12:00 – 16:00 Friday and 08:30 -10:00 Saturday Morning. Sale to commence at 10:00
COLCHESTER LIVESTOCK AND GENERAL AUCTION MARKETS
BIRD SALE RULES HAVE CHANGED. ONLY CAGED BIRDS ALLOWED. NO POULTRY.
SATURDAY COUNTRY MARKET – EVERY SATURDAY
Our Fur and feather sale starts at 9.45 with plants and timber to follow. Please read THIS important information before you attend our sales. PLEASE NOTE. THE BIRD SALE IS RESTRICTED TO JUST CAGED AVIARY BIRDS. WE ARE NOT PERMITTED TO HAVE ANY CHICKENS, GEESE, DUCKS, TURKEYS, PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES, QUAIL AND GUINEA FOWL ON SITE FOR SALE. YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ACCESS TO THE SITE IF YOU BRING ANY OF THESE WITH YOU.
All customers are requested to be considerate to your fellow customers and our staff members and wear a mask when in close proximity to others and when inside.
Fur and Feather sale commences 9.45 followed by Plants, Bikes followed by yard sale commences at 10am and timber from 11.00
Goods Accepted Thursday May 9am – 3pm, Friday 9am – 2pm, Saturday morning between 7.00 and 8.30 by prior arrangement. Fur and feather lots accepted for sale between 7.00 and 9 am on Saturday mornings
The gates will be open from 7.00am on the morning of the sale and all visitors are requested to wear a mask when in close proximity situations.
If you have any enquiries please contact Steven Ellis on 01206842156 and he will be happy to discuss them with you.
Covid 19 Auction Update
The market is currently operating with the following rules.
1.The wearing of facemasks throughout the market site is requested when in inside areas.
2.The market cafe is open. Homemade cakes and hot and cold food available with inside seating.
For more information please speak to Steven or Graham Ellis
NEXT STORE SALE – 24th May 2022 (Please Note this is advanced 1 week due to the Suffolk Show)
Saturday Country Market
Goods Accepted Thursday 9am – 3pm and Friday 8am – 2pm, Saturday morning between 7 and 8.30
The market cafe is open. Homemade cakes and hot and cold food available with inside seating.
88 Cattle included 79 Prime Cattle of generally excellent quality with more weight about and plenty of finish with the numbers easily absorbed by regular company of buyers. Top pkg this week for Les Carr Copdock for a Limousin X Steer at 262.5pkg purchased by C J Byford & Son Lt Clacton. E Halsall and Sons to 259.5 and 255.5pkg with numerous vendors having meated cattle from 240.5 to 256.5pkg throughout the sale at all weights. This included J V Styles & Sons all at 254.5pkg for his 4 Limousin Steers & Heifers and to £1,733.01. R Partridge & Sons to 250.5pkg (2) for Belgian Blue X Steers (£1,660.73). H H Cawston & Sons to 254.5pkg and 2 others at 251.5pkg for Limousin X Steers. JW Gray to 256.5pkg for Limousin Steers. J W Dunt & Sons to 253.5pkg for Limousin X Heifers. Peppers Farm Partnership to 252.5pkg for Angus X. Top per head £1,930.10 for Limousin X Steers from A H Pulford & Sons with another at £1,859.52. Heifers from the same vendor to £1,753.26. J V Styles to £1,733.51 for Limousin X Steers and Peppers Farm Partnership to £1,701.59 for AAX Steers. Traditional breeds again wanted. Red Poll Steers to 233.5pkg and 232.5pkg from S Roberts with Red Poll Heifers from the same vendor to 225.5pkg. AAX X Steers to 254.5pkg from Peppers Farm Partnership and H Cawston to 251.5pkg. AA Heifers to 246.5pkg from Peppers Farm Partnership. Hereford X Steers to 245.5pkg from JW Gray and Hereford/Dexter Heifers to 218.5pkg. South Devon Heifers to 238.5pkg from J W Dunt & Sons.
913 sheep, probably the last week of any great numbers of Old Season Lambs which found an increased trade for heavy Old Season Lambs with a fantastic show of meated sheep forward in the heavies. Generally lighter Old Seasons Lambs showing end of season sorts lacking finish. Top this week per head £162 from Warwick Gill with pen after pen £155 to £160 per head from the same vendor. Top pkg for heavy Old Season Lambs to Jack Peacock at 292pkg. Medium Old Season Lambs to £132.50 from R Criddle and WA Ketley to £130. R Criddle having 301pkg for his Old Season Lambs. Standard Old Season Lambs to 303pkg from Jack Peacock and to £115 per head. New Season Lambs with many lacking any finish which is a basic requirement and average affected by this. Top per head shared by Mark and Jake Taylor and Bures Farm Partnership at £150 per head. John Revett to £142. Top pkg this week for standard lambs from Michael Snare at 316pkg.
87 EWES to average £122.84 all in. No real weight about. Lleyn ewes to £156. North Country Mules to £140. Texel X to £148. Badger faced ewes to £100. Suffolk Mules to £140. Lean ewes £40 to £88 all included in average.