Covid 19 Auction Update.

Auctions are still under adjusted rules. The wearing of face coverings inside all pen and indoor areas of the market is a legal requirement and we request that you follow this rule and bring a mask with you

October 27th Store Sale

Tuesday 27th October 

Store sale to include 10 Cows and Calves From C A Clay, 7/8 Cows and Calves from T G Harris. All to be PD’d before sale and results given at time of sale. Also 9 12-14mo Lim X Steers and Heifers from T G Harris, 8 7m/o Shorthorn X From Liz Padfield, 7 Named Sire AAX steers from Karpinski Partnership and 6 Red Polls from Ferry Farm. More Anticipated.

Christmas Primestock Show.

Tuesday 1st December. 

We are pleased to announce we will be holding a Primestock show on Tuesday 1st December. This will be a smaller show than normal but we look forward to providing vendors a chance to show and sell some quality animals for the Christmas trade.

Please Note this will be subject to rules and regulations changing, and all people following strict social distancing rules.

For more information please go to the news section.

Christmas New York Dressed Poultry Sales

Saturday 19th December and Monday 21st December

We are provisionally looking to hold 2 Christmas poultry sales this year. Due to the current regulations they will be staged differently.

We will publish more details on these sales at the start on November.

To keep up to date please check our news page.

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Another short entry of cattle with meated quality cattle totally short of requirements with butchers present unable to purchase this week and wholesalers all short of requirements.  MANY MORE WANTED.  This week one quarter of the entry of cattle taken for further feeding but included in the averages.  Top this week at 253.5pkg for a British Blue X heifer from Pauline Byam whose others made 250.5pkg, both purchased by Tony Cracknell, Ipswich, at £1,460.16 and £1,422.84.  Les Carr Limousin heifers to 242.5pkg and steers to 229.5pkg.  Charolais heifer from A Heath & Sons to 232.5pkg with BBX heifers 227.5, 225.5pkg (2) etc.  Gloucester X steer to 217.5pkg and thicker AAX steer to 218.5pkg.  Charolais X steer to 213.5pkg with Holstein fed steers to 205.5pkg.  Hereford steers to 198.5pkg, Stabiliser steers to 205.5pkg, Sussex steer to 195.5pkg.  Runs of half meated 29 month AAX steers and heifers 154.5 to 168.5pkg.  Lean Red Poll steers to 156.6 and heifers to 153.5pkg.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE
COLCHESTER LIVESTOCK AND GENERAL AUCTION MARKETS

Livestock Market
The Market is continuing to operate under adjusted procedures. All vendors and buyers are required to wear a mask in the Office, Sales Ring and penning areas at all times. Please bring a mask with you or pick one up from the office.

Our Livestock Market dates back to 1900 and we are immensely proud to be the only weekly Livestock Auction in operation in East Anglia. Our weekly auction, held on a Tuesday, provides clients with the opportunity to source primestock from farmers located in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Cattle and sheep are purchased by butchers, wholesalers and other buyers who appreciate the quality primestock, efficient service and bustling atmosphere that the Stanfords Weekly Livestock Market provides.

Market forms

Please ensure your stock is accompanied by all the correct paperwork and all animals are correctly tagged.

VIEW OUR MARKET REPORTS

Prime Stock Show Report 4 December 2019
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PROTECTION SCHEME

Stanfords also ensure your money is protected through the RICS client money protection scheme

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Who's who

Graham Ellis FRICS FAAV FLAA

Graham succeeded his father and grandfather as Partner in the surveying practice which today has become Stanfords. Graham works in all areas of agricultural and rural property advice together with auctioneering every week. Particular areas of expertise include advising on planning and family matters as well as detailed livestock farming matters.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07798 643534

[email protected]

Secretary

Tel: 01206 842156

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Tim Brassington MRICS FAAV FLAA

Tim’s experience is in all types of auctioneering coupled with practical agricultural advice relating to helping with support payment schemes and compensation issues. Tim provides general agricultural professional advice, often in regards to compulsory purchase and agricultural land management.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07850 253601

[email protected]

Steven Ellis BA (Hons)

Steven is the 4th generation of his family to join the Stanfords partnership following his in the footsteps of his Father, Grand and Great Grandfather. Steven is responsible for the running of the Auctions, and the day to day business operations as well as dealing with the firm’s IT and Accounts. Steven joined the partnership in April 2019.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07446 100931

[email protected]

LIVESTOCK ENQUIRIES

Market: 01206 842156 [email protected]

OPENING TIMES

Tuesday 7am onwards Sale: 11am onwards

Covid 19 Auction Update.

Saturday Country Market

Saturday Market Rules

1. All buyers must register with the office before purchasing goods.
2. Masks must be worn in the office and any building.
3. No goods shall be collected until they have been paid for with a receipt produced to a member of staff upon request.
4. Social distancing must be maintained at all times and please respect your fellow patrons and our staff’s space. Customers consistently flouting this will be asked to leave the site.

Our Saturday Auctions are a hive of activity with a great mix of regulars and new faces each week. Whether you’re simply coming to browse or you’re selling some of your own possessions, we’re sure you’ll enjoy the energetic, friendly atmosphere and the excitement of the auction. With a varied range including deadstock, produce and small animal sales our Saturday Market could see you bidding for anything from a lawnmower to a rabbit or a wardrobe to a guinea pig. With over 1000 lots going under the hammer each week you can be sure you’re likely to find what you’re looking for – and lots of other great things you weren’t looking for too! Our local traders are available each week to offer you fresh meats, vegetables, fruits and other exceptional produce, adding to the true Country Market atmosphere.

Country Market Auction

For a fun and vibrant atmosphere that you won’t find replicated elsewhere come and enjoy our Saturday Country Market Auction. You won’t believe the variety of items available! Jewelry, bikes, tools, lawnmowers, plants, antiques and more… You can even purchase fresh produce from our regular local food traders and master butcher.

Commission Rates

PROTECTION SCHEME

Stanfords also ensure your money is protected through the RICS client money protection scheme.

Find Out More

Who's who

Steven Ellis BA (Hons)

Steven is the 4th generation of his family to join the Stanfords partnership following his in the footsteps of his Father, Grand and Great Grandfather. Steven is responsible for the running of the Auctions, and the day to day business operations as well as dealing with the firm’s IT and Accounts. Steven joined the partnership in April 2019.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07446 100931

[email protected]

AUCTION ENQUIRIES

01206 842156 [email protected]

OPENING TIMES

Country Market Auction Goods Accepted Thurs 8am – 3pm Fri 8am – 3pm Sat 7am – 8am By arrangement only