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Early Builth sale sees solid ram trade

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Jonathan Long by Jonathan Long

Despite the poor prime lamb trade being experienced across the UK yesterday’s Early NSA Ram Sale at Builth Wells looks to have recorded a solid trade, with prices peaking at 1300gns for a Charollais shearling ram, with 96 Charollais shearlings averaging £556.83 and recording an 87% clearance. Charolais ram lambs topped at 800gns and levelled…

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Early Builth sale sees solid ram trade

Despite the poor prime lamb trade being experienced across the UK yesterday’s Early NSA Ram Sale at Builth Wells looks to have recorded a solid trade, with prices peaking at 1300gns for a Charollais shearling ram, with 96 Charollais shearlings averaging £556.83 and recording an 87% clearance. Charolais ram lambs topped at 800gns and levelled…

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