South East Marts & Hailsham Market

Upcoming livestock auction sales

We conduct regular livestock auctions at Hailsham Market on Mondays and

Wednesdays.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

We sell prime cattle, sheep, pigs,

cull cows and overage beef, calves

cull and breeding ewes, store lambs and store pigs.

Selling times:-

11.00 am  -  Calves

11:30 am  -  Sheep

12.00 pm  -  Pigs

12:30 pm  -  Cattle

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NO SALE - MONDAY 21st - EASTER MONDAY

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Next Sale of 

MONDAY,  28th APRIL

incorporating

SPRING SHOW & SALE

Prizes awarded for:-

Best Pen of Steers & Best Pen of Heifers

(Any age, minimum of three in a pen)

First Prize £25, Second Prize £15, Third Prize £10

CHAMPION PEN - The Don Hutchison Memorial Cup

plus for the BEST PEN OF HEIFERS - The Dennis Walker Memorial Cup

also prizes awarded for the

Best Pen of Continentals

and The Best Pen of Native Bred Cattle

All stock entered on the day will be eligible for the show

Prize money offered will only be presented for stock bona-fide sold

Entries now being taken for this sale and already include

42 Belgian Blue steers and heifers, 15/18 mos from Mr & Mrs D Durrant;  16 Limousin cross steers and heifers, 14/16 mos from R & W Sherwood,  15 Simmental cross steers and heifers, 12 mos from H Hawkins & Co., 12 Bazadaise x Belgian Blue steers and heifers, 10/13 mos from M Peters; 10 Simmental cross steers and heifers, 7/12 mos from DS & P Humphries; plus many other good entries coming forward, please let us know what you have. Catalogues available shortly ~~~~~~~~~~ NO SALE - MONDAY, 5th MAY - BANK HOLIDAY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TB RULES: From 1st January 2013 all cattle holdings in East Sussex will become twelve month TB testing holdings and, therefore, their movement between holdings will be subject to TB pre-movement testing.

Hailsham Market - Wednesday:

South East Marts are pleased to announce that Hailsham Market on Wednesdays will now be able

to accept cattle, i.e. cull cows, finished cattle, etc. fro East Sussex without TB pre-movement

testing in their exempt market section.

Cattle sold through the exempt market section will need to be moved from the market direct to a slaughterhouse, direct to an approved or exempt finishing unit or can be returned to the farm if unsold, i.e. the premises of origin. Only cattle from TB unrestricted herds in East Sussex will be acceptable.  It is a requirement of the AHVLA that cattle are physically separated from other cattle and sold at the end of the sale to restricted destinations as listed before. N.B.  There appears to be some confusion over TB movement time periods: Cattle ‘moving off’ of TB free herds that are required to test annually and subject to TB pre-movement testing still have 60 days to be ‘moved off’ from the start date of the test. Please note that the sixty day period runs from the start date of the test and not four days later when the cattle are pronounced clear.  The six day rule remains unchanged. All other livestock marketing operations on a Wednesday continue as normal.
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