to Livestock Markets
Cirencester Livestock Market, Cotswold Agricultural Centre,
Driffield Road, Cirencester, GL7 5QA
Tel: 01285 869911
(Tues & Thurs Only) or Tel: 01291 680068/01454 269486
on 1st November 2005 and officially opened by His Royal Highness
the Prince of Wales on 22nd November 2005. Situated
off the A419 Swindon to Gloucester Road taking the Spine Road
Junction signposted to South Cerney and the Water Parks, take
the sharp bend exit signposted Driffield and the market is
located 250 yards on the right hand side adjacent to Countrywide
Market - Holding Number: 14/052/8001
Contact Chris Voyce (01291 680068), Jon Pullin (01454 269486),
Richard Barrow (07885 298316).
OF REARING & WEANED CALVES, BEEF COWS & CALVES, STORAGE
& DAIRY CATTLE AT OUR WEEKLY TUESDAY MARKET -
sales of Rearing & Weaned calves, Beef Cows & Calves
& Store & Dairy Cattle. These operate as "Green"
markets meaning all cattle & calves over 42 days of age
MUST be pre-movement TB tested within 60
days of sale. The Store Cattle Sale is a catalogued
sale and is available by fax or e-mail on the Monday prior
sales also include Sales of Organic Cattle Sales
- Licencesed to sell Organic Cattle every Tuesday at Cirencester
Market in conjunction with usual store cattle sales (closing
dates for entries to the Organic Section must be to the Auctioneers
3 days prior to sale - accompanied with Vendors Trading Schedule
and Transfer document).
OF TB RESTRICTED STORE & BEEF CATTLE AT OUR MONTHLY MONDAY
MARKET - For Sales of Store & Beef Cattle &
Barren Cows. These operate as "Orange" markets
meaning all cattle & calves over 42 days of age MUST
be pre-movement TB tested within 90 days of sale. The
storage cattle is a catalogued sale and is available by fax
or e-mail on the Friday prior to sale. Vendors need
to apply for a tb16b form from DEFRA at least 5 working days
in advance of sale. These cattle can only be purchased
if you have an Approved Finishing Unit (AFU). Next Sales
- Monday, 29th February and
21st March (1 week early due to Bank Holiday)
OF BEEF & OTM CATTLE & BARREN COWS AT OUR WEEKLY THURSDAY
MARKET - For sales of Beef Cattle & Barren Cows.
These operate as "Green TB Exempt" markets meaning
all cattle can move with or without a pre-movement TB test.
The non tested cattle can only be purchased if you have an
Approved Finish Unit (AFU) & Exempt Finish Unit (EFU)
or direct to Slaughter.
OF SHEEP & GOATS AT OUR WEEKLY THURSDAY MARKET - For
sales of Prime & Store Sheep & Cull Ewes. All
sheep MUST be accompanied with an AML2 Sheep
Licence (available from the Market Office). New
ear tagging regulations came into force on the 1st January
2015 and are as follows: Lambs born after
1st January 2015 onwards must be electronically tagged
either with a single electronic slaughter tag (if destined
to be slaughtered within 12 months) or full EID (1 electronic
tag and a matching non electronic tag).
born during 2014 can be sold up until the end of
the hogget season (June 2015) still with a single non electronic
batch tag or a single electronic slaughter tag or full EID.
Historic Flock/Breeding & Cull Ewes - The
historic flock being the older ewes will need to be electronic
tagged with full EID (1 electronic tag and a matching non
OF PIGS AT OUR MONTHLY THURSDAY MARKET - For sales
of Prime and Store Pigs, Sows & Boars on the second Thursday
of each month. All pigs MUST move with
an electronic pig Licence eAML2 completing the Food Chain
& Trichinella Sections. The eAML2 helpline number
is 0844 3358400. Next Sale - Thursday,
11th February 2016.
OF POULTRY AT OUR MONTHLY THURSDAY MARKET - For sales
of Hatching Eggs, Chicks and Live Poultry & Equipment
on the second Thursday of each month. Sales operate on a first
come first served basis and cages are not reserved.
Market opens at 7.00am and birds should be penned by 10.30am.
Potential Buyers need to complete a buyers registration form
before bidding. Sale commences at 12 noon. Next
Sale - Thursday,11th February
UPDATE - Following recent Anthrax Outbreak at Westbury,
Wiltshire this has resulted in a 50km radius zone being placed
around the farm. Many abattoirs are asking for a declaration
that livestock has not come from within that area as skins
(and) hides only cannot be exported if from within
zone. Lambs and Cattle from within the zone will be
marked with a blue cross and penned separately at present.
Declaration Click Here.
here to see map or
here to see CP Numbers affected
Times - Tuesday's
Sales Times - Thursday's
Thursday markets are "Green" markets with a TB exempt
section, which means Cattle can come to market without a Pre-Movement