Steve Jones joins Wright Marshall as Livestock Trade Advisor.
Steve will be available to give guidance for the best options to sellers & buyers of Dairy, Beef & Sheep through auction or private treaty sales. He will travel the UK extensively to view stock and discuss best fit solutions for trading in livestock.
With the changing face of British agriculture on the horizon, Steve will bring to the Wright Marshall group a fresh look at the future with his experience of agriculture in other areas of the World. Steve feels strongly that the industry needs to adapt & embrace change and will help advise on trading options of all livestock through the team at Wright Marshall. He will be available through the Beeston office to help secure the best option for your business whether buying or selling stock.
Born a member of the Jones family at Rackery Farm, Rossett, nr Wrexham, Steve has travelled extensively and has experience & knowledge of all livestock species & breeds.
Steve worked with prominent pedigree beef herds & sheep flocks in Wales & Scotland, moving with his young family to Canada where he stayed for 13 years working firstly as general manager of Shore Holsteins specialising in selection & export of dairy stock to many Countries around the World, then becoming a business partner & Managing Director of a livestock trading company, again working with dairy cattle but also trading sheep & beef cattle.
During the past 5 years, since returning to the UK, Steve has held the position of Director of Agriculture for Grahams Family Dairy in Stirling, Scotland overseeing the day to day operation of the company’s varied farming businesses. Steve is now looking forward to helping the Wright Marshall team adapt their business for Brexit & beyond.
One of the country’s leading rural auctioneers.
Wright Marshall has a long-established reputation for its country auctions. Our auction market at Beeston Castle is centrally located in the UK with excellent road, rail and air links to the rest of the country. It’s easy access, coupled with a rich diversity of sale stock, has made it extremely popular within the farming and growing communities.
Beeston Castle Market’s sales include:
Prime, Store and Breeding Pigs; Poultry and Waterfowl; every Monday
The UK’s largest Sale of Horticultural Produce every Wednesday
Prime Cattle; Cull Cows, Prime Lambs and Cull Ewes, Store and Breeding Sheep; and the weekly sale of Farm Produce (Hay, Straw, Silage etc) every Thursday;
Store and Beef Breeding Cattle; Calves, every Friday.
Twice-monthly Dairy Cattle Sales including the Famous Mid-Month Sale, the largest collective Sale in the UK, and the Month End Dairy Sale; as well as Herd Dispersal and Production sales as required.
A Monthly catalogued Sale of Weanlings and Suckled Calves from both Beef Suckler and Dairy herds.
Sales of Pedigree Beef Cattle and Sheep for numerous Breed Societies and Clubs upon a seasonal basis;
A large Monthly Machinery Sale including vehicles, agricultural and contractor’s plant and equipment, garden and horticultural tools, building materials and more;
Collective Equine sales of Horses, Ponies, saddlery and tack twice a month.
Wright Marshall also offers farm-to-farm trading for clients who prefer to sell their livestock or machinery direct from the farm. Simply contact us for further details.