Livestock & Machinery

National Reputation

Gwilym Richards & Co is recognised as one of the leading companies of livestock and machinery auctioneers in England and Wales.

The success of our sales on farms and in markets of herds of commercial and pedigree dairy cattle, especially Holstein Friesians and Jerseys, together with sheep and farm machinery, over many years, has resulted in this national reputation.

Regional Dominance

Every year since 1999, Gwilym Richards has been the leading auctioneer of dairy cattle in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and South East Wales (source: Farmers Weekly advertised sales).

Highly Experienced

Gwilym Richards FRICS FAAV has over 40 years' experience as an auctioneer and during this period has sold several million cattle and sheep. A complete support team of highly experienced staff ensure that sales are arranged and conducted to maximise prices.

Complete Service

  • Free on farm visit
  • Fixed sale costs
  • No hidden extras
  • Sale timing
  • Breeding advice
  • Cattle preparation
  • Personalised catalogue
  • Computerised mailing
  • Advertising and promotion
  • Identification and lotting
  • Sale ring and equipment
  • Sale foreman and drovers
  • Computerised administration
  • Full after sale care
  • Prompt payment

Direct Farm to Farm Sales

Since 1993, Gwilym Richards & Co has also been highly successful in selling tens of thousands of dairy cattle by private treaty directly from farm to farm throughout the UK.

Imported Jerseys and Holsteins

Several thousand Jerseys from Denmark, and Holsteins from Denmark, France, Germany, Holland and Ireland have been imported over the years through Gwilym Richards & Co on behalf of British clients.