TO ALL CUSTOMERS
Under new measures
to combat the spread of Covid-19 and whilst continuing to supply the Food
Chain, further restrictions have been put in place which allow Livestock
Markets to continue to trade, and to protect those whose attendance is
necessary to ensure the food supply.
Those not permitted to attend the Mart:
or Sellers who have an underlying health condition or who are shielding
People who are not legitimate buyers or
under the age of 16
Social Distancing Guidance
possible those within the Mart should still maintain a social distance of at
least 2m (6ft) from each other
Where 2m is not possible then there
should still be a minimum of 1m distancing and the wearing of a face
covering. Face coverings MUST be worn in all sales rings and in
the Mart offices
Mart office will be restricted to 3 customers.
Measures for Buyers:
must be registered to attend the Mart and declare they are healthy and not in
known contact with anyone who has Covid-19 symptoms.
New buyers must register to the office
for availability for a buyers number in the ring.
Buyers must strictly adhere to the
social distancing measures outlined above and follow guidance that the Mart
gives in terms of where they can be located at the ring
The number of buyers will the limited
by the ring size and the ability to meet social distancing requirements.
Buyers should observe 2m social
distancing when queuing and using the Mart office
Hand sanitisers will be available at
the entry to the office and must be used on entry and exit
must leave the Mart as soon as business has been concluded
Measures for Sellers:
should deliver livestock to the Mart on sale day and give relevant paperwork to
Mart staff without entering the Mart buildings
Sellers must leave the Mart yard as
soon as stock are off-loaded
Sellers may be notified of sales prices
by Text message (SMS) and will have 30 minutes from the
receipt of the Text message to notify the Mart Office by telephone if they do
not wish to accept the price. It is the Sellers responsibility to provide the
Mart with a valid mobile number to which the Text message will be sent, and to
adhere to the 30 minute time frame.
Sellers must vacate the premises after
their stock have been sold
who do not sell will be given a time slot by the Mart when they can return to