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Did you know that the sheep market in Welshpool is Europe’s largest? Every year the facility sells about half a million sheep, along with around 10,000 cattle. The main building of the market, which was upgraded in 2009, covers more than three acres of ground, and is able to house 15,000 sheep at a go.

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