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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 16/08/2016 @ 11:57
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it was another good day of trading at Buttington Cross on Monday with all the prices brought to you by Dennis Shingler & Sons.

OTMS (28)

An entry of 28 Otm cattle this week, selling to a top of £1182.69 (153ppkg) for a 773kg Limousin cow from A Rees & Son, Tynllwyn. DW Evans & Sons, Tymawr, presented a Charolais cow weighing 700kg making £1085 (155ppkg). Cows 48 – 72 months topped at £916.48 (128ppkg) for a British Blue weighing 716kg from TE Williams & Sons, Red House.

M P Rees, Upper Pentre, presented a 734kg British Blue 35 month old heifer making £1240.46 (169ppkg).

OTM Cows (x22) averaged 124.83ppkg / £798.51

Cows 48 to 72 months (x1) averaged 128ppkg / £916.48

Heifers Under 48 months (x4) averaged 153.60ppkg / £932.72

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 163ppkg / £1022.01

Overall average of 130.21ppkg


A large entry of 5900 prime lambs sold to an average of 183.63ppkg.

Lights (404) to 186ppkg from CE & R Emberton, Coedtafol. Others to 181ppkg from M J Betton, Meadow View. Average of 168.96ppkg.

Standards (1146) to 226ppkg from T E Davies, Birchen House. Others to 203ppkg from DR Owen & Sons, Sandilands Farm. Average of 179.47ppkg

Mediums (2898) to 239ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 228ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Average of  186.54ppkg.

Heavies (1298) to 234ppkg from D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands Farm. Others to 221ppkg from EE Powell & Son, Cil Pentre. Average of 184.43ppkg.

Over Weights (96) to 184ppk from D P Casewell, Tanrhiw. Others to 183ppkg from H G Ellis & Co, Tynywern. Average of 171.23ppkg.


A very similar entry of cull ewes this week to last week. Ewes averaged £51.30 which was down on the previous week. Topping the ewe section was JM & SM Rowlands, Dolwen Farm, with a ewe making £121. CL & C Watkins, Bank Farm, presented 2 ewes making £112.

An entry of 69 rams met with an average of £69, topping at £101 from GC & CA Morgan, Llidiardau.


A good entry of store lambs met with a top of £73 for a pen of 20 Charollais x mixed and clean lambs from E J Emerson, Cwm Colebatch. D Davies & Co, Pentremawr presented a pen of 7 Charollais x mixed and clean lambs making £62.50. Tup lambs topped at £65 for a run of 52 Mule lambs from I Sevenoaks, Pool Farm. And 11 Lleyn Tup lambs from E & D Jones, Lluestwen, also made £65. Theave lambs topped at £61 for charollais x lambs from J Lloyd, Penlan. W Ashton & Co , Waengittin, presented a pen of 5 Texel x Theave lambs making £60.

Theave lambs averaged £57.48.

Mixed/Clean lambs averaged £56.62.

Wether lambs averaged £44.50.

Tup lambs averaged £52.21.

Mixed/Tup lambs averaged £45.50.

Sale of store lambs to commence again next Monday from 10.30am.  Should vendors or buyers require any assistance then please contact the market office.


A similar entry to last week with the best quality ewes making premium prices. Top price of the day went to WI & CA Jones, Ashdale, who sold 3 Texel x 2 year old and 3 year old ewes for £153. Suffolk x yearlings sold to £149 from RF & DJ Price, Pentrenant Farm. Other Suffolk x yearlings made £130 from TP & DE Pryce, Timber Yard & £120 from JH & ML Breeze, South Moelygarth.

Texel x yearling ewes sold to £130 from NE Hughes, Chirbury, and £122 and £128 from DE & KD Langford, Brunant. Same as usual next week with breeding ewes to commence following the sale of store lambs. Entries for our catalogue sale of breeding ewes which is kindly sponsored by Greencoat Farm close Friday 19th August. For further information or if you have any sheep to enter please contact the mart office.

Forthcoming Sale Dates:

Monday 22nd August – Sale of 200 Store Cattle & Weanlings.

Saturday 27th August – Welsh Premier Texel Sale.

Monday 29th August – Catalogued prize sale of Breeding Ewes

Wednesday 31st August – Welsh Premier Beltex Show & Sale.

Friday 2nd September – Machinery Sale at Welshpool Livestock Sales

Wednesday 7th September – Sale of Welsh Mule Ewes

Thursday 8th September – Sale of Welsh Mule Ewe Lambs

Monday 12th September – Sale of Organic Stock, Store Cattle & Weanlings

Thursday 15th September – Cann Office Sheep Sale & All Breed Yearling Ewes

Saturday 17th September – Sale of Welsh Hill Speckled Face Sheep & British Blue Cattle

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