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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 13/09/2017 @ 18:04
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (34)

Similar entry of otms this week to last week topping at £1554 (184ppkg) for a 840kg Limousin from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall.  A 777kg Simmental cow from AE, M & RG Evans, Dolymaen, made £1165.50 (150ppkg). Heifers under 48 months topped at £954.89 (137ppkg) for a 697kg Charolais from BH Evans & Son, Rowton Grange. EW & NCM Humphreys & Son, Gwernybeilliad, presented a 596kg Limousin heifer making £894 (150ppkg).

Section round-up

Otm Cows (x20) averaged 135.74ppkg / £918.26.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x5) averaged 134.55ppkg / £693.18.

Heifers Under 48 months (x8) averaged 127.58ppkg / £636.15.

Overall average of 133.17ppkg


An entry of 4183 prime lambs with an average of 172.90ppkg.

Lights (520) to 164ppkg from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm. Others to 163ppkg from JM & IM Lewis, Erwbarf. Average of 146.70ppkg.

Standards (880) to 210pkg from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy. Others to 208ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 166.98ppkg.

Mediums (1606) to 252ppkg  from E H Pennie & Son, Gwern-yr-Ychain. Others to 251ppkg from E H Pennie & Son, Gwern-yr-Ychain. Average of  180.22ppkg.

Heavies (972) to 225ppkg from T H Vaughan & Son, Maes Mochnant Uchaf. Others to 224ppkg from C R Pryce, Pentre Farm. Average of 176.13ppkg.

Over Weights (101) to 164ppkg from J E Isaac, Parc Cynhinfa. Others to 182ppkg from DP Casewell, Tanrhiw. Average of 165.45ppkg.


Today saw a great entry of 3300 cull ewes which averaged slightly less ending at £46.29. Ewes peaked at £110 presented by PL, JS & A Howells, Tycam. Continental ewes of excellent fleshing were in strong demand. Well finished mule and Suffolk x ewes also sold well, ranging from £75 - £85. A small entry of rams averaged £75. Grazing type of ewes were in strong demand.

For More information contact Joe Powell (075055524943) or Sion Roberts  (07852252371).


Good entry of store lambs this week topping at £79.50 for 9 strong texel wether lambs from GH & CA Jones & Son, Brynmawr. M H Pugh, Gilfach, presented  texel x tup lambs to £72. Theave lambs topped at £61.50 presented 22 Texel x lambs to £61.50.

Averages for the day were:

Theave Lambs (218): £55.

Mixed/clean lambs (160): £54.73.

Wether Lambs: (74): £63.56.

Tup lambs (332): £48.22.


An entry of 336 store cattle this week seeing averages of 219.78ppkg or £1011.81 for steers, and heifers averaged 210.17ppkg or £908.47.

Top prices per head were as follows:


Charolais (x1) 550kg £1260 Edwards & Co, Abertwymyn.

Limousin (x1) 625kg £1250 EE & MJ Jones & Sons, Cwmbychan.

British Blue (xq) 510kg £1180 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.


British Blue (x3) 605kg £1285 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.

British Blue (x1) 630kg £1285 J T Francis & Co, Penygaer.

British Blue (x1) 560kg £1245 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.

Top prices per kilo were as follows:


British Blue (x1) 305kg 295.10ppkg G P Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

British Blue (x1) 375kg 292ppkg EG & AW Pugh, Cefn.

Limousin (x1) 310kg 282.30ppkg GP Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.


British Blue (x1) 320kg 275ppkg I Evans & Son, Hendreseifion.

Limousin (x1) 425kg 258.80ppkg  G Bound & Son, Cefn Bach.

British Blue (x1) 450kg 254.40ppkg G Bound & Son, Cefn Bach.


An entry just shy of 1900 breeding ewes were again met with a mixed trade and the best were keenly sought after , 18 Texel x yearlings from WP Owen, Cefn Uchaf, hit £172. Others from the same home hit £155 and £142. Messrs Davies, Pant Du Farm, sold 30 Texel x yearlings for £151. Local vendors RM Evans , New House, sold 2 pens of 16 for £146 and £145 and RR & CA Jenkins, Moydog Fach, sold Texles for £145 and mules to £132.

Best Welsh Ewes sold to £142 from JF Woosnam & Son, Eisteddle, with the first of the welsh yearling ewes hitting £138 and £140 from RC & ME Jukes, Tynybryn. Mule 2 year old ewes from W Meredith, Maesteg, hit £121, £151 and £102 twice. With 3 year old mules from O LL Jerman & Sons, Tuhwntirafon, hitting £122. Full mouth ewes peaked at £106 and £98 for Blocky Texels from GH & CA Jones, Brynmawr.

Averages of the day were:

Yearlings - £122.

2 year olds - £95,

3 year olds - £86,

Full mouth - £79,

As found -  £50.

Large entry of 3800 breeding ewes next week, including large drafts from Brian Jones, Ffraithwen, J O Evans, Llidiart Carnau, C J Thomas, Beili Ddol and Messrs Jones, Wig.

Sale to commence 11.30am.

Forthcoming sales:

Wednesday 13th September    - Sale of Welsh Mule Ewes

Thursday 14th September - Sale of Welsh Mule Ewe Lambs

Saturday 16th September - Sale of Welsh Hill Speckled Sheep         

Thursday 21st September - Cann Office Sheep Sale

Saturday 23rd September - Sale of Lleyn, Imp. Welsh, Zwartbles & Native Breed sheep sales.

Thursday 28th September - RAM SALE



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