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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 28/06/2016 @ 11:04
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Our Welshpool Livestock Sales report from Monday is sponsored by Dennis Shingler & Sons

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A slightly reduced entry of over thirty month cattle this week, Otm cows sold to a top of £1082.88(144ppkg) for a Saler cow weighing 752kg from J S Abel, Hendre-Aur.  AF & DM Phillips, Dinhunlle Isaf, presented a 649kg Limousin making £941.05 (145ppkg). Also from Messrs Phillips was a 48 – 72 month 622kg Saler cow making £864.58 (139ppkg). Heifers under 48 months topped at £760.24 for a Limousin weighing 559kg from Gittins & Co, Giants Bank. Steers under 48 months topped at £831.60 (165ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 504kg from MA Andrew & Son , Ty Cerrig.


Cows averaged 117.78ppkg / £810.04

Cows 48 – 72 months averaged 126.64ppkg / £821.47

Heifers under 48 months averaged 136.98ppkg / £750.65

Steers under 48 months averaged 165ppkg / £831.60

Overall average of 124.18ppkg


Two prime Heifers forward from JM & SM Rowlands, Dolwen Farm. A Limousin heifer weighing 490kg made 242ppkg and a Charolais heifer weighing 548kg made 238ppkg.


An entry of 3041 prime lambs selling to an average of 197.93ppkg.

Lights (315) to 214ppkg from M C Davies, Knolls Farm. Others to 208ppkg from T E Rowlands Ai Fab, Tyddyn Ddu. Average of 193.41ppkg

Standards (871) to 221ppkg from D Gethin, Llanyhared. Others to 218ppkg from H Hughes & Son, Hendy. Average of 197.05ppkg

Mediums (1593) to 233ppkg from A E Casewell, Bodynfoel. Others to 218ppkg from CJ & ME Williams, Minysarn. Average of 198.97ppkg

Heavies (228) to 209ppkg from A E Casewell, Casewell. Others to 207ppkg from T H Vaughan & Son, Maes Mochnant Uchaf. Average of 192.41ppkg


Today we saw a slightly increased entry of cull sheep. 2292 of which were ewes averaging £58.93, top call for the ewe section was £120 for two ewesfrom J Ruggeri, Gwaelodyrhos.£118 was achieved for a single ewe from J Powell, Cil Pentre. An entry of 28 rams averaged £78.04 topping at £139 from EM & DR Jones, Pwllcoch. RG & JL Peate presented a ram making £138. Overall demand was strong on all types of ewes.


A seasonal, reduced entry of couples and hoggs and lambs on offer this week.

A Texel x hogg with a Charollais lamb at foot from F Bailey, Pensarn sold to £160 while Suffolk x hoggs from the same home sold to £141.

Welshpool Livestock Sales would like to express their sincere thanks to vendors and purchasers throughout the spring and summer for their continued support.  We have received strong entries of quality store sheep and it has been a pleasure to offer our services.


An entry of 29 cows and calves this week selling to a top of £2200 for a Limousin x 1st calver with her Limousin heifer calf from B Jones & Son, Cwmtrefarlo, also from the same home was a similar outfit making £2050. Mr Jones’ 6 outfits averaged £1858. DP & RE Evans, Moel Y Garth Farm, presented two Limousin x 1st calver one with a bull calf, the other with a heifer calf making £1960 and £1980 respectively. W D Jones & Son, Upper Scafell, presented a 2008 born Beef Shorthorn cow with a Limousin x Heifer calf making £1800. A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £2000 + 2 lots, £1800 - £2000 3 lots, £1600 -£1800 5 lots, £1400 - £1600 5 lots, £1200- £1400 9 lots, £1000 - £1200 4 lots, <£1000 1 lot.

Polite reminder: FARM ASSURANCE – Vendors with amendments to their farm assurance details MUST notify the market office. Onus for correctness of information supplied to purchasers rests solely on you, as the vendor! Members described as in ‘periods of grace’ or ‘suspended’ CANNOT sell stock as farm assured.

Forthcoming Sale Dates:

Monday 4th July – Sale of 60 Store Cattle.

Monday 25th July – Sale of Store Cattle.

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

Saturday 27th August – Welsh Premier Texel Sale.

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


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