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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 03/08/2016 @ 11:21
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on an exceptional show of stock at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday, brought to you by our sponsor Dennis Shingler & Sons.


OTMS (27)

A good entry of 27 otm cattle this week selling to a top of £1224 (160ppkg) for a 765kg Blonde cow from RH & GJ Richards, Rhosfawr. CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall, presented a Limousin cow weighing 769kg making £1191.95 (155ppkg). Cows 48 – 72 months topped at £1197 (175ppkg) for a 684kg British Blue from G & H Jerman, Tynyrwtra.

OTM Cows (x15) averaged 123.51ppkg / £827.62

Cows 48 to 72 months (x6) averaged 141.50ppkg / £948.26

Heifers under 48 months (x3) averaged 136.60ppkg / £979.41

Bulls under 72 months (x2) averaged 129.70ppkg / £1446.20

Overall average of 129ppkg


PRIME CATTLE (6)

AN entry of 6 prime cattle this week selling to a top of  250ppkg  for a 580kg Limousin Heifer from JM & SM Rowlands, Dolwen Farm. Another Limousin heifer weighing 518kg made 248ppkf from the same home. Overall Average of 202.19ppkg.


PRIME LAMBS (4792)

An increased entry of 4792 prime lambs sold to an average of 177.92ppkg.

Super Lights (26) to 168ppkg from RE & L Jones, Farchwell. Average of 138.72ppkg.

Lights (530) to 181ppkg from TE Rowlands Ai Fab, Tyddyn Ddu. Others to 179ppkg from TH Davies & Sons, Clegyrddwr. Average of 163.03ppkg

Standards (1196) to 196ppkg. Others to 195ppkg from V Hallett, Seven Stars. Average of 175.95ppkg

Mediums (2149) to 217ppkg from S & FS Jones, Llanwen. Others to 216ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Average of  181.43ppkg.

Heavies (749) to 195ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 188ppkg from T & B Williams, Cilmawr. Average of 177.79ppkg.

Over Weights (125) to 200ppk from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 184ppkg from T & B Williams, Cilmawr. Average of 164.44ppkg.


CULL SHEEP (4080)

Today we saw an exceptional entry of 4080 culls which included large variations and types of ewes on offer. Trade was strong and consistent throughout the sale. Ewes averaged £57.76 with a top of £129 for 8  ewes from Tynybryn Farm, Tynybryn. 7 Strong Texel ewes from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp, sold for £121. A very small entry of rams averaged £70 topping at £100 from GO Jones & JA Lewis, Wern Farm.

(please note : Last weeks top price of £105 pen of 7 ewes went to F & MJ Williams, Cefngwilgy Fach.)

 

STORE LAMBS

An entry of just under 150 store lambs this week to average just under £57 all through.  Top price of the day was picked up by J T & G H Jones, Talerddig Farm for a pen of Suffolk x mixed/tup lambs to £63.50 with mixed/clean lambs from the same home selling to £62.50.  Texel x tup lambs from EM & DR Jones, Pwllcoch sold to £63 while Suffolk x tup lambs from E A Williams & Son, Ty Pella sold o £59 with a pen of Texel x theave lambs from J G Ellis & Son, Tynewydd selling to £59.

Sale of store lambs to commence again from 10.30am next Monday.  Please contact the market office should you require any assistance.


BREEDING EWES

A slightly increased entry of 105 ewes produced a buoyant trade with the strongest ewes making £148 for a sharp run of 20 Suffolk x yearlings from A H Jones & Son, Hirrhyd. RF & DJ Price, Prentrenant Farm, sold 2 pens of 10 Suffolk x yearlings for £142 and £145 respectively.

N E Hughes, Chirbury, sold 20 Strong Suffolk yearlings for £130. DE & KD Langford, Brunant, sold 2 pens of 10 Suffolk x yearlings for £120 and £128.

The sale of breeding ewes will commence next week at approx. 11am  - following the sale of store lambs.

If you have ewes to sell of require further info please contact the mart office or auctioneer Tom Davies on 07764663193.


Forthcoming Sale Dates:

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

Saturday 27th August – Welsh Premier Texel Sale.

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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