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Created on 07/09/2016 @ 10:35
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a lively auction at  Buttington Cross, on Monday  with our report brought to you by Dennis Shingler & Sons.

OTMS (39)

Otm cows topped at £1256.64 (136ppkg) for a 924kg cow from JRS Hughes & Co, Lower Munllyn. E W Morgan, Fronlas, presented a Limousin cow weighing 746kg making £1171.22 (157ppkg). M P B Ashton & Son, Belan Ddu, presented a 48 – 72 month old 696kg Hereford cow making £926.48 (148ppkg)

Heifers under 48 months topped at £1039.68 (144ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 722kg from MPB Ashton & Son, Belan Ddu.

OTM Cows (x29) averaged 127.07ppkg / £834.86

Cows 48 to 72 months (x7) averaged 137.01ppkg / £867.96

Heifers Under 48 months (x4) averaged 138.29ppkg / £854.38

Bulls under 72 months  (x1) averaged 134ppkg / £905.84

Overall average of 129.61ppkg

PRIME LAMBS (9264)

A large entry of 9264 prime lambs sold to an average of 185.34ppkg.

Lights (534) to 181ppkg from R I Edwards, Brynsion. Others to 178ppkg from T H Davies & Sons, Clegyrddwr. Average of 166.96ppkg.

Standards (1700) to 234ppkg from Ellis Lloyd & Co, Garthiaen . Others to 205ppkg from R G Bebb & Co, Caermynach. Average of 178.21ppkg

Mediums (4444) to 241ppkg from M J Williams, Pontyperson. Others to 235ppkg from Ellis Lloyd & Co, Garthiaen. Average of  189.17ppkg.

Heavies (2248) to 237ppkg & 225ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 223ppkg from I E Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Average of 189.60ppkg.

Over Weights (534) to 198ppk  from G Bound & Son, Cefn Bach & JR, RM & JP Andrew, Bronheulog. Others to 193pkg from T & B Williams, Cil Mawr. Average of 182.30ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (3471)

A good entry of 3471 cull sheep met with averages of £48.65 for ewes and £64.30 and rams. Topping the ewe section was WRP Jones, Pant, with a single ewe making £145. DTA Williams, Upper Bolbro, sold 9 ewes making £107. Also from Mr Williams, was a pen of 3 cull rams making the top of £139.

STORE LAMBS (939)

Another pleasing entry of 940 store lambs entering the market this week selling to an overall average of £55.55. Top call went for a pen of Charollais x mixed/clean lambs from E J Emerson, Cwm Colebatch selling to £65 closely followed by Texel x mixed/clean lambs from C Wilkes, Gwernfyda selling to £64.50. A run of Charollais and Texel x theave lambs from DW & JV Jennings, Casetllan Farm sold to a top of £64 twice with T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm selling a pen of Suffolk x tup lambs to £63.50.

Store lambs to commence again from 10.30am next Monday.  Please note entries are now being taken for our catalogued Thursday night sale on 22nd September 2016.

Theave Lambs (288) averaged £58.66

Mixed and Clean lambs (153) averaged £59.19

Wether lambs (30) averaged £45

Tup Lambs (468) averaged £53.10

BREEDING EWES (720)

Despite not holding a catalogued sale this Monday we had a good turn out of 720 breeding ewes selling to a top of £152 for a pen of 3 pedigree Charollais yearling ewes from R J Mills, Blaenhirnant.

D A Rees, Esgair, Sold a pen of 10 ¾ Texel yearling ewes fro £150. Other Texel x yearling ewes sold to £140 from C Peake, Evenhall Farm, and £138 twice from A Brown, Lower Gwernerin.

Suffolk x yearlings sold to £140 from G & LM Jones, Bryn Tirion, and £125 from the same home. 4 year old Suffolk x ewes from P R Eans, Upper Fachwen, sold for £122. Mule yearling ewes reached £141 for a pen of 18 from A Evans, Cefn Rhyd, who also sold further pens for £128 and £125. R P Wilson, Pyllau, sold 12 Mule yearlings for £132. A run of 59 mule ewe lambs from A M Jones, Middle Farm, sold to £92 and £85.

Yearling Ewes (427) averaged £118

2 Year Old Ewes (91) averaged £80

3 Year Old Ewes (30) averaged £75

Full Mouth Ewes (75) averaged £90

As Found Ewes (39) averaged £55

Ewe Lambs (59) averaged £85

Next week we have a Catalogued sale of 1850 Breeding ewes, Sale to commence at 12 pm in ring 4. For further info please contact the Mart Office.

COWS & CALVES

An entry of 26 cows and calves this week selling to a top of £2100 for a Limousin x 2011 born cow with her Limousin x bull calf from M J Bower, Footbridge Farm. Also for the same home was a 2012 born Pedigree Limousin cow with a Limousin Heifer calf making £2000. M J Bower presented 7 outfits averaging £1928. E P Parkes & Sons, New House Farm, presented a Limousin x cow with her Limousin x heifer calf making £1820. R E Lewis, Manor Farm, presented a Hereford x cow with a Limousin x calf making £1700. A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £2000 + 2 lots, £1800 – £2000 6 lots, £1600 - £1800 2 lots, £1400 - £1600 6 lots, £1200 - £1400 7 lots, £1000 - £1200 2 lots, <£1000 1 lot

Forthcoming Sale Dates:

Monday 12th September – Catalogued Sale of Breeding Ewes

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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