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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 11/10/2016 @ 11:00
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on an auction at  Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (31)

A good entry of 31 Otm cattle this week topping at £1050.30 from E Davies & Co, Dyffryn Gwyn, with a Limousin weighing 778kg. Otm bulls topped  at £1178.88 for a 921kg Limousin from EO & VJ Roberts, Cefn Coed Isaf. G H Bayliss & Son, Borfa Wen, presented a British Blue 48 – 72 months old cow weighing in at 622kg making £858.36. Heifers under 48 months topped at £926.37 for a 657kg Limousin from T E Thomas & Co, Melin-Y-Grug.

Otm Cow (x18) averaged 104.57ppkg / £656.03

Otm Bulls (x3) averaged 105.94ppkg / £1075.96

Cows 48 to 72 months (x6) averaged 97.81ppkg / £592.43

Heifers Under 48 months (x2) averaged 113ppkg / £696.06

Bulls under 72 months (x2) averaged 85.39ppkg / £934.14

Overall average of 102.14ppkg


An entry of 5212 prime lambs sold to an average of 160.39ppkg.

Lights (298) to 167ppkg from R G Franci, Tyntwll & L B Owen, Garth Vaughan. Others to 161ppkg from T H Jones, Coed Ddol. Average of 146.87ppkg.

Standards (1001) to 250ppkg from J H Jones, Derwen. Others to 191ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 159.04ppkg

Mediums (2534) to 209ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 192pkg from Red House Fam, Aberhafesp. Average of  161.98ppkg.

Heavies (1142) to 204ppkg from L Harding, Swn-Y-Gwynt. Others to 190ppkg from IE Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Average of 161.95ppkg.

Over Weights (298) to 167ppkg  from DRE Jones, Offa Farm. Others to 167pkg from F W Humphreys & Sons, Brook House. Average of 157.15ppkg.


A good entry of 2669 cull sheep this week seeing averages of £41.84 for ewes and £66.22 for rams. Topping the ewe section was D B Thomas, Blaen Parc, with a pen of 8 Ewes making £116. D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands, presented 8 ewes making £100. Rams toped at £134 from G & M & A Jones, Cefndre.

HM Powell & Sons, Whitehouse, presented a ram making £132.


A good entry of store lambs this week topping at £80 for a pen of 4 Beltex x ewe lambs from DWP Griffiths, Park Lodge. Mixed and clean lambs topped at £68 for Suffolk x lambs from D W Davies, Penybank. Wether lambs topped at £63.50 for Texel x lambs from TEA Owen, Hollybush. A Tup lamb from G M Mills, Penisaf Manledd, made £70.

Theave Lambs (333) averaged £53.95

Mixed and clean lambs (243) averaged £54.49

Wether lambs (110) averaged £58.82

Tup lambs (824) averaged £40.84

Mixed and tup lambs (24) averaged £47.33

Sale of store lambs to commence again from 10.30am next Monday.  

Please note our next special catalogued store lamb sale will take place on Thursday 27th October 2016.  Entries are now being taken.  Please contact the market office for further information.


Another catalogues sale of breeding ewes proved popular once again seeing an entry of 2476 sheep entered. Topping the sale were 8 Texel ewes from M A Andrew, Tycerrig, making £138, also from the same home were a pen of 10 Suffolk x yearling ewes making £132. 10 Mules from WR & DA Evans, Brwyn, also made £138. A good pen of 20 Welsh ewes presented by E Evans & Son, Brynsyfedd, made £132. O LL Jerman & Sons, Tuhwntirafon, presented 20 three year old Mule ewes making £128, and another similar pen making £122. H Hughes & Son, Hendy, presented a pen of 10 Suffolk x ewe lambs making £102.

Averages of the day were as follows:

Yearling Ewes (867) £104.06 top of £138.

Two Year Old Ewes (25) £83.76 top of £92.

Three Year Old Ewes (125) £101.42 to £128.

Full Mouth Ewes (423) £68.27 top of £88.

As found Ewes (607) £57.76 top of £122.

Ewes Lambs (428) £73.91 top of £102.

Breeding ewe sale Next Monday, sale to commence at approximately 11.30 am following the sale of store lambs.


Today saw a catalogued sale of 150 MV accredited multi breed rams. Topping the sale was Olford Texels with a Texel yearling ram making 450 gns. Also from the same home was a similar outfit making  400gns. ME & MB Roberts, Woodleasowes, presented another Texel yearling making 400gns.  A Suffolk ram lamb from GA & AW Wood, Orchard Court, made 220gns.


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