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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 22/11/2016 @ 11:29
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a busy day's auction at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (46)

Smaller entry of Otms this week seeing a top of £1104.31 for a cow weighing in at 928kg from JRS Hughes & Co, Lower Munllyn. RE & EA Jones & Son, Cletterwood, presented a British Blue Otm weighing 813kg making £1016.25. M & JE Jones & DCE Davies, Cwm Farm, presented a Limousin weighing 654kg making £895.98. Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £875.43 also from M & JE Jones & DCE Davies, Cwm Farm, for a 639kg Limousin.

Otm Cow (x34) averaged 98.52ppkg / £647.43

Otm Bull (x4) averaged 94.50ppkg / £942.86

Cows 48 to 72 months (x3) averaged 93.45ppkg / £573.17

Steers 48 to 72 months (x1) averaged 137ppkg / £1164.50

Heifers Under 48 months (x2) averaged 97.25ppkg / £570.36

Steers Under 48 months (x1) averaged 140ppkg / £1138.20

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 141ppkg / £1319.76

Overall average of 110.48ppkg


An entry of 4313 prime lambs sold to an average of 168.59ppkg.

Lights (441) to 161ppkg from S T Jones, Arllan Fawr. Others to 159ppkg from D G Jones, Cefn Hir Fawr. Average of 136.60ppkg.

Standards (823) to 200ppkg from D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands. Others to 194ppkg from D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands. Average of 166.62ppkg

Mediums (1496) to 229ppkg from L Harding, Swn-Y-Gwynt. Others to 220ppkg from H Hughes & Son, Hendy. Average of  175.85ppkg.

Heavies (1150) to 229ppkg from L Harding, Swn-Y-Gwynt. Others to 219ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Average of 171.57ppkg.

Over Weights (249) to 199ppkg  & 183ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 180pkg from CL & C Watkins, Bank Farm. Average of 156.09ppkg.


With similar number of cull sheep forward we saw averages of £45.39 for ewes and £74.18 for rams. Ewes topped at £120 from CE Pryce, Yr Helyg. Owen & Hughes, Cwmbadarn, presented ewes making £108. Evan Davies and Co, Red House, presented 2 cull rams making the top of £117 and £113 respectively.


A good entry of store lambs this week seeing at top of £67 for Mule ewe lambs from J T Lewis & Co, Dolfor Hall. Mixed and clean lambs topped at £66 for texel x lambs from A Love, Rownal Farm. Wether lambs topped at £66.50 for Suffolk x lambs from OME Thomas, Hafod Ffraith. Tup lambs topped £66.50 from Mule lambs from MJ & BM & DT Bates, Rhallt Uchaf. Mixed and tup lambs from E Jones & Son, Penbontpren, presented Texel lambs making £64.00

Theave Lambs (180) averaged £44.19

Mixed and clean lambs (291) averaged £51.52

Wether lambs (50) averaged £41.72

Tup lambs (523) averaged £47.37

Mixed and Tup lambs (72) averaged £45.35


Two dairy heifers forward this week selling to a pleasing top of £1520 for a pedigree Holstein Friesian heifer ‘Henllys Sam May 2’ from G W Watkin, Henllys. WA & EM Morris, Maestanyglwyden, presented a Holstein Friesian Heifer sired by ‘Gerrard’ making £1480.

Forthcoming Sales:

Thursday 24th November – Evening Sale of Store Lambs.

Saturday 26th November – Pedigree Limousin Sale.

Monday 5th December – Christmas Fat stock Show and Sale & In-Lamb Beltex.

Monday 12th December – Sale of Organic Stock & Store Cattle.

Thursday 22nd December – Sale of In-Lamb Texels

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