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Monday market report

Created on 29/11/2016 @ 11:16
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on an auction at Buttington Cross on Monday.

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A similar entry of Otm cows this week topping at £1105.68 for a 813kg Limousin cow from WG & DE Woosnam, Upper Gwestydd. W L Hamer, The Bryn, presented a 763kg Limousin cow making £1045.31. cows 48 to 72 months topped at £1127.26 from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall, for a  Limousin weighing 718kg. An Aberdeen Angus steer weighing in at 851kg from DB Davies & Son, Pencastle, made £1131.83.

Otm Cow (x33) averaged 96.03ppkg / £623.08

Otm Bull (x1) averaged 94.00ppkg / £912.74

Cows 48 to 72 months (x4) averaged 124.17ppkg / £817.02

Steers 48 to 72 months (x1) averaged 133ppkg / £1131.83

Heifers Under 48 months (x8) averaged 128.24ppkg / £720.09

Overall average of 104.21ppkg


An entry of 5719 prime lambs sold to an average of 164.38ppkg.

Lights (536) to 187ppkg from J T Lewis, Trawscoed. Others to 181ppkg from MF & AJ Davies, Llwynrhyddod. Average of 143.81ppkg.

Standards (1023) to 190ppkg from D G Jones, Cefn Hir Fawr. Others to 185ppkg from CR Ellis, Ty Uchaf. Average of  160.79ppkg

Mediums (2455) to 234ppkg & 232ppkg from I E Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Others to 218ppkg from D I Roberts & Son, Stingwern. Average of  168.69ppkg.

Heavies (1334) to 236ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 216ppkg from DJL & SJ Evans, Rhoscyninfa. Average of 164.30ppkg.

Over Weights (269) to 183ppkg  from J A Gwalchmai, 5  Minffordd. Others to 161pkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Average of 146.17ppkg.


A good entry of cull sheep this week seeing averages of £43.82 for ewes and £81.14 for rams. Ewes topped at £122 from C E Pryce, Yr Helyg. M Jones, Cae Pwll, presented ewes making £103. Rams topped at £120 from O T Evans, Delfryn. £114 for the next top price for rams from M J Williams, Pontyperson.


A smaller entry of store lambs this week of 760, selling to a top of £74.50for a pen of 16 wether lambs from H J Marsh & Sons, Stokesay Castle Farm. Theave lambs topped at £66 for Texel x lambs from P & C Marsh, Glyn Farm. And 30 Texel x theave lambs from DB & EFJ Gethin, Dolyrheol, also made £66. Mixed and clean lambs topped at £63 from M Jones, Cae Pwll. Tup lambs topped at £64 for 10 mule lambs from R Evans & Partners, Hafodyfoel.

Theave Lambs (260) averaged £51.73

Mixed and clean lambs (183) averaged £45.58

Wether lambs (130) averaged £50.96

Tup lambs (187) averaged £41.89


AN entry of 24 cows and calves this week topping at £2420 for a pedigree Limousin 1st calver with her Limousin heifer calf from R I Owen & Co, Cwmfynnon. A similar outfit from the same home made £2320. M R Williams, Wern Holding, presented a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin bull calf making £1900. DP & RE Evans, Moel-y-Garth Farm, presented a Limousin x 2nd calver with a Limousin heifer calf making £1900. A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £2000 + 5 lots,  £1800 - £2000 5 lots, £1600 – £1800 4 lots, £1400 - £1600 1 lot, £1200 - £1400 4 lots, £1000 - £1200 1 lot, <£1000 6 lots.

Forthcoming Sales:

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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