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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 17/01/2017 @ 12:38
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday

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A good entry of Otm cattle this week topping at £1069.82 (149ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 718kg from G I Francis & Co, The Bryn. HG Rees Ltd, Hiriaeth, presented a 706kg Limousin making £1023.70 (145ppkg) and another Limousin weighing 745kg making £1020.65 (137ppkg). Cow 48 to 72 months topped at £1642.56 (177ppkg) for a 928kg Limousin from TH& GM Watkins & Son, Cefnllwyd. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1089 (150ppkg) for a 726kg Limousin from G P Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

Otm Cows (x29) averaged 108.57ppkg / £730.99.

Cows 48 to 72 months (x7) averaged 126.46ppkg / £898.05.

Heifers under 48 months (x6) averaged 118.43ppkg / £781.03.

Bulls Under 72 months (x1) averaged 104ppkg / £1258.40.

Otm Bull (x1) averaged 128ppkg / £1273.60.

Overall average of 113.19ppkg.


An entry of 3878 prime lambs sold to an improved average of 174.44ppkg.

Super Lights (86) to 139ppkg from RE Peate, 6 Nantllachar. Others to 137ppkg from RW Richards & Son, Hafod. Average of 131.36ppkg.

Lights (351) to 181ppkg from D & G Andrew, Lower Brynygroes. Others to 180ppkg from R T Watkins, Coed Y Deri. Average of 160.66ppkg.

Standards (1385) to 222ppkg from B L Griffiths, Lower Penygelli. Others to 205ppkg from TR & EJ & SR Jones, Gwernhowell. Average of 172.82ppkg.

Mediums (1412) to 261ppkg from R A Davies, Llwynderw. Others to 228ppkg from I E Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Average of 178.25ppkg

Heavies (466) to 246ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 209ppkg from T & B Williams, Cil Mawr. Average of 166.34ppkg   

Over Weights (85) to 211ppkg from EL Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 191ppkg from E B Ellis, Penisarcwm. Average of 150.49ppkg.


A similar entry of cull ewes this week to last seeing averages of £46.26 for ewes and £56.75 for rams. Ewes topped at £99 from R A Davies, Llwynderw. CL & C Watkins, Bank Farm, presented a ewe making £97. Cull rams topped at £108 from G Owen & Sons, Tynewydd. DB & SE Owen, Middle Garth, presented two rams making £106.


A good entry of store lambs this week topping at £70 for 5 texel x ewe lambs from E W Howells, Esgair Yr Hydd. Mixed and clean lambs from D W Davies, Penybank, topped at £67. Tup lambs topped at £63.50 from EG & SA Watkin, Pantyfalog.

Theave Lambs (232) averaged £46.48.

Mixed and Clean Lambs (266) averaged £48.24.

Wether lambs (34) averaged £51.85.

Tup Lambs (336) averaged £50.64.

Forthcoming Sales Dates:

Tuesday 31st January – Store Cattle Sale.

Thursday 9th February – Sale of Pedigree Charolais Cattle.

Monday 13th February – Sale of Organics stock, Store Cattle & Weanlings.

Tuesday 28th February – Store Cattle Sale.

Monday 13th March – Sale of Organic Stock, Store Cattle & Weanlings.

Tuesday 28th March – Store Cattle Sale.

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