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Welshpool Livestock Market report

 
Created on 08/02/2011 @ 20:28
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Welshpool Livestock Sales
Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd.
Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on
Monday 7th February 2011.
 
OTMS (62)
A show of 52 cows to average 96ppkg 1 bull sold to 109ppkg, 8 heifers under 48 months averaged 109ppkg and steers under 48 months to average 91ppkg. E H Pennie & Son Gwernychain sold to two Charolais cows one weighing 928kg to £1160 and another weighing 920kg to £1094.80. GM & PE Jones & Son Maesderw sold two Friesian cows to £983.88 and £876.72. J H H Jerman & Co Wernddu presented a Friesian heifer to £835 per head. D R Owen & Sons Sandilands presented a Charolais Bull weighing 1092kg to a £1190.28. E H Pennie & Son Gwernychain receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price cow sold on the day.
 
FAT CATTLE (30)
A good entry of 30 fat cattle presented for sale. S M Rowlands Dolwen presented two fat steers to 184ppkg and 183ppkg bought by M J Birtwistle & Co and Rikki Lloyd respectively. GW & BA Haynes Trefnant Isaf presented three heifers to 195ppkg bought by Rikki Lloyd and 181ppkg and 173ppkg was paid by M J Birtwistle & Co. D R Owen & Sons Sandilands presented two fat steers to 181ppkg and 170ppkg and 178ppkg and 169ppkg was achieved for two heifers. T & B Williams Cilmawr presented four heifers to 183ppkg, 168ppkg and 169ppkg on two occasions. GW & BA Haynes receives the Brairwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest ppkg animal sold on the day. More Fat cattle needed to meet a very strong demand. Weekly Sales of Fat Cattle at 12.30pm. 
  
PRIME HOGGETS (4268)
An entry of 4268 prime hoggets, selling to an average of 179.5ppkg.  
Super Lights (51) to 163ppkg from C J Davies & Son Waengwyn. Other to 158ppkg from E LA & RM Williams Llanllwyda. Average of 150.9ppkg.
Lights (399) to 185ppkg from DB & EFJ Gethin Dolyrhoel. Others to 182ppkg from DG & SA Rees & Sons Castell y Geifr. Average of 170.78ppkg.
Standards (789) to 217ppkg from W E Hyde The Furlong. Others to 216ppkg from M J Williams Pontyperson. Average of 177.54ppkg.
Mediums (1999) to 205ppkg from CJ & LM Daives Lawns Farm and James Edwards Mount Farm. Others to 204ppkg from SJ Smith Penybryn. Average of 181.36ppkg.
Heavies (858) to 180ppkg from D M Jones Pwll. Others to 179ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands. Average of 171.51ppkg.
Over Weights (112) to 172ppkg from F & MJ Williams Cefngwilgy Farm. Others to 165ppkg from DO & VM Gethin Pencoed. Average of 155.28ppkg.
 
CULL EWE (1730)
A reduced number of cull ewes than of recent weeks, but sold well to average £55.94 per head for the ewes and £65.02 for the rams. S J Smith Penybryn presented cull ewes to a top market prize of £123 per head. G E Powell Cwmfeardy presented cull ewes to £109 per head. J Parry Esgairweddon presented cull rams to £119 per head.
 
STORE EWES & STORE LAMBS (639)
A reduced entry of 333 store lambs selling to a much sharper trade, selling to an average of £45.89. Suffolk mixed and clean lambs topped the sale at £62.50 from S Vogel Lower Tynycefn Dutlas. Tup lambs followed closely behind at £61.20 from C Davies Cwmariog Dutlas. Charolais theave lambs reached £57.80 from P Andrews Lower Fachwen Tregynon. Texel mixed and tup lambs made £56.50 from EW & EG Griffiths Gilfach Carno. Demand for store lambs remains constant as shown by a large amount of potential purchasers at the ringside. Sale of store lambs to commence at 10.30am next week.
IN LAMBS
A special sale of in lamb ewes met a steady trade with fodder costs and weather conditions limiting demand. All sheep forward were sold to a top price of £128 and £126 for yearling ewes from J Williams Coedtrefe who also two year old ewes to £120 and £112. Entry of 50 Beulah ewe next week with next collective sale of 400 ewes to be held on Monday 21st February 2011.
 
COWS & CALVES (10)
A catalogue entry of 8 cows and calves. D P Evans Moelygarth presented three cows and calves, a Limousin cow, Blonde D’aquataine cow and a Saler cow all with bull calves and achieved £1330, £1300 and £1100 respectively. T S Morgan Glanhafon Fach presented two British Blue cows with bull calves at foot to £1070 and £910 and two British Blue cows with heifer calves at foot to £1040 and £820. Manor Farming Company presented a British Blue cow with twin Hereford Bull calves at foot to £910. H W Johnson Moelfrochas presented two Simmental in calf cows and achieved £950.
 
Sales.
Monday 14th February, Sale of Dairy Cows.
Monday 21st February, Sale of Cows and Calves.
Tuesday 22nd February, Store Cattle Sale.
Monday 28th Sale of Dairy Cows.  
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