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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 06/06/2017 @ 11:14
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (29)

Otm cows topped at £1097.92 (146ppkg) for a 752kg Limousin from RG, EM & PG Roberts, Tymawr. WT Jones & Co, Croesllwyn, presented an otm Limousin weighing 702kg making £961.74 (137ppkg).

Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £1393.92 (176ppkg) for a 792kg Limousin from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1229.40 (180ppkg) for a Limousin weighing in at 683kg also from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall.

Otm Cows (x22) averaged 122.20ppkg / £761.46.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x2) averaged 155ppkg / £1174.14.

Heifers under 48 months (x4) averaged 146.03ppkg / £845.87.

Overall average of 127.25ppkg – MORE CATTLE WANTED TO MEET DEMAND.


An entry of 4092 Prime Lambs sold to an average of 244.52ppkg.

Lights (523) to 253ppkg from TE Rowlands ai Fab, Tyddyn Ddu. Others to 248ppkg from JM & IM Lewis, Erwbarf. Average of 232.21ppkg.

Standards (1799) to 303ppkg & 300ppkg  from BE & BE Langford, Llettymeibion. Others to 294ppkg from DW & SM Roberts, The White House. Average of 242.83ppkg.

Mediums (1637) to 306ppkg from A L Davies, Ty Brith. Others to 302ppkg from E & S Thomas, Waentrefalau. Average of 248.96ppkg.

Heavies (95) to 280ppkg from JR, RM & JP Andrew, Bronheulog. Others to 277ppkg from A E Casewell, Bodynfoel. Average of 245.76ppkg.

Overweight’s (11) to 245ppkg from F W Humphreys & Sosn, Brook House. Average of 230.24ppkg.


An entry of 479 prime hoggs sold to an average of 188.30ppkg.

Lights (22) to 177ppkg from GE & T Davies, Carregybig. Average of 163.61ppkg.

Standards (106) to 204ppkg from GW & C Jones, The Chalet. Others to 200ppkg from Evan Davies & Co, Red House. Average of 185.69ppkg.

Mediums (75) to 218pkg from Evan Davies & Co, Red House. Others to 207ppkg from TG Davies, Home Farm. Average of 196.38ppkg

Heavies (85) to 223ppkg from DSW Jones & Co, Llwynderw. Others to 211ppkg from M Evans, Gate Farm. Average of 196.21ppkg.  

Over Weights (39) to 190ppkg from Evan Davies & Co, Red House. Others to 188ppkg from W Watson, Brynddu. Average of 175.04ppkg.


A good entry of culls this week topping at £138 for two cull rams from GO & OH Roberts, Rhandir. W & R Lewis, Springfield’s, sold a ram to £132. Cull ewes topped at £105 for 5 ewes from JA Gwalchmai, 5 Minffordd. DR Owen & Sons, Sandilands, sold a pen of 15 ewes making £102.

Averages for the day were £61 for ewes and £85 for rams.


A reduced seasonal entry of 192 couples with the vast majority being hoggs and lambs sold to a top price of £197 for two mule hoggs with twin lambs from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm, who sold further lots to £188, £177 and £172. J V Davies sold 10 coloured mule hoggs with singles for £186 and £182.

Suffolk x hoggs hot £182 and £180 for a pen of 10 from I C Goodwin & Son, Lower Esgair.

Averages: 192 units averaged £154 or £75/life.

Last catalogued sale of the season next Monday 12th June – sale to commence at 11am.


Another excellent entry of cows and calves with a lot of quality forward was sold to a fantastic trade. Topping the sale at £3220 was a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf from MM & R Morris, Maestanyglwyden. From the same home was a Limousin x 1st calver with a heifer calf at £2600ans a Limousin x 1st calver with a bull calf at £2380.7 outfits from Maestanyglwyden averaged £2344.Presented by DP & RE Evans, Moelygarth, were 4 Limousin x 1st calvers with 2 heifer calves and 2 bull calves which sold to a top of £2400 and averaged £2270.RE & CJ Davies, Boycott Hall, sold a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf for £2380 and a Limousin x 2nd calver with a heifer calf at £2300 with 6 outfits averaging £2035.GD Roberts, Braich Trigwr Mawr, sold two 2009 born Limousin cows with a vull and a heifers calf for £2120 and £2000 respectively. IP Jones, Ddol Fawr, sold a Limousin x  1st calver with a bull calf at £2200 and another outfit at £2040. T S Morgan, Glanhafon Fach, sold two British Blue x 1st calvers with Limousin x calves at foot for £1800 a piece. F J Owens & Co, Llettygynfach, sold 6 2010/2011 born Blonde x cows with Blonde calves at foot to a top of £1920 to average £1605. A pedigree Gelbuich cow and calf from JBC Gwilliam sold for £1620.

A pure bred 30-month old Homebred Limousin bullwhose grandsire was Sympa, presented by DG Lewis & Co, Geufron, sold for £3150.

A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £3000 + 2lots, £2500 - £3000 1 lot, £2200 - £2500 8 lots, £2000 - £2200 5 lots, £1800 - £2000 10 lots, £1600 - £1800 8 lots, £1400 - £1600 3 lots.

Forthcoming Sales Dates:

Monday 19th June - Sale of Store Cattle

Monday 10th July - Sale of Store Cattle 

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