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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 26/07/2017 @ 09:48
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (17)

A smaller show of Otms this week, with trade remaining similar. Otm cows topped at £1133.28 (144ppkg) for a 787kg Welsh Black from H & W Williams, Goetre. FJ Owens & Co, LLettygynfach, presented a Blonde cow weighing 722kg making £1046.90 (145ppkg). Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £937.02 (138ppkg) for a 679kg Welsh Black from RD & AR Gardner, Nantyrhymau. H & W Howells, Goetre also presented a Welsh Black Younger cow weighing 620kg making £868 (140ppkg).

Heifers under 48 months topped at £975.54 (142ppkg) for a Aberdeen Angus heifer weighing 687kg from RE Astley, Rhosgomorog.

Section round-up

Otm Cows (x11) averaged 121.40ppkg / £811.74

Cows 48 – 72 months (x4) averaged 120.16ppkg / £704.43

Heifers under 48 months (x2) averaged 120ppkg / £770.24

Overall average of 121ppkg

PRIME LAMBS (4218)

Larger entry of prime lambs with an average of  197ppkg.

Lights (624) to 194ppkg from TE Rowlands Ai Fab, Tyddyn Ddu. Others to 187ppkg from DG & E Williams, Wern. Average of 172.58ppkg.

Standards (1069) to 265ppkg from BE & BE Langford, Llettymeibion. Others to 240ppkg from RH Clifton, Marchville. Average of 188.96ppkg.

Mediums (2023) to 266ppkg from GM & HI Evans, Plasiolyn. Others to 263ppkg from JG & MWA Clayton, Great Brimmon. Average of 201.47ppkg.

Heavies (451) to 248ppkg & 244ppkg from RA Davies, Llawnt Isaf. Others to 237ppkg from P Andrews, Lower Fachwen. Average of 214.51ppkg.

Over Weights (18) to 219ppkg from AE Casewell, Bodynfoel. Others to 203ppkg from GTW Andrew, Bwlch. Average of 204.57pp/kg.

CULL SHEEP (3056)

A slightly smaller show of 3056 culls here this week, seeing averages of £52.17 for ewes and £72.46 for rams. Ewes topped at £123 from GM Mills, Penisaf Manledd. GH & CA Jones & Son, Brynmawr, sold 2 ewes making £109. Rams topped at £89 for 10 from HE & ME Jones, Penygelli. And 2 rams from Evan Davies & Co, Red House, also making £89.

COWS & CALVES

A small entry of just 5 cows and calves topped at £1650 for a Limousin x 1st calver with  Limousin male calf from JBC & AM Gwilliam, Bwlchgarth. Similar outfits from the same place made £1390 and £1030.

F J Owens & Co, Llettygynfach, presented  a 2012 Blonde A’quitaine cow with a blonde x heifer calf making £1450.

Forthcoming sales:

Monday 31st July – Store Cattle and Breeding Ewes

Monday 14th August – Breeding Ewes

Monday 21st August – Store Cattle

Saturday 26th August – Welsh National Texel Show and Sale

Monday 28th August – Prize Sale of Breeding Ewes

Wednesday 30th August – Welsh Premier Beltex Show and Sale 


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