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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 09/08/2017 @ 04:30
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (25)

Similar entry of otms this week to last topping at £1088.88 (156ppkg) for a 698kg British blue otm from G I Francis & Co, The Bryn. Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn, presented a 613kg Limousin otm making £1072.75 (175ppkg). Younger cows topped at £990.40 (160ppkg) for a British Blue 40 month old cow weighing 619kg from G & A Orrells, Maesderwen. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1034.62 (179ppkg) for a 578kg limousine from RE & L Jones, Farchwel.

Section round-up

Otm Cows (19) averaged 131.85ppkg / £847.77.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x3) averaged 136.29ppkg / £808.64.

Heifers under 48 months (x2) averaged 154.65ppkg / £840.53.

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 118ppkg / £1182.36.

Overall average of 133.02ppkg

PRIME LAMBS (5649)

An entry of 5649 prime lambs with an average of 190.69ppkg.

Lights (280) to 191ppkg from HI & LJ Lloyd, Weirglodd-Deg. Others to 190ppkg from K Jones, Delfryn. Average of 176.70ppkg.

Standards (1118) to 223ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Others to 214ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 186.57ppkg.

Mediums (2697) to 275ppkg & 271ppkg from S Smith, Pentre Farm Cottage. Others to 242ppkg from JR, RM & JP Andrew, Bronheulog. Average of 190.95ppkg.

Heavies (1364) to 259ppkg from EH Pennie & Son, Gwern-Yr-Ychain. Others to 228ppkg from DA & SJ Jones, Dyffryn. Average of 195.05ppkg.

Over Weights (138) to 219ppkg from B Powell, Gilfach-Y-Rhiw. Others to 217ppkg from T & B Williams, Cilmawr. Average of 192.22ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (3588)

An entry of 3559 Cull Sheep, cull ewes averaged £53.22 which was up £6 on last week, strong mules and mule cross ewes were in demand. Texel ewes were very much sought after, peaking at £140 presented by RA, Davies, Llwynderw. A slight shortage of cull rams was apparent; an entry of 25 achieved an average of £105 peaking at £160 presented by D.R.E Jones, Offa Farm, Montgomery. For further information regarding cull ewes please contact the Market Office or alternatively, Joe Powell (07505524943) and Sion Roberts (07852252371).   

STORE LAMBS (500)

An entry of 500 store lambs this week topping at £71 for 15 Texel x tup lambs from C E & R Emberton, Coedtafol. 21 Texel x wether lambs from JT Lewis, Trawscoed, made £60.50.

Averages for the day were: Theave Lambs £48.77, Mixed/Clean Lambs £51.03, Wether Lambs £44.02,

Tup Lambs £49.80.

BREEDING EWES

A Small entry of 160 breeding ewes this week with our catalogued sale returning next week with a good entry of 1000 ewes. Todays sale saw prices peak at £148 twice for two pens of 10 Suffolk x yearlings from RF & DJ Price, Pentrenant. A H Jones & Sons, Hirrhyd, sold 20 Suffolk x yearlings for £139 and £136 with NE Hughes, 20 Rorrington, selling Suffolk x yearlings to £138. 3 year old Suffolk ewes from RG & JL Peate, Cwmderw, peaked at £120 with full mouth ewes from the same home selling to £120.

Catalogued sale next Monday 14th August to commence at 11.30 am in ring 4.Catalogues available from mart office.

Averages:

Yearlings averaged £136 topping at £148.

Two year olds averaged £100.

Three Year olds averaged £89.

Full mouth Averaged £95.

COWS & CALVES

21 cows and calves forward met with a sound trade for the cows on offer. An entry of 12 cows and calves from E Evans & co, Bodilan Fawr, sold to a top of £1650 for a 2011 born Limousin x cow with a Limousin bull calf at foot. Two other cows 1 Limousin x cow and a Hereford x cow both with Limousin bull calves at foot sold for £1500. Overall the 12 outfits averaged £1375.

A Blonde x cow with a Blonde bull calf from F J Owens & Co, Llettygynfach, made £1500. Three British Blue x 1st calvers with Limousin x calves at foot from B Jones & Son, Cwmtrefarlo, sold from £1420 to £1500. Presented by TS Morgan, Glanhafon farm, sold 2 British Blue x 1st calvers with Limousin calves at foot to average £1400.

A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £1600 + 1lot, £1500 - £1600 4 lots, £1400 - £1500 6 lots, £1300 - £1400 6 lots, < £1300 4 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

Monday 14th August – Sale of 1000 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 

Wednesday 30th August - Welsh Premier Beltex Sale

Friday 8th September - Machinery Sale

Monday 11th September - Sale of Store Cattle

Wednesday 13th September   - Sale of Welsh Mule Ewes

Thursday 14th September - Sale of Welsh Mule Ewe Lambs

Saturday 16th September - Sale of Welsh Hill Speckled      Sheep 

Thursday 21st September - Cann Office Sheep Sale

Saturday 23rd September - Sale of Lleyn, Imp. Welsh, Zwartbles & Native Breed sheep sales.

Thursday 28th September - RAM SALE


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