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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 13/09/2017 @ 18:04
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (34)

Similar entry of otms this week to last week topping at £1554 (184ppkg) for a 840kg Limousin from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall.  A 777kg Simmental cow from AE, M & RG Evans, Dolymaen, made £1165.50 (150ppkg). Heifers under 48 months topped at £954.89 (137ppkg) for a 697kg Charolais from BH Evans & Son, Rowton Grange. EW & NCM Humphreys & Son, Gwernybeilliad, presented a 596kg Limousin heifer making £894 (150ppkg).

Section round-up

Otm Cows (x20) averaged 135.74ppkg / £918.26.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x5) averaged 134.55ppkg / £693.18.

Heifers Under 48 months (x8) averaged 127.58ppkg / £636.15.

Overall average of 133.17ppkg

PRIME LAMBS (4183)

An entry of 4183 prime lambs with an average of 172.90ppkg.

Lights (520) to 164ppkg from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm. Others to 163ppkg from JM & IM Lewis, Erwbarf. Average of 146.70ppkg.

Standards (880) to 210pkg from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy. Others to 208ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 166.98ppkg.

Mediums (1606) to 252ppkg  from E H Pennie & Son, Gwern-yr-Ychain. Others to 251ppkg from E H Pennie & Son, Gwern-yr-Ychain. Average of  180.22ppkg.

Heavies (972) to 225ppkg from T H Vaughan & Son, Maes Mochnant Uchaf. Others to 224ppkg from C R Pryce, Pentre Farm. Average of 176.13ppkg.

Over Weights (101) to 164ppkg from J E Isaac, Parc Cynhinfa. Others to 182ppkg from DP Casewell, Tanrhiw. Average of 165.45ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (3340)

Today saw a great entry of 3300 cull ewes which averaged slightly less ending at £46.29. Ewes peaked at £110 presented by PL, JS & A Howells, Tycam. Continental ewes of excellent fleshing were in strong demand. Well finished mule and Suffolk x ewes also sold well, ranging from £75 - £85. A small entry of rams averaged £75. Grazing type of ewes were in strong demand.

For More information contact Joe Powell (075055524943) or Sion Roberts  (07852252371).

STORE LAMBS (784)

Good entry of store lambs this week topping at £79.50 for 9 strong texel wether lambs from GH & CA Jones & Son, Brynmawr. M H Pugh, Gilfach, presented  texel x tup lambs to £72. Theave lambs topped at £61.50 presented 22 Texel x lambs to £61.50.

Averages for the day were:

Theave Lambs (218): £55.

Mixed/clean lambs (160): £54.73.

Wether Lambs: (74): £63.56.

Tup lambs (332): £48.22.

STORE CATTLE

An entry of 336 store cattle this week seeing averages of 219.78ppkg or £1011.81 for steers, and heifers averaged 210.17ppkg or £908.47.

Top prices per head were as follows:

Steers

Charolais (x1) 550kg £1260 Edwards & Co, Abertwymyn.

Limousin (x1) 625kg £1250 EE & MJ Jones & Sons, Cwmbychan.

British Blue (xq) 510kg £1180 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.

Heifers

British Blue (x3) 605kg £1285 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.

British Blue (x1) 630kg £1285 J T Francis & Co, Penygaer.

British Blue (x1) 560kg £1245 A C Jones, Caestwbwrn.

Top prices per kilo were as follows:

Steers

British Blue (x1) 305kg 295.10ppkg G P Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

British Blue (x1) 375kg 292ppkg EG & AW Pugh, Cefn.

Limousin (x1) 310kg 282.30ppkg GP Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

Heifers

British Blue (x1) 320kg 275ppkg I Evans & Son, Hendreseifion.

Limousin (x1) 425kg 258.80ppkg  G Bound & Son, Cefn Bach.

British Blue (x1) 450kg 254.40ppkg G Bound & Son, Cefn Bach.

BREEDING EWES

An entry just shy of 1900 breeding ewes were again met with a mixed trade and the best were keenly sought after , 18 Texel x yearlings from WP Owen, Cefn Uchaf, hit £172. Others from the same home hit £155 and £142. Messrs Davies, Pant Du Farm, sold 30 Texel x yearlings for £151. Local vendors RM Evans , New House, sold 2 pens of 16 for £146 and £145 and RR & CA Jenkins, Moydog Fach, sold Texles for £145 and mules to £132.

Best Welsh Ewes sold to £142 from JF Woosnam & Son, Eisteddle, with the first of the welsh yearling ewes hitting £138 and £140 from RC & ME Jukes, Tynybryn. Mule 2 year old ewes from W Meredith, Maesteg, hit £121, £151 and £102 twice. With 3 year old mules from O LL Jerman & Sons, Tuhwntirafon, hitting £122. Full mouth ewes peaked at £106 and £98 for Blocky Texels from GH & CA Jones, Brynmawr.

Averages of the day were:

Yearlings - £122.

2 year olds - £95,

3 year olds - £86,

Full mouth - £79,

As found -  £50.

Large entry of 3800 breeding ewes next week, including large drafts from Brian Jones, Ffraithwen, J O Evans, Llidiart Carnau, C J Thomas, Beili Ddol and Messrs Jones, Wig.

Sale to commence 11.30am.

Forthcoming sales:

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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