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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 03/10/2017 @ 12:41
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a busy Monday at Buttington Cross, Welshpool.

OTMS (41)

Good show of otm cattle again this week – although more could have been sold.

Topping the otm section at £1302 (155ppkg) was a 840kg Limousin from BM Evans, Coedygarth. DM JErman & Co, Lower Glynbrochan, sold a 775kg Limousin making £1224.50 (158ppkg). Top ppkg in the otms went to E Jones & Son, Penbontpren, with a 668kg Limousin making 159ppkg (£1062.12).

Younger cows topped at £1080.40 (148ppkg ) from WRL Price & Co, Pencwm, for a Limousin weighing 730kg. Heifers under 48 monthes topped at £1195.56 (162ppkg ) for a 738kg Charolais from JM & C Williams, Upper Pentre, also from the same home was another Charolais heifer weighing 673kg making £1096.99 (163ppkg).

Section round-up

Otm Cows (x26) averaged 130.02ppkg / £878.26.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x2) averaged 134.55ppkg / £945.20.

Heifers Under 48 months (x8) averaged 145.14ppkg / £931.08.

Otm Bull (x2) averaged 118.93ppkg / £1023.37.

Bulls under 72 months (x2) averaged 135.02ppkg / £909.38.

Steers 48-72 months (x1) averaged 137ppkg making £942.56.

Overall average of 132.77ppkg.

SALE OF BARREN CATTLE TO COMMENCE AT 9.15AM PROMPT!!

PRIME LAMBS (3714)

A silimar entry of 3714 prime lambs with an average of 164.79ppkg.

Lights (473) to 174ppkg from TH & G Davies & Son, Celyn Mawr. Others to 172ppkg from C Roberts, The Cwms. Average of 144.56ppkg.

Standards (1191) to 213pkg & 203ppkgfrom Ellis Lloyd, Garthiaen. Others to 181ppkg from MM & R Morris, Maestanyglwyden. Average of  159.19ppkg.

Mediums (1254) to 263ppkg  from Ellis Lloyd & Co, Garthiaen. Others to 225ppkg from RA Davies, Lawnt Isaf. Average of  172.80ppkg.

Heavies (622) to 239ppkg from P Tippetts, Lodge Hill Farm. Others to 214ppkg from R A Davies, Lawnt Isaf. Average of 171.18ppkg.

Over Weights (112) to 233ppkg from P Tippetts, Lodge Hill Farm. Others to 230ppkg from CE Pryce, Yr Helyg. Average of 153.78ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (2716)

An entry of 2716 cull saw an average of £40 for ewes which topped at £95 from P Tippetts, Lodge Hill Farm.  G Pugh & Son, The Garth, presented a pen of 17 ewes making £93. Cull rams averaged £47 topping at £135 from G A Radmore, Timberth. Well flesh ewes with better conformation were indemand whilst poorer mules and welsh were not as sought after.

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

STORE LAMBS (1181)

A strong entry of 1181  store lambs this week selling to an  average of £47.94 and a slightly sharper trade. The top prices went to G O Jones and J A Lewis, Wern Farm, Pool Quay with £76.00 for Beltex   theave lambs and  £67.50 from  H M Rogers Upper House, Abermule with Texel x tup lambs. C M Phillips & co, Broniarth, Pool Road presented  mixed/clean lambs topping £62.00.  Wether lambs topped £57.00 from  J G Ellis & son, Ty Newydd,  Llangynog.

Averages for the day were:

Theave Lambs (238): £46.23

Mixed/clean lambs (264): £47.95

Tup lambs (638): £49.62

BREEDING EWES

An impressive non catalogued sale of 1700 breeding ewes was again met with a selective trade as purchasers looked for bargain replacements. The decline in the fat trade has certainly had a impact over the last few weeks, although the best quality ewe still keenly sough after with prices hitting £148 for 23 improves welsh yearling ewes from GEG & DB Davies, Brynfedwen, who sold a further 23 for £138.

GE Davies & Sons, Cwmbromley, sold 11 Texel x Yearlings for £140, 6 Beltex x 2 year olds for £108 and 10 Welsh halfbred full mouth ewes for £67.

Yearling mules from MA Andrew & Son, Tycerrig, hit £120 twice. Welsh 2 year olds peaked at £92 form Williams, Rhospenbwa, and full mouth ewes from RG Pierce, Old Fields, hit £94.

An entry of 137 ewe lambs peaked at £98 for strong Texels from EH Bennett, Trellwyddion, who sold further pens from to £98, £90 and £88. DH & JC Parry, Tynymaes, sold Texel x ewe lambs to £90 and £85.

Catalogued sale of 3700 breeding ewes next Monday 9th October – sale to commence at 11.30am prompt.

BREEDING RAMS

Today saw an entry of 311 rams in a catalogued sale through ring 2, they topped at 650gns for a Texel Yearling from GE Lloyd & Sons, Middle Cwmheyope, another from the same home made 620gns for another Texel Yearling. The 17 rams on offer from Messrs Lloyd averaged 387.65gns or £407.

GE Davies & Son, Cwmbromley, presented an entry of 6 Beltex yearling rams and 2 Texel yearling rams averaged 462.50gns or £485.63. Aged rams topped at 480gns for a Texel from J Newing, Wtra.

Ram Lambs hit 280gns from B Lawrence & C Morgan, Maes Eglwys, for a Texel. WRB Jones, Brynawelon, also presented a Texel ram lamb making 280gns.

COWS & CALVES

Cows and calves were harder work with less buyers around the ring resulting in a reduced trade which saw a top of £1520 for a Blonde x 1st calver with a Limousin heifer calf from MR Williams, Wern Holding.  Next at £1480 was a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin heifer calf from IP Jones, Ddol Fawr, another similar outfit from the same home make £1420.

Forthcoming sales:

Monday 9th October – Sale of 130 MV Accredited Rams & Catalogued Sale of 3700 Breeding ewes.

Tuesday 10th October – Mid October

Thursday 12th October – Sale of 9640 Welsh Mule Ewes and Ewe Lambs.

Saturday 14th October – Sale of Pedigree Salers Cattle.

Monday 16th October – Supplementary sale of Pedigree Texel Rams.

Thursday 19th October – sale of 9027 All Breed Ewe Lamb Sale.

Monday 23rd October – Catalogued sale of Breeding ewes.

Tuesday 24th October – Store Cattle Fair.

Thursday 26th October – Evening Sale of Store lambs.

Tuesday 31st October – Sale of Weanling Cattle.


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