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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 24/10/2017 @ 10:31
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (38)

A Smaller entry of otm cattle this week saw cows topping at £1118.60 (140ppkg) for a Hereford cow weighing 799kg from EJ & AJ Roberts, Longlands. Top price per kilo on the otm cows was 158ppkg (£981.18) for a 621kg Limousin from I T Jerman, Oakfileds.

Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £866.64 (157ppkg) for a 552kg Limousin from MG Jehu & Sons, Penybank.

Heifers under 48 months topped at £1198.75 (175ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 685kg from G Lewis, Sychlyn. SJ & ER Meyrick, The Cottage, sold a 32 months old Charolais heifer weighing 783kg making £1143.18 (146ppkg).

Section round-up

Otm Cows (x21) averaged 118.84ppkg / £760.38.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x4) averaged 131.67ppkg / £768.29.

Heifers Under 48 months (x7) averaged 145.86ppkg / £904.34.

Otm Bull (x1) averaged 132ppkg / £1343.76.

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 130ppkg / £942.50.

Steers -  under 48 months (x3) averaged 134.29ppkg /  £967.79.

Steers 48 to 72 months (x1) averaged 134ppkg making £858.94.

Overall average of 127.43ppkg.

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

PRIME LAMBS (5476)

An entry of 5476 prime lambs met with an average of 163.63ppkg.

Lights (353) to 168ppkg from RJ Roberts, Cwmrobe. Others to 161ppkg from T H Davies & Sons, Clegyrdwr. Average of 143.09ppkg.

Standards (1241) to 193pkg from M Davies, Caerafon. Others to 190ppkg from C J Davies & Son, Waengwyn. Average of 160.06ppkg.

Mediums (2342) to 263ppkg from J Stanley, 14 Rorrington. Others to 260ppkg from I E Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Average of   167.45ppkg.

Heavies (1220) to 212ppkg from T H Vaughan & Son, Maesmochnant. Others to 210ppkg from J T Jones, Tynewydd Cyffin. Average of 164.74ppkg.

Over Weights (246) to 181pkg from K Thomas, 1 Hafren Terrace. Others to 174ppkg from IWL & PE Evans, Maescarneddau. Average of 155.72ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (2235)

An entry of 2140 cull ewes achieved an average of £44.41. this was very similar to the previous week. Strong ewes were very much in demand again. Ewes peaked at £105.50 presetned by F & MJ Williams, Cefngwilgy Fach. An excellent consignment of texel ewes from D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands, reached £94.50. demand was again stronger for middle of the road ewes. An entry of 78 cull rams achieved an average of £81.50. trade was sharpest on well fleshed sheep with grazing ewes in less demand.

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

STORE LAMBS (849)

A Good entry of 849 store lambs this week topped at £74 for Texel x tup lambs from HM Rogers, Upper House. Theave lambs topped at £70.50 for texel x lambs from D E Bennett, Cwmgwernog. Mixed and clean lambs from T Gittins, Sweet Meadow, topped at £67.

Averages of the day:

Theave Lambs (259): £40.53

Mixed/clean lambs (218): £53.36

Tup lambs (311): £41.71

Wether lambs (61) : £49.61.

BREEDING EWES

A final catalogued entry of 1025 breeding ewes and ewe lambs which saw the sale dominated by ewe lambs sold to a much faster trade that saw prices peak at £124 for 8 texel x yearlings from D A Jones , land house,. White faced mule yearling ewes from R J Randles, Oakfields, hit £122 with others from the same home selling for £120, £119 and £111.

2 year old ewes peaked at £104 for 4 coloured mules from JE Phillips, Lower farm, and 3 year old Beulah ewes from IL & AJ Powell, Lower Cwmydalfa.

Full mouth Welsh ewes from I & DW Davies, Gwern Y Bwlch, sold for £75, £69 and £6 with full mouth mules from A M Jones, Middle Farm, selling for £61. As found ewes peaked at £60 from M & A Powell, Drefor. A strong entry of breeding ewe lambs hit £101 for 3 Blue Texel x from AA Colucci, Great Cloddiau, with Suffolk x  and Texel x from the same home hitting £86 and £82.

An impressive entry of 216 Texel x Mule ewe lambs from WRL Price  & Co, Pencwm, peaked at £93 and averaged £84.

J A Williams, Llechwedd Ddyrys, sold Texel to £90 and D G Pugh & Co, Birches, sold mules for £88 and £74.

Averages of the day:

Yearling ewes averaged £93,

2 Year Old ewes averaged £108,

3 year old ewes averaged £79,

Full mouth & As found ewes averaged £52,

Ewe lambs averaged £72.

Forthcoming sales:

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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