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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 31/10/2017 @ 10:25
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (26)

A smaller entry of otm cows this week topping at £1407.66 (174ppkg) for a 809kg Limousin from E H Pennie & Son, Gwern Yr Ychain. Also from Messrs Pennie was a 806kg Limousin making £1386.32 (172ppkg).JG & MWA Clayton, Great Brimmon, presented a Limousin otm weighing 712kg making £1068 (150ppkg). Cows 48 to 72 moths topped at £1099.64 (148ppkg) for a British Blue weighing 743kg.

Otm Cows (x23) averaged 128.14ppkg / £863.43.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x2) averaged 143.02ppkg / £1058.35.

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 118ppkg / £1003.

Overall average of 128.89ppkg.

SALE OF BARREN CATTLE TO COMMENCE AT 9.15AM PROMPT!

PRIME LAMBS (4978)

An entry of 4978 prime lambs met with an average of 166.11ppkg.

Lights (684) to 163ppkg from W H Edwards & Co, Highgate. Others to 161ppkg from R L Davies, Trawsgelli. Average of 142.95ppkg.

Standards (1262) to 197pkg from L B Owen, Garth Vaughan. Others to 188ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 163.42ppkg.

Mediums (1685) to 235ppkg from W K Davies, Offas Way & B L Griffiths, Lower Penygelli. Others to 233ppkg from Red House Farm. Average of   174.33ppkg.

Heavies (1094) to 248ppkg from M & H Owens, Glantre. Others to 205ppkg from T & A & R Tudor, Llysun. Average of 167.03ppkg.

Over Weights (162) to 222pkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Others to 162ppkg from R J Lunt, Planfa. Average of 149.28ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (3230)

A large entry of 3086 cull ewes yesterday achieved an average of £39. Larger well fleshed ewes were still very much in demand, ewes peaked at £122 from G & S Jones, Bryneithin. A large entry of ewes from Owen, Sandilands, reached £94.50. D I Roberts & Son, Stingwern, sold ewes to £93 for a pen of well finished mule ewes.  An entry of 126 cull rams averaged £72.88.

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

STORE LAMBS (1276)

A Good entry of 1276 store lambs this week topped at £78 for 4 Texel tup lambs from TE Brown, Hafod. Theave lambs topped at £67 for Texels from Gareth Owen, Tanycoed. Mixed and clean lambs topped at £61 for 18 Beltex lambs from Gittins & Co, Giants Bank.

Averages of the day:

Theave Lambs (411): £41.83

Mixed/clean lambs (236): £52.24

Tup lambs (485): £44.92

Wether lambs (61) : £51.03.

BREEDING EWES

An entry of 776 breeding sheep that was dominated by over half the entry being ewe lambs again sold to an easier trade with top price hitting £122 and £120 for white faced Mule Yearlings. M A Andrews, Tycerrig, sold Texel yearlings to £120. Most yearlings traded between £90 and £120 to average £104.

Ewe lambs sold to £92 from F & MJ Williams, Cefngwilgy fach, for 10 pure bred Texels. JT Jones, Tynewydd Cyffin, sold Texels to £90 and £86.
More breeding ewes and ewe lambs expected next Monday – sale to commence at 11.30am.

COWS & CALVES

An entry of 24 cows and calves this week topping at £2100 for a Pedigree Limousin cow with a Limousin bull calf pd’ back in calf from M & G Roberts, Myfyrian Isaf. Also from the same home was another Limousin cow with a Limousin bull calf making £1760. RP & DM Jenkins, Upper Llifior, presented a British Blue 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf making £1750.

Breakdown of all prices were as follows: £2000 + 1 lot, £1600 - £2000 4 lots, £1400 - £1600 6 lots, £1200 - £1400 4 lots, £1000 - £1200 5 lots, < £1000 2 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

Saturday 4th November  - Sale of In-lamb Pedigree British Berrichon & Charollais Ewes.

Thursday 9th November – Sale of Pedigree Charolais Cattle.

Tuesday 21st November – November store cattle fair to include organics.

Thursday 23rd November – Evening sale of store lambs.

Saturday 25th November – Sale of Pedigree Limousin and British Blue Cattle.

Monday 4th December – Christmas Fat stock Show & Sale, In lamb Beltex and in-calf heifers.

Monday 11th December - Sale of organic stock & weanlings.


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