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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 07/11/2017 @ 10:59
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

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A good entry of otm cattle this week saw otm cows top at £1224.50 (158ppkg) for a 775kg Limousin from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall. Also from the same home another Limousin otm cow weighing 700kg making £1162 (166ppkg). Cows 48 – 72 months topped at £1225.95 (165ppkg) for a 743kg from TH & ME & EJ Jones, Plas Coch. A Roberts & Sons, Dolau, presented a 809kg Limousin making £1148.78 (142ppkg). Heifers under 48 months topped at £1154.37 (161ppkg) for a 717kg Limousin from JES Corfield, Woodgate Farm.

Otm Cows (x44) averaged 109.59ppkg / £718.12.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x7) averaged 132.54ppkg / £888.05.

Heifers under 48 months (x7) averaged 138.41ppkg / £881.48.

Otm bulls (x1) averaged 125ppkg / £1581.25.

Bulls under 72 months (x2) averaged 128.77ppkg / £816.39.

Overall average of 116.50ppkg.



An entry of 5364 prime lambs met with an average of 171.24ppkg.

Lights (496) to 171ppkg from RG & BA Davies, Ty Coch. Others to 169ppkg from OME Thomas & Co, Hafod Ffraith. Average of 151.03ppkg.

Standards (1218) to 227pkg from P R Evans & Son, Fachwen. Others to 203ppkg from EL & JD Jones, Neuadd Fawr. Average of  163.23ppkg.

Mediums (2020) to 212ppkg  from D E Morgan & Co, Cefntwlch. Others to 210ppkg from EL Evans & Co, Green Farm. Average of  178.84ppkg.

Heavies (1290) to 219ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 212ppkg from EL Evans & Co, Green Farm. Average of 170.15ppkg.

Over Weights (259) to 177pkg from EL Evans & Co, Green Farm. Others to 174ppkg from CL & C Watkins, Bank Farm. Average of 155.03ppkg.


An entry of 2030 cull ewes achieved an average of £43. The quality of ewes on offer was slightly down therefore trade was much sharper. The average was up £4 compared to the previous week. Ewes peaked at £106.50 presented by DB Thomas, Blaen Parc. TG & JD Young, Farley House, presented two ewes making £104. D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands, sold a pen of ewes for £94.50. An entry of 70 cull rams averaged £90.94.

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


A smaller entry of 779 store lambs this week topping at £61 for 8 Texel x lambs from JE Turner, Gethin Farm.  £59 was reached twice, firstly for mixed and clean lambs from EJ & GM Trickey, Moat Farm. And 12 suffolk x lambs from H J Marsh & Sons, Stokesay, also made £59. Theave lambs topped at £58.50 for 25 suffolk x lambs from SM & CM Ashley, Upper Cothercott.

Averages of the day:

Theave Lambs (176): £38.43

Mixed/clean lambs (214): £49.73

Tup lambs (313): £47.26

Wether lambs (76): £46.67.


An entry of 258 breeding ewes this Monday saw a top of £105 for Mule ewe lambs from ME & DR Davies, Llanerch Hafod.  Yearling ewes topped at £102 for speckled ewes from J & T Gittins, Trefnanney.

More breeding ewes and ewe lambs expected next Monday – sale to commence at 11.30am.

Forthcoming sales:

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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