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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 14/11/2017 @ 11:15
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (42)

A smaller entry of otm cattle this week seeing a flying trade on good strong well finished cows topping the section at £1372.40 (188ppkg) was a 730kg Limousin cow from M & JE Jones & DCE & MN Davies, Cwm Farm. Also from the same home was another Limousin otm cow weighing in at 665kg making £1157.10 (174ppkg). Younger cows 48 – 72 months topped at £1205.82 (174ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 693kg from B & C Fairclough & Co, Cwmyrhiwdre. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1318.40 (160ppkg) for a 824kg Charolais from B H Evans & Son, Rowton Grange.

Otm Cows (x28) averaged 114.45ppkg / £742.76.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x4) averaged 125.13ppkg / £756.10.

Heifers under 48 months (x5) averaged 156.43ppkg / £1014.32.

Otm bulls (x2) averaged 104.86ppkg / £966.83.

Bulls under 72 months (x1) averaged 146ppkg / £1201.58.

Steers under 48 (x2) averaged 134.77ppkg/ £801.90.

Overall average of 121.47ppkg.

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

PRIME LAMBS (6368)

An entry of 6368 prime lambs met with an average of 170.20ppkg.

Lights (667) to 187ppkg from T H Davies & Sons, Clegyrddwr. Others to 171ppkg from HI & LJ Lloyd, Weirglodd-Deg. Average of 146.48ppkg.

Standards (1174) to 203ppkg from L B Owen, Garth Vaughan. Others to 192ppkg from D R Owen & Sons, Sandilands. Average of  168.45ppkg.

Mediums (2455) to 228ppkg  from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 214ppkg from CL & C Watkins, Bank Farm. Average of  175.36ppkg.

Heavies (1558) to 193ppkg from BE & BE Langford, Llettymeibion . Others to 188ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Average of 165.46ppkg.

Over Weights (388) to 195pkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 193ppkg from EL Evans & Co, Green Farm. Average of 155.27ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (2788)

An entry of 2076 cull ewes this week achieved an average of £39.54 with increased numbers and the quality of ewes on offer, averages were slightly down. Ewe peaked at £100 present by G Davies & Sons, Bryndulas. A pen of 7 ewes from IM & SE Woosnam, 167 Sycamore Drive, also made the top of £100. Well finished ewes were very much in demand.  A smaller entry of 65 cull rams saw an average of £67.

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

STORE LAMBS (978)

A strong entry of 978 store lambs selling to an  average of £50.42 . The top prices went to E Jones & Son, Penbontpren, Cwmbelan with  £68.00 for mule mixed and clean lambs.  Gittins & Co, Giants Bank, Abermule presented  mule tup lambs topping £67.50.  Theave lambs topped £63.00 coming from HG Williams, Ty Hwnt, Conwy with £63.00 .  Highest price of wether lambs went to J A Smith, Cae Gwyn, Llanfair Caereinion with £56.00 for texel x  lambs.

Averages for the day were:

Theave Lambs (181): £49.73

Mixed/clean lambs (460): £53.18

Tup lambs (249): £48.84

Wether lambs (88) : £42.

COWS & CALVES

Trade remained sticky in the cow and calf ring, with buyers continuing to be cautious in their bidding and picking and choosing their lots. Leading the way was DP & RE Evans, Moelygarth, with 4 Limousin x 1st calvers with their Limousin calves at foot which sold to a top of £1950, with others at £1820 and £1700 twice.

Presented by RE & CJ Davies, Boycott Hall, was a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin heifer calf which sold for £1900 with another outfit at £1720. From MJ & RJ Lewis, Highwinds, was a British Blue x 1st calver with a Limousin x bull calf which sold for £1800. A 2012 born cow with a Limousin x bull calf was sold for £1450 presented by M & G Roberts, Myfyrian.

A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £1800 + 4 lots, £1600 - £1800 4 lots, £1400 - £1600 2 lots, £1200 - £1400 3 lots, £1000 - £1200 4 lots, < £1000 5 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

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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