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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 29/11/2017 @ 10:17
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

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A few less cows about saw a slightly better trade. Otm Cows topped at £993.20 (130ppkg) for a 764kg Limousin from G.W Jones, Graig Fach. 878.43 (141ppkg) was seen for a 623kg Limousin OTM from G & A Williams Nantygeifr.Heifers under 48 months sold to a top price per head of £1368.43 from G & A Williams for a 791kg Limousin.VE Lewis & son, The Garn, sold a 544kg 28 month old Limousin heifer for £1109.76 (204ppkg).

Otm Cows (x17) averaged 112.36ppkg / £725.84.

Cows 48 – 72 months (x4) averaged 106.84ppkg / £581.48.

Heifers under 48 months (x6) averaged 147.67ppkg / £826.97.

Bulls under 72 months (x3) averaged 151.75ppkg / £927.19.

Overall average of 122.04ppkg.



An entry of 5187 prime lambs met with a slightly better average of 172.76ppkg.

Lights (527) to 183ppkg from JH Morris, Brynaber. Others to 179ppkg from DLG Price & Co, Bryncoch. Average of 152.44ppkg.

Standards (1056) to 218ppkg from E.B Ellis, Penisarcwm. Others to 215ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 169.79ppkg.

Mediums (1994) to 220ppkg  from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Others to 209ppkg from EW Jones, Tytanyfoel. Average of  178.89ppkg.

Heavies (1204) to 216ppkg from MA Edwards, Sarnau Villa. Others to 188ppkg from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Average of 171.30ppkg.

Over Weights (271) to 166ppkg from JA Jones, Hendre Phillip. Others to 165ppkg from M A Edwards, Sarnau Villa. Average of 152.16ppkg.


A good trade on good strong well meated ewes! Topping the ewe section at £119 were a pen of were a pen of 5 ewes from DTA Williams, Upper Bolbro. A pen of strong well meated Suffolk ewes from RM Evans, New House made £100. Rams topped at £146 from WEG Evans, Llwynycrwth. A smaller entry of culls this week which saw averages on the day of 43.83 (1520) for ewes & rams £68.31 (39).

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


An entry of 828 Store Lambs this week sold to a top of £68 for a single texel tup lamb from DE & KB Owen & Son, Rhallt Isaf. Mixed & Clean lambs reached £65.50 for a pen of 20 texel X lambs from DS Griffiths & Co, Braich –Y-Fedw. Theave lambs topped at £64 from J Eaton, Rhallt Isaf. 22 Texel X wether lambs from HJ Marsh & Son, Stokesay Castle Farm made £ 64.50.

Averages of the day: Overall £51.90

Theave Lambs (115): £49.46.

Mixed/clean lambs (323): £56.17.

Tup lambs (201): £45.83.

Wether lambs (189) : £52.56.


A small entry of 6 cows & calves this week topped at £1800 for a Welsh Blac X Limousin Cow with a Limousin X Heifer Calf at foot from JE & JT Evans & Son, Upper Cefnpenarth. Also from the same home was a Limousin X Cow with a Limousin X Bull calf making £1620.

RP & DM Jenkins, Upper Llivior sold a British Blue 1st calver with a Limousin X Bull calf to £1600.

A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £1600 - £1800 3 lots, £1200 - £1600 1 lot, < £1200 2 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

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

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

Thursday 21st December – Sale of In-Lamb Pedigree Texel Ewes.


Monday 15th January – Store Cattle & Weanlings inc Organics

Tuesday 30th January – January Store Cattle Fair

Thursday 8th February – Show & Sale of Pedigree Charolais Cattle

Monday 12th February - Store Cattle & Weanlings inc Organics

Tuesday 27th February – February Store Cattle Fair

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