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Last Monday sale of the year

 
Created on 20/12/2017 @ 05:51
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report from their final Monday sale of 2017

OTMS (36)

A steady entry of otm cows this week selling to a top of £1735.07 (193ppkg) for an 899kg British Blue otm cow from Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. Also from the same home was an Under 48 months Limousin heifer weighing 773kg making £1290.91 (167ppkg). Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £1320.76 (178ppkg) for a 742kg Limousin from R B Jones, Llwynobin. TH, ME & EJ Jones, Plas Coch, presented a Limousin heifer weighing 556kg making £978.56 (176ppkg).

Otm Cows (x15) averaged 119.58ppkg / £810.88.

Cows 48 to 72 months (x11) averaged 124.17ppkg / £861.53.

Heifers under 48 months (x9) averaged 137.05ppkg / £838.45.

Overall average of 124.46ppkg.

PRIME LAMBS (8000)

A good entry of 8000 prime lambs saw an overall average of 175.86ppkg.

Lights (1013) to 191ppkg from D E Morgan & Co, Cefntwlch. Others to 183ppkg from R A Jones, Red Gwenthrew. Average of 155.96ppkg.

Standards (1734) to 205ppkg from DR Owen & Sons, Sandilands. Others to 203ppkg from NG & GG Davies, Trawsgelli. Average of 175.08ppkg.

Mediums (3338) to 227ppkg from DE Morgan & Co, Cefntwlch. Others to 226ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Average of 180.39ppkg

Heavies (1380) to 218ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 213ppkg from J & T Gittins, Trefnanney. Average of 173.79ppkg   

Over Weights (256) to 179ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 174ppkg from M P Evans, Llwynbrain. Average of 159.74ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (2320)

An entry of 2320 culls this week realised an improved average of £52.38 for ewes and £69 for rams. Topping the ewes section at £126 were Red House Farm, Aberhafesp. B Powell, Gilfach Y Rhiw, sold ewes to £121. All types of ewes seemed to be in much greater demand.

Rams topped at £110 from E Jones & Son, Rhos Farm.

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

STORE LAMBS

A strong entry of 1500 store lambs  selling to an  average of £48.44 . The top prices went to R B Jones, Llwynobin, Montgomery with £72.50 for texel x wether lambs. P & C Marsh, Glyn Farm, Brooks presented texel x tup lambs topping £70.00. Mixed and Clean lambs topped £69.50 from C R Davies, Troedrhiwfronfrech, Southgate with the theave lambs reaching a top price of £61.00 from WRP Jones, Ysguboriau, Tywyn.

Averages for the day were:

Theave Lambs (96): £55.04

Mixed/clean lambs (1008): £51.38

Tup lambs (264): £48.08

Wether lambs (97): £55.17

COWS & CALVES

An entry of 30 cows and calves and in-calf heifers and cows met with a sound trade with the sale having been postponed from last week. A special entry of 5 pure bred Limousin heifers, 5 purebred cows and 3 cross bred in-calf heifers from CV & EM Lewis, Buttington New Hall, sold to a top of £2500 with others at £2180 and £2150. The cows sold to £1750 and £1720 with the cross breds topping at £1680.

Presented by DP Evans, Moelygarth, were 2 Limousin x 1st calvers with Limousin bull calves at foot which sold for £2050 and £1980. Selling at £2000 and £1850 were 2 Limousin x 1st calvers with Blonde bull calves at foot presented by MJ & RJ Lewis, Highwinds, Leebotwood. From JE & JT Evans & Son, Upper Cefn Penarth, was a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf which made £1680. A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £2000 + 5 lots, £1800 - £2000 4 lots, £1600 - £1800 7 lots, £1400 -£1600 5 lots, £1200 - £1400 1 lot, < £1200 6 lots.

STORE CATTLE

A seasonal sale of 83 store cattle at the last Monday sale of the year. Averages of the day were 203.17ppkg / £945.95 per head for steers, and 206.97ppkg or £919.49 per head for heifers.

Leading the way with top prices per head were:

Steers

Charolais (x1) 650kg £1260 M & GV Ellis & Son, Penllys, Llanfechain.

Charolais (x1) 570kg £1215 P R Evans & Son, Fachwen, Aberhafesp.

Charolais (x1) 565kg £1175 M & GV Ellis & Son, Penllys, Llanfechain.

Charolais (x1) 645kg £1170 M & GV Ellis & Son, Penllys, Llanfechain.

Charolais (x1) 530kg £1160 J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys, Caersws.

Heifers

Charolais (x1) 665kg £1290 M & GV Ellis & Son, Penllys, Llanfechain.

Charolais (x1) 550kg £1185 S J Smith, Penybryn, Castle Caereinion.

Charolais (x1) 470kg £1120 J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys, Caersws.

Limousin (x2) 547kg £1080 R M Morris & Co, Coed Cowrhyd, Meifod.

Charolais (x1) 460kg £995 P R Evans & Son, Fachwen, Aberhafesp.

Top prices per Kilo were as follows:

Steers

Charolais (x1) 435kg 252.90ppkg J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys, Caersws.

Charolais (x2) 362kg 248.60ppkg N & A Pugh, Garthbwt, Clatter.

Limousin (x1) 400kg 237.50 Vaughan & Butters, 17 Victoria, Llanidloes.

Charolais (x3) 418kg 228.50ppkg N & A Pugh, Garthbwt, Clatter.

Limousin (x1) 400kg 227.50ppkg R B Bebb & Son, Hendre, Llanfair Caereinion.

Heifers

Charolais (x1) 470kg 238.30ppkg J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys, Caersws.

Limousin (x1) 375kg 236ppkg J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys, Caersws.

Limousin (x3) 395kg 235ppkg R B Bebb & Son, Hendre, Llanfair Caereinion.

Limousin (x1) 405kg 225.90ppkg J G Jones, Cefnbrith, Carno.

Charolais (x1) 460kg 216.30ppkg P R Evans & Son, Fachwen, Aberhafesp.

Please Note: The Next Monday Market will be Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – weighing lambs from 10am

Sale to commence at approx. 2pm - cull ewes and prime lambs only.


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