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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 27/03/2018 @ 09:20
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on Sale at Buttington Cross, Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (31)

Topping the otm section at £1200.60 was E Pryce Jones & Son, Clegyrnant, with a 870kg Welsh Black. Next at £1184.55 was a 795kg Charolais from D W Evans & Son, Tymawr. Younger cows topped at £1392 for a 800kg Limousin from  JRS Hughes & Co, Lower Munllyn.

Heifers under 48 months topped at £971.70 for a 615kg Limousin from JRD Best & Son, Pentrego.

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x16) 120.96ppkg / £793.52.

Cows 48-72 months (x2) 144.38ppkg / £1180.30.

Heifers under 48 months (x11) 144.01ppkg /£716.11

Overall Average 131.30ppkg.

PRIME HOGGETS (5545)

An entry of 5545 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of 236.98ppkg.

Lights (414) to 218ppkg from W BEamond, Cwmcarnedd. Others to 213ppkg C J Davies & Son, Waengwyn. Average of 195.97ppkg.

Standards (805) to 277ppkg from M & H Owens, Glantre. Others to 260ppkg from B L Griffiths, Lower Penygelli. Average of 222.13ppkg.

Mediums (1633) to 346ppkg & 335ppkg from B L Griffiths, Lower Penygelli. Others to 335ppkg from WL & JA Forrester, Twemlows Farm . Average of 250.01ppkg

Heavies (1901) to 290ppkg  from A S Hopley, Kingsleigh. Others to 286ppkg from  JES Corfield, Woodgate.Average of 243.30ppkg  

Over Weights (620) to 244ppkg from E T Greenow, Gorffwysfa. Others to 243ppkg from A Gittins, Tygwyn.  Average of 226.70ppkg.

PRIME LAMBS

The spring lambs show and sale took place at Welshpool on Monday 26th March  2018. Many thanks goes to the sponsors of the show: Wynnstay Group, Bibbys Agriculture, Rikki Lloyd (butcher), The Shropshire & Montgomery area Suffolk club, British Charollais Sheep, British Wood Board & Greencoat Farm Ltd. Many thanks goes to the Judge Mr Steve Smith.

Show results were as follows:

Class 1 – Best pen of 5 lambs up to 36kg.

1st – lot 131 from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm.

2nd – lot 125 from E W Jones, Cesail Y Bryn.

3rd - lot 127 from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury.

Class 2 – best pen of 5 lambs 36.5kg and over

1st – lot 137 from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm.

2nd – lot 135 from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm.

3rd – lot 147 from Greenow & Jones, Gorffwysfa.

Class 3 – best pen of 5 lambs up to 36 kg sired by a Suffolk Ram.

1st – lot 128 from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury.

2nd – lot 129 from Morgan & Jones, Morfa.

3rd – lot 130 from M  Davies, Caerafon.

Class 4 – best pen of 5 lambs up to 36.5kg and over sired by a Suffolk Ram.

1st – lot 155 from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury.

2nd – lot 154 from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury.

3rd – lot 138 from Morgan & Jones, Morfa.

Champion Pen of Suffolk Lambs from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury.

Class 5 – best pen of 5 lambs up to 36kg sired by a Charollais Ram

1st – lot 126 from N Oughton, Lymore Farm.

2nd – lot 132 from J HH Jerman & Co, Wernddu,

Class 6 – best pen of 5 lambs 36.5kg and over sired by a Charollais Ram.

1st – lot 140 from D S Jerman, Gwernau.

2nd  -lot 144 from A Moseley, Dairy Barn.

3rd – lot 143 from A Moseley, Dairy Barn.

Champion pen of lambs (Classes 1 – 6 included) lot 137 from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm.

Reserve Champion Pen of Lambs (classes 1 – 6 included) lot 135 C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm.

An entry of 310 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 252.38ppkg.

Lights (19) to 282ppkg from G, JL & RW Pritchard, Penysarn. Others to 266ppkg M Davies, Caerafon. Average of 271.89ppkg.

Standards (153) to 333ppkg & 319ppkg form C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm. Others to 314ppkg from J & J Beavan & Sons, Winsbury. Average of 282.70ppkg.

Mediums (86) to 331ppkg from C Tomlinson, Agden Dairy Farm. Others to 310ppkg from A Moseley, Dairy Barn. Average of 283.17ppkg.

Heavies (49) to 264ppkg D S Jerman, Gwernau. Others to 259ppkg from G E Meaden, Cross Roads Cottage.

Over Weights (x3) to 234ppkg from N Oughton, Lymore. Average of 233.14ppkg.

CULL SHEEP (2166)

A good show of culls this week saw averages of £65 for ewes and £86 for rams. Ewes topped at £140 from W T Davies, Canllefaes. J Tudor, Brynawel, sold ewe to £137. G E Davies & Sons, Cwmbromley, sold ewes to £136. Rams topped at £144 from H M Powell & Son, Whitehouse.

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

CADE LAMBS

An entry of 176 cade lambs clearly proved to outweigh the demand with averages decreasing to £4.75 with the best making £17, £16 and £14.

STORE LAMBS

A seasonal entry of 207 store lambs again selling to an impressive trade that saw lambs hit £83 for 33 Texel x ewe lambs from P R Williams, Llwyngwilym. Other theave lambs sold to £79, £70, £64 and £60. Mixed and clean lambs peaked at £74 for 12 Texels from D S Griffiths & Co, Braich Y Fedw with others selling to £66, £60.50 x2.  Wether lambs hot £59.50 for a pen of 6 ryelands from AJ & JC Daniel, abergwydil farm, with others to £40. A strong entry of tup lambs hit £78.50 for Texels from AJ & JC Daniel, Abergwydil. With others to £64.50, £61, £60 and £59.50.

Averages were: Theaves £62.18,  Mixed & Clean £60.41, Wethers £56.71, Tups £56.78.

IN-LAMB EWES

An entry of 288 in lamb hoggs as part of a reduction sale from T M Davies, Wynnstay farm, sold to an impressive trade that saw 15 Suffolk x hoggs hit £138, £124 & £122. In-lamb  texel x hoggs peaked at £124 with others to £122 and £118. With strong run of in-lamb mule hoggs to £129, £127 and £125 with the whole run averaging £117.

COUPLES

An impressive non catalogued sale entry of 134 ewe with lambs at foot sold to a mixed trade that peaked at £191 for 2 blue texel x 2 and 3 year old ewes with twin lambs. Other texel ewes with twin lambs reached £178, £170 and £168. With Suffolk ewes and twin lambs hitting £170 from GTW Andrew, Bwlch, with others to £150.

As found mule ewes with twin lambs stormed away to £165 x2 and £162 all from GTW Andrew, Bwlch.

Best singles hit £129 from J B C Gwilliam, Bwlch Garth, and also £120 from the same home both for as found ewes.

Catalogued sale of couples next week, Monday 2nd April – Sale to commence at 11.30am prompt.

Forthcoming sales:

Tuesday 10th April – Store Cattle, Weanlings & Organics.

Tuesday 24th April – April Store Cattle Fair.

Saturday 28th April – Sale of Pedigree Charolais Cattle.

Monday 7th May – Catalogued Prize sale of Couples.

Tuesday 8th May – Store Cattle, Weanlings & Organics.

Monday 14th May – Catalogued sale of Couples.

Thursday 17th May – Sale of Pedigree Limousin & Salers Cattle.

Saturday 19th May – Welshpool Machinery Sale.

Monday 21st May – Catalogued sale of Couples.

Tuesday 22nd May – May Store Cattle Fair.

Monday 28th May – Catalogued Prize sale of Couples. 


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