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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 03/04/2018 @ 10:55
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on Sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (10)

A smaller show of otm cattle sold to a top of £1170.45 (153ppkg) for a 765kg Limousin from TH & GM Watkins & Son, Cefnllwyd. Also form the same home was another Limousin weighing 740kg making £1169.20 (158ppkg).

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x8) 135.83ppkg / £891.75.

Cows 48-72 months (x2) 128.03ppkg / £732.95.

Overall Average 134.44ppkg.

Two prime cattle forward from JM & SM Rowlands, Dolwen, sold two Limousin heifers weighing 604kg and 637kg making 252ppkg and 244ppkg respectively.


An entry of 3177 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of  253.45ppkg.

Lights (99) to 231ppkg from B & EM Richards, Tyn Y Cefn. Others to 226ppkg R J Jones & Co, Tymawr. Average of 212.79ppkg.

Standards (339) to 290ppkg from W A Newey & Sons, Tynymaen. Others to 288ppkg from E W Jones, Tytanyfoel. Average of 245.66ppkg.

Mediums (1011) to 314ppkg from J A Gwalchmai, 5 Minffordd. Others to 309ppkg from R A Davies, Llwynderw. Average of 258.40ppkg

Heavies (1174) to 274ppkg  from R A Davies, Llwynderw Others to 273ppkg from A S Hopley, Kingsleigh. Average of 246.42ppkg   

Over Weights (452) to 240ppkg from J A Wood & Sons, Kinnerton Farm & A Gittins, Tygwyn. Others to 239ppkg from J A Wood & Sons, Kinnerton Farm.  Average of 231.91ppkg.


An entry of 48 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 290.40ppkg.

Standards (26) to 230ppkg & 319ppkg form G Evans, Lletty Gwyn. Others to 293ppkg from B R Corfield, Rhos Royal Farm. Average of 292.07ppkg.

Mediums (21) to 309ppkg from B H Evans & Son, Rowton Grange. Others to 291ppkg from C Crowther, East Dudston. Average of 290.37ppkg.


A slightly reduced entry of 1573 cull sheep yesterday met with an average of £63.71 for ewes and rams averaged £82. Ewes peaked at £132 from E L Andrew, Trewern Cottage. JS & A Howells, Shadog Farm, sold a pen of 19 ewes also making £132. Overall ewes of good fleshing were in demand once again. Rams topped at £145 from H & E Powell, Llwyngwilym.

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


A reduced entry of cade lambs sold to an improved trade peaking at £35 and averaged £11.


Another seasonal entry of 90 store lambs continued to sell incredibly well, with the best short term farming lambs peaking at £84 for 7 texel x mixed and clean lambs from E Gethin & Co, Ty Coch, other short term lambs hit £82.50 and £81 from A K Lloyd, Ivy House Farm.


An entry of 192 ewes with lambs at foot sold to a much faster pace with a large number of buyers and better weather conditions on the horizon. Trade peaked at £208 for a Texel x yearling with twin lambs from Miss S Jones, Arbennig, further lots from the same home and with single lambs at foot sold for £190, £188, £172 and £170. B Jones, Springbank, sold a Texel x yearling with twins for £199 and full mouth Texel x ewes with twins for £170.

Strong singles traded between £60 - £80 a life with second quality £40 and £50. Best twins regularly hitting £50 - £60 a life with poorer sorts £40 - £45.

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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