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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 10/04/2018 @ 10:57
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on Sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (40)

A good show of otm cows saw a top of £1138.80 (146ppkg) for a Limousin otm weighing 780kg from G Price, Hafod. D M Jones, Gesailfa Uchaf, presented a 705kg Limousin otm making £1057.50 (150ppkg).  Otm bulls topped at £1808.10 (147ppkg) for a 1230kg Charolais from R T Jones, Rhydygro. HG & IW Rees, Faidre Fach, sold an otm Limousin bull weighing 1040kg making £1612 (155ppkg). Heifers under 48 months  topped at £1350 (180ppkg) for a 750kg Charolais from Roberts & Jones, Parc. Also from the same home was another Charolais heifer weighing 705kg making £1198.50 (170ppkg).

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x23) 119.70ppkg / £774.65.

OTM Bulls (x4) 141.68ppkg / £1572.61.

Cows 48-72 months (x2) 134.05ppkg / £767.45.

Heifers Under 48 months (x11) 155.38ppkg / £890.47.

Overall Average 134.44ppkg.


An entry of 4109 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of  291.82ppkg.

Lights (205) to 267ppkg from T E Davies, Derwen Deg. Others to 257ppkg J V Davies & Co, Garth Fawr. Average of 247.42ppkg.

Standards (492) to 295ppkg from W Beamond, Cwmcarnedd. Others to 292ppkg from DJL & SJ Evans, Rhoscyninfa. Average of 272.30ppkg.

Mediums (1257) to 385ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Others to 351ppkg from CJ & ME Williams, Minysarn. Average of 272.30ppkg

Heavies (1387) to 336ppkg  from Lythwood Sheep, Lythwood Farm. Others to 333ppkg from D Harriot, Broomhurst Lodge. Average of 294.29ppkg   

Over Weights (625) to 294ppkg from S H Lloyd & Sons, Penllan. Others to 291ppkg from D Harriot, Broomhurst Lodge.  Average of 270.15ppkg.


An entry of 350 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 324.33ppkg.

Lights (70) to 358ppkg from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm. Others to 338ppkg from NC & AGM Davies, Penysir. Average of 324ppkg.

Standards (125) to 374ppkg form J A Gwalchmai, 5 Minffordd. Others to 352ppkg from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm. Average of 322.63ppkg.

Mediums (149) to 370ppkg from B H Evans & Son, Rowton Grange. Others to 343ppkg from NC & AGM Davies, Penysir. Average of  325.71ppkg.


An entry of 2185 culls sold to averages of £71.73 for ewes and rams averaged £98.13. ewes peaked at £140.50 presented by I P Jones, Penygraig. Messrs D Harriot, Broomhurst Lodge, reaped the rewards of traveling from West Sussex, with pens achieving £138. And entry of 39 cull rams achieved £158 from R J Lunt, Planfa.  Overall trade was flying on all types, welsh ewes ranged from £65 - £75.

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


An entry of 72 cade lambs sold to a much better trade peaking at £37 and averaging £17.


A seasonal entry of 132 store lambs sold to a flying trade peaking at £100 with many lambs into the £90’s.

Averages: Ewe lambs £79.29 to £89, Mixed and Clean £60.86 to £95.50, tup lambs £88.39 to £100.


243 couples sold to a mixed trade with the best keenly contested and prices peaked at £214 for a pen of 5 suffolk x ewes with twin lambs from M J Williams, Pontyperson, with others from the same home hitting £182, £175 and £162. B Jones, Spring Bank, sold a Texel ewe with twin for £188, with others to £178, £169 x2.  A run of couples from J B C Gwilliam, Bwlch Garth, topped at £172 for texel x as found ewes with twin lambs.

More couples expected next Monday, with the next catalogued sale being Monday 23rd April.


An entry of 237 as found welsh ewes from C Anker, 3 Casworth Way, Ailsworth. In-lamb to Millenium blue, Texel , Charolais & Border Leicester rams sold to an average of £51.31 with a top price of £68 for a run of 17 ewes.

Forthcoming sales:

Tuesday 24th April – April Store Cattle Fair – 1200 cattle.

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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