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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 22/05/2018 @ 09:24
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on their sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (49)

a good show of otm cattle this week saw a top of £1421.31 (177ppkg) for a Limousin cow weighing in at 803kg from CV & EM Lewis, Buittington New Hall. JM & SM Rowlands, Dolwen Farm, presented a 685kg British Blue making £1315.20 (192ppkg). youger cows topped at £1199.90 (169ppkg) for a 710kg Limousin from Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn. heifers under 48 months topped at a whopping £1307.54 (214ppkg) for a 611kg Blonde from E LL Jones, Bryngwaeddan.

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x31)  138.72ppkg / £867.58.

OTM Bull (x2) 145.49ppkg /  £1543.66.

Cows 48-72 months (x6) 152.14ppkg / £996.80.

Heifers Under 48 months (x7) 177.11ppkg / £1084.65.

Steers 48 / 72 months (x2) 143.14ppkg / £1095.

Bull under 72 months (x1) 142ppkg / £1604.60..

Overall Average 146.20ppkg.


An entry of 2623 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of  219ppkg.

Lights (217) to 205ppkg from W Beaond, Cwmcarnedd.  Others to 197ppkg from J Pugh, New House Farm. Average of 183.86ppkg.

Standards (475) to 232ppg from M Owens, Glantre. Others to 221ppkg from FG & G Mountford, Middle Farm. Average of 198.78ppkg.

Mediums (632) to 259ppkg from CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm. Others to 258ppkg CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm. Average of 222.29ppkg

Heavies (653) to 268ppkg  from CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm. Others to 261ppkg from CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm. Average of 236.30ppkg   

Over Weights (249) to 258ppkg from CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm. Others to 252ppkg from CJ & LM Davies, Lawn Farm.   Average of  230.09ppkg.


An entry of 2350 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 268.90ppkg.

Lights (105) to 289ppkg from D & MC Hughes, Lower Gwernycil. Others to 269ppkg from A B Price, Cae Dafad. Average of 246.80ppkg.

Standards (1074) to 324ppkg from A J Evans, Bryntirion. Others to 312ppkg from D Gethin, llanyhared & J A Williams, Llechwedd-Ddyrys.  Average of 264.55ppkg.

Mediums (1042) to 328ppkg from D & M C Hughes, Lower Gwernycil. Others to 327ppkg from H G Ellis & Co, Tynywern. Average of  274.39ppkg.

Heavies (119) to 285ppkg from H G Ellis & Co, Tynywern. Others to 284ppkg from R G Francis & Son, Craignant. Average of 270.15ppkg.


A good show of culls this week saw ewes average £63.29 and rams averaged £89. topping the cull ewes section at £126 was J Higgs, Little Bank Farm and JM & GJ Langford & Son, Pwllan. WRP Jones, Ysguboriau, sold 2 ewes to £125.50. rams topped at £134 from V E Lewis & Son, The Garn, RG & JD Breese, Penrallt, sold a run of cull rams topping at £118.50 for 5.

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


547 couples comprising of 133 older ewes and 414 hoggs and lambs, which sold to a much faster trade as more purchasers are blessed with grass. older ewes with strong lambs at foot again sold well, underpinned by the fast trade with prices reaching £198 and £194 for Lleyn 3 year olds with twins from D Costa, Tyndrain. other from Messrs Hughes, the Porth, hot £182 for 9 Chaviot mules 4 years old with  17 lambs with others to £175 for 9 ewes with 15 lambs. Hoggs and lambs sold to a much faster pace hitting £222 for 5 Texels with single lambs from J Lewis & Son, Penfynnon. Messrs Goodwin, Lower Esgair, sold 10 Texels with 10 lambs to £212, 6 suffolk x with 6 lambs for £202 and a further 10 Texels to £195. Messrs Davies, Gorse Farm, sold 34 Texel hoggs with single lambs to average £99.44 a life. a large run of 71 hoggs from J V Davies & Co, Garth Fawr, sold to £190 with the run averaging £85.67 a life.  The sale saw 13 pens of couples make over £190, with 6 pens of hoggs over £200.

Overall average £141 per couples /  £66 per life.

Another catalogued sale of 200 couples next  Monday sale which includes the second prize sale of hoggs and lambs kindly sponsored by the British Wool.


An excellent entry of 33 cows and calves met with a sound trade, with some fantastic bids on the quality outfits but steadier on the 2nd quality outfits.  Entered by Guto Lewis  were 6 quality Limousin, Limousin x and British blue x 1st calvers with some excellent calves at food which sold to a top of £3250 for a British Blue x with a February born bull calf. Two pedigree Limousin cows one with a bull calf and one with a heifer calf sold for £3100 and £3050 respectively. overall the 6 outfits averaged £2833.

An entry of 9 1st calvers with Limousin calves at foot from DP & RE Evans, Moelygarth, sold to a top of £2500 for a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin bull calf. Two similar outfits sold for £2320 each. A Hereford x 2nd calver with a Limousin x bull calf from the same home sold for £2300. overall the 9 outfits averaged £2207. RE & CJ Davies, Boycott Hall, sold two Limousin x 1st calvers with a Lim Bull and a Lim Heifer calf at foot sold for £1920 and £1800 respectively.  A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £3000 + 3lotd, £2500 - £3000 3 lots, £2200 - £2500 6 lots, £2000 - £2200 2 lots. £1800 - £2000 2 lots, £1600 - £1800 5 lots, £1400 - £1600 4 lots, £1200 - £1400 8 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

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

Saturday 19th May – Welshpool Machinery Sale at Welshpool Livestock Sales.

Monday 21st May – Catalogued sale of 500 Couples.

Tuesday 22nd May – May Store Cattle Fair.

Monday 28th May – Catalogued Prize sale of Couples.

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