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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 30/05/2018 @ 07:07
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on their weekly Sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (39)

an entry of 39 otm cattle this week saw a top of £1342.35 (171ppkg) for a 785kg Limousin from C J Davies & Sons, Amblecote Farm.  A 725kg Limousin from TH & GM Watkins & Son, Cefnllwyd, made £1181.75 (163ppkg).

Cows 48 to 72 months topped at £1018.40 (134ppkg) for a 760kg Limousin from RG & EM & PG Roberts, Tymawr. EO & VJ Roberts, Cefn Coed Isaf, presented a 645kg British Blue making £941.70 (146ppkg). Heifers under 48 months topped at £950.30 (170ppkg) for a 559kg Lim from C Carter, Moelwylim.

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x27)  138.56ppkg / £912.93.

Cows 48-72 months (x6) 132.71ppkg / £836.49.

Heifers Under 48 months (x5) 158.82ppkg / £848.44.

Bull under 72 months (x1) 156ppkg / £1230.84

Overall Average 140.39ppkg.


An entry of 1647 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of 191.42ppkg.

Lights (187) to 194ppkg & 190 ppkg from JR & ME Roberts, Penarddlas.  Others to 189ppkg from I R Williams, Coed Y Gweddill. Average of 180.74ppkg.

Standards (378) to 219ppkg & 215ppkg from M C Davies, Lower Brynelen. Others to 203ppkg from FG & G Mountford, Middle Farm. Average of 187.05ppkg.

Mediums (401) to 226ppkg from DE & KB Owen & Son, Rhallt Isaf. Others to 217ppkg M & H Owens, Glantre. Average of 198.43ppkg

Heavies (285) to 237ppkg & 229ppkg  from M P B Ashton & Son, Belan Ddu. Others to 216ppkg from T Gittins, Sweet Meadow. Average of 206.82ppkg   

Over Weights (75) to 210ppkg from E Jones & Son, Goitre. Others to 207ppkg from J A Jandrell, Llettyderyn.   Average of 183.48ppkg.


An entry of 1425 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 276.13ppkg.

Lights (127) to 274ppkg from  T Evans, Pendre. Others to 271ppkg from T M Davies, Wynnstay Farm. Average of  264.06ppkg.

Standards (457) to 344ppkg from MG & MN Hanselman, Knapps Farm. Others to 331ppkg from Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn.  Average of 271.68ppkg.

Mediums (751) to 400ppkg from T H Vaughan & Son, Maes Mochnant. Others to 388ppkg from H G Ellis & Co, Tynywern. Average of  280.04ppkg.

Heavies (75) to 276ppkg from R G Francis & Son, Craignant. Others to 274ppkg from T C Evans, Bryncyrch. Average of 267.52ppkg.


A slightly reduced entry of 2200 culls this week saw averages of £60.94 for ewes and rams averaged £80.52. smaller ewes were in demand with welsh ewes reaching the £50 markish. Ewes peaked at £124 for two ewes from G A Radmore, Timberth. M & H Owens, Glantre, sold a ewe to £122. Well meated rams were in demand peaking at £138 from GA Radmore, Timberth. C Davies, Fronheulog, sold a ram for £126. For more information contact Joe Powell (075055524943) or Sion Roberts (07852252371).


The second prize sale of couples produced an entry of 765 outfits which included a large consignment of 489 hoggs and lambs. The prizes, sponsored by the british wool and judged by Mr J Roberts, Fynnondu, for 10 hoggs or more proved a challenging decision with the results as follows:

1st – 10 Suffolk x hoggs 10 lambs from I C Goodwin & Son, Lower Esgair, selling for £210.

2nd – 10 Texel x hoggs 10 lambs from H C Davies, Ty Canol, selling for £220.

3rd – 10 Texel x hoggs 10 lambs from E Mills & Son, Esgair, selling for £205.

other highlights within the hoggs and lambs saw prices hit £215 for a further 10 texels from H C Davies, Tycanol. £202 for texels from J Lewis & Son, Penfynnon. Charollais x hoggs and lambs peaked at £198 from H C Davies, Tycanol. Further Suffolk x hoggs to £190, £188 from F Bailey, Pensarn. The best mule hoggs peaked at £182 from F Bailey, Pensarn. With others to £180 from J V Davies & Co, Garth Fawr. All hoggs presented averaged £155 per couple.

Highlights from the older ewes saw a run of 7 texel 2 year old ewes from AE & CA Jones, Groespluan farm, hit £110 for singles and £250 for twins, averaging £89/ life.

J M Lewis, Pentwyn, sold Rouge and Beltex x 3year old and yearlings with twins to £232 and £228.

F Bailey, Pensarn, sold 8 mule 2 year olds with twins to £225. Suffolk 2 year olds with twins to £220 and suffolk 2 year old singles to £172.

overall average £143.21 per outfit or £68.50 / life.

Couples again next week with the next catalogue sale being 11th June 2018.

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.


Dare I say it, but I think that was the best show of cows and calves shown on a Monday in Welshpool that I have ever had with some absolutely fantastic outfits forward. There was competitive bidding throughout which resulted in an average of £2160 for 93 cows and calves forward which included the good, the bad and the ugly!!!

topping the sale at £3600 was a pedigree Limousin cow and calf from G S Mathias, Tynywern, who also sold outfits at £3400 (2) and £3250.

Ryan Morris, Maestanyglwyden, sold 20 1st cavers with Limousin calves at foot which peaked at £3500 for a Limousin x 1st calver with her Limousin bull calf at foot. AT £3300 was a British Blue x Limousin heifer with her Limousin x bull calf at foot.  Other leading prices for Ryan were £2820, £2750 (2), £2650. Overall the 20 outfits averaged £2324.

From Guto Lewis, Sychlyn, Pool Quay, were 16 Limousin x 1st calvers with either British Blue or Limousin x calves at foot. Topping his consignment was a British Blue x Limousin 1st calver with a Limousin heifer calf which sold for £3350. At £2920 was a Limousin cow with her bull calf. Other leading prices were £2780, £2680, £2650, £2600. The 16 outfits averaged £2442.50.

Presented by DP & RE Evans, Moelygarth, were 9 Limousin x 1st calvers with Limousin calves at foot which sold to a top of £2480 for a Limousin x 1st calver with a Bull Calf. At £2320 was a Limousin x 1st calver with a Limousin heifer calf. A Hereford x 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf sold at £2200. Overall Messrs Evans' averaged £2135.

From JE & JT Evans & Son, Upper Cefn Penarth, were 11 black Limousin x 1st calvers with Limousin calves at foot which sold to a top of £2580 with others at £2500, £2450, £2400 and £2380. overall they averaged £2380.

RE & CJ Davies, Boycott Hall, sold a Limousin x 1st calver with her Limousin bull calf at £2420. Next was a similar outfit at £2320. Overall the 6 entered from Boycott averaged £2195.

other leading prices on the day were £3120 for a British  Blue x Limousin 1st calver with a Limousin x heifer calf presented by M J Williams, Pontyperson.  G A Thomas, Penllain, Adfa, sold a British Blue x 2nd calver with a Charolais heifer calf at foot for £2300.

on the day 55 outfits sold for £2000 and over.

A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £3000 + 8 lots, £2800 - £3000 3 lots, £2500 - £2800 12 lots, £2200 - £2500 25 lots, £2000 - £2200 7 lots, £1800 - £2000 13 lots, £1500 - £1800 12 lots, £1200 - £1500 10 lots, <£1200 3 lots.

Forthcoming sales:

Monday 4th June – Cows & Calves.

Monday 11th June – Cows & Calves & Catalogued Sale of Couples.

Monday 18th June – Cows & Calves and Store Cattle, Weanlings inc Organics.

Monday 25th June  - Cows & Calves.

Monday 9th July – Store Cattle, Weanlings inc Organics & Cows & Calves.

Saturday 14th July – Machinery Sale ot Welshpool Livestock Sales.

Monday 23rd July – Cows & Calves.

Monday 6th August – Cows & Calves.

Monday 13th August – Catalogued sale of Breeding Ewes.

Monday 20th August – Catalogued sale of Breeding Ewes & Cows & Calves.

Saturday 25th August – Welsh National Texel Sale.

Monday 27th August – Catalogued sale of Breeding Ewes.

Wednesday 29th August – Welsh Premier Beltex Sale.

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