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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 19/06/2018 @ 12:08
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on Sale at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (18)

A smaller entry of otm cattle this week topping at £1121.76 (171ppkg) for a Limousin weighing 656kg from AG & JK Davies, Upper Esgair. S B Owen & Co, Garreg, presented a Limousin otm weighing 691kg making £1084.87 (157ppkg). Younger cows topped at £1150.80 (168ppkg) for a 685kg Limousin from DP Evans, Moel-y-Garth. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1158.08 (154ppkg) for a 752kg Blonde from M R Williams, Wern Holding. DP Evans, Moel-y-Garth, presented a 587kg Limousin heifer making £1015.51 (173ppkg).

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (x10)  139.57ppkg / £923.82.

Cows 48-72 months (x3) 146.78ppkg / £905.11.

Heifers Under 48 months (x4) 162.38ppkg / £1017.71.

Steers under 48 months (x1) 130ppkg / £561.60.

Overall Average 145.39ppkg.

PRIME LAMBS (4216)

An entry of 4216 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 236.94ppkg.

Lights (372) to 233ppkg from J H Morris, Brynaber & A B Price, Cae Dafad. Others to231 ppkg from J H Morris, Brynaber. Average of  211.94ppkg.

Standards (1070) to 288ppkg  from R A Jones, Red Gwenthrew. Others to 286ppkg from B R Corfield, Rhos Royal.  Average of 225.38ppkg.

Mediums (2511) to 307ppkg from T K Robinson, Tynewydd. Others to 294ppkg from R A Jones, Red Gwenthrew. Average of  243.62ppkg.

Heavies (210) to 268ppkg from C W Eynon, Blaen Dyffryn. Others to 260ppkg from MD Bufton & JD Pryce, Cefn Y Berrin Uchaf. Average of 242.40ppkg.

PRIME HOGGETS (394)

An entry of 394 prime hogget’s sold to an overall average of 167.97ppkg.

Lights (57) to 160ppkg from G H Ellett, Cefn Derwen. Average of 156.39ppkg.

Standards (96) to 199ppkg from M P B Ashton & Son, Belan Ddu. Others to 184ppkg from A Rowlands, Llwyn Yr Odyn. Average of 169.99ppkg.

Mediums (36) to 199ppkg from Evan Davies & Co, Red House. Others to 179ppkg M P B Ashton & Son, Belan Ddu. Average of 176.27ppkg.

Heavies (14) to 196ppkg from I P Jones, Bryn Clochydd. Average of 153.66ppkg

CULL SHEEP (2053)

An entry of 2053 culls this week achieved an average of £54.56 for ewes and £87 for rams. Ewes peaked at £105 from J A Gwalchmai, 5 Minffordd. I & S Evans, Llwynhywel, presented a pen of ewes making £104. rams topped at £131 from RE & L Jones, Farchwel. A large entry of well flesh mules and suffolks ewes this week.  For more information contact Joe Powell (075055524943) or Sion Roberts (07852252371).

COUPLES

As the couples season comes to an end a small entry of 54 dominated by entries from F Bailey, Pensarn, and J V Davies & Co, Garth Fawr.

F Bailey, Pensarn, sold a 2 year old mule with a single charollais lamb for £195 with other ewes with singles to £173. Ewes with twins from the same home peaked at £217 for a 2 year old suffolk x with charollais lambs.

The trade on hoggs and lambs was far steadier than in recent weeks as 3rd and 4th drafts went under the hammer selling to a top price of £173 for a Mule with a single lamb from F Bailey, Pensarn, with others from the same home selling to £172, £162 and £158 x2.  J V Davies & Co, Garth Fawr, presented a run of mule hoggs and lambs selling to £151, £148 x2 and £145.

Breeding ewe sales kick off on Monday 30th July with the 1st catalogued sale of the season – entries to be received by Friday 20th July.

COWS & CALVES

An entry of 56 cows and calves, 2 in-calf heifers and a stock bull sold to a top of £2900 for a Pure Limousin heifer with her Limousin heifer calf from MM & R Morris, Maestanyglwyden. Also from the same home a Limousin x 1st calver with her Limousin heifer calf making £2400. the 6 outfits on offer from MM & R Morris averaged £2275 an outfit.

Next at £2300 was a Red Limousin x 1st calver with her Limousin heifer calf from DP & RE Evans, Moel Y Garth Farm. A black Hereford x 1st calver with her teim Limousin Bull & Heifer calves making £2050. Messrs Evans' 6 outfits averaged £1953. JJ & P Carruthers, Mynydducha, presented a British Blue x 1st calver with her Limousin x heifer calf making £2000.

F J Owens & Co, Llettygynfach, presented 6 outfits topping at £1700 for a Welsh Black x Blonde 2014 born cow with her Blonde x heifer calf.

NPTC Group, Fronlas Farm, presented a run of 10 cows and calves topping at £1780 for a 2014 born British Blue cow with her Charolais x male calf. A 2010 born British Blue x cow with her Charolais x male calf made £1700.

a breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows: £2300 3 lots, £2000 - £2300 5 lots, £1800 - £2000 4 lots, £1600 - £1800 6 lots, £1400 - £1600 14 lots, £1200 - £1400 15 lots, £1000 - £1200 7 lots.

STORE CATTLE

an entry of 177 store cattle saw averages of 228.15ppkg or £1055.84 per head for steers and heifers averaged 231.05ppkg or £982.82 per head.  Leading the way with top prices per head were:

Steers

Limousin (x1) 690kg £1410 P H Holloway & Son, Mount Farm.

Limousin (x3) 588kg £1335 P H Holloway & Son, Mount Farm.

Limousin (x3) 568kg £1280 P H Holloway & Son, Mount Farm.

Charolais (x2) 605kg £1255 M R Evans, Ystrad Newydd.

Limousin (x1) 560kg £1210 P H Holloway & Son, Mount Farm.

Heifers

Limousin (x1) 585kg £1800 N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 525kg £1800 N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 525kg £1680 N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 547kg £1600 N Pritchard, Hyatt.

British Blue (x1) 520kg £1500 N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Top prices per kilo were as follows:

Steers

Limousin (x1) 380kg 288.20ppkg E H Pennie & Son, Gwern yr Ychain.

British Blue (x1) 345kg 278.30ppkg G P Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

British Blue (x1) 420kg 273.80ppkg E H Pennie & Son, Gwern yr Ychain.

British Blue (x1) 410kg 272ppkg E H Pennie & Son, Gwern yr Ychain.

Limousin (x1) 375kg 261.30ppkg G P Vaughan & Son, Dolcorsllwyn.

Heifers

Limousin (x1) 525kg 343ppkg N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 525kg 320ppkg N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 585kg 307.70ppkg N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Limousin (x1) 547kg 292.50ppkg N Pritchard, Hyatt.

British Blue (x1) 520kg 288ppkg N Pritchard, Hyatt.

Forthcoming sales:

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 at 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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