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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 03/07/2018 @ 11:03
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Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a busy day of trading at Buttington Cross on Monday.

OTMS (20)

An entry of 15 OTMS this week saw a top of £1417.80 (170ppkg) for a Charolais OTM weighing in at 834kg from J R Evans, Brynderwen. J I & J E Williams, Llwyn Y Brain, also had top price of 170ppkg for a 710kg Limousin OTM making £1207. Younger cows (48-72months) topped at £1021.50 (150ppkg) for 681kg Limousin from W H Beamond, Dolhafren. Heifers under 48 months topped at £1173.90 (182ppkg) for a 645kg Limousin from C V & E M Lewis, Buttington New Hall.

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (15) 142.71ppkg / £959.

Cows 48-72 months (x2) 143.86ppkg / £872.51.

Heifers Under 48 months (x3) 154.41ppkg / £946.52.

Overall Average 144.45ppkg.


An entry of 3378 spring lambs sold to an overall average of 210.57ppkg.

Lights (700) to 244ppkg from B W Evans, Glyn Y Odyn. Others to 232ppkg from J W Power, Maesygraig. Average of 208.22ppkg.

Standards (1909) to 252ppkg from R A Jones, Red Gwenthrew. Others to 251ppkg from J Palmer, Tycanol.  Average of 212.96ppkg.

Mediums (301) to 230ppkg from C W Eynon, Blaen Dyffryn. Others to 228ppkg from E L Evans, Derlwyn. Average of 214.32ppkg.

Heavies (5) to 200ppkg from W K Davies, Offas Way. Others to 199ppkg from F W Humphreys & Sons, Brook House Farm. Average of 200ppkg.


An entry of 2973 cull ewes archieved an average of £56.15 for ewes. Demand was strong throughout the sale. Today saw a large entry of Welsh and Mule runs and a shortage of strong texel ewes.  A small entry of cull rams (14) achived an average of £86.29.  Ewes peaked at £135 presented by D T A Williams, Upper Bolbro. Closely followed by ewes presented by C W Eynon, Blean Dyffryn achieving £130.

Rams topped at £175 presented by E W & K E Benbow, Ffrydd Farm. Overall a solid trade. For more information contact Joe Powell (075055524943) or Sion Roberts (07852252371).

Forthcoming sales:

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 30th July- Catalogued sale of Breeding Ewes- Please note entries shut Monday 16th July.

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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