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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 19/04/2011 @ 15:55
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Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd.

Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on
Monday 18th April 2011.
OTMS (51)
An entry of 51 cows sold to average 124.71ppkg. CV & EM Lewis Garth Vaughan presented a Limousin cow weighing 829kg and achieving £1392.72. D & S Jones Brynglas Bach presented a Limousin cow to £1343.16. British Blue cow weighing 785kg from B L Griffiths Lower Penygelli achieved £1256.00. CV & EM Lewis Garth Vaughan receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day.
Steers and Heifers averaged 161ppkg. R Gittins Henfaes sold a heifer to 179ppkg to top the market. J E Owen Gilfach sold a Limousin heifer to 173ppkg. I M Willan Ty Mawr sold Charolais heifers to 164ppkg and 168ppkg. PE & BM Bailey Pantmawr presented three Charolais steers to 168ppkg (x2) and 150ppkg.
R Gittins Henfaes receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest ppkg animal sold on the day.
An entry of 1046 spring lambs, selling to an average of 256ppkg.
Lights (113) to 273ppkg from M Jones & Son Glascoed. Others to 269ppkg from G Davies Monksfield. Average of 251ppkg.
Standards (645) to 291ppkg from H Hughes & Son Hendy. Others to 284ppkg from G Davies Monksfield. Average of 259ppkg.
Mediums (271) to 273ppkg from J Corfield & Sons Fairfield. Others to 270ppkg from F W Humphreys & Sons Brook House. Average of 213ppkg.
Heavy’s (13) to 226ppkg from DW & SM Roberts The White House. Others to 222ppkg from H M Powell & Son White House. Average of 213ppkg.
An entry of 5459 Prime Hoggets, selling to an average of 230ppkg.  
Super Lights (34) to 200ppkg from W & R Beamond Cwmcarnedd and N D Jones Waen. Average of 196ppkg. 
Lights (410) to 216ppkg from E T Owen & Son Llwydiarth. Others to 213ppkg from W K Davies Offa Way. Average of 207ppkg.
Standards (475) to 265ppkg from P W Edwards Llwyngrug. Others to 234ppkg from FG & G Mountford Middle Heldre. Average of 219ppkg. 
Mediums (2145) to 268ppkg from W K Davies Offas Way and Lythwood Sheep Ltd. Others to 266ppkg from D R Pryce Mount Nebo. Average of 235 ppkg. 
Heavies (1107) to 255ppkg from Ystym Colwyn Ltd. Others to 243ppkg from CJ & LM Davies Lawns Farm. Average of 218ppkg.
Over Weights (1033) to 210ppkg from CJ & LM Davies Lawns Farm. Others to 202ppkg from Lythwood Sheep Ltd. Average of 189ppkg.
CULL EWE (2328)
An entry of 2328 cull sheep on offer sold well to average of £71.50 for the ewes and £87 for the cull rams. L Lewis & Co Geufron sold ewes to a top market price of £129 per head. D R Owen & Son Sandilands and H M Powell White House sold ewes to £128 per head. EO & VJ Roberts Cefncoed sold a cull ram to a top market price of £120 per head.
A very busy day with good numbers of Store Sheep forward.
Store Lambs sold to a highs of £82 for the tup lambs from J P Breeze Fronladys and for theave lambs to £75 from J Wyatt Red Lion.
Couples. A large entry of around 420 ewes and their lambs sold to a top price of £184 on tow occasions. 2 & 3 year old mules with twin lambs from Bronhyddan Farms Ltd, Llansanffraid. Overall average of £116.85. Special Entry next week of Hoggs and lambs and Lleyn x Texel hoggs with texelx lambs at foot.
Cade Lambs. 55 averaged £14.36 to a top of £28.
An entry of 25 Cows and calves and In Calf heifers sold to a better trade with the most people around the ring this year. Top price of the day was £1300 for a Limousinx 2nd Calver with a Limousinx Bull calf presented by G & G Pugh Hill View. N Samuel Lower Ystrad sold a Limousinx 1st calver with a Limousinx heifer calf for £1200. Making the same price was an Belgian Bluex 1st calver with a Limousinx Heifer calf presented by T M Edwards & Son Spoonley Farm. Seven and a half and eight month in calf cows from Arwyn Gro Gro Dolanog sold 6 aged cows in calf to a charolais bull from £750 to £890. A special entry of 16 Limousinx In calf heifers due May/June 2011 to  a Limousin bull from A T Edwards Glanaber sold to a top of £1220 to average £1040. Overall a breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows. £1200 - £1400 4 lots, £1000 - £1200 10 lots, £800 - £1000 6 lots, less than £800 5 lots.
Forthcoming Sales.
Thursday 21st April, Pedigree Charolais Bull Sale
Monday 25th April, Dairy Cows
Tuesday 26th April, Store Cattle Fair
Monday 2nd May, Cows and Calves
Monday 9th May, Cows and Calves, Dairy Cows and Prize Sale of Couples
Tuesday 10th May, Mid May Store Cattle inc Organic Cattle
Saturday 14th May, Machinery Sale at Coed y Dinas
Monday 16th May Cows and Calves
Thursday 19th May, Pedigree Limousin, Simmental and Saler Cattle Sale.
Monday 23rd May Cows and Calves and Dairy Cows
Monday 30th May Cows and Calves
Tuesday 31st May, Store Cattle Fair
Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd & Co report on the Store Cattle Auction held on Tuesday 12th April 2011.
Welshpool Livestock Sales are delighted to report on excellent trade on the 499 cattle forward for their February Fair. With buyers from across the country, trade was even throughout with the best cattle very much in demand.
Steers averaged 181.23ppkg, Heifers 164.42ppkg.
Top prices are as follows:
Store Steers per kilo.
Charolaisx (x1) 417kg 218ppkg J LL Morgans & Sons Tymawr
Charolaisx (x2) 352kg 210ppkg T W Anwyl Maesmedrisiol
Limousin (x3) 328kg 207ppkg R W Williams & Son Rhospenbwa
Charolais (x1) 395kg 206ppkg E & RM Owen & Morgans Ceunan
Limousinx (x4) 427kg 206ppkg G & A Orrells Maesderwen
Limousinx (x3) 375kg 205ppkg PE & M Harris Talyrnau
Store Heifers per kilo.
Belgian Bluex (x1) 290kg 248ppkg R I Owen & Co Cwmffynnon
Belgian Bluex (x1) 380kg 208ppkg R I Owen & Co Cwmffynnon
Belgian Bluex (x1) 320kg 198ppkg R I Owen & Co Cwmffynnon
Limousinx (x5) 365kg 192ppkg D W Griffiths & Son Penybryn
Limousinx (x1) 415kg 190ppkg T H Turner & Co Red House
Charolaisx (x1) 395kg 188ppkg E Morgan Brynderw
Store Steers per head.
Charolaisx (x1) 635kg £1060 J B Williams Gaer Farm.
Charolaisx (x1) 550kg £1035 J B Williams Gaer Farm.
Belgian Bluex (x1) 720kg £1000 P V Jerman Upper Pentre
Belgian Bluex (x4) 622kg £985 P V Jerman Upper Pentre
Charolaisx (x4) 502kg £970 D B Davies & Son Pencastle
Charolaisx (x1) 600kg £955 G J Williams The Oak.
Store Heifers per head.
Belgian Bluex (x2) 525kg £920 A H Morgan Penybryn
Charolaisx (x2) 525kg £885 J B Williams Gaer Farm
Belgian Bluex (x1) 550kg £880 P V Evans & Son Court Farm
Charolaisx (x1) 535kg £880 G J Williams The Oak
Limousinx (x1) 510kg £850 HA & RA Davies Genau Hafod
Limousinx (x2) 457kg £805 G & A Orrells Middle Llegodig
Next Store Cattle Sale will take place at Welshpool on Tuesday 26th April 2011.
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