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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 03/08/2011 @ 14:29
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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.
OTMS (52)
An entry of 52 over thirty month old cattle sold very well. 49 Cows averaged 129ppkg, 1 bull at 134ppkg and 2 under 48month old steers at 136ppkg. A limousin cow weighing 710kg achieved a top market price of £1185.70 from H G Rees Hiriaeth. T & D Jones Dolwen sold a British Blue cow weighing 810kg to £1174.50. A limousin bull weighing 1032kg from J A Woods & Sons Kinnerton Farm sold to £1382.88.The Brairwood Product Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day goes to H G Rees Hiriaeth.
An entry of 12 fat cattle sold to a fantastic average of 189ppkg for the heifers and 173ppkg for the steers. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach sold three exception fat heifers to a 209ppkg (x2) and 207ppkg.J O Evans Parcypwll sold heifers to 194ppkg and 166ppkg. steers topped at 183ppkg from N A Derwas Plas Trehelig. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of 325 for the highest ppkg animal sold on the day.   
An entry of 6664 spring lambs, selling to an average of 190ppkg.
Super Lights (14) to 188ppkg from DM & AS Jones Blaenrhiwarth. Average of 187ppkg. 
Lights (754) to 212ppkg from D & M Cooke Coppice Farm. Others to 208ppkg from W E G Evans Llwynycrwth. Average of 198ppkg.
Standards (1850) to 223ppkg from GW & WW Jones Hill Farm and G & G Pugh Hill Farm. Others to 221ppkg from E C P Jones & Sons Manor Farm. Average of 193ppkg.
Mediums (3263) to 215ppkg from M J Williams Pontyperson. Others to 201ppkg from T G Davies Home Farm. Average of 186ppkg.
Heavy’s (624) to 188ppkg from E A Rees & Co Borfa Newydd. Others to 186ppkg from R J Roberts Dysefin Farm. Average of 177ppkg.
Over Weights (86) to 168ppkg from T E Rees Penywern. Average of 163ppkg.   
CULL EWE (3909)
Yet again a massive entry of 3909 cull sheep sold to a excellent average of £64.59 for the ewes and £90.09 for the cull rams. Top price of the day was £139.50 per head for cull ewes from M Foster The Grove. CL & C Watkins Bank Farm presented cull ewes to £133.00 and cull rams to a top price £173.00 per head. E Jones Penbontpren sold cull rams to £145.00. Weekly sales of Cull Sheep to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs at approx 12noon.    
Store Lambs. A quality entry of 244 store lambs entered the market this week, selling to a strong average of £57.17. Suffolk mixed and clean lambs topped the market and clean lambs topped the sale at £67.50 from JT & GH Jones Talerddig Farm Llanbrynmair. Charollais theave lambs sold to £62.50 from T M Davies Wynnstay Farm Llanbrynamair, Charollaisx tup lambs made £58 from the same vendor. Demand for store lambs is increasing as shown by a large crowd of potential purchasers at the ring side. Sale of Store lambs to commence at 10.30am next week.
Store ewes. The first sale of breeding ewes this week, to include a total of 49 ewes. Suffolk yearling ewes topped the market the sale at £165 from R M Evans New House Meifod. As found Suffolk ewes made £116 from M Jones & Son Glascoed. Quality Badger Faced ewes sold to £81 from TJC Munday Whittingham Hall Farm Kinver. Sale of store ewes to be sold through the sale ring at 11am. A special entry of 30 suffolkx yearling ewes from R M Evans New House Meifod.
Breeding Rams. Five breeding rams entered the market this week, Suffolk three year old and four year old rams sold up to £378 from T I M Hughes Grwnamlwg Meifod.
Once again an excellent trade on a day when yet again more could have been sold with buyers in attendance. Top price of the day was £1900 which was achieved firstly for a Weaverline Eddie heifer presented by GM & U Thomas Bwlchygraig and then again for a Cashmere daughter from R & R Corfield Bronynant. A milky fourth calver presented by A P Jones Gwerniago sold for £1400, whilst a British Friesian heifer from the same place made £1340. A breakdown of all prices achieved were as follows:
£1900+ 2 lots, £1400 - £1600 1 lot, £1200 - £1400 1 lot, £1100 - £1200 1 lot.
Forthcoming Sales.
Monday 8th August, Cows and Calves.
Monday 15th August, Dairy Cows.
Monday 22nd August, Cows and Calves.
Friday 26th August, Welsh Premier Texel Show.
Saturday 27th August, Welsh Premier Texel Sale.
Monday 29th August, Dairy Cattle, Store Cattle and Weanlings inc Organic Store Cattle.
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