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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 10/08/2011 @ 09:29
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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 (105)
A considerably increase in the number of Over thirty Month cattle sold to a very good average of 123ppkg for the cows and 152ppkg for the steers. R A Owen Tynewydd presented a Charolais cow weighing 964kg to a top market price of £1446.00. A Simmental cow from the same home achieved £1417.72. J G Thomas Bronhaul sold a Welsh Black cow to £1218.75. Four over aged steers from Evans Brothers Tynewydd sold to £804.22, £779.27, £757.68 and £736.06. R A Owen Tynewydd receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25for the highest Price older cow sold on the day.
 
FAT CATTLE (18).
An entry of 18 fat cattle sold very well to average 186ppkg for the heifers and 177ppkg for the steers. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach sold three fat Limousin heifers to a fantastic trade of 209ppkg and 208ppkg which where bought by M J Birtwistle & Co and 207ppkg went to Rikki Lloyd of Welshpool.
RB & JA Jones Wernddu sold two fat heifers to 199ppkg on both occasions. Steers topped at 177ppkg from R E Lewis Gribin. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach receives the Briarwood Products Ltd Prize of £25 for the highest ppkg animal sold on the day.
 
PRIME LAMBS (5665).
An entry of 5665 spring lambs, selling to an average of 176ppkg.
Super Lights (49) to185ppkg from W I Ellis Talwrn. Average of 182ppkg. 
Lights (732) to 197ppkg from A H Richards & Co Tynant. Others to 190ppkg from E W Howells & Son Oakwood. Average of 182ppkg.
Standards (1501) to 205ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands. Others to 192ppkg from GW & WW Jones Hill Farm. Average of 180ppkg.
Mediums (2818) to 194ppkg from F J Jones Bryncwmnant. Others to 193ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Average of 173ppkg.
Heavy’s (416) to 182ppkg from DA & SJ Jones Dyffryn. Others to 179ppkg from M P B Ashton Belanddu. Average of 159ppkg.
Over Weights (72) to 182ppkg from DA & SJ Jones Dyffryn. Average of 148ppkg.  
 
CULL EWE (3280).
Another good entry of 3280 cull sheep sold to average £ 57.71 per head for the ewes and £97.80 for the rams. Ewes topped at £136 per on two occasions from E L Evans The Green and JT & CE Jones Tynewydd Cyffin. G E Davies & Son Cwmbromley sold ewes to £125 and £123 per head. Cull Rams topped at £140 per head from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Weekly Sale of Cull ewes and Cull rams to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs.
  
STORE EWES AND STORE LAMBS. 
Store Lambs. 368 store lambs entered the market this week selling to an average of £54.48. Suffolk mixed and clean lambs topped the sale at £68.50 from JT & GH Jones Talerddig farm, Llanbrynmair. Tup lambs were up to £68 from PJ & EM Keynon Pentre Glomen. Texel Whether lambs sold to £60 from C W Smith& Co Cilmieri Berriew. Texel mixed and tup lambs reached £59 from Gittins & Co Giants Bank Abermule. Suffolk theave lambs made £54.50 from A C Jones Caestwbwrn Llanerfyl. There is a high demand for store lambs as shown by a large crowd of potential buyers at the ringside. The sale of Store Lambs will commence at 10.30am.  
Store ewes. A total of 156 ewes entered the market this week. Yearling ewes where sold with an average of £145.09 with strong Suffolk ewes topping the sale at £166 from R M Evans New House Meifod. Quality as found Suffolk ewes made £115 from JE & DW Rogers Red House Abermule. Welsh Two year olds reached £88 from WL & HA Williams Wynnora Wylfa Road. Suffolk Full mouth ewes where sold to £95 from J T Owen & Co Upper Garth Newtown. Demand for store ewes is also high with the sale commencing at 11am next week to include a special entry of 30 Suffolkx yearlings from R M Evans New House Meifod.
 
COWS & CALVES.
A seasonal entry of 12 cows and calves met with a varying trade with buyers being selective due to the time of year. HA & ALL Humphreys Brynerwes Tywyn sold 4 1st calved heifers with limousin calves at foot from £980 to a top of £1510. Two Limousinx 1st calvers one with a bull calf and one with a heifersold for £1260 each presented by D Meddins Pennant Isaf Llanbrynmair. A breakdown of all prices achieved where as follows. £1500 + 1 lot £1300 - £1500 1 lot, 1200 - £1300 3 lots, £1100 - £1200 2 lots, £1000 - £1100 1 lot, less than £1000 4 lots.
 
Forthcoming Sales.
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.
Wednesday 1st September. Welsh Premier Beltex Sheep Show and Sale.
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