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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 16/08/2011 @ 16:10
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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 (60)
An entry of 60 over thirty month cattle sold very well to average 123ppkg for 52 cows, 2 bulls average 156ppkg, 3 under 48months heifers averaged 141ppkg, and 3 under 48month old heifers averaged 133ppkg. R B Bebb & Son Hendre sold a British Blue cow weighing 754kg to a top market price of £1070.68. D J W Beamond Gorn Farm sold a Aberdeen Angus cow to £1045.45. Bulls topped £1297.80 for a British Blue weighing 721kg and achieving £1297.80 from DW & LM Jones Bwlch. R B Bebb Hendre receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day.
A better entry of 29 fat cattle sold well to average 175ppkg for the heifers and 153ppkg for the steers. GW & BA Haynes Trefnant Isaf sold four excellent quality heifers to 212ppkg which was bought by M J Birtwistle & Co and 200ppkg (x2) and 194ppkg where purchased by Moorland Foods Ltd. RB & JA Jones Wernddu sold 2 fat heifers to 197ppkg and 164ppkg. More fat cattle needed each week to meet a very strong demand. Sale at 12.30pm.
An entry of 4990 spring lambs, selling to an average of 179ppkg.
Super Lights (19) to 180ppkg from W I Ellis Talwrn. 
Lights (342) to 221ppkg from R E Jones Gelli. Others to 198ppkg from Bronhyddan Farms Ltd. Average of 186ppkg.
Standards (1063) to 195ppkg from JP & EM Jones Penygraig. Others to 194ppkg from AJ & JC Daniel Abergwydol. Average of 182ppkg.
Mediums (2819) to 198ppkg from BE & BE Langford Lletymeibion. Others to 195ppkg from D E Boulter The Russetts. Average of 177ppkg.
Heavy’s (654) to 186ppkg from BL & GH & EJ Gittins Sidnal Farm. Others to 185ppkg from M Roberts & Co Middle Walton. Average of 166ppkg.
Over Weights (52) to 159ppkg from A E Casewell Bodynfoel. Others to 158ppkg from D P Casewell Tanrhiw. Average of 150ppkg.   
CULL EWE (2343)
A reduced entry of 2343 cull sheep entered the market, selling to a market average of £63.66 for the ewes and £79.03 for the cull rams. C E Pryce Yr Helyg sold cull ewes to a top price of £138 per head. DES & ER Bickerton Lloran Ucha sold ewes to £120 per head. Cull rams topped at £117 per head from HG & EF Davies Cnychmawr. Weekly sales of cull ewes to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs at approximately 12noon.
Store Lambs. A good quality entry of 326 store lambs entered the market this week selling to a strong average of £57.58 suffolk theave lambs topped the sale this week at £67 from J T & GH Jones Talerddig Farm, Llanbrynmair. Good quality texel mixed and clean lambs reached £65.60 from R R & DE Wall Whitcott Farm Norbury. Tup lambs made £65.00 from CE & R Emberton Coedtafol Berriew. Wether lambs sold to £57 50 from the same vendor. Texel mixed with tup lambs selling to £63 from R A Jones Llys Helyg Llanerfyl. Demand for store lambs is high as shown by a large crowd of potential purchasers at the ring side. The sale of store lambs will commence at 10.30am next week.
Store Ewes. A superior entry of 416 store ewes where put through the ring this week. Strong Suffolk yearlings topped the sale at £169 from R M Evans New House. Suffolk two year old reached £150 from T Jones Lynton Craigllwyn. Three year old Suffolk ewes made £124 from A Rees & Son Tynllwyn Llanfair Caereinion. Texel full mouth ewes sold to £120 from DH & GW Pryce Cefncleisiog Llanfihangel and Suffolk full mouth ewes made £144 from EJ & AJ Roberts Longlands. Demand is increasing now that the season is approaching. Sale of store ewes will commence at 11am next week to include a special entry of 30 suffolk x yearlings from R M Evans New House Meifod. If you have any ewes that you would like to bring, please let us know and we can advertise them for you.
Forthcoming Sales.
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.
Monday 5th September, Cows and Calves.
Wednesday 7th September, Welsh Mule Ewe Sale.
Thursday 8th September, Welsh Mule Ewe Lambs Sale.
Saturday 10th September, Machinery sale at Coed Y Dinas.
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