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Livestock Sales prices ‘steadier’

Created on 25/03/2020 @ 13:15

Last week’s record trade at Welshpool Livestock Sales were not repeated as market prices reported as ‘steady’ on Monday.

OTMS (24)

A similar number of OTM cattle on offer this week, seeing a top price of £1113 (140ppkg) for a Limousin x OTM weighing in at 795kg from JH & ML Breeze, South Moelygarth. JES Corfield, Woodgate Farm made 137ppkg for an OTM weighing 768kg making £983.04. Younger cows (48-72 months) topped at £1334 (145ppkg) for a Limousin x weighing 920kg from JJ Thomas & Son, Penybanc.  JH & ML Breeze, South Moelygarth made 148ppkg for a Limousin x weighing 694kg making £1027.12. Heifers under 48 months topped at £856.70 (130ppkg) for a heifer weighing 659kg from JA Williams Llechwedd Ddyrys.

Averages of the day were as follows:

OTM Cows (19) 116.3ppkg / £737.90

Cows 48-72 Months (4) 127.46ppkg / £978.90

Heifers Under 48 months (1) 130ppkg / £856.70

Overall Average 119.04ppkg.

For further information, contact Glandon Lewis (07774224999)


An entry of 26 spring lambs averaged 198.22ppkg selling up to 207ppkg for 42.5kg lambs from RJ Jenkins, Glanrhos or £96.50/head for 49.5kg lambs from the same home.


The hoggs forward sold to return an average of 187.47ppkgppkg, with a top price of 232ppkg for pen of hoggs weighing 33kg making £76.50 from D & S Jones, Brynglas Bach, and £100/head for 59.5kg hoggs from A Thomas, Neuadd Llwyd.

Lights (358) to 218ppkg from RJ Jones & Co, Tymawr. Others to 207ppkg from RE Peate, Nantllachar. Average of 194.97ppkg.

Standards (450) to 232ppkg from D & S Jones, Brynglas Bach. Others to 223ppkg from IE Roberts & Son, Maesdyfnant. Average of 195.72ppkg.

Mediums (679) to 214ppkg from Lythwood Sheep. Others to 213ppkg from the same home.  Average of 180.18ppkg.

Heavies (441) to 195ppkg from A Thomas, Neuadd Llwyd. Others to 194ppkg from S Smith, Pentre Farm Cottage. Average of 175.6ppkg.


This week we had an increased entry of 2,427 cull ewes that met a much steadier trade as expected with an overall average of £64.08 being achieved. Top price of the day went to A Thomas, Neuadd Llwyd, that sold a terrific pen of Texel ewes for £156. Plain ewes were very hard work, but the best heavy ewes were still all over £100.

159 cull rams averaged £59.56 and a top price of £115 being achieved by CE Pryce, Yr Helyg.

For more information, please contact Joe Powell (07764663197) or Sion Roberts (07852252371).


On a day when the general sheep trade took a dramatic lull – ewes and lamb vendors came off slightly better than most!

Texels hit £135 for singles from S & T Evans, Coedhirion and twins to £235 from CE & GT Roberts, Rhydycil

Suffolks with singles to £138 from S & T Evans, Coedhirion and twins to £170 from JM & IM Lewis, Erwbrafe.

Mules with singles peaked at £138 from T & JT Jones, Penygraig and twins to £152 from Brook Farms.

Welsh singles to £100 from T & JT Jones, Penygraig and Beltex twins to £230 from S & T Evans, Coedhirion.

Charollais with singles to £110 and twins to £172 from WJ & BM Lewis, Fferm.

For further information, contact Tom Davies (07764663193)


No surprises that less were about give the drastic decline in the fat lamb price the store were never going to be very brisk!

Tup lambs hit £70 twice from RW Richards & Son, Hafod with theave lambs peaking at £57.50.


Theaves - £50.82

Tups - £46.46

Overall - £47.06

Cades averaged £11.25 and up to £20 from DI Jones, Cwm.

For further information, contact Tom Davies (07764663193)
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