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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 01/11/2011 @ 15:06

Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd.

Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on Monday.
OTMS (84)
An entry of 84 over thirty month cattle sold very well to average 121ppkg for the 76 cows, 133ppkg for 2 bulls, 155ppkg for the 4 under 48month old heifers and 157ppkg for the 2 under 48month old steers. F W Humphreys & Sons Brook House sold a Limousin cow weighing 813kg to a top market price of £1211.37. James Brook Weston House sold a friesian cow weighing 870kg to £1131.00. EG & AW Pugh Cefn sold a Charolais bull weighing 1195kg to £1589.35. F W Humphreys & Sons Brook House receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day. Weekly sales of over thirty month cattle every Monday at 9am prompt.
An entry of 17 fat cattle sold very well to average 192ppkg for the steers and 199ppkg for the heifers. J T Lewis & Co Dolfor Hall sold a Limousinx heifer to a top price of 214ppkg which was bought by Moorland Meats Ltd. Messers Lewis also sold another limousinx heifer to 198ppkg. C J Davies Waengwyn sold a Limousinx 552kg to 208ppkg and a Limousinx heifer 567kg to 206ppkg. I G & R Lloyd Maesyglyn sold five fat heifers to a top price of 210ppkg and averaged 196ppkg. J T Lewis & CO Dolfor Hall receives the Brairwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest ppkg beast sold on the day. Weekly sale for Fat cattle every Monday sale to commence at 12 noon.
An entry of 7302 prime lambs, selling to average of 173.9ppkg.   
Supper Lights (26) to 156ppkg from RJ & M Meredith Dolgun Uchaf.
Lights (604) to 181ppkg from DB & ED Evans Penyglog. Others to 178ppkg from S A Williams5 Lon Maldwyn. Average of 171ppkg.
Standards (2075) to 208ppkg from J Edwards Mount Farm. Others to 203ppkg from W K Davies Offa Way. Average of 177ppkg.
Medium’s (3249) to 193ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 192ppkg from Gittins Giants Bank. Average of 172ppkg.
Heavies (1074) to 179ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 175ppkg from G D Rees Penulcae. Average of 161ppkg.   
Over Weights (223) to 166ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 162ppkg from D P Casewell Tanrhiw. Average of 148ppkg.
CULL EWE (4331)
A massive entry of 4331 cull sheep sold to average very well at £55.09 for the 4168 ewes and £79.05 for the 163 rams. J M Powell Dolygarn sold killing ewes to a top market price of £126 per head. JJ Thomas & Son Penybanc sold ewes to £125 per head. D H Rees Rhydwen sold cull rams to a top price of £310 per head. Weekly sale of Cull sheep to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs at approximately 12 noon.
Store Lambs. A fantastic entry of 1146 store lambs where sold through the market this week, seeling to a strong average of £58.33. Top price mixed & clean lambs from F M Lewis Red House Kerry realised £69 while Texelx Whether lambs from E Jones & Son Penbontpren achieved £72 and Suffolkx tup lambs from T P Price Stettingau sold to £66.50. More store lambs required to meet demand with a special prize sale next week. Judging to commence at 10am prompt followed by the sale at 10.30am. 
Store Ewes. Less breeding ewes entered the market this week with Blue Faced Leicester yearlings making £100 from I Francis Bryndu Llanfair Caereinion. Full mouth Mule ewes from W V Jones Lymore Farm Montgomery sold to £84. A quality entry of 594 breeding ewe lambs were forward with a top price of £95 for mule ewe lambs from E P Jones Esgairiaeth Llawryglyn. A strong trade throughout as shown by a large number of buyers present.
An entry of 21 cows and calves met with a solid trade on all lots presented. Top price of the day was thw first cow and calf through the ring, a pedigree Blonde D’aqautaine cow with a bull calf at foot, which sold for £2000 presented by F G Windsor & Sons Kempton Farm. Another Blonde D’aquataine cow and bull calf made £1790. Six 1st Calvers with Limousin calves at foot from D PEvans Moelygarth sold to a top price of £1600 and averaged £1473. RE & CJ Davies Boycott Hall sold a British Bluex 1st Calver with a limosuinx heifer calf at foot for £1560 and a Limousin 1st calve with a bull calf for £1360. T A J Bason & Co Lower Broughton Farm presented a British Bluex 1st Calver with a Limosuinx bull calf which sold for £1580. A breakdown of all prices achieved where as follows: £1800 - £2000 1 lot, £1600 - £1800 2 lots, £1400 - £1600 7 lots, £1200 - £1400 2 lots, £1000 - £1200 6 lots, Less than £1000 3 lots.
With a very sparse crowd around the ring the trade on breeding rams was extremely hard work with few strong prices about. Generally yearling rams where between 100 and 200 guineas with very limited demand.
Forthcoming Sales.
Saturday 5th November, Pedigree In Lamb Charollais and Berrichon Du Cher Ewes and Ewe Lambs.
Monday 7th November, Dairy Cows, Store Cattle and Prize sale of Store Lambs. 
Thursday 10th November, Pedigree Charolais Bull Sale.
Monday 14th November, Cows and Calves.
Monday 21st November, Dairy Cows.
Tuesday 22nd November, Store Cattle Fair.
Monday 28th November, Cows and Calves.
Monday 5th December, Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale
Monday 12th December, Cows and Calves.
Monday 19th December, Dairy Cows and Christmas Cracker of Texel In Lamb Ewes.
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