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Welshpool Livestock Sales

 
Created on 30/11/2011 @ 11:30

 

Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd.
 
Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on Monday.
 
OTMS (66)
An entry of 66 Over Thirty Month Old Cattle sold very well to average 115ppkg for 60 cows, 129ppkg for 4 bulls and 147ppkg for 2 steers under 72months. Top price of the day for an older cow was £1252.14 for a Hereford cow weighing 1018kg from J Radford Lower House Farm. Three cows from E E Davies & Co Dyffryn Gwyn sold to £1068.96, £1015.20 and £1008.15. Bulls sold to £1513.05 for a Limousin bull weighing 1155kg from G & A Orrells Maesderwen. J Radford receives the Briarwood Products Ltd price of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day. Weekly sale of OTM cattle at 9am prompt every Monday.
 
FAT CATTLE (19)
An entry of 19 fat steers, heifers and bulls sold to a very good average of 204ppkg for the steers, 204pkg for the bulls and 207ppkg for the heifers. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach sold five heifers to a top market price of 226ppkg, 222ppkg, 219ppkg, 218ppkg (x2), and 217ppkg and 215ppkg for two fat bulls. C J Davies Waengwyn sold fat steers to a top price of 209ppkg. T & B Williams Cil Mawr sold heifers to 218ppkg. G Bound & Son Cefn Bach receives the Briarwood Products Ltd Prize of £25 for the highest price animal sold on the day. Weekly sale of fat cattle every Monday at 12.30pm.
   
PRIME LAMBS (6234)
An entry of 6234 prime lambs, selling to an excellent average of 196.6ppkg.   
Super Lights (135) to 184ppkg from A & LC Evans Tynycelyn and E G Edwards Bryncelyn. Others to 180ppkg from W I Ellis Talwrn. Average of 177ppkg.
Lights (699) to 202ppkg from R G K Hodnett Willey House. Others to 194ppkg from J E Turner Gethin Farm. Average of 184ppkg.
Standards (1669) to 220ppkg from H Gittins Hale Farm. Others to 214ppkg from BE & BE Langford Lletymeibion. Average of 196ppkg.
Mediums (2795) to 223ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 214ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands. Average of 198ppkg.  
Heavies (616) to 200ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands & G P Pugh & Son The Garth. Others to199ppkg from H G Rees Hiriaeth. Average of 187ppkg.
Over Weights (185) to 183ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands. Other to 200ppkg from L Roberts & Son Monksfield. Average of 174ppkg.
Weekly Sales of Fat Lambs at 10.30am.
 
CULL EWE (1680)
Slightly less cull sheep on offer today selling very well to average £62.59 per for the ewes and £76.02 per head for the cull rams. TD & MJ Orrells & Son Middle Llegodig sold cull ewes on three occasions to a top price of £126 per head. D R Owen & Sons Sandilands sold cull ewes to £125. Top price cull ram was £121 from EG & AW Pugh Cefn. Other cull rams sold to £116, £111 and £110. Weekly sale of cull sheep, to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs.
 
STORE EWES AND STORE LAMBS. 
Store Lambs. Another strong entry of 1081 store lambs selling to an average of £64, of which included a large entry of hill lambs. Suffolkx theave lambs from J D Evans Lwynysguborwen realised £78 per head, while suffolkx mixed and clean lambs from RG & KA Lewis Hockleton achieved £77.50. Texel whether from GH & CA Jones Brynmawr sold to £75.50 while the top price of the day went to M T Lloyd Bronhyfryd of £82 for a Charollais ram lamb. Once again more store lambs are required to meet the strong demand as evident by the large number of buyers in attendance.  
 
Forthcoming Sales.
Monday 5th December, Christmas Primestock & Dairy Show and Sale. Pedigree Beltex In Lamb Ewes.
Monday 12th December, Cows and Calves.
Monday 19th December, Dairy Cows and Christmas Cracker of Texel In Lamb Ewes.
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