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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 13/12/2011 @ 13:07
Messrs Morris Marshall & Poole and Norman Lloyd.
Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on Monday.
OTMS (69)
A good entry of 69 Over Thirty Month Cattle sold very well to average overall at 121ppkg. An entry of 63 older cows sold to a top price of £1230.90 for a Limousin cow weighing 746kg from Francis & Partners Penllwyn. Other Limousin cows achieved £1099.56 from WRL Price & Co Pencwm and £1092.00 from I E Roberts & Son Maesdyfnant. Bulls topped at £1442.76 for a Charolais bull weighing 1093kg from JA Williams Llechwedd Dyrys. The Brairwood Products Ltd prize of £25 this week goes to Francis and Partners Penllwyn. Weekly Sale of OTM’s every Monday at 9am Prompt.
Only eight fat cattle presented for sale today, selling to average 218ppkg for the steers and 217ppkg for the heifers. J M Rowlands Dolwen sold three heifers to a top market price of 235ppkg, 227ppkg and 205ppkg. Francis and Partners Penllwyn sold a steers to 226ppkg. J M Rowlands Dolwen receives the Briarwood Product Ltd Prize of £25 for the highest ppkg animal sold on the day. Weekly sale of fat cattle at 12.30pm every Monday.
An entry of 8605 prime lambs, selling to an excellent average of 202.58ppkg.    
Super Lights (81) to 195ppkg from Bonner Evans Esgair Hir. Others to 192ppkg from W & R Beamond Cwmcarnedd Uchaf. Average of 190.9ppkg.
Lights (1406) to 219ppkg from A E Morgan & Son Cincoed and L Roberts & Son Monksfield. Others to 215ppkg from IA & CL Jones Cyffin Isa. Average of 195ppkg.
Standards (2353) to 261ppkg from D R Pryce Mount Nebo. Others to 244ppkg from S J Smith Penybryn. Average of 202ppkg.
Mediums (2941) to 248ppkg & 244ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 234ppkg from R P Thomas Troedygaer. Average of 204ppkg.
Heavies (1431) to 213ppkg from R E Evans & Son Dinnant. Others to 212ppkg from J M Rowlands Dolwen. Average of 196ppkg.   
Over Weights (206) to 192ppkg from J M Rowlands Dolwen. Other to 190ppkg from BJ & MY Davies Gorse Farm. Average of 181ppkg.
Weekly Sales of Fat Lambs at 10.30am.
CULL EWE (2454)
An increased entry of 2454 cull sheep sold to average £62.24 for the ewes and £87.46 for the rams. Cull ewes topped at £115 per head from J Thomas & Son Tanhouse Farm. E H Pennie & Son Gwern y ychain sold ewes to £109 per head. Rams topped at £119 per head from F W Davies Rhosypennau and D Davies Troedrhiw Fach. Weekly sale of Cull sheep to immediately follow the sale of Fat Lambs at approximately 12 noon. 
Store Lambs. A strong entry of 1122 store lambs entered the market this week selling to a strong average of £68.38. Top price of the day went to Mr B Balmer Townsend for Texel Tup lambs from W J Barnett & Son Rhuvid sold to £78. Mixed and clean mule lambs from Evans & Thomas Gwaen tre Beddau achieving £78.50 while theave lambs from H & G Davies Neuaddllwyd achieved £79.50. More store lambs required next week the same time at 10.30am.
A small entry seasonal entry of 4 in the cow and calf section met with a good trade. A purebred Limousin cow with a heifer calf at foot from DG & KJ Evans sold for £1760. Presented by G & M Lewis Caenymynydd was a British Blue 1st calver with a Limousin Bull calf which made £1710. E A Rogers New Hall sold 2 Saler In Calf heifers for £770 and £650.
A good entry of 178 store cattle where forward on Monday 12th December. Even with the beef price slipping back a little there was still an excellent demand on the store cattle with buyers from away competing with the locals. Leading prices where as follows: 
Steers (£ per head)
Limousinx (x1) 715kg £1320 E E Davies & Co Dyffryn Gwyn
Limousinx (x1) 585kg £1165 J N Pugh Garthbwt
Simmentalx (x4) 585kg £1110 TH & NE & EJ Jones Plas Coch
Limousinx (x1) 630kg £1100 TH & ME & EJ Jones Plas Coch
Simmentalx (x2) 575kg £1095 TH & ME & EJ Jones Plas Coch
Charolaisx (x2) 627kg £1095 S Vogel Lower Tynycefn
Limousinx (x1) 462kg £990 J N Pugh Garthbwt
Limousinx (x3) 461kg £905 J N Pugh Garthbwt
Limousinx (x1) 545kg £900 D H Butler Gorwel Deg
Limousinx (x4) 455kg £895 J N Pugh Garthbwt
Limousinx (x1) 470kg £895 A H Richards & Co Tynant
Charolaisx (x1) 460kg £890 D O Jones & Son Tyddyn.
Forthcoming Sales.
Monday 19th December, Dairy Cows and Christmas Cracker of Texel In Lamb Ewes.
Tuesday 27th December, Sale of Fat Lambs & Cull Sheep ONLY
Monday 2nd January, Sale of OTM’s, Fat Cattle, Fat Hoggets, Cull Sheep, Store Ewes, Store Lambs &    Dairy Cows. 
Monday 9th January, Sale of Cows and Calves.
Monday 16th January, Sale of Dairy Cows and Store Cattle
Monday 23rd January, Sale of Cows and Calves
Monday 30th January, Sale of Dairy Cows.
Tuesday 31st January, January Fair of Store Cattle.  
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