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Welshpool Livestock Sales

Created on 31/10/2012 @ 09:56

Welshpool Livestock Sales report on a highly successful auction at Buttington Cross Welshpool on Monday.

OTMS (69)
An entry of 69 over thirty month cattle sold to average 114ppkg for the 46 cows, 127ppkg for the 4 bulls, 141ppkg & 152ppkg for the 19 under 72 month old heifers and steers. Top price of the day for an older cow was £1118.88 for a British Blue cow weighing 777kg from GJ & DM Breeze Red House. JM & S Rowlands Dolwen sold a Limousin cow weighing 684kg for £1032.84. GJ & DM Breeze Red House receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price older cow sold on the day. If you require any further information regarding this section please contact the market on 01938 553438 or the Auctioneer Glandon Lewis on 07774 224999.
14 fat cattle sold to average 191ppkg for the steers and 194ppkg for the heifers. JM & S Rowlands Dolwen presented three heifers to a top price of 228ppkg, 222ppkg and 221ppkg. Jones Ystradolwyn sold three steers to 212ppkg, 211ppkg and 190ppkg. JM & S Rowlands Dolwen receives the Briarwood Products Ltd prize of £25 for the highest price per kilo animal sold on the day. Weekly sale of Fat cattle every Monday at approximately12.30pm. More Fat Cattle urgently required to meet a very strong demand from potential purchasers. If you have require any advise or wish to sell fat cattle at the market please contact the auctioneer Mr Glandon Lewis on 07774 224999 or the market office on 01938 553438.
An entry of 4572 Prime lambs, selling to an overall average of 146ppkg.
Lights (25.5kg to 32kg) (253) to 145ppkg from R E Roberts Bodyddon Isaf. Others to 142ppkg from R G Lewis Ty Gwyn. Average of 128ppkg.
Standards (32.1kg to 39kg) (1028) to 161ppkg from E A Rees & Co Borfa Newydd. Others to 159ppkg from NG & GG Davies Trawsgelli. Average of 144ppkg.
Mediums (39.5kg to 45.5kg) (2019) to 175ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 158ppkg from ER & GT Matthews & Son Killowent. Average of 148ppkg. 
Heavies (45.1kg to 52kg) (1019) to 162ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 152ppkg from M Gethin 3 Glyn Terrace. Average of 142ppkg. 
Over Weights (Over 52kg) (229) to 161ppkg from CL & C Watkins Bank Farm. Others to 136ppkg from D R Owen & Sons Sandilands. Average of 131ppkg.
CULL EWE (2473)
An entry of 2473 cull sheep on offer for sale today, sold to average £44.61 for the ewes and £72.91 for the rams. Top price of the day for the ewes was £90 per head from A G Williams & Son Plassau Farm. Top price for the cull rams was £138 per head from R L & M E Jukes Tynybryn. Weekly sale of cull sheep to immediately follow the sale of fat lambs at approximately 12noon.    
An entry of 990 store lambs averaging £41. Theave lambs achieving a top price of £58 fro C W Smith & Co Cil Meri. Mixed and Clean lambs achieving a top price of £61 fro Cefncoed Farms. Wether lambs achieving £50 from RH & ME Lewis Brynhoveth. Tup Lambs achieving a top price of £92 from F J Jones Bryncwmnant. An entry of 694 store ewes. Three year old ewes achieving a top price of £98. As found ewes achieving £70 from P Jones & Son Dolgwenith. Ewes lambs achieving a top price of £98 from E L Evans & Co Green Farm for Texelx Beulah ewe lambs.
With the breeding sheep sales coming to an end there where more buyers around the ring which resulted in a better trade than recent sales. RE & CJ Davies Boycott Hall sold 6 1st Calvers with Limousin calves to a top price of £1850 averaging £1703. Two British Bluex cows with Limousin calves at foot from M E Hughes & Son Caerlloi sold for £1700 and £1500. D Griffiths Cwmbyr sold a British Bluex cow with a Limousin bull calf for £1690. Presented by J L Evans & Son Blaenbythigion was an Aberdeen Angusx cow with a Charolais Bull calf which made £1480. A breakdown of the prices achieved where as follows: £1800 + 1 lot, £1600 - £1800 7 lots, £1400 - £1600 4 lots, £1200 - £1400 3 lots, less than £1200 7 lots.
Saturday 3rd November, Sale of Pedigree In Lamb British Berrichon & Charollais Ewes.
Thursday 8th November, Sale of Pedigree Charolais Cattle.
Monday 12th November, Sale of Organic & Conventional Store Cattle & Cows and Calves.
Monday 19th November, Sale of Dairy Cows.
Tuesday 20th November, November sale of Store Cattle.
Monday 26th November, Sale of Cows and Calves.
Monday 3rd December, Christmas Fat Stock & Dairy Cows Show and Sale.
Monday 10th December, Store Cattle & Cows and Calves.
Monday 17th December, Sale of Pedigree In Lamb Texel Ewes & Dairy Cattle.
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