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CHRISTMAS CATTLE PRIMESTOCK SALE WED 5th DECEMBER

An entry of 8 Prime Beef, 38 Cull Cows and 55 Store Cattle.

The wet weather did not dampen the trade with a packed ringside of both buyers and spectators enjoying the Annual Christmas Show of Cattle.

Our Judge Mr Aled Roberts of Garnedd Fawr, Gaerwen was presented with 7 show cattle and awarded the prizes as follows:-

The Supreme Champion was a 650kg Charollais Heifer from Elgan Roberts, Llystyn Ganol and was purchased by the judge Aled Roberts for 298p/kg (£1,937.00) The Reserve Champion was a Limousin Heifer weighing 560kg from Dafydd Hughes, Eithinog Wen selling to M Pugh, Neigwl Plas for 252p/kg.

Other prizes awarded:-

Champion Steer: 1st D Evans Dolwgan, Cwm Pennant

Lim X Hfr 1st & 2nd D Hughes, Eithinog Wen

Char Hfr 1st Elgan Roberts, Llystyn Ganol 2nd D Evans, Dolwgan

Other X bred Hfr 1st D Hughes, Eithinog Wen Clean

OTM Hfr AC & DT Hughes, Brychyni

Best Beef Cow W O Jones, Betws Fawr

Best Dairy Cow G EW Davies, Caerffynnon

H/P cow per kilo J Rowlands, Mur Cyplau

Heaviest Cow W O Jones, Betws Fawr

A good show of Store Cattle were rewarded with an improved trade with many buyers returning home empty handed

Steers Averaged £837.00 - Heifers £859.52 and Stirks £468.57

The prize for the highest store animal went to W O Jones, Betws Fawr for a Charollais Heifer at £1,160

H/P Male Sucking Calf: A W Hughes, Bryn Hudfa

H/P Female Sucking Calf A Hughes, Pant Glas

LAMBS:

Light to 180p J Williams & Son, Cefn Coch

Standard to 177p RG & JE Williams, Rhydmerin

Medium to 177p G E Roberts, Caeau Gwynion

Heavy to 190p Trefor Jones, Bodychain

CULL EWES

Texel X to £95 K H Evans, Pont y Gof

Crossbred to £86.00

Welsh to £39

Cull Rams to £95.00

PRIME CATTLE:

Medium Heifers to 252p

Heavy Heifers to 298p

Heavy Steers to 225p

CULL COWS:

Char Cows to 153p (£1,139.85) W O Jones, Betws Fawr

W/Black Cows to 153p R & TE Parry, Gwindy

Lim Cow to 145p AC & DT Hughes, Brychyni

Angus Cows to 132p

Her X Cows to 124p

Dairy Cows to 100p

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