Welshpool Beltex sell to 2500gns high

Beltex met a solid traded selling to a top of 2500gns in Welshpool last Thursday, with the sale topper a three year old ram consigned by Messrs Jones and Roberts, Penparc Farm, Llangynin, St Clears. The ram, Glantre Mickey was bred by Michael Owens and was purchased by Neil Marston, Cockermouth, Cumbria.Welshpool11Glantre Mickey.jpgA strong run of Glantre bred rams from Mr Owens were among the money later in the day when a shearling by Airyolland Loyalty led the section at 1400gns to the Pennie family, Glyn, Chris and Nigel, Llandyssil, Montgomery.

Gwion Morgan led the female section at 950gns with Wern Penny, a shearling by Wern Memphis and out of a Brickrow dam. The buyer was H Williams, Llanddeusant, Llangadog who also went to 800gns for another Wern shearling ewe, this time Wern Peaches, by Clary King-Pin.

Sharing an 800gns bid was Cennen Pearl, a shearling ewe by Cleeview from G J and R A Williams, Gwynfe, Llangadog to Robert Hudson, Bumstree, Nottingham.

Avearges: three aged rams £1382.50; 76 shearling rams £621.57; 24 ram lambs £296.16, 21 shearling ewes £484.50; four ewe lambs £267.75 (Welshpool Livestock Sales).