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SALE REPORT – WELSHPOOL MAY 2021

Father and son team, Fred and Bryn Robinson triumphed at Welshpool Livestock Market on Thursday 20th May 2021 with a new centre record of 8,500gns, for their homebred Salers bull Preenbank Orsino. The March 2019 born bull, sired by the imported bull Jalabert and out of Preenbank Ismina captured the eye of pedigree breeders, Harri, Sioned and Lora Jen Pritchard for their Felin & Nebo herds of Salers based at Llangybi, Pwllheli.

Preenbank Orsino – 8,500gns

Salers bulls were in strong demand, D L Williams and son from Tonyrefail, Mid Glamorgan paid 5,000gns for Rigel Omega Poll, a fleshy young bull from a milky cow family bred by Rigel Pedigree. From the same home Rigel Octane Blk Poll an Amazonien and Sagitaire descendant born in July 2017 was sold to pedigree breeder M Evans for his Ebnal herd of Salers based in Oswestry, Shropshire. P M & S M Donger sold Seawell Olympian, an Iron Man son born in February 2019 to pedigree breeder, W S Thomas, Pontlottyn, Mid Glamorgan for their Troedrhiwfywch herd of Salers and the youngest Salers bull in the market again from the Robinson family, Preenbank Prince born in January 2020 sold to Owen Bros, Llandrindod Wells, Powys for 3,000gns. Mr & Mrs M Light’s Ashbury Olafhoustonsonn was purchased by H Smith, Eye, Leominster for 2381gns.

Six Salers bulls were sold to an average of £4897, with a clearance rate of 75%.

Rigel Omega Poll – 5,000gns

J F Robinson & Sons also led the commercial female trade. An April 2013 born cow with a heifer calf at foot, sired by Preenbank Oggy-Oggy, was purchased by P & M Davies, Sennybridge, Brecon for £1,850 and Mr H Hughes, Llanwrin, Machynlleth bought five females on the day, his top price of £1,850 was paid for a February 2018 born cow and her Jalabert sired heifer calf at foot.  At £1,750 Mr Hughes also secured a March 2016 cow with a Jalabert sired bull calf at foot and he paid £1,600 for a March 2013 born cow with a Preenbank Oggy-Oggy sired bull calf at foot. Commercial bulling heifers topped at £1000 for three lots from the Robinson family and Angus Gowthorpe sold three commercial bulling heifers to a top of £980.

There was 100% clearance in the commercial female section which saw 14 lots average £1325.

Leading the pedigree female trade was Preenbank Lola, a Seawell Frazer sired cow with a bull calf at foot bought from the Robinson family by P & M Davies, Sennybridge, Brecon for 1,900gns.  D & G Andrew, Meifod, Powys secured Preenbank Naomi and her bull calf at foot for 1,820gns and pedigree breeders J B Morris purchased Preenbank KKimmy and the Jalabert sired bull calf at foot for 1,700gns for their Litton herd of pedigree Salers. Preenbank Nemma and her bull calf made 1,620gns, which sold to H Hughes, Llanwrin, Machynlleth and D & G Andrew, Meifod, Powys paid 1,600gns for Preenbank Nina and her bull calf.

There was an 87% clearance in the Pedigree female section with 20 females selling to an average of £1593.

Commercial Females

Lot No.PriceBuyerAddressAddress
103 & 104£1,640F S KnightOundlePeterborough
105 & 106£1,600H HughesLlanwrinMachynlleth
107 & 108£1,850P & M DaviesSennybridgeBrecon
109 & 110£1,750H HughesLlanwrinMachynlleth
111 & 112£1,500A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
113 & 114£1,850H HughesLlanwrinMachynlleth
115£1,500H HughesLlanwrinMachynlleth
116£1,000A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
117£1,000A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
118£950JE & GM DaviesBrynhoffnantLlandysul
119£1,000JE & GM DaviesBrynhoffnantLlandysul
120£980A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
121£950A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
122£980A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys

Pedigree Females

LotPrice (gns)BuyerAddressAddress
1231640F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1251640F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1271900P & M DaviesSennybridgeBrecon
1291640F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1311700J B MorrisPresteignePowys
1331820D & G AndrewMeifodPowys
1351550D & G AndrewMeifodPowys
1371620H HughesLlanwrinMachynlleth
1411380A J & J M AbberleyLlandrindod WellsPowys
1431640F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1461500EJW & ME GriffithsLlandrindod WellsPowys
1471500F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1481500F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1491500F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1501400F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1511480F S KnightOundlePeterborough
1531450R Evans & SonGobowenOswestry
1551200EJW & ME GriffithsLlandrindod WellsPowys
1581200R Evans & SonGobowenOswestry
1611080JE & GM DaviesBrynhoffnantLlandysul

Pedigree Bulls

LotPrice (gns)BuyerAddressAddress
1624800W S ThomasPontlottynMid Glamorgan
163A8500S & H PritchardLlangybiPwllheli
1662381H V R SmithEyeLeominster
1675000D L Williams & SonTonyrefailMid Glamorgan
1684300R Evans & SonGobowenOswestry
1693000Owen BrosLlandrindod WellsPowys
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Salers Cattle Society of the UK
Jasmine Cottage, Gavinton, TD11 3QP
T: 07903 626249 E: secretary@salers.uk
VAT Reg No: 625 3266 49

Registered Address: Lane Farm , Milnthorpe, LA7 7NH
T: 01539 567804
Company Reg No: 01892440 Charity No: 1115115