A solid commercial demand underpinned the trade for Beltex at Welshpool with a top price of 3,700gns.
Heading the trade was Powerhouse Armani, a shearling ram from Colin and Wendy Phillips, Weobly, which sold to Steve and Sara Gibbons’ Whatmore flock, Brecon. This son of Cennen Turbo Power is out of a dam by Luggsmill Neely.
Next at 2,000gns from Michael Owens, Llandysul, was Glantre Armani by Glantre Tywysog which was knocked down to Richard Wood, Biggar.
Then came two bids at 1,900gns. The first was Fronarth Ace of Spades, a Linzy’s Tank Commander son from Sion Jones, Llanon, which sold to the Phillips.
The Phillips then took the other 1,900gns call when selling Powerhouse Alibi, a Cennen Turbo Power son for 1,900gns to W.I. Jerman and Sons, Whitney On Wye.
Ram lambs sold to 1,150gns for Noodles Bentley, an Ardstewart Super Mario son from Geraint Evans, Machynlleth. It was knocked down to W.P. and O. Evans, Bodorgan, Anglesey.
At 1,000gns was Rattray’s Bulldozer from Rob Rattray, Aberystwyth. By Dooley Thurston, it sold to David Thornley, Swadlincote.
The best of the shearling ewes was Bailey Brook Alicia from Dermot Costelloe, Market Drayton, at 2,200gns. This Southern Acres Rambo daughter sold to Henry Jewitt, Barnard Castle.
202 shearling rams, £695.03; 24 ram lambs, £456.75; 61 shearling ewes, £480.07; 6 aged rams, £456.75
Welshpool Livestock Sales.