Welshpool


November 11, 2017 Charolais averages and clearance rates continue to rise

A combination of pedigree and commercial interest saw a flying trade of Charolais bulls at Welshpool on Thursday 9 November. Bidding peaked at 7,200gns, while 13 lots traded at 5,000gns and above. The 43 bulls sold averaged £4444.19, an increase on last year of £588 and clearance rates were also up on the year by an incredible 31% to 84%, proving that the demand for Charolais bulls is on the rise.

Society CEO Peter Phythian commented, “We are delighted that Charolais trade is going from strength to strength, with every Society sale this year improving on numbers sold and average prices. The commercial producers were out in force today looking to secure a Charolais bull so that they can capitalise on the recent trend in the store markets where Charolais sired suckler calves are topping the markets on weight for age”.

Top Price & Reserve Champion Cliftonpark Madoc - 7,200gns

Top Price & Reserve Champion Cliftonpark Madoc – 7,200gns

The sale leader at 7,200gns was the reserve champion Cliftonpark Madoc from Mrs JM Robinson, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire. The March-2016-born Madoc is sired by the French bred Rosanna Fameux and out of the homebred dam Cliftonpark Irish, who goes back to the 10,000gns Carlisle reserve senior champion Thrunton Bravado. He was purchased by Messrs P and M Davies, Sennybridge, Powys.

Moelfre Maestro - 7,000gns

Moelfre Maestro – 7,000gns

Close behind at 7,000gns and the first of three to sell for breeder and exhibitor Kevin Thomas, Capel Iwan, Dyfed – whose sales averaged £6,300 – was the 18-month-old Moelfre Maestro. Maestro who was purchased by E Jones, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, is the first bull to sell by the 12,500gns Balmyle Impression, whose daughters have been retained, while the dam is the Gretnahouse Vigorous-sired Moelfre Dollar.

Moelfre Major - 6400gns

Moelfre Major – 6400gns

Also in the money for Mr Thomas was the yellow-ticket winner and April-2016-born Moelfre Major. Another son of herd sire Impression, this time out of Moelfre Ianna who in-turn is sired by the 16,000gns Royal Welsh show reserve male champion Anside Foreman, he was purchased by B Bayliss and Co, Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire for 6,400gns.

Esgob Magnumgold - 6,800gns

Esgob Magnumgold – 6,800gns

Securing 6,800gns was the April-2016-born Esgob Magnumgold, who was one of three bulls to top his class in the pre-sale show, for breeder and consigner Gareth Jones, Bala, Gwynedd, who went on to sell all three for an average price of £6,055. Staying local when snapped up by J Roberts, Bala, Gwynedd, Magnumgold is sired by Alwent Goldbar and his dam Esgob Gold is a former Royal Welsh Show junior female champion by the 26,000gns Carlisle reserve supreme champion Anside Excalibur.

Esgob Mint - 5,500gns

Esgob Mint – 5,500gns

Mr Jones next highest priced offering was the red-ticket-winning Esgob Mint, who is out of another Anside Excalibur daughter, Esgob Impulse and sired by Goldies Eddy. IW Roberts, Dolwyddelan, Conwy was the purchaser of this 17-month-old at 5,500gns.

Hendy Majestic - 6,000gns

Hendy Majestic – 6,000gns

Four bulls were knocked down at 6,000gns a piece, with the first coming from JAW Rees, Llanidloes, Powys. TJ and DA Stephens, Neath, West Glamorgan, were the last men in on the March-2016-born Hendy Majestic, who is sired by Tullygarley Rollerball and out of Hendy Topsy who goes back to Balthayock Matthew.

Champion Seawell Merlo - 6,000gns

Champion Seawell Merlo – 6,000gns

Another to bring 6,000gns when chapped down to TN Lightfoot, Callington, Cornwall, was Peter and Sheelagh Donger’s supreme champion Seawell Merlo. The 19-month-old Merlo is a son of the French bred Maerdy Flambeau and Seawell Creative who in-turn is sired by the renowned Irish AI bull Doonally New.

Maerdy Myfanwy - 6,000gns

Maerdy Myfanwy – 6,000gns

Also selling for a 6,000gns ticket price was the April-2016-born Maerdy Myfanwy who was snapped up by DT Edwards and Co, Trecastle, Powys. The breeding here includes sire the French bred Maerdy Gouverneur and dam Maerdy Glorious, a daughter of the Irish National Show champion Baladin. Myfanwy placed second in his class for breeder and exhibitor, Flintshire Vet Esmor Evans, who had a successful show also securing first and third places for his other entries.

Maerdy Morlo - 6,000gns

Maerdy Morlo – 6,000gns

Equalling the 6,000gns price tag for Mr Evans was the 17-month-old, yellow ticket winner, Maerdy Morlo, who was purchased by Simon and Suzanne Frost, owners of his sire Vexour Freddy. Simon who runs a 125-spring-calving suckler herd in Bakewell, Derbyshire, did his homework before visiting the sale and selects his bulls very carefully on EBV’s as well as looks commented that, “He has an undoubtedly superior carcase and he has out-scanned his intermediate figures”. Morlo’s dam Maerdy Gwin is sired by the proven high performing short gestation and easy calving Blelack Digger.

Caylers Maverick - 5,600gns

Caylers Maverick – 5,600gns

Commanding a 5,600gns bid from Tynybryn Farms, Tregynon, Powys, was the April-2016-born Caylers Maverick. Sired by the Irish bred Rosanne Jupiter and out of the Maerdy Uniroyal sired Caylers Ella, Maverick was bred and exhibited by the Barker family of Caylers Charolais, Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire.

Teme Magnum - 5,500gns

Teme Magnum – 5,500gns

Next in the trade stakes at 5,500gns was a 16-month-old bull offered by the Corbett family, Felindre, Powys, and purchased by Messrs Evans, Pwllhelli, Gwynedd. Teme Magnum who had been tapped out second in his class at the pre-sale show, boasts some top-class pedigree breeding behind him. His sire is the 70,000gns Royal Welsh supreme champion Barnsford Ferny, while his dam Pedr Indigo – who can count breed champion awards at both the Shropshire and Oswestry show amongst her many ring successes – is sired by the 12,000gns Royal Welsh show supreme champion Thrunton Classic.

The females on offer met with a ready trade, with all six finding new homes and averaging £2,826.25. Leading the bids at 4,000gns was the female champion from Gerwyn Jones, Nebo, Conwy.
The March-2015-born Graiggoch Lucy, is a daughter of the 16,000gns Stirling junior champion Clyth Diplomat and the 25,000gns Perth supreme champion Mowbraypark Orlando sired Thrunton Starband. She was purchased by Kevin Thomas who was in the mood to spend after doing so well with his bull sales earlier in the day.

The 18-month-old reserve female champion from EH Pennie and Son, Montgomery, Powys was next in the trade stakes at 3,100gns. Sarkley Marianna who was purchased by T Rich, Mold, Flintshire, is sired by Lisnagre Hansome and out of Sarkley Brianna who goes back to Roundhill Rocky.

Finishing off the female trade and trading for 2,700gns apiece, were a pair of two-year-old Anside Excalibur daughters, bred and exhibited by the aforementioned Gareth Jones. Esgob Lollypop and Esgob Lea who sold served to the 12,000gns Caylers Hustler, both took the fancy of Mr D Owen and went on home with him to Aberdovey, Gwynedd.

Averages: 43 bulls: £4,444.19; six heifers: £2,826.25
Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales
Show Judge: James Kimber, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Completed sale catalogue

Show Results

Supreme Champion
PM & SM Donger – Seawell Merlo – s. Maerdy Flambeau

Reserve Supreme Champion
Mrs JM Robinson – Cliftonpark Madoc – s. Rosanna Fameux

Female Champion
Mr G Jones – Graiggoch Lucy ET – s. Clyth Diplomat

Reserve Female Champion
EH Pennie & Son – Sarkley Marianna – s. Lisnagre Hansome

Class One – Bulls born between 15/12/15 – 26/2/16
1 – JC Bostock & Son – Roundshill Magnificent – s. Allanfauld Vagabond
2 – Caylers Charolais – Caylers McCarthy – s. Thrunton Goldeneye
3 – PM & SM Donger – Seawell Marillion – s. Coolnaslee Ivanhoe

Class Two – Bulls born between 02/03/16 – 27/03/16
1 – PM & SM Donger – Seawell Merlo – s. Maerdy Flambeau
2 – Mrs JM Robinson – Cliftonpark Madoc – s. Rosanna Fameux
3 – G Jones & Son – Tynddol Moses – s. Alwent Goldbar

Class Three – Bulls born between 02/04/16 – 14/04/16
1 – Mr GM Jones – Esgob Magnumgold – s. Alwent Goldbar
2 – PM & SM Donger – Seawell Muir – s. Alsnow Euro
3 – Mrs A Orr-Ewing – Foxacre Memnon – s. Wesley Forceful

Class Four – Bulls born between 15/04/16 – 28/04/16
1 – Mr GM Jones – Esgob Marlon – s. Oldstone Egbert
2 – Mr DE Evans – Maerdy Fyfanwy – s. Maerdy Gouverneur
3 – Mr KJ Thomas – Moelfre Major – s. Balmyle Impression

Class Five – Bulls born between 01/05/16 – 20/05/16
1 – PM & SM Donger – Seawell Mann – s. Culla Highflyer
2 – Roberts & Jones – Montgomery Major – s. Balmyle Harlequin
3 – C & R Currell – Solo Master – s. Nibheath Thoroid

Class Six – Bulls born between 26/05/16 – 30/06/16
1 – Mr GM Jones – Esgob Mint – s. Goldies Eddy
2 – Mrs SM Corbett & Daughters – Teme Magnum – s. Barnsford Ferny
3 – DE Evans – Maerdy Morlo – s. Vexour Freddy

Class Seven – Bulls born between 17/07/16 – 22/09/16
1 – DE Evans – Maerdy Midleson – s. Maerdy Heracles
2 – RA Owen – Trefaldwyn Monacle – s. Goldies Eddy
3 – RA Owen – Trefaldwyn Merlot – s. Goldies Eddy


April 30, 2017 Charolais Math adds up to the top price at Welshpool

The ring was packed to the brim for the Charolais sale at Welshpool on Saturday April 29 driven by the Charolais success in the store ring here on Tuesday. Bulls averaged £4417.50, an increase on last year of £288 and clearance rates were also up on the year by 9% to 85% with 11 bulls selling for 5,000gns and above.

Society Chairman Andrew Hornall commented, “The commercial traders were out in force today looking to secure a Charolais bull which reflects the recent trend in the store markets where Charolais sired suckler calves are topping the markets on weight for age”.

Reserve Champion & Top Price Brynffanigl Math - 6,400gns

Reserve Champion & Top Price Brynffanigl Math – 6,400gns

The sale leader at 6,400gns was the reserve champion Brynffanigl Math from the delighted Bob and Huw Roberts, Abergele, Clwyd. Math was the youngest lot at the sale at just 13 months old, is sired by the 22,000gns Newhouse Bigal and out of the homebred dam Brynffanigl Fion who goes back to the 17,000gns Alsnow Almighty and whose last calf sold for 4,400gns this time last year. Math stays local as Arthur Williams of DC Evans and Co, takes him back to work at his 120 strong suckler herd in Abergele, Clwyd.

Champion Esgob Lionking - 6,000gns

Champion Esgob Lionking – 6,000gns

Close behind and the first of two to sell at 6,000gns was the day’s champion. Bred and exhibited by Mr Gareth Jones, Cwmtirmynach, Gwynedd, the December-2015 born Esgob Lionking is sired by the proven high performing short gestation and easy calving Blelack Digger and his home-bred dam is sired by the 26,000gns Carlisle junior champion Anside Excalibur. Purchasers TWA Jenkins, Llandysul, Ceredigion agreed with the show judge Ian Goldie who had selected Lionking as champion and commented that “He is a very correct fleshy bull with good character”.

Maerdy Llawes - 6,000gns

Maerdy Llawes – 6,000gns

Also selling for a 6,000gns ticket price was the 21-month-old Maerdy Llawes who was snapped up by DS Tudor, Corwen, Clwyd. The breeding here includes sire the 26,000gns Maerdy Hearthrob and dam Maerdy Happiness, a daughter of the 13,000gns Highland Show junior champion Kelton Trident and Llawes was bred and exhibited by Flintshire Vet Esmor Evans.

Maerdy Mastermind - 5,300gns

Maerdy Mastermind – 5,300gns

Mr Evans had another in the money later in the sale with his February-2016 born class winner Maerdy Mastermind who is sired by the French born Maerdy Gouverneur. JR Jones, Caernarvon, Gwynedd was the man with his hand in the air as the hammer went down at 5,300gns on this one.

Silver Montecristo - 5,600gns

Silver Montecristo – 5,600gns

Silver Maximus - 5,400gns

Silver Maximus – 5,400gns

Dan Harman, Chesham, Buckinghamshire also had a profitable day selling two of the top priced lots both sired by the 12,000gns Wesley Equinox. The highest priced at 5,600gns was Silver Montecristo, a 14-month-old whose home-bred dam goes back to the 13,000gns Blelack Crusader and was purchased by M Griffiths and Co, Pwllhelli, Gwynedd and minutes earlier M Jones, Lledrod, Aberystwyth paid 5,400gns for the 15-month-old Silver Maximus.

Two bulls sold for the next highest price of 5,200gns. The June-2015 born Trannon Likelylad from John Williams, Caersws, Powys was the first, he had been awarded a yellow ticket in his class at the pre-sale show and DM Jerman and Co, Llanidloes, Powys were the purchasers of this Wesley Evolution son.

Polgoda Mackenzie - 5,200gns

Polgoda Mackenzie – 5,200gns

Then David and Bernadette Stacey, St Austell, Cornwall also secured 5,200gns from DA Jones and Co, Llanidloes, Powys for their 14-month-old entry. Polgoda Mackenzie who had placed second in his class earlier in the day is sired by the Cornwall Show champion Balbithan Eria.

Brampton Limelight - 5,000gns

Brampton Limelight – 5,000gns

Three bulls were knocked down at 5,000gns a piece with the first coming from Billy and Sarah Turner, Skelton on Ure, North Yorkshire. Brampton Limelight, a March-2015 born son of the 22,000gns Burradon Goldenballs caught the eye of AK Watkins, Kentchurch, Herefordshire.

The second to sell for 5,000gns, this time going home with Premier Barton Farms to work in Exeter, Devon, was the 23-month-old 10,500gns Midas Furious son Brestbaily Legend from WJ Lewis and Son, Brecon, Powys.

Carrigbeg Lonhjohn - 5,000gns

Carrigbeg Lonhjohn – 5,000gns

Matching the 5,000gns price tag was Carrigbeg Longjohn from exhibitor Richard Butler, Barbers Bridge, Gloucestershire and JT Davies, Llandrindod, Powys were the purchasers of this November-2015 born 18,000gns Thrunton Fairfax son.

Averages: 29 bulls: £4,417.50; one cow and calf: £2,835; one heifer: £1,890
Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales

The championship presentations

The championship presentations

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February 9, 2017 Welshpool Charolais sell to 5,500gns

Charolais bulls met a strong commercial demand at Welshpool on Thursday 9 February, topping at 5,500gns with 18 bulls selling at an average of £3675 – up £225 on the year.

Topping the lots and securing a price of 5,500gns from Mr HT Jones, Cardigan, Ceredigion, was the 16-month-old Trefaldwyn Laird who was the first of four of the top lots to be sired by the renowned easy calving and short gestation bull Blelack Digger. Laird who is out of the home-bred dam Trefaldwyn Brilliant going back to the 25,000gns Perth supreme champion Mowbraypark Orlando, was bred and exhibited by Arwel Owen, Welshpool, Powys.

Trefaldwyn Laird

Trefaldwyn Laird

Earlier in the day Mr Owen sold the 17-month-old Trefaldwyn Leader, another Digger son this time out of the 10,000gns Trefaldwyn Usk daughter Trefaldwyn Dream. He was knocked down at 4,200gns to DLG Price and Co, Llandiloes, Powys.

Trefaldwyn Leader

Trefaldwyn Leader

The second highest price of the day of 5,400gns was secured by Messrs Boden and Davies, Mellor Cheshire for their blue ticket winner and February-2015-born Sportsmans Luthur, a son of the 70,000gns Royal Welsh supreme champion Barnsford Ferny and a homebred dam going back to the 55,000gns Perth intermediate champion Thrunton Voldemort, who took the fancy of Carl Thomas, Montgomery, Powys.

Sportsman Luthur

Sportsman Luthur

Flintshire vet Esmor Evans was also in the money with bulls making 5,000gns and 4,400gns respectively. His highest priced was purchased by DG and E Williams, Welshpool, Powys was the 15-month-old Digger son Maerdy Lofty, who was tapped out first in his class earlier in the day. Then moments later Maerdy Lleuad sired by the Royal Welsh supreme champion Maerdy Ulm was snapped up by RI and G Davies, Wells, Powys.

Maerdy Lleuad

Maerdy Lleuad

Commanding a 4,200gns bid from TW Jones and Son, Knighton, Powys was Caylers Lennox, another sired by Digger. This November-2015-born lad was bred and exhibited by Caylers Charolais, Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire.

Caylers Lennox

Caylers Lennox

The Caylers team went on to sell Caylers Longbow, a 15-month-old son of the 10,000gns Thrunton Goldeneye and Caylers Ballerina, a daughter of Doonally New. KR Williams, Camborne, Cornwall liked the look of Longbow and purchased him for 3,800gns.

Caylers Longbow

Caylers Longbow

Next at 4,000gns was the 21-month-old Moelfre Liam who was placed second in his class at the Royal Welsh Show last year. Kevin Thomas, Castlenewydd Emlyn, Carmarthenshire was the breeder of this Goldies Eddy son who goes on to work at Welshpool, Powys for Tirnewydd Farms.

Moelfre Liam

Moelfre Liam

Making 3,200gns was a lot exhibited by Wyn Rees, Llandiloes, Powys. The May-2015-born Hendy Logic sired by Sandelford Gucci went home with GW Roberts, Criccieth, Gwynedd.

Another to bring 3,200gns when chapped down to RH Phillips and Co, Claines, Worcestershire, was Killerton Lawyer. The 20-month-old Lawyer was crowned 2016 Beef South West young continental bull of the year for breeder and exhibitor Patrick Greed, Exeter, Devon and is sired by Alwent Goldbar.

Just behind at 3,000gns was Wissington Lemonade consigned by John and Jenny Rix, Nayland, Essex. The man behind the money on this September-2015 born, Thrunton Hammerstein son was BM Robinson Jnr, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Averages: 18 bulls £3675, 1 Female £1,050

Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales

 

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Show Results
Thursday 9 February 2017
Judge: Mr Steve Hookway, Newent, Gloucestershire

Class One – Bulls born on or between 17/02/2015 – 05/04/2015
1st – JD Leavesley – Newroddige Laird – s. Esgob Ferrari
2nd – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Luthur – s. Barnsford Ferny
3rd – William Owen – Deunawd Lotus – s. Kiltybane Highflyer
4th – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Lester – s. Falleninch Bodelavie

Class Two – Bulls born on or between 25/04/2015 – 10/07/2015
1st – Highfields Park Farm – Chameran Logan – s. Thrunton Fairfax
2nd – Patrick Greed – Killerton Lawyer – s. Alwent Goldbar
3rd – JAW Rees – Hendy Logic – s. Sandelford Gucci
4th – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Lezard – s. Barnsford Ferny

Class Three – Bulls born on or between 20/07/2015 – 28/08/2015
1st – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Larpy – s. Maerdy Dynamite
2nd – William Owen – Deunawd Luis – s. Kiltybane Highflyer
3rd – Jenny and John Rix – Wissington Logan – s. Wissington Highflyer
4th – Arwel Owen – Trefaldwyn Leader – s. Blelack Digger

Class Four – Bulls born on or after 04/09/2015
1st – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Lofty – s. Blelack Digger
2nd – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Longbow – s. Thrunton Goldeneye
3rd – Jenny and John Rix – Wissington Lemonade – s. Thrunton Hammerstein
4th – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Lennox – s. Blelack Digger

Class Five – Females
1st – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Jasmine – s. Maerdy Dynamite
2nd – Kevin Thomas – Moelfre Liana – s. Anside Foreman
3rd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Joyance – s. Maerdy Dynamite

Champion
JD Leavesley – Newroddige Laird – s. Esgob Ferrari
Reserve Champion
Highfields Park Farm – Chameran Logan – s. Thrunton Fairfax


November 11, 2016 Increased Demand for Charolais in Welshpool

More Charolais bulls were sold for a higher average price in Welshpool on Thursday 10th November than at the corresponding sale in the previous year. At the end of the day’s trading 36 bulls were sold to average £3856, an increase of £419 per head with 10 more sold.

Auctioneer Glandon Lewis commented that “Commercial producers underpinned the sale and were willing to pay between 4,000 and 6,000gns for the bull of their choice. This is a reflection of the commercial trade for Charolais bred cattle which are in demand by beef finishers who can exploit their efficient growth to meet the current market specification”.

Graiggoch Legend

Graiggoch Legend the top price at 6,500gns

Gerwyn Jones, Llanrwst, Conwy commanded the top prices of the day and the bidding peaked at 6,500gns for his March 2015-born bull Graiggoch Legend ET. TN Lightfoot, Callington, Cornwall was the purchaser of this class winner sired by the 70,000gns Royal Welsh supreme champion Barnsford Ferny and out of Northumberland-bred dam Thrunton Starband going back to the 25,000gns Perth supreme champion Mowbraypark Orlando.

Supreme champion Graiggoch LAd

Supreme champion Graiggoch Lad

Mr Jones was on winning form when he also secured the supreme championship with another of the same breeding, the 19 month old Graiggoch Lad ET who was snapped up by Ann Orr-Ewing, Swindon, Wiltshire for 6,000gns.

Montgomery Larry

Montgomery Larry

Minutes before Montgomery Larry, an April 2015-born lad was purchased for 5,500gns. A son of the 9,000gns Balmyle Harlequin, he was purchased by J Jones and Co, Bala, Gwynedd from breeder and exhibitor Roberts & Jones, Welshpool, Powys.

Montgomery Lafant

Montgomery Lafant

The same vendor had another in the money, Montgomery Lafant a Harlequin son whose dam Montgomery Hanna is sired by the 30,000gns Perth supreme champion Dingle Hofmeister. The February 2015-born Lafant who stood third in his class in the show caught the eye of TH Davies and Son who paid 4,500gns to take him home to Oswestry, Shropshire.

Chesham Laird

Chesham Laird

Next along at 5,400gns from Ben Harman, Chesham, Buckinghamshire was Chesham Laird an 18 month old son of the 18,000gns Thrunton Fairfax with a dam going back to homebred parents from this long established Charolais herd, he was knocked down to HE Havard, Brecon, Powys

Silver Louisanna

Silver Louisanna

Ben’s father Dan was also among the breeders securing the top prices. TE Jones, Pwllhelli, Gwynedd was the purchaser who paid 4,200gns for Silver Louisiana another 18 month old sired by Fairfax and winner of his class in the morning’s show.

Hendy Lothario

Hendy Lothario

The next highest price and commanding a 5,000gns bid from WRL Price and Co, Wells, Powys was Hendy Lothario, a May 2015-born son of the popular AI sire Blelack Digger from breeders JAW Rees, Llanidloes, Powys.

Maerdy Lusanne

Maerdy Lusanne

Three bulls sold for 4,800gns and the first was Maerdy Lusanne from Flintshire breeder and Vet Esmor Evans. The French-bred Maerdy Gouverneur is the sire of this 19 month old who goes home to work in Pontyberem, Dyfed for J and M Howells.

Sackville Lancelot

Sackville Lancelot

Matching the 4,800gns price tag was a class winner from Brian and Peter Heath, Hartfield, East Sussex, who have recently been recognised by AHDB Beef & Lamb as the Most Improved Herd of Charolais cattle in England for 2016. Sackville Lancelot, a May 2015-born son of Thrunton Fairfax and home-bred Sackville Delilah who goes back to the Irish-born Kincullen Ted ET caught the eye of Mr Jones, Brecon, Powys.

4,800gns was also the price paid for the blue ticket winner Brynffanigl Lee, a 16 month old son of Blelack Digger and the 17,000gns Alsnow Almighty-sired Brynffanigl Ella. Lee was consigned by RT and DM Roberts, Abergele, Clwyd and purchased by R Jones & Son, Brecon, Powys.

Tynddol Leonardo

Tynddol Leonardo

Just behind on 4,600gns was an entry from G Jones and Son, Bala, Gwynedd who was placed second in his class. Tynddol Leonardo a March 2015-born bull whose breeding includes the 25,000gns Stirling intermediate champion Inverlochy Ferdie and the Shropshire-bred Doonally New daughter Trefonnen Gigi will travel on to Gwynedd with the Jones Brothers.

Reserve supreme champion Waldencourt Legacy

Reserve supreme champion Waldencourt Legacy

Another to bring 4,500gns when knocked down to PL Francis and Son, Church Stretton, Shropshire was Waldencourt Charolais’ reserve supreme champion from Newent, Gloucestershire. Waldencourt Legacy is a 16 month old son of Esperanto and his grandsire on the dam’s line is the 25,000gns Royal Highland junior champion and Perth supreme champion Goldies Unbeatable.

Newroddige Lampard

Newroddige Lampard

Following on at 4,400gns was Newroddige Lampard, an April 2015-born lad exhibited by JD Leavesley, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire and sired by the 10,000gns Welshpool supreme champion Esgob Ferrari and purchased by DT Richards, Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan.

Foxacre Leander

Foxacre Leander

Two bulls then achieved 4,000gns apiece. Foxacre Leander was the first, a 15 month old Wesley Forceful son who took the fancy of RP Morgan and Son, Knighton, Powys. Leander has previously been a class winner at both the Royal Three Counties and the Charolais National Show at the NEC Livestock Event for breeder Ann Orr-Ewing, Purton, Wiltshire.

Esgob Logo

Esgob Logo

Minutes later another secured the same price of 4,000gns this time coming from Gareth Jones, Bala, Gwynedd. Esgob Logo who stood second in his class is a full brother to Esgob Gold, a Royal Welsh Show junior champion and the 8,000gns Esgob Harry. DT Richards, Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan was the man behind the money on this 15 month old son of the 26,000gns Carlisle reserve supreme champion Anside Excalibur.

Female Section

Leading the bids for the females at a combined price of 4,000gns was an entry from Jeremy and Alla Price, Staunton-on Wye, the only cow and calf lot of the sale which was split to separate homes at 2,000gns a piece. Oakchurch Gem, a five year old daughter of Blelack Digger took the fancy of T Rich & Son, Mold, Flintshire and SJ Baker, Codsall, Staffordshire took home her nine month old bull calf Oakchurch Magic sired by the home-bred Oakchurch Igor.

Mr Rich showed his faith in the Charolais females as he also purchased the top priced and champion heifer from breeder Gareth Jones, Bala, Gwynedd. Esgob Joy an April 2014-born daughter of Blelack Digger and home-bred Esgob Gwenllian going back to the 18,000gns Thrunton Virginian sold for 2,700gns.

An added feature of the sale was a consignment of heifers from the Maerdy herd of Esmor Evans, Mold, Flintshire. His top priced at 2,300gns was Maerdy Insular by the prolific French show winner Arlequin who was purchased by DW Jones, Welshpool, Powys.

Just behind on 2,100gns and knocked down to J Rowsell, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire, was the May 2014-born Vald’or-ra daughter Maerdy Jane.

Averages: 36 bulls £3,856, ten heifers £1,874, one cow and calf £4,200. Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales

 

Judge: Harvey Wood, Aldbrough, Hull

Supreme Champion
Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Lad ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
Reserve Supreme Champion
Waldencourt Charolais – Waldencourt Legacy – s. Esperanto

Class One – Bulls born on or between 10/01/2015 – 09/03/2015
1st – Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Legend ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
2nd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Lopez – s. Maerdy Grenadier
3rd – Roberts & Jones – Montgomery Lafant – s. Balmyle Harlequin

Class Two – Bulls born on or between 10/03/2015 – 22/03/2015
1st – Highfields Park Farm – Edenhurst Lexicon – s. Ratoary Ferguson
2nd – John Howells – Gwenog Legend – s. Thrunton Classic
3rd – JD Leavesley – Newroddige Laird – s. Esgob Ferrari

Class Three – Bulls born on or between 25/03/2015 – 10/04/2015
1st – Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Lad ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
2nd – G Jones & Son – Tynddol Leonardo – s. Inverlochy Ferdie
3rd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Loftus – s. Darkvador

Class Four – Bulls born on or between 11/04/2015 – 02/05/2015
1st – Dan Harman – Silver Louisiana – s. Thrunton Fairfax
2nd – Billy & Sarah Turner – Brampton Legoman – s. Brampton Hawiifiveo
3rd – Billy & Sarah Turner – Brampton Legendary – s. Brampton Hawiifiveo

Class Five – Bulls born on or between 03/05/2015 – 30/05/2015
1st – Brian & Peter Heath – Sackville Lancelot – s. Thrunton Fairfax
2nd – C & R Currell – Solo Lincoln – s. Blelack Formidable
3rd – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Lightning – s. Barnsford Ferny

Class Six – Bulls born on or between 01/06/2015 – 09/07/2015
1st – Waldencourt Charolais – Waldencourt Legacy – s. Esperanto
2nd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Llew – s. Maerdy Hearthrob
3rd – RT & DM Roberts – Brynffanigl Lee – s. Blelack Digger

Class Seven – Bulls born on or after 10/07/2015
1st – PJ Maher – Roscrea Lennox – s. Gretnahouse Hugo
2nd – Gareth Jones – Esgob Logo – s. Anside Excalibur
3rd – Ann Orr-Ewing – Foxacre Leander – s. Wesley Forceful

Class Eight – Females
1st – Gareth Jones – Esgob Joy – s. Blelack Digger
2nd – SM Corbett & Daughters – Teme Lotty – s. Waterfall Hero

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November 10, 2016 Welshpool 10th November 2016 – Show Results

Judge: Harvey Wood, Aldbrough, Hull

Supreme Champion
Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Lad ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
Reserve Supreme Champion
Waldencourt Charolais – Waldencourt Legacy – s. Esperanto

Class One – Bulls born on or between 10/01/2015 – 09/03/2015
1st – Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Legend ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
2nd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Lopez – s. Maerdy Grenadier
3rd – Roberts & Jones – Montgomery Lafant – s. Balmyle Harlequin

Class Two – Bulls born on or between 10/03/2015 – 22/03/2015
1st – Highfields Park Farm – Edenhurst Lexicon – s. Ratoary Ferguson
2nd – John Howells – Gwenog Legend – s. Thrunton Classic
3rd – JD Leavesley – Newroddige Laird – s. Esgob Ferrari

Class Three – Bulls born on or between 25/03/2015 – 10/04/2015
1st – Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Lad ET – s. Barnsford Ferny
2nd – G Jones & Son – Tynddol Leonardo – s. Inverlochy Ferdie
3rd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Loftus – s. Darkvador

Class Four – Bulls born on or between 11/04/2015 – 02/05/2015
1st – Dan Harman – Silver Louisiana – s. Thrunton Fairfax
2nd – Billy & Sarah Turner – Brampton Legoman – s. Brampton Hawiifiveo
3rd – Billy & Sarah Turner – Brampton Legendary – s. Brampton Hawiifiveo

Class Five – Bulls born on or between 03/05/2015 – 30/05/2015
1st – Brian & Peter Heath – Sackville Lancelot – s. Thrunton Fairfax
2nd – C & R Currell – Solo Lincoln – s. Blelack Formidable
3rd – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Lightning – s. Barnsford Ferny

Class Six – Bulls born on or between 01/06/2015 – 09/07/2015
1st – Waldencourt Charolais – Waldencourt Legacy – s. Esperanto
2nd – Esmor Evans – Maerdy Llew – s. Maerdy Hearthrob
3rd – RT & DM Roberts – Brynffanigl Lee – s. Blelack Digger

Class Seven – Bulls born on or after 10/07/2015
1st – PJ Maher – Roscrea Lennox – s. Gretnahouse Hugo
2nd – Gareth Jones – Esgob Logo – s. Anside Excalibur
3rd – Ann Orr-Ewing – Foxacre Leander – s. Wesley Forceful

Class Eight – Females
1st – Gareth Jones – Esgob Joy – s. Blelack Digger
2nd – SM Corbett & Daughters – Teme Lotty – s. Waterfall Hero


May 3, 2016 Charolais to 9,000gns at Welshpool

Charolais bulls met with strong demand at Welshpool on Saturday 30th April, with 31 bulls selling to a top price of 9,000gns and an average of £4176 with an overall clearance rate of 76%.

Top Price Maerdy Jogger 9,000gns

Top Price Maerdy Jogger 9,000gns

Leading the bids at 9,000gns was the red ticket winner Maerdy Jogger, bred and exhibited by Esmor Evans, Mold, Flintshire. This May 2014-born son of Maerdy Dynamite and out of the homebred Maerdy Debbie going back to the 55,000gns Thrunton Voldemort was purchased by John and Jenny Rix, Colchester, Essex.

Dooley Jedith 6,000gns

Dooley Jedith 6,000gns

Following on at 6,000gns came another class winner, this time consigned by David Thornley, Hartshorne, Derbyshire. Dooley Jedith TI +59 SRI +53, an 18 month old sired by the 15,000gns Goldies Dynamite went home to Dileyn, Herefordshire with CM Hanson.

Oakchurch Jaguar 5,800gns

Oakchurch Jaguar 5,800gns

Just behind at 5,800gns and catching the eye of WG Smyth Barnstable, Devon was Oakchurch Jaguar TI +76 SRI +74. Shown by Jeremy Price, Staunton-on-Wye, Herefordshire the 17 month old Jaguar by the 30,000gns Dingle Hofmeister is out of a homebred dam going back to the popular and renowned easy calver Blelack Digger.

Esgob Lucky 5,600gns

Esgob Lucky 5,600gns

Knocked down to 5,600gns was a blue ticket winner from Gareth Jones, Bala, Gwynedd. Esgob Lucky TI +58 SRI +62, a 15 month old son of Blelack Digger was purchased by DC and M Hughes, Meifod, Powys.

Next were two lots, both being tapped out third in their respective classes earlier in the day by judge Charlie Maclean and consigned by Caylers Charolais, Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire. The first a November 2014-born Ramses son was Caylers Joshua who went home with AT Ruell, Llandrindod Well, Powys for 5,500gns. Then DM Tudor, Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd paid 5,200gns for the 15 month old Caylers Lineker TI +51 SRI +52 sired by Blelack Digger.

Caylers Joshua 5,500gns

Caylers Joshua 5,500gns

Caylers Lineker 5,200gns

Caylers Lineker 5,200gns

Reserve Champion Trefaldwyn Jupiter 5,500gns

Reserve Champion Trefaldwyn Jupiter 5,500gns

Also at 5,500gns was the reserve champion Trefaldwyn Jupiter TI +57 SRI +54 bred and exhibited by Arwel Owen, Foel, Powys. Jupiter is sired by Goldies Eddy while the dam is the Blelack Digger-sired Trefaldwyn Haf, this 17 month old was snapped up by CT and JW Richards, Craswell, Herefordshire.

Moelfre Jay 4,500gns

Moelfre Jay 4,500gns

Earlier in the day Kevin Thomas, Capel Iwan, Carmarthenshire offered Moelfre Jay TI +49 SRI +43, a 19 month old class winner and son the of the 16,000gns Royal Welsh show reserve male champion Anside Foreman. Jay was knocked down sold for 4,500gns to J and HL Hudd, Tredegar, Gwent.

Two lots shared a 4,400gns price tag. Brynffanigl Lin from Bob Roberts Abergele, Clwyd was the first, a 15 month old yellow ticket winner sired by the Balmoral show reserve male champion Thrunton Flyingscotsman, he heads down to Okehampton, Devon to work for Peter Heard.

Matching the 4,400gns price and going to the same home was Cargriff Leo TI +58 SRI +52. This February 2015-born Goldstar Echo son was offered by Griff Morris, Brecon, Powys.

Females

An added feature was the production sale of the Chesham and Silver herds from Buckinghamshire which was a tremendous success with all 10 cow and calf outfits finding new homes. The Chesham herd is the oldest pedigree Charolais herd in the country founded by Tony Harman and now owned by his grandson Ben, with the Silver herd being established by Tony’s son Dan.

The stars of this section were Chesham Emma and her 10 month old bull calf Chesham Leopard. Emma is sired by the French imported Chesham Potemkine and her son is sired by the 18,000gns Thrunton Fairfax. They were purchased together in a 3,300gns deal by Mark Swistun, Gower, Swansea.

Purchaser DJ Barnes liked the look of the Silver animals snapping up four pairs to take back to his home in Newent, Gloucestershire including the three year old Thrunton Fairfax daughter Silver Indus and her 24 day old heifer calf Silver Marikina by Silver Jules at 1,850gns. Then at 1,700gns he bought another pair at the same age and also sired by the same duo – Silver Idun and her month old son Silver Mjolnir.

The female section was rounded off by a consignment of four cracking heifers from John and Jenny Rix, Nayland, Essex. Their top priced was the February 2014-born Wissington Jilly TI +50 SRI +38. Forking out 2,100gns for this 12,000gns Thrunton Galaxy daughter and class winner was JG Rich and Son, Mold, Flintshire.

Averages: 31 bulls £4,176. Four heifers £1,463 Silver and Chesham production 10 cows and calves £1,838
Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales

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