North Wales Potential Report

Saturday 20th February 2021

What a difference a year makes! The big crowds and the usual hustle and bustle may not be present but this didn’t deter from the excitement of the forthcoming sale. The Covid-19 compliant ring specially set up for the day in the Main Hall ensured that everybody was safe. For those not able to be present it was available live on Facebook for them to watch from the comfort of their home with a ‘cuppa’ and purchase via telephone bids.

With 9 Steers and 19 Heifers forward the quality on offer was plentiful. No judging this year but the parade presented an opportunity for prospective buyers to ‘eye up’ the cattle on offer.


Highest price of the day went to D J Lloyd & Co, Cefn Barrach for a 9 month Limousin heifer(lot 28) which sold for £3750 and purchased by Brian Griffiths, Lower Penygelly, Newtown. This is the third year running the Lloyd family have achieved top price.


Not far behind was PJ & TA Jones, Ty Isaf, Builth Wells with a 9 month Limousin heifer(lot9) which sold for £3700 to E&S Evans, Pant Coch, Tal y Bont.


JM & AM Lewis, Pentwyn achieved £2900 with their 7 month Limousin heifer (lot7) and went to a new home home with S A May, Sheltwood Farm, Worcester. Their 7 month British Blue heifer (lot 6 )achieved £2750 and was purchased by S E Sellers, Thorpe Tilney Farm, Lincoln. The Lewis family achieved top price steer (lot5) with an 8 month Limousin, selling for £2100 to D Thomas, Dol Coed, Lampeter.


TW Price & WM Morgan, Ty Rosser, Llanafan achieved £2800 with their 10 month Limousin heifer (lot25) which was purchased by B E Williams, Station Court, Sennybridge.


Overall average £1980.87

Heifer average £2243.33

Steer average £1488.75

Considering the challenges faced and the uncertainty with Covid and summer shows, the sale proved very successful. The Committee and the Auctioneers would like to thank all vendors, sponsors and purchasers for ensuring the sale was a big success.



Adroddiad Gwartheg Potensial Gogledd Cymru

Dydd Sadwrn 20ed o Chwefror 2021

Tipyn o wahaniaeth mewn blwyddyn! Efallai nad oedd y torfeydd mawr a’r prusurdeb o gwmpas eleni,ond ni wnaeth hyn atal y cyffro i’r arwerthiant. Codwyd cylch gwerthu yn y Brif Neuadd i gydymffurfio gyda canllawiau Covid-19 i sicrhau fod pawb yn ddiogel. I’r rhai nad oedd yn gallu bod yn bresennol roedd yr orymdaith a’r arwerthiant ar gael yn fyw ar Facebook i’w wylio yn eich cartef gyda panad a phrynu trwy gyniogion ffôn.

Gyda 9 bustach a 19 o heffrod roedd yr ansawdd ar gael yn ddigonol. Dim beirniadu eleni ond roedd yr orymdaith yn gyfle i ddarpar brynwyr gael golwg ar y gwartheg ar gael.


Aeth pris uchaf y dydd i DJ Lloyd& Co, Cefn Barrach am heffer Limousin 9 mis oed (lot28), gwerthwyd am £3750 i Brian Griffiths,Lower Penygelly, Y Drenewydd. Dyma’r drydedd flwyddyn yn olynol i’r teulu Lloyd gyflawni’r pris uchaf!


Heb fod ymhell ar ôl roedd PJ & TA Jones, Ty Isaf, Llanfair ym Muallt gyda heffer Limousin 9 mis oed a werthwyd am £3700 i E & S Evan, Pant Coch, Tal y Bont.


Cyflawnodd JM & AM Lewis, Pentwyn £2900 gyda’u heffer Limousin 7 mis oed (lot 7) ac aeth i gartef newydd gyda S A May, Sheltwood Farm, Caerwrangon. Cyflawnodd eu heffer ‘British Blue’ 7 mis oed (lot 6) £2750 , fe’i phrynwyd gan S E Sellers,Thorpe Tilney Farm, Caerloyw. Aeth pris uchaf y bustuch i deulu Lewis am eu Limousin 8 mis oed (lot 5), gwerthwyd i D Thomas, Dol Coed, Llanbed am £2100. Cyflawnodd TW Price & WM Morgan, Ty Rosser, Llanafan £2800 gyda’u heffer 10 mis (lot 25) a’i phrynu gan B E Williams, Station Road, Sennybridge.

Cyfartaledd Cyffredinol- £1980.87

Cyfartaledd Heffrod- £2243.33

Cyfartaledd Bustuch- £1488.75


O ystyried yr heriau sy’n ein gwynebu a’r ansicrwydd gyda Covid a’r sioeau Haf, fe fu’r arwerthiant yn llwyddianus iawn. Hoffai’r pwyllgor a’r Arwerthwyr ddiolch i’r holl werthwyr, noddwyr a phrynwyr am sicrhau fod yr arwerthiant yn llwyddiant mawr.

North Wales Potential Report

Saturday 22nd February 2020

The eagerly anticipated show of winners took place on a very wet and windy day, but this did not deter from enticing prospective buyers from coming out for the day, some from far afield as Aberdeen and Somerset!


The Ruthin North Wales Potential sale was once again blessed with an abundance of quality and is always amongst the most popular sale in the show cattle calendar having had a large number of national show winners through the sale.


With eight Steers and twenty one heifers ready to show their potential, it was Mr James May from Worcester and Deiniol Hughes from Anglesey who had the difficult task in hand to judge the cattle.


As per previous sales, a large crowd gathered around the ring for the show and the sale


Champion was awarded to the 5 month-old (lot 3) heifer by D J Lloyd & Co, Cefnbarrach, Trefeglwys. The heifer went on to sell for £3000 to the judge Mr James May.  


Reserve Champion and Champion Steer was awarded to lot 24 by Dion Hughes, Ty Cerrig ,  and went on to sell for £1900  to Gareth Taylor, Bryn Glas, Anglesey.


Reserve Champion steer (lot 4) was also awarded to, D J Lloyd & Co, Cefnbarrach, Trefeglwys  a 6 month Limousin steer selling for £1800 to Gareth Taylor, Bryn Glas, Anglesey

Reserve Champion Heifer (lot 31) was awarded to T Jones, Bodychain Ucha, a 5 month old British Blue, which sold for £2400, purchased by Balir Duffton from Aberdeen.


Champion Unhaltered and Reserve Champion Unhaltered was awarded to T P Williams, Pen Isa. Champion (lot 47) sold for £1500 to J&S Wareham from East Sussex, with the reserve (lot 48)selling for £1050 and purchased by A Davies, Llys.

Having won the future showman class last year, Dion Hughes of Corwen won the  future showman class again this year with his  3 month old British Blue heifer(lot19), going on to sell for £1800 purchased by  M H Owens & Co, Glantre, Pont Sian


Receiving one of the highest prices of the day was a 6 month old Limousin  heifer(lot 2) by the Champion vendor D J Lloyd & Co, Cefn Barrach selling for £5,000 to S E Sellers of Lincoln, having had the top price last year as well, quite a feat!



Sale average   £1,684.83

Steers              £1283.75

Heifers             £1,837.62


 Congratulations to all vendors for contributing towards another successful show and sale.

We wish all the purchasers the very best in the forthcoming shows!


Auctioneers:   Ruthin Farmers Auction