OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.11:04:18.
FAT CATTLE: (30)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 170p (£1156/head) from G W & C Jones The Chalet
Steers (10) Overall Average 185p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 235p (£1257/head) from D I Jones & Partners Highfields
Heavy Steers (9) Average 181p (£1348/head) Selling to 215p (twice) from D I Jones & Partners Highfields
Heifers (19) Overall Average 211p
Medium Heifers (5) Average 223.5p (£1046/head) Selling to 238p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm & E W Jones & Sons Lower Llanerchyddol
Heavy Heifers (14) Average 207p (£1190/head) Selling to 234p from from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
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FAT HOGGETS: (2477)
Lights average 234p/kg to 281p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Standards average 252p/kg to 292p/kg from J A Watkin Abernaint
Mediums average 284.5p/kg to 314p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Heavy’s average 287p/kg to 303p/kg from A Davies Glanogeu
Others average 275p/kg to 294p/kg from G & P E Rees Ivy Dale Farm
Overall average 274p/kg.
FAT LAMBS: (47)
Standards average 310.5p/kg to 333p/kg from E J Hayward Manor Farm
Mediums average 319.5p/kg to 344p/kg from R H Manford & Son Brynkinallt Home Farm
Heavy’s to 296p/kg from T H Nicholas & Son Sutton Farm
Overall average 317p/kg.
FAT EWES: (615)
What a trade with plenty of strong ewes over the £100 mark and an overall average of £62. Top price was £140 going to 3 Bleu Du Maine ewes from S Shone, Malpas. 36 Rams averaged £91 with a top price of £158 for a Charolais tup from R S & J A Gregory, Harmer Hill.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (53)
A marginally easier trade generally with more calves forward and less buyers present today. An excellent show of 17 weanlings selling to keen competition.
British Blue Bulls to £380 from Messrs Owen Tanycoed £300 (twice) £290 & £285 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd £270 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm. Limousin Bulls to £290 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm £270 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm. Simmental Bulls to £280 & £275 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn. British Blue Heifers to £245 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd. Limousin Heifers to £235 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm £228 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm. Hereford Heifers to £202 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr. Simmental Heifers to £180 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn. Montbeliarde Bulls to £150 & £88 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney Farm. Friesian Bulls to £130 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg £110 & £108 & £92 from Messrs Francis New Barns.
Limousin Bulls (5mo) to £582,£542 & £512, Limousin x MRI Heifers (5mo) to £602 £548 £495 & £460 all from Messrs Hodgson Arddleen Grange. British Blue Steers (8mo) to £475 British Blue Heifers (7mo) to £415 Hereford Steers (7 mo) to £410 all from Messrs Beckett Crossways.
STORE CATTLE: (162)
Good numbers forward all still taking advantage of our excellent trade. Steers averaged 214p/kg and heifers 205p/kg. Top price was £1265 (194p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin steers aged 22-24 months sold by G M & D Hughes & Son, Lower Halton.
Other notable prices included:
£1110 (260p/kg) & £980 (251p/kg) paid for a pair for Charolais steers aged 11 months sold by J T & A W Davies, Llangedwyn.
£940 (254p/kg) & £885 (246p/kg) paid for Blue steers aged 11-13 months sold by W D & R E Edwards & Son, Llangedwyn.
£910 (242p/kg) & £860 (253p/kg) paid for Limousin steers aged 10 months sold by R Roberts, Penycae.
£1020 (255p/kg), £870 (224p/kg) & £860 (221p/kg) paid for Charolais & Limousin heifers aged 10-11 months sold by J M Tudor, Corwen.
£1070 (240p/kg) & £960 (223p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 23 & 24 months sold by W G & A P Savage, Llanymynech.
£980 (220p/kg) paid for a Blue heifer aged 19 months sold by A & M H Worthington, Llanrhaeadr.
Our next sale will be held on the 18th April with entries invited for the sale to be held on the 25th April.
U72 & CULL COWS: (10)
Salers to 138p/kg, Friesian to 140p/kg average 137p/kg, Hereford to 124p/kg
Charolais to 178p/kg, Aberdeen Angus to 140p/kg
10 Cattle average 133.5p/kg.
If any vendor has changed their Farm Assured details please could you notify the market office 01691 653547 so our data base can be updated many thanks.
Oswestry Livestock Auctions
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