OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.09:05:18.
FAT CATTLE: (17)
Very low on numbers today and a firmer trade throughout was experienced. Top slots hit 239p for Heifers, 215p for Bulls & 207p for Steers. Highest price in the lump was £1345 for a Steer, bottom book of 175p for a Heifer. An overall market average of 206p/kg was achieved, we need more cattle each week to satisfy keen demand. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (2) Overall Average 212.5p.
Heavy Bulls (2) Average 212.5p (£1250/head) Selling to 215p from A M Jones Middle Farm
Steers (2) Overall Average 203p.
Heavy Steers (2) Average 203p (£1290/head) Selling to 207p from G Thomas Llwynhir
Heifers (13) Overall Average 205p
Medium Heifers (2) Average 207.5p (£965/head) Selling to 213p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (11) Average 205p (£1140/head) Selling to 239p from I M Willan Tymawr
More cattle are needed to satisfy demand. Thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (377)
An excellent show of spring lambs forward today for our Spring prize show & sale with the following results:
Best Single Spring Lamb (up to 32kg)
from R A Eccleston 1 Bentley Drive with a 32kg lamb at £108 (338p/kg)
Best Single Spring Lamb (32.5kg – 36kg)
From J H H Jerman Wern Ddu with a 35kg lamb at £118 (337p/kg)
Best Single Spring Lamb (36.5kg & over)
From D M Jones Rhydairy Cottage with a 37kg lamb at £145 (392p/kg)
Best Pen of 3 Spring Lambs (up to 35kg)
From J H Jarvis West Field House with 35kg lambs at £113 (323p/kg)
Best Pen of 3 Spring Lambs (35.5kg & over)
From D M Jones Rhydairy Cottage with 39kg lambs at £146 (374p/kg)
Lights average 312.5p/kg to 338p/kg from R A Eccleston 1 Bentley Drive
Standards average 322p/kg to 392p/kg from D M Jones Rhydairy Cottage
Mediums average 313p/kg to 351p/kg from F Jackson & Son Pentreshannel
Heavy’s average 288p/kg to 304p/kg from G & P W Rees Ivy Dale Farm
Overall average 316p/kg.
FAT HOGGETS: (1816)
Lights average 202.5p/kg to 237p/kg from J T Evans Pentre Farm
Standards average 223p/kg to 303p/kg from F A Jones Sandstone
Mediums average 253.5p/kg to 292p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Heavy’s average 260p/kg to 279p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Others average 237.5p/kg to 262p/kg from Evans Bros Hafod
Overall average 230.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (629)
Plenty of quality ewes on offer were rewarded with an excellent trade throughout with an overall average of £70.
Top price was £140 going to a heavy Charollais ewe from R S & J A Gregory, Harmer Hill.
13 Rams averaged £102 with a top price of £147 for a tup from R I & R A Davies & Partners, Oswestry.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (30)
Very few good quality calves forward today but a very strong trade for all sorts except poor friesians, plenty of buyers in attendance ensuring firm bidding throughout. Friesian Bulls to £165 & £162 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall, £98 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall. Limousin Bulls to £279 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm £255 from Messrs Morris Trewern. British Blue Heifers to £278 from Messrs Gaskin Penyparc. Simmental Heifers to £290 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £236 from Messrs Morris Trewern. Saler Heifers to £228 & £218 Saler Bulls to £218 from Messrs Jones Lythwell.
British Blue Steers (10mo) to £498 from Messrs Edwards Priddbwll Ucha. Hereford Steers (5mo) to £365 Hereford Heifers (5mo) to £285 from Messrs Beardmore New Hall Lane.
U72 & CULL COWS: (5)
Quiet bovine day today but still plenty of trade for those who came, Heifers to 155p/kg Steers to 136p/kg with an overall average of 138.89p/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
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA