OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.13:03:19.
FAT CATTLE: (27)
Some nice cattle forward today again with some meated runs of Heifers to sell. Top slots hit 246p for Heifers, 216p for Steers and 177p for Bulls. Highest price in the lump was £1436 for a Steer. Bottom book of 160p for a light Limousin Bull. An overall market average of 206.5p/kg was achieved. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. Please make sure cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (3) Overall Average 170p.
Light Bulls (1) Selling to 171p (£770/head) from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Medium Bulls (2) Average 169p (£820/head) Selling to 177p from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Steers (9) Overall Average 194.5p.
Medium Steers (2) Average 187.5p (£1005/head) Selling to 196p from A S Hopley Kingsleigh Farm
Heavy Steers (7) Average 197p (£1255/head) Selling to 216p from F W Humphreys Brook House
Heifers (15) Overall Average 223.5p
Light Heifers (1) Selling to 196p (£1019/head) from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Medium Heifers (2) Average 228.5p (£1075/head) Selling to 229p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (12) Average 223p (£1180/head) Selling to 246p from D Tomley New House Farm
A good show of cattle forward sold to a very pleasing trade. Thank you for your continued support.
FAT HOGGETS: (2799)
Lights average 177.5p/kg to 207p/kg from G Owen Upper Garth
Standards average 192.5p/kg to 249p/kg from J Haycocks Maes Wen
Mediums average 193p/kg to 245p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 177p/kg to 194p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Others average 160p/kg to 187p/kg from E J Hayward Manor Farm
Overall average 189.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (854)
A mixed selection of ewes was met with another improved trade for ewes of all types. Overall average was £48 with a top price of £111 for a shapely ewe from D W Griffiths,
English Frankton. 28 Rams averaged £66 with a top price of £118 for 2 Texel Rams from C Jones & Son, Dolanog.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (45)
A good show of calves today of which 45% were Limousin. Decent demand for strong continental Bulls with Limousin in particular keenly contested. Several good heifers also well sold. Small inferior sorts remain harder to sell. Leading prices: Limousin Bulls to £352 from Messrs Roberts Ty Issa £278 from Messrs Lewis New House £250 from Messrs Wildbore Carreghofa. British Blue Bulls to £350 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog £315 from Messrs Beddoes Common Piece £302 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr £300 from Messrs Hodgson Arddleen Grange. British Blue Heifers to £285 & £275 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr £225 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Limousin Heifers to £265 £252 & £212 from Messrs Roberts Ty Issa £210 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr. Saler Bulls to £265 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. MRI Bulls to £174, £167 & £130 from Messrs Hodgson Arddleen Grange.
STORE CATTLE: (109)
Still a good trade with some younger cattle looking even more expensive than recent sales. Top price was £1200 paid for a Charolais steer aged 17 months sold by
D V Williams & Partners, Llansantffraid.
57 steers averaged £861 (194p/kg) with notable prices including:
£925 (227p/kg), £895 (238p/kg), £860 (246p/kg) & £845 (241p/kg) paid for Limousin & Charolais steers aged 10-12 months sold by Edwards Bros, Llanrhaeadr.
£1090 (234p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 23 months sold by A & L C Evans, Dinas Mawddwy.
£640 (233p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 10 months sold by R L Edwards, Llansantffraid.
52 heifers averaged £790 (183p/kg) with notable prices including:
£945 (222p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 21 months sold by J H Williams, Llansilin.
£890 (215p/kg) paid for a pair of Charolais heifers aged 17 months sold by Edwards & Co, Cemmaes Road.
£995 (212p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 22 months sold by D I & R E Lewis, Llanrhaeadr.
Our next sale will be held on the 20th March with entries invited for our sale to be held on the 27th March.
U72 & CULL COWS: (4)
Charolais to 177p/kg
Saler to 164p/kg
Limousin to 144p/kg
4 Cattle average 138.5p/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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