OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.08:05:19.
FAT CATTLE: (25)
Another limited show with hardly any of our usual smart heifers on show hence the lower averages. Top slots hit 207p for Heifers, 188p for Steers and 179p for Bulls. Highest in the lump was £1404 for a steer and bottom book of 138p for a Friesian heifer. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. Please make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (5) Overall Average 167.5p.
Heavy Bulls (5) Average 167.5p (£1085/head) Selling to 179p from C L & C Watkins & Sons Bank Farm
Steers (10) Overall Average 166p.
Heavy Steers (10) Average 166p (£1120/head) Selling to 188p from J P Evans & son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (10) Overall Average 178p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 207p (£993/head) from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (9) Average 176p (£1045/head) Selling to 200p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
We do need numbers of smart butcher’s heifers each and every week. Today we had hardly any if you have some bring them you will not be disappointed. Thank you for your continued support.
FAT HOGGETS: (1322)
Lights average 230p/kg to 255p/kg from G C Jones & Son Wenallt Farm
Standards average 220p/kg to 236p/kg from H E Pugh Grove Farm
Mediums average 204.5p/kg to 239p/kg from G Ellett Cefnderwen
Heavy’s average 194.5p/kg to 229p/kg from D E & D I Jerman Moelywigoedd
Others average 138p/kg to 181p/kg from E M D & S G Morris Upper Sweeney
Overall average 216p/kg.
FAT LAMBS: (651)
Lights average 264p/kg to 273p/kg from H De Rosa Talfryn
Standards average 256p/kg to 267p/kg from P T Gilman Birch Hall
Mediums average 252.5p/kg to 375p/kg from Claybury Texels Ensdon House
Heavy’s average 230p/kg to 232p/kg from R I & R A Davies & Partners Cross Lanes Farm
Others to 202p/kg from D E & D I Jerman Moelywigoedd
Overall average 254p/kg.
FAT EWES: (940)
An improved entry was met with a slightly more subdued trade with middle weight ewes hardest sold, however Welsh ewes still very much in demand. Overall average was £58 with a top price of £130 for a Texel ewe from E J Hayward, Tetchill Moor. Less demand for Rams with an overall average of £57 and a top price of £100 for tups from F A Jones, Babbinswood.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (42)
Insufficient numbers to satisfy demand today with several fresh buyers around the ring helping maintain a good trade throughout. A strong trade for decent continental females with some buyers looking for replacements. Another good show of weanlings, mainly Herefords, with females harder to sell and males similar to previous weeks. Calves main prices: Limousin Heifers to £350 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm £255 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm £238 from Messrs Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf. British Blue Heifers to £250 & £230 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell £220 from Messrs Vaughan Maesmochnant. Montbelliarde Bulls to £330 & £240 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm. British Blue Bulls to £260 from Messrs Cornes Cwmllwynog. Hereford Heifers to £225 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £220 Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £120 from Messrs Ward
Manor Farm. Hereford Bulls to £180 from Messrs Lewis New House. Friesian Bulls to £100 & £62 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall.
Hereford Steers (12mo) to £500, £488 & £475, Hereford Heifers (12mo) to £400, £395, £390 & £380, British Blue Heifers (12mo) to £442 all from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Hereford Bulls (6mo) to £350, Aberdeen Angus Bulls (6mo) to £300 from Messrs Eyres Abertanat.
U72 & CULL COWS: (11)
Blonde D’Aquataine to 140p/kg
Limousin to 136p/kg average 131.5p/kg
Charolais to 130p/kg
Frieisn to 120p/kg
Friesian to 135p/kg
11 Cattle average 130p/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