OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.02:10:19.
FAT CATTLE: (30)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Steers (6) Overall Average 171p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 169p (£861/head) from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Heavy Steers (5) Average 171.5p (£1148/head) Selling to 177p from R H Buckley & Sons Cefn Isaf
Heifers (24) Overall Average 172.5p
Medium Heifers (4) Average 179p (£843/head) Selling to 197p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (20) Average 171.5p (£919/head) Selling to 208p from G Tomley Oakmill
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FAT LAMBS: (2160)
A good entry of 2160 prime lambs on Wednesday 2nd October 2019. The overall average was 160p/kg with the SQQ at 161p/kg. The demand for the standard lambs was competitive all day while export type continental lambs were harder sold. The heavier lambs were also in reasonably good demand. 113 Lights sold to average 162.92p/kg varying from 152p/kg to 178p/kg. The top call of £57 was for 32kg from J & R M A Thomas Albridge Lane Farm. 562 Standards sold to average 161.57p/kg varying from 142p/kg to 185p/kg. Top call came from W Hardy Heddymynydd with 35kg at £64.80. 746 Mediums averaged 159.66p/kg selling from 136p/kg to 176p/kg. Top call was from H E Pugh The Grove with 43kg at £75.50. 614 Heavy’s averaged 157.32p/kg selling to £90 from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm with 51.5kg lambs. Overweight lambs also sold to £90 from
D E & R M Williams Bronheulog. In all 11 buyers bought 2160 lambs for 32 different orders.
FAT EWES: (748)
More Welsh ewes forward accounting for around two thirds of the total entry. Trade in a similar fashion with an overall average of £35. Top price of £84 for ewes from F A Jones, Babbinswood.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (40)
A small entry of calves which included only a handful of good calves sold to an improved trade. British Friesian bulls again keenly contested. A decent entry of weanlings were well sold. Leading prices - Calves: British Blue Bulls to £335 from Messrs Owen Tanycoed, £270 from Messrs Williams Nil Green, £260 & £230 from Messrs Lewis Pentre Farm. Hereford Bulls to £195 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Friesian Bulls to £98 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall £80, from Messrs Lloyd Gate Farm.
Limousin Heifers (8mo) to £530 from Messrs Thomas Gwyns Barn. British Blue Steers (9mo) to £435, £402 & £390. British Blue Heifers (9mo) to £398. Friesian Bulls (6mo) to £220 & £168 all from Messrs Jones Bank Farm. Larger entries of calves now required.
U72 & CULL COWS: (11)
Limousin to 146p/kg average 106p/kg
British Blue to 121p/kg average 109p/kg
Friesian to 97p/kg average 94.5p/kg
12 Cattle average 106p/kg
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA