OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.28:02:18.
FAT CATTLE: (21)
A weather related entry but a tremendous show of cattle forward today and some new vendors in the mix. Top slots hit 243p for Heifers 189p for Steers. Highest price in the lump was £1449 for a Heifer Bottom book of 170p for a meated friesian heifer. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Steers (4) Overall Average 180p.
Heavy Steers (4) Average 180p (£1273/head) Selling to 189p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (17) Overall Average 228p
Medium Heifers (2) Average 226p (£1050/head) Selling to 234p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (15) Average 228.5p (£1216/head) Selling to 243p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
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FAT HOGGETS: (1454)
Lights average 185p/kg to 210p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Standards average 213p/kg to 236p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Mediums average 223.5p/kg to 243p/kg from S J Smith Penybryn
Heavy’s average 223p/kg to 228p/kg from J V & J M Davies Penygraig
Others average 200p/kg to 210p/kg from N C Jones The Old Rectory
Overall average 214.5p/kg
FAT EWES: (329)
A predictably small show was rewarded with a good trade throughout and a healthy overall average of £55. Top price was £130 going to a Charolais ewe from G R Moseley & Son, Knockin.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (36)
Only a very small entry of calves on a very cold day with trade for the best again very keenly contested, best continental males to £390 & females to £350. An excellent presentation of weanlings selling to strong competition with Limousin Steers to £475 & Limousin Heifers to £450. Calves: British Blue Bulls to £390 from Messrs Jones Bank Farm £345 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd. British Blue Heifers to £350 from Messrs Jones Bank Farm. Limousin Bulls to £310 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. Limousin Heifers to £310 from Messrs Bowen Glanwantyn.
Limousin Steers (4mo) to £475 & £472 British Blue Steers (5mo) to £450 Limousin Bulls (3mo) to £410 Limousin Heifers (5mo) to £450 British Blue Heifers (4mo) to £350 all from Messrs Thomas Edgebold.
Friesian Bulls (4mo) to £115 Hereford Heifers (4mo) to £335 Hereford Bulls to £320 all from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd.
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