OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.14:03:18.
FAT CATTLE: (40)
A decent show today of meated cattle, a few new faces back as well, with all selling to a good solid trade. Top slots hit 247p for Heifers, 218p for Bulls and 215p for Steers. Highest price in the lump was £1453 for a steer. Bottom book of 140p for a big lean friesian bull. An overall market average of 202p/kg was achieved. Please make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (10) Overall Average 182.5p.
Medium Bulls (1) Selling to 197p (£1024/head) from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Heavy Bulls (9) Average 182p (£1195/head) Selling to 218p from E LL Jones Bryngwaeddan
Steers (8) Overall Average 200p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 215p (£1193/head) from E LL Jones Bryngwaeddan
Heavy Steers (7) Average 199p (£1290/head) Selling to 215p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (22) Overall Average 213.5p
Medium Heifers (4) Average 232p (£1110/head) Selling to 244p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (18) Average 210p (£1150/head) Selling to 247p from F W Humphreys Brook House
A very pleasing trade all through but more are needed to satisfy keen demand. Come and try us it’s as good as anywhere.
FAT HOGGETS: (2339)
Superlights average 172p/kg to 173p/kg from J T & G M Edwards Maesllyn
Lights average 184.5p/kg to 213p/kg from T & M E Jones & Son Tymawr
Standards average 208p/kg to 239p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Mediums average 226p/kg to 249p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 224p/kg to 238p/kg from J W A Jones Lynton
Others average 208p/kg to 222p/kg from B E Manford Hollies
Overall average 215.5p/kg
FAT LAMBS: (14)
Mediums average 280p/kg to 294p/kg from G R Moseley & Son Dairy Barn.
FAT EWES: (944)
Nice to see a few more ewes around with vendors rewarded with a healthy trade. Overall average was £52 with a top price of £140 for Texel ewes from M & S Jones, Rhydycroesau. 37 rams averaged £72 with a top price of £121 for a Texel tup from G Roberts, Llanfynydd.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (39)
Trade generally easier particularly for the best with fewer buyers present as lambing gets underway. A few weanlings forward better sold. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £320 from Messrs Lewis Bros Green Hall £317 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Limousin Bulls to £314 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm £300 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Limousin Heifers to £310 from Messrs Owen Tanycoed £260 from Messrs Roberts Ty Issa £250 from Messrs Richards Porthygan. British Blue Heifers to £305 & £300 from Messrs Jones Bank Farm. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £215 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm £188 from Messrs Evans Dolgelynen. Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £200 from Messrs Evans
Wern Farm £195 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Friesian Bulls to £128 & £112 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg £98 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall.
Weanlings: Limousin Heifers to £400 from Messrs Hughes Plasgwyn. British Blue Heifers to £378 from Messrs Francis New Barns Farm.
STORE CATTLE: (126)
The trade for stores is still holding firm with plenty of buyers leaving disappointed today. Top price was £1265 (230p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin x steers aged 24 months sold by
H M Rees, Weston Rhyn.
55 steers averaged £1017 (212p/kg) with notable prices including:
£945 (238p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin x steers aged 11 months sold by P G Roberts, Cymdu.
£830 (236p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin x steers aged 13 months sold by D R & J A Evans, Selattyn.
£795 (270p/kg) paid for a Limousin x steer aged 10 months sold by M Jones & Son, Llanerfyl.
70 heifers averaged £875 (203p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1090 (240p/kg) paid for a pair of Limousin x heifers aged 24 months sold by H M Rees, Weston Rhyn.
£825 (252p/kg) paid for a pair of Limousin x heifers aged 9 months sold by J G & I M Evans, Rhydymain.
£800 (239p/kg) paid for a Limousin x heifer aged 12 months sold by A P Jones & Son, Pennal.
Our next sale will be held on the 21st March with entries invited for weekly sales throughout March and April.
U72 & CULL COWS: (21)
Limousin to 159p/kg average 149.5p/kg
Beef Shorthorn to 148p/kg
Simmental to 130p/kg
Friesian to 128p/kg average 96.5p/kg
Limousin to 147p/kg average 130.33p/kg
British Blue to 127p/kg
Limousin to 164p/kg
21 Cattle average 118.5p/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.
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