OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.21:03:18.
FAT CATTLE: (45)
A very good show of cattle on offer today with good meat throughout and good trade to go with it. More new faces back again to have a taste of our trade. Top slots hit 253p for Heifers 230p for Steers and a Bull at 184p. Highest price in the lump was £1487 for a heifer, bottom book of 170p for a lean heifer. 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. An overall market average of 209.5p/kg was achieved.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 184p (£1113/head) from E Ll Jones Bryngwaeddan
Steers (23) Overall Average 202.5p.
Medium Steers (5) Average 216.5p (£1165/head) Selling to 221p from J James Fields Farm
Heavy Steers (18) Average 200p (£1275/head) Selling to 230p from E Ll Jones Bryngwaeddan
Heifers (21) Overall Average 220p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 245p (£1163/head) from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (20) Average 220p (£1265/head) Selling to 253p from E W Jones & Sons Lower Llanerchyddol
A very pleasing trade. Please keep the numbers coming now we have the buyers and the trade, Thank you for your continued support.
FAT HOGGETS: (2798)
Superlights average 162p/kg to 178p/kg from E R & A C Morris Plas
Lights average 199p/kg to 251p/kg from P G & V Jones Tynycelyn
Standards average 216.5p/kg to 258p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Mediums average 236.5p/kg to 288p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Heavy’s average 242.5p/kg to 258p/kg from E W & M Jones & Son Bryncoed
Others average 230.5p/kg to 246p/kg from R L Jones & Son Lythwell Farm
Overall average 223.5p/kg
FAT LAMBS: (19)
Lights to 258p/kg from E H Lunt Green Wood House
Standards average 301p/kg to 308p/kg from R H Manford & Son Brynkinallt Home Farm
Mediums average 289p/kg to 292p/kg from G R Moseley & Son Dairy Barn
Heavy’s to 261p/kg from R S & J A Gregory The Meadows
Overall average 284p/kg
FAT EWES: (774)
Numbers not quite reaching last weeks level but no let up in the trade with a very healthy overall average of £55. Top price of £135 for a Texel ewe from Bowyer, Preeshenlle.
44 Rams averaged £82 with top prices of £146 & £140 for Texel and Beltex tups from J Wigley, Oswestry.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
A very ordinary selection today with very few quality sorts forward. A decent trade for the best with also rans harder to sell. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £326 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm £315 from Messrs Charmley Varchoel Hall £282 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. British Blue Heifers to £320 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg £250 from Messrs Whittall Lower Maen. Hereford Bulls to £182 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney. Hereford Heifers to £182 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Montbeliarde Bulls to £92 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney.
STORE CATTLE: (145)
Some excellent runs of cattle on display all taking advantage of our consistently good trade with buyers looking for cattle of all types. Top price was £1215 (256p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 22 months sold by J E Ellis, Llanfyllin.
99 steers averaged £962 (213p/kg) with notable prices including:
£880 (259p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin steers aged 7 months sold by J G & I M L Evans, Rhydymain.
£975 (257p/kg) paid for a Blue steer aged 11 months sold by W D Edwards & Son, Llangedwyn.
£1150 (247p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 16 months sold by M & G V Ellis & Sons, Llanfechain.
46 heifers averaged £887 (200p/kg) with notable prices including:
£890 (231p/kg) paid for a Blue heifer aged 12 months sold by J E Hughes & Son, Llanarmon D C.
£980 (225p/kg) & £930 (219p/kg) paid for Charolais heifers aged 18-20 months sold by T A Morris & Son, Llanrhaeadr.
£945 (220p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 15 months sold by D G Ellis, Maesbury.
Our next sale will be held on the 28th March with entries invited for our weekly sales during April.
U72 & CULL COWS: (12)
Just 12 OTM’S but a cracker averaging 122p/kg up to 158p/kg, you don’t have to travel when the trade is on your doorstep.
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