OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.04:04:18.
FAT CATTLE: (34)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 185p (£1276/head) from G M & G J Evans Pendugwn
Steers (7) Overall Average 173p.
Heavy Steers (7) Average 173p (£1152/head) Selling to 195p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (26) Overall Average 222p
Medium Heifers (2) Average 249.5p (£1179/head) Selling to 250p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (24) Average 220p (£1220/head) Selling to 259p from E Lloyd & Co Garthiaen
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FAT HOGGETS: (1942)
Superlights average 165p/kg to 176p/kg from J W Simpson Grove Farm
Lights average 217.5p/kg to 242p/kg from T E & G O Evans Frongoch
Standards average 236.5p/kg to 253p/kg from P W T Hughes Penisarglyn
Mediums average 258.5p/kg to 288p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Heavy’s average 255p/kg to 275p/kg from E J Hayward Manor Farm
Others average 230.5p/kg to 257p/kg from A W & M Alford & R L & K E Egerton Pit Farm
Overall average 247p/kg.
FAT LAMBS: (47)
Standards average 295.5p/kg to 312p/kg from R I & R A Davies & Partners Cross Lanes Farm
Mediums average 288p/kg to 301p/kg from P & G Jones Bank Farm
Heavy’s average 272p/kg from J L Matthews White House
Overall average 293.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (437)
Understandably less around with lambing in full swing but a cracking trade for everything on offer and a very pleasing average of £65. Top price was £140 going to 4 strong Suffolk ewes from J H Evans & Son, Llanidloes. 13 Rams averaged £79 with a top price of £114 for a tup from J E Morgan, Bronwylfa.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (17)
A disappointing entry especially after last week’s excellent trade. Plenty of buyers leaving disappointed today so please get in contact with us if you have calves and weanlings to sell. S K Hodgson, Arddleen topped the sale with a Limousin bull to £402 and 2 Limousin heifers to £338. Blue bulls sold to £370 from D E Davies, Upper Sarnau, £325, £320 & £318 from P & G Jones, Llansantffraid. Saler Bulls to £305 & £228 and Saler heifers to £190 & £170 from R L Jones, West Felton. Angus bulls to £245 from D E Davies Upper Sarnau.
Pre-entered lots of Weanlings are already forward for next week with more expected on the day.
STORE CATTLE: (96)
A few less around but another outstanding trade with a total clearance reported. Top price was £1330 (231p/kg) paid for a smart Limousin heifer aged 22 months
sold by D Morris, Llanrhaeadr.
52 steers averaged £1052 (200p/kg) & 44 heifers averaged £892 (202p/kg) with notable prices including:
J T Jones, Llangadfan sold Charolais steers aged 8-12 months for £840 (247p/kg) & £810 (253p/kg) and Charolais heifers aged 11 months for £770 (244p/kg).
R R & P F Evans, Carrog sold Limousin & Charolais steers aged 21-23 months for £1120 (231p/kg) & £1070 (249p/kg) and Limousin heifers aged 21 months for £1000 (238p/kg).
£1190 (229p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 25 months sold by R L Edwards, Llansantffraid.
Our next sale will be held on the 11th April with entries invited for sales on the 18th & 25th April.
U72 & CULL COWS: (9)
Cows to 91p/kg average 64p/kg
U72 Friesian Bulls to 127p/kg average 114p/kg
9 Cattle average 101.5p/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.
Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA