OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.22:08:18.
FAT CATTLE: (14)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (7) Overall Average 198p.
Heavy Bulls (7) Average 198p (£1280/head) Selling to 205p twice from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Steers (4) Overall Average 196p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 203p (£1055/head) from J H H Jerman Wernddu
Heavy Steers (3) Average 194p (£1212/head) Selling to 209p from J H H Jerman Wernddu
Heifers (3) Overall Average 190p
Heavy Heifers (3) Average 190p (£1113/head) Selling to 197p twice from R H Buckley & Sons Cefn Isaf
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FAT LAMBS: (1577)
This was a seasonal show bearing in mind that the qurbani festival had finished on Tuesday, and that it was also the 150th Merioneth Show. Demand for the best lambs was very keen with good fleshed continental tups and clean lambs making from 190p – 200p/kg
Lights average 159p/kg to 174p/kg from M I & T E M Pritchard Rhydwith & J I Austin Maesyffynnon
Standards average 179p/kg to 197p/kg from R M & G Hughes Tycanol
Mediums average 189.5p/kg to 208p/kg from M & S Jones Lower forest Farm
Heavy’s average 183p/kg to 194p/kg from W G & D E Woosnam Upper Gwestydd
Others average 171.5p/kg to 178p/kg from R M & G Hughes Tycanol
Overall average 180.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (598)
A much reduced entry following last weeks numbers was met with a good trade for strong ewes but no improvement in prices for lighter and Welsh ewes. Overall average was £38 with a top price of £118 for Texel and Suffolk x ewes from W G & S P Foulkes & Sons, Selattyn.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (42)
Another good show of calves selling to an improved trade with several fresh buyers in attendance helping to bolster demand, good friesians to £202. Leading prices: Limousin Bulls to £320 from Messrs Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf, £295 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeny Farm £292 from Messrs Gaskin Penyparc £265 from Messrs Williams Newbridge. British Blue Bulls to £310 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog £270 from Messrs Williams Newbridge. British Blue Heifers to £318 & 310 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Charolais Bulls to £302 & £290 twice from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. Limousin Heifers to £290 from Messrs Roberts Ty Issa £245 from Messrs Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf. Saler Heifers to £200 & £190 from Messrs Jones Lythwell Farm. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £210 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm. Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £190 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Friesian Bulls to £202 & £195 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall £154 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg £145 & £90 from Messrs Jones Lloran Ganol.
STORE CATTLE: (109)
A few more cattle around with trade starting to find a consistently good level. Top price was £1295 (214p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 22 months sold by G & S M Lammie, Kenwick Park. 61 steers averaged £960 (194p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1140 (251p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 18 months sold by C D Davies & Son, Pontfadog.
£760 (245p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 12 months sold by J T Jones, Llangadfan.
£1000 (227p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 20 months sold by J H Williams, Llansilin.
46 heifers averaged £836 (198p/kg) with notable prices including:
£710 (241p/kg) & £795 (239p/kg) paid for Limousin & Charolais heifers aged 12-13 months sold by H E & M L Evans, Rhydycroesau.
£840 (230p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 16 months sold by R T Jones & Son, Dolanog.
£1095 (219p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 17 months sold by R L Edwards, Llansantffraid.
Our next sale will be held on the 29th August with entries invited for weekly sales to be held throughout September and October.
U72 & CULL COWS: (7)
Friesians to 119p/kg average 109.5p/kg
Jerseys to 75p/kg
MRI to 65p/kg
7 Cattle average 95.5p/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