OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.26:09:18.
FAT CATTLE: (25)
Consistent in terms of numbers again but we still need more cattle to satisfy keen demand. Top slots hit 243p for Heifers, 203p for Steers and 185p for Bulls. Highest in the lump was £1356 for a Heifer and a bottom book of 130p/kg for a native Steer. An overall market average of 201.5p/kg was achieved. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. Please ensure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (2) Overall Average 181p.
Heavy Bulls (2) Average 181p (£1105/head) Selling to 185p from R G & J Pugh Fir House
Steers (8) Overall Average 184.5p.
Medium Steers (2) Average 162p (£845/head) Selling to 197p from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Heavy Steers (6) Average 190.5p (£1200/head) Selling to 203p from R T Lewis & Son Trefonen Hall
Heifers (15) Overall Average 215.5p
Medium Heifers (2) Average 186p (£870/head) Selling to 195p from E Ll Jones Bryngwaeddan
Heavy Heifers (13) Average 221.5p (£1215/head) Selling to 243p from D Ll Jones Penylan Farm
Another firm trade again, come and try us!! It’s as good as anywhere else!! Thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (2632)
Lights average 160.5p/kg to 187p/kg from H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr
Standards average 166p/kg to 186p/kg from R O Thomas Bryncoch
Mediums average 170.5p/kg to 212p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 166.5p/kg to 204p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Others average 156.5p/kg to 164p/kg from Hughes Bros Penybryn
Overall average 167.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (896)
Trade still subdued with buyers having very limited orders at the moment. More Welsh ewes forward meant the overall average slipped to just shy of £30 with a top price of £86 going to a Texel ewe from K C Jones, Llangynog. 12 Tups averaged £58 with a top price of £120 for a Texel ram from R G Rogers, Weston Rhyn.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (37)
Only a small entry of calves today with trade again variable as only the best continentals attracting any real competition, steady trade for weanlings. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £300 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm. Simmental Bulls to £300 from Messrs Evans Pendugwm. Limousin Bulls to £290 from Messrs Roberts Tyissa. Limousin Heifers to £285 & £245 from Messrs Roberts Tyissa £280 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm. British Blue Heifers to £255 from Messrs Suckley Weston Farm £230 from Messrs Davies
Lower Fawnog. Simmental Heifers to £230 from Messrs Evans Pendugwm. Hereford Bulls to £200 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £192 from
Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog £188 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm.
Aberdeen Angus Steers (4mo) to £380 from Messrs Roberts Longlands £310 from Messrs Avis-Ainsworth Marsh Green Farm. Hereford Heifers (6mo) to £350 from Messrs Roberts Longlands. Limousin Heifers (7mo) to £330 from Messrs Lewis Green Hall.
STORE CATTLE: (199)
Good numbers forward again with a good mix of suckler and dairy bred stores. Trade consistently good throughout. Top price was £1250 (223p/kg) paid for a pair of Limousin steers
aged 23 months sold by W T Thomas, Llanarmon D C.
133 steers averaged £916 (198p/kg) with notable prices including:
£870 (249p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 15 months sold by J H Williams, Llansilin.
£1035 (230p/kg) paid for a Blue steer aged 16 months sold by E O & G M Evans, Trefnanney.
£1190 (229p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 17 months sold by D I Jones & Partners, Whittington.
66 heifers averaged £877 (191p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1150 (221p/kg) & £950 (229p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 19 months sold by W Clark & Son, Woolston.
£935 (226p/kg) paid for 3 Charolais heifers aged 17 months sold by Edwards & Co, Cemmaes Road.
£1045 (220p/kg) paid for a Bazadaise heifer aged 16 months sold by R J Slater & Son, Baschurch.
Our next sale will be held on the 3rd October with weekly sales to be held through the remainder of October.
U72 & CULL COWS: (7)
Limousin to 128p/kg average 124.5p/kg
Simmental to 119p/kg
Jersey to 62p/kg
British Blue to 129p/kg
Aberdeen Angus to 118p/kg
7 Cattle average 116.5p/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